Mark Sanford drops GOP presidential primary challenge to President Trump

U.S. 11/12/19, 15:11

Mark Sanford suspended his challenge to President Donald Trump for the Republican presidential nomination on Tuesday, saying the focus on impeachment has made it difficult for his campaign to gain traction. "You've got to be a realist," Sanford said outside the New Hampshire statehouse. "What I did not anticipate is an ...

Sen. Lindsey Graham posts record $3.29M fundraising haul

Politics 10/15/19, 14:17

South Carolina's Lindsey Graham has posted what his campaign says is a record-setting fundraising haul as he seeks a fourth term in the U.S. Senate. Graham's $3.29 million raised in the third quarter of this year is the most raised in a single quarter by any candidate in South Carolina's history, ...

Trey Gowdy returns as Trump defender: ‘A super smart thing’

Politics 10/10/19, 16:59

Trey Gowdy, the Republican congressman from South Carolina, retired from office last year, declaring his skills are better used "in a courtroom than in Congress." Now he's coming back for impeachment. A former prosecutor who led the House investigation into the 2012 attacks in Benghazi, Libya, Gowdy is poised to join President ...

Hurrican Dorian reaches the coast of South Carolina with Category 2 wind speeds

U.S. 09/04/19, 19:40

Hurricane Dorian has moved within approximately 130 miles south of Charleston, South Carolina, as of 7:00 p.m. Wednesday evening, Sept. 4, bringing the threat of high storm surge and flooding to the low-lying coastal areas of Georgia and South Carolina.  The National Hurricane Center is warning that storm surge along the ...

VP Mike Pence: ‘With God’s help, we will keep America great’

U.S. 08/27/19, 05:43

Vice President Mike Pence, at the Faith and Freedom BBQ event in the town of Anderson on Monday Aug. 26, told about 3,000 people that President Trump is a far better choice than any Democratic nominee, asserting, "With God's help, we will keep America great." "Have faith in the American people. ...

2020 Democrats strongly defend abortion rights at forum

2020 Campaign 06/22/19, 15:36

Twenty Democratic presidential candidates attending a Planned Parenthood forum on Saturday vowed to defend abortion rights under nearly any circumstance while largely ignoring nuances around the issue that have already roiled their party heading into the 2020 election. The event sponsored by Planned Parenthood Action Fund — the group's political arm ...

Harris, Warren, others counter Biden’s electability argument

Politics 06/22/19, 14:30

On stage before a throng of party faithful in a key early primary state, Joe Biden's leading rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination sought Saturday to undercut the former vice president's argument that he's the ideal Democrat to oust President Donald Trump. They tried to do it without mentioning the ...

‘Emanuel’ explores life after tragic church shooting

New York 06/17/19, 13:03

Jennifer Pinckney was hiding under a desk holding the mouth of her then-6-year-old daughter when Dylann Roof fired more than 70 shots in Mother Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina, killing nine black worshippers.The new documentary, "Emanuel," explores life after the tragic shooting on June 17, 2015, as family ...

Campaign focus on economic issues vital to black community

Politics 06/15/19, 08:07

This weekend the focus is on economic issues important to the black community for some of the Democratic presidential candidates. A forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, June 15, is attracting Sens. Cory Booker of New York and Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts as well as Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South ...

O’Rourke: White Americans don’t know full story of slavery

U.S. 06/15/19, 02:26

Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke took an unconventional approach to reaching out to African-American voters Friday, meeting with a small group representing a community of slave descendants in South Carolina. He strives to make connections with the black voters who will play a dominant role in next year's Southern presidential primaries. In ...

Dad sentenced to die, but executions rare in South Carolina

U.S. 06/14/19, 11:42

A jury in South Carolina sent a father to death row for killing his five children but when — or even if — Timothy Jones Jr. will be executed is unsure.South Carolina has no drugs to carry out lethal Injections and companies refuse to sell them to prison officials.After executing ...

Jury sentences father to death for killing his 5 children

U.S. 06/13/19, 17:35

A South Carolina father was sentenced to death Thursday for killing his five children with his own hands. After they were dead, he drove around with their bodies for nine days before dumping them in garbage bags on the side of an Alabama dirt road. Timothy Jones Jr. showed no emotion ...

Update: Father won’t testify in death penalty trial

U.S. 06/12/19, 13:23

The Latest on a death penalty trial for a South Carolina father (all times local):1:50 p.m.The South Carolina father convicted of killing his five children won't testify on his behalf or make a statement to a jury deciding whether he gets the death penalty.Timothy Jones Jr. wipes his eyes as ...

Relatives ask jury to spare life of father who killed 5 kids

U.S. 06/12/19, 13:04

One more group of family members asked a jury Wednesday to spare the life of a South Carolina father convicted of murdering his five children, saying they have been through enough pain already.The same jury that convicted Timothy Jones Jr. of killing his five children in their Lexington home in ...

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