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House redistricting committee chairman Jay Jordan, left, Rep. Weston Newton, center, and Rep. Pat Henegan, right, listen during a public hearing on Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2021, in Columbia, S.C. The proposed House map puts two incumbents together in five new House districts. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Collins)

SC House to return Dec. 1 for redistricting special session

The South Carolina House will return to Columbia to meet in a special session about redistricting in early December. House Speaker Jay Lucas said the House will first meet at 2 p.m. Dec. 1 with the...
FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2019, file photo, Louisiana Attorney General Jeff Landry speaks in front of the U.S. Supreme Court in Washington. A second set of states has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. The latest suit, dated Monday, Nov. 15, 2021 was filed in Louisiana on behalf of 12 states and comes less than a week after another lawsuit challenging the rule was filed in Missouri by a coalition of 10 states. "The federal governme…

2nd group of states challenges health worker vaccine mandate

A second set of states has filed a federal lawsuit challenging the Biden administration's COVID-19 vaccine mandate for health care workers. The latest suit, dated Monday, was filed in Louisiana on...

South Carolina redistricting maps clear House committee

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina House committee on Tuesday approved a proposed map to shape the state's House districts for the next decade. The House Judiciary Committee voted 21-2, with two...
FILE - In this June 1, 2021, file photo, state Sen. Mia McLeod, left, stands in the sanctuary of Shiloh Baptist, her family's church, talking with Rev. Coley Mearite in Bennettsville, S.C. A national organization dedicated to electing progressive Black women at all levels has given its backing to McLeod in the South Carolina governor's race. (AP Photo/Meg Kinnard, File)

McLeod gets Higher Heights' backing for South Carolina gov

A national organization dedicated to electing progressive Black women at all levels has given its backing to state Sen. Mia McLeod in the South Carolina governor's race. In its endorsement of the...

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South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

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