January 21st, 2017
For Immediate Release January 21, 2017 SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON WOMEN’S MARCH ON WASHINGTON Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement on today’s Women’s March on Washington: “We had hoped that yesterday would be the day when a woman officially broke the highest, hardest glass ceiling. Cruelly, a […]
January 20th, 2017
For Immediate Release January 20, 2017 SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON INAUGURATION OF PRESIDENT DONALD TRUMP Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement on the inauguration of Donald J. Trump as the 45th President of the United States: “I congratulate President Trump on his inauguration. It was my hope […]
January 16th, 2017
In the Letter from a Birmingham Jail, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. warned, “We will have to repent in this generation not merely for the hateful words and actions of the bad people but for the appalling silence of the good people.” As we confront hateful words and actions in this generation, good people must […]
Post and Courier, 01/06/2017
South Carolina will lose nearly 30,000 public and private sector jobs and more than $1 billion in revenue and taxes over several years if Congress repeals the Affordable Care Act, a new study estimates.
Post and Courier, 01/05/2017
Charleston County Council picked its new leader on Thursday when Vic Rawl was elected as chairman in a vote that crossed party lines.
Rawl, a Democrat, won the seat in a 7-2 vote on the majority Republican council.
The State, 12/14/2016
If Midlands residents know Rep. Jim Merrill, they know him as the S.C. director of President-elect Donald Trump’s S.C. campaign.
But a Richland County grand jury put the Berkeley County Republican in the news again Wednesday, charging him with misconduct in office and violating state ethics law.
NBC News, 12/14/2016
U.S. intelligence officials now believe with "a high level of confidence" that Russian President Vladimir Putin became personally involved in the covert Russian campaign to interfere in the U.S. presidential election, senior U.S. intelligence officials told NBC News.