June 22nd, 2017
My Fellow Democrats, I am one of 317,000 South Carolinians who has gained health care coverage as a result of the Affordable Care Act. Before Obamacare, I had not been able to see a doctor for over 20 years. When I finally had insurance and could see a doctor, I was diagnosed with cancer. Without […]
June 21st, 2017
As we move forward to strengthen our party following yesterday’s special elections, we continue our series spotlighting a different Democratic state legislator each week. After introducing (or re-introducing) you to our House and Senate Democratic Leaders the last two weeks, we now move to House Assistant Democratic Leader Russell L. Ott. Representative Ott lives in […]
June 21st, 2017
The progress we have made in the 5th Congressional District in such a short time with such limited resources is nothing short of remarkable. We are excited to take the lessons we learned across the rest of the state. That starts today in the First Congressional District, where Joe Cunningham, a Charleston ocean engineer, small business […]
Washington Monthly, 06/22/2017
I hope that the lessons learned from Parnell’s race are chronicled and then implemented again in 2018 in places where African American turnout can make the difference.
He didn’t build a nationwide army of liberal small donors. He didn’t brandish any weaponry. He had no experience in elective politics. Yet out of the four Democrats nominated in U.S. House special elections this year, Archie Parnell came the closest to snagging a Republican-held seat.
The State, 06/20/2017
Voters in House District 70 have been without a voice in the S.C. House since the death of longtime state Rep. Joe Neal earlier this year.
That changed Tuesday as Wendy Brawley was elected to the long Democratic seat by a wide margin.
Post and Courier, 06/17/2017
South Carolina will be at the bottom of the heap if Republicans follow through on their proposed deep cuts to Medicaid, a Kaiser Family Foundation analysis found this week.