Washington Post, 6/22/2019
COLUMBIA, S.C. — Late Friday night, a few days and two states removed from the first Democratic debate, 21 of the 23 candidates for their party’s presidential nomination made nice. They posed, sweating through matching T-shirts, for pictures with Rep. James E. Clyburn (S.C.), who hosted them at his famous fish fry. Some threw arms around each other. Almost everyone shared laughs.
On Saturday, in front of a national television audience at the South Carolina Democratic Party Convention, none abandoned collegiality. They stuck to their stump speeches and avoided even polite infighting. But against that backdrop of peaceful coexistence, a few candidates tried to distinguish themselves from the pack.
In seven-minute speeches, the candidates staked out positions and made forceful arguments for their particular brand of leadership.
The State, 06/21/2019
A chief Democratic fundraiser for congressional candidates says her committee is ready to make a “major monetary investment” in South Carolina, particularly to ensure the coastal district that just went blue stays that way.
Post & Courier, 06/22/2019
COLUMBIA — Drum lines and boisterous cheering sections. Sign wavers and flying blimps. Hundreds of news outlets from around the world and 22 contenders vying for the nation’s highest office.
Post & Courier,
Thousands of South Carolina Democrats packed the Columbia Metropolitan Convention Center to hear 2020 presidential candidates lay out their visions for the country.