Politics

Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 4:32 pm
Conservation groups suing President Donald Trump's administration over plans to conduct offshore drilling tests want a judge to halt preparatory work for the drilling until their case is heard in court. A motion filed Wednesday in federal court in South Carolina seeks an injunction to stop testing...
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Patrick Gentry
February 20, 2019 - 12:46 pm
South Carolina lawmakers have heard from supporters and critics of proposed legislation to reform South Carolina's prison system. Members of a House subcommittee on Wednesday heard from law enforcement officials, crime victims and their family members about a bill that calls for automatic release...
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Patrick Gentry
February 19, 2019 - 3:35 pm
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster and members of the General Assembly are supporting legislation to elevate the Department of Veteran Affairs to a cabinet level position. A bipartisan group of legislators and veterans from various branches of the military held a news conference Tuesday at the...
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Patrick Gentry
February 13, 2019 - 2:39 pm
Some South Carolina school board officials say including extensive codes of ethics in the education reform bill is unnecessary because they already abide by state ethic codes and the changes may sway people from being part of their local school governing bodies. South Carolina Senators heard public...
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Patrick Gentry
February 13, 2019 - 12:57 pm
Trying to avert another shutdown
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Ken Pauli
February 12, 2019 - 3:55 pm
The City of Greenville announces the upcoming 2019 general election filing deadlines for both persons running for municipal offices in the City of Greenville and for the Greenville Water Commissioner of Public Works. The dates were approved by the city’s Municipal Election Commission today, Tuesday...
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Sen. Richard Shelby, R-Ala., chair of the Senate Appropriations Committee, pauses for reporters as he and other senior bipartisan House and Senate negotiators try to strike a border security compromise in hope of avoiding another government shutdown, at the Capitol in in Washington, Monday, Feb. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
Patrick Gentry
February 12, 2019 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on congressional border security negotiations and President Donald Trump (all times local): 10:40 a.m. The White House says it needs more time to assess a bipartisan border security deal. Spokesman Hogan Gidley says it's difficult to say what will and won't be...
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Patrick Gentry
February 11, 2019 - 2:59 pm
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York immersed herself in South Carolina over the weekend, using her first trip to the state to introduce herself as a possible presidential candidate to the heavily black Democratic electorate. From a house party and Main Street market to "chicken and waffles" and...
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Patrick Gentry
February 07, 2019 - 6:13 pm
Coming in 2020 race
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President Donald Trump departs after the State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
Patrick Gentry
February 06, 2019 - 8:09 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi struck starkly different tones in their border security standoff Wednesday, as Trump planned a rally in a Texas border city he says exemplifies the need for a wall and Pelosi said she'd back any bipartisan deal congressional...
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