South Carolina

The Health-Care Fight Republicans Can’t Afford

There’s a reason Donald Trump has never produced a health-care plan that protects consumers with preexisting medical conditions: Ending protections for the sick is the central mechanism that all GOP health-care proposals use to try to lower costs for the healthy. Every alternative to the…

The Persistence of Segregation in South Carolina

Editor’s Note: This is the fourth story in The Firsts, a five-part series about the children who desegregated America’s schools. Millicent Brown could only be honest. It was the summer of 1960, and she was standing in front of the school board in Charleston County,…

What the Supreme Court Fight Means for the Senate Majority

The struggle over Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s replacement on the Supreme Court could help propel Democrats to the brink of a Senate majority in November’s election. But whether it lifts them over that threshold could turn on the terms of the confirmation fight. Given the nature…

Senate Republicans’ Last Chance to Stand Up to Trump

Nearly every reporter in Washington has experienced it: A Republican member of Congress says, “Off the record,” shifts into a quieter voice, and expresses how much he or she doesn’t like President Donald Trump. Soon after, you watch this same elected official speak up in…

Four Reasons to Doubt Mitch McConnell’s Power

To use power, you must have it. On the night of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg’s death, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced that a Trump nominee to replace Ginsburg would receive a vote on the floor of the Senate. That announcement promised a use of…

2 South Carolina Boys Taken From Their Bedroom Overnight, Police Say

Authorities in South Carolina are asking for the public’s help to find two boys who were abducted from their bedroom. Matthew Kinman, 9, and Jerry Kinman, 7, were taken from their home in Aiken, South Carolina on Sept. 17, said officials with the City of…

South Carolina Police Chief Stabbed With Icepick After Answering Door

A South Carolina police chief was stabbed by a man after he answered the door, officials said. Bonneau Police Chief Franco Fuda said that he went out to meet the suspect, identified later as Forrest Bowman, according to WCIV. Fuda alleged that Bowman told him…

The Battle for the Future of the GOP Is No Contest

Tim Scott stood in front of a row of American flags in a stately, COVID-emptied Washington, D.C., auditorium, talking about family. The South Carolina Republican explained that his grandfather, who grew up in the segregated South and never learned to read or write, had to…

Tim Scott: Joe Biden, ‘Radical’ Democrats Want a ‘Cultural Revolution’

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), during the Republican National Convention Monday, asserted that Democrat presidential candidate Joe Biden and his party are campaigning to permanently and fundamentally transform America through a “cultural revolution” that cancels everything it considers disagreeable. 0…

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