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6 incumbents, including Wilson, win US House races in SC

COLUMBIA, — Six U.S. House incumbents from South Carolina easily won reelection Tuesday. The newest one lost. Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham lost to Republican Nancy Mace as the GOP … more

4 incumbents win U.S. House elections in S.C.

COLUMBIA. (AP) — Four U.S. House incumbents from South Carolina easily won reelection Tuesday.Democratic Rep. Jim Clyburn won a 15th term, Republican U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan won a sixth term, … more

Republican Rice of South Carolina wins 5th term in U.S. House

COLUMBIA (AP) — Republican Rep. Tom Rice has won a fifth term in the U.S. House, remaining the only representative that his South Carolina district has ever had. Rice defeated Democrat … more

Republican Ralph Norman wins reelection to U.S. House in South Carolina's 5th Congressional District

COLUMBIA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Ralph Norman has won a second full term in South Carolina. Norman defeated Democrat Moe Brown, a former wide receiver for the University of South Carolina football … more

Democratic Rep. Clyburn wins 15th term in South Carolina

COLUMBIA (AP) — South Carolina's longest serving congressman and a leader among House Democrats is heading back to the U.S. House for a 15th term.House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, a native of … more

Trump wins S.C.

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS President Donald Trump has won the state of South Carolina. The Republican nominee on Tuesday was awarded its nine electoral votes. Trump handily won the state in 2016 … more

Democrat Cunningham seeks reelection in S.C.'s costliest U.S. House race

COLUMBIA (AP) — Election Day has arrived for the most expensive U.S. House race in South Carolina history as Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham tries to hold on to the seat he managed to flip … more

More than 13,000 votes in Dorchester county can't be counted immediately

ST. GEORGE (AP) — The counting of more than 13,000 votes in one South Carolina county will be delayed because of a printing error.The mail-in ballots in Dorchester County did not have the … more

AP VoteCast: South Carolina voters sour on state of nation

By The Associated PressVoters in South Carolina made their pick for president while holding negative views about the country's direction, according to an expansive AP survey of the American … more

Over $200M later, Sen. Graham survives against Harrison

COLUMBIA — After a monthslong deluge of advertising, attacks and animosity, voters are choosing between Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison in South … more

It could be days before result of S.C.'s costliest U.S. House race is known

COLUMBIA (AP) - Election Day arrived for the most expensive U.S. House race in South Carolina history as Democratic U.S. Rep. Joe Cunningham tried to hold on to the seat he managed to flip from Republicans in 2018. Cunningham took on Republican … more

Doctors battle false information as they encourage flu shots

As Dr. Deborah Greenhouse moved through a recent day of treating sick youngsters and performing wellness checks, she found herself batting down conspiracy theories linking the common flu vaccine to the highly anticipated COVID-19 vaccine. The … more

COVID-19 returning in S.C.; Greenville is new hot spot

COLUMBIA - After finally knocking down a two-month summer spike in COVID-19 cases, officials in South Carolina are worried things will get worse again if people don't continue to wear masks and stay socially distant throughout the holidays. The … more

Graham, Harrison near end of well-funded fight

GREENVILLE - As they cast ballots for U.S. Senate, South Carolina voters are faced with a choice: Reelect a powerful incumbent with a senior legislative role who has helped place conservative justices on the Supreme Court, or opt for a new … more

U.S. Rep. Wilson seeks 10th term

WEST COLUMBIA (AP) - South Carolina's 2nd Congressional District has been in Republican hands for more than 50 years, but Democrats see 2020 as their best chance in decades to try to turn the conservative area from red to blue. On Tuesday, U.S. … more

Judge: SC cannot reject ballots due to mismatched signatures

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A federal judge in South Carolina ruled Tuesday that local election boards cannot reject voters' ballots on the basis of mismatched signatures and must review and … more

Large events in S.C. almost always OK'd as COVID-19 cases climb

THE ASSOCIATED PRESS South Carolina's business agency has approved more than 90% of the more than 800 events that planned to attract at least 250 people since the governor removed the coronavirus-related ban on the gatherings in early … more

In October, Graham rakes in $1M per day for Senate race

COLUMBIA - U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has continued to rake in campaign cash in the closing days of his bid for a fourth term, raising about $1 million a day for the first two weeks of October. Early Friday, Graham's campaign said it had … more

2 jailed after S.C. deputy was killed during traffic stop

GREENVILLE (AP) - Two people were in custody after a South Carolina deputy was killed and several other people were injured when a traffic stop on Interstate 85 went awry, authorities said. The State Law Enforcement Division said Ray Kelly was … more

Drive-through S.C. fair draws thousands

COLUMBIA (AP) - Organizers said thousands of people turned out to peer at agricultural exhibits from their car windows and grab to-go funnel cakes at a drive-through fair in South Carolina. The more than 150-year-old South Carolina State Fair … more
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