February 17th, 2017
For Immediate Release February 17, 2017 SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON DONALD TRUMP’S SPEECH IN NORTH CHARLESTON Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement on President Donald Trump’s speech today at the Boeing facility in North Charleston: “It’s good that Donald Trump seems to enjoy reliving the 2016 campaign, […]
February 15th, 2017
We were saddened to hear about the passing of Representative Joe Neal of Hopkins. First elected to the State House in 1992, Rep. Neal represented District 70 in Richland and Sumter Counties. He also served as Pastor of Cavalry Baptist Church in Chester. Joe Neal devoted his life to public service. In the House, he […]
February 8th, 2017
For Immediate Release February 8, 2017 SCDP CHAIR STATEMENT ON JEFF SESSIONS CONFIRMATION Columbia, SC – South Carolina Democratic Party Chair Jaime Harrison released the following statement on the Senate confirmation of Senator Jeff Sessions to serve as Attorney General of the United States: “If rubber-stamp Senate Republicans are going to silence civil rights supporters […]
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.