Richland Democrat Rep. James Smith formally kicked off his gubernatorial campaign Tuesday in downtown Columbia. Smith, 50, is a Columbia native who has served in the South...
Gov. McMaster on Richard Quinn & Associates, USC Basketball
South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster told reporters Tuesday he will continue to use long-time political consultants Richard Quinn & Associates for his 2018 campaign, despite an ongoing corruption investigation that has ensnared the firm. McMaster has used the firm for political consultant work since 1993.
McMaster also praised the basketball teams at his alma mater, the University of South Carolina, for making it to the Final Four. He will not attend the men's basketball game in Phoenix on Saturday, since he already said he would attend the Carolina Cup horse race.