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State Rep. Krystle Matthews, a Democrat seeking to challenge GOP U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, speaks at the South Carolina Democratic Party convention on Saturday, June 11, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

Matthews wins Democratic US Senate nod in South Carolina

State Rep. Krystle Matthews on Tuesday won the Democratic nomination to challenge Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, a general election campaign that could begin under the cloud of a...
FILE - School-choice advocate Ellen Weaver smiles during a stop at the Statehouse on Monday, March 7, 2022, in Columbia, S.C. Weaver has received endorsements from a number of officials across South Carolina in her campaign for education superintendent. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)

Weaver wins Republican nomination for SC education leader

The South Carolina education superintendent candidate backed by the Republican establishment came back from her second place finish in the primary to win the runoff. Also on Tuesday, state Rep...
Catherine Fleming Bruce and Rep. Krystle Matthews compete for Democratic nomination for US Senate

Author, Preservationist and State Rep. Compete for Dem. Nomination for US Senate

Tuesday, South Carolina's primaries will end with one of only two statewide runoffs determining who will challenge Republican incumbent Senator Tim Scott for the opportunity to represent the state in...
Former state Rep. Katie Arrington, left, hugs U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace, right, after giving her public support for her campaign on Thursday, June 16, 2022, in Charleston, S.C. Mace defeated the Trump-backed Arrington in South Carolina's 1st District Republican primary on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard)

GOP unity? Some aim for reconciliation after tough primaries

Two days after losing a bitter primary to a rival she once deemed a "sellout" for occasionally working with Democrats, Katie Arrington appeared at a "unity rally" to urge South Carolina Republicans to...