South Carolina Lede

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Turkey inflation? In THIS economy?!

November 20, 2021 — A look at a new lawsuit against the Biden administration over a vaccine mandate for healthcare workers; comments from South Carolina members of the U.S. House of Representatives...

High Waisted Jeans and Inflation: 90’s Style is BACK!

November 16, 2021 — Sen. Lindsay Graham, R-S.C., on new infrastructure projects funded in part by the bipartisan bill he voted for; climate change and the outcomes of the COP26 summit; a look at...

End of an Era

November 13, 2021 — We look back on the life of Hugh Leatherman, the powerful state senator from Florence, who passed away this week. Also in this episode: Rep. Jim Clyburn (D-SC) on the...

SCDOT, Take the Wheel!

November 9, 2021 — U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace (R-SC) draws her first Democratic challenger for the 2022 election; a look at the newly proposed state Senate district map; what the bipartisan infrastructure...

South Carolina Lede

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.

Senate Changing of the Guard

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for December 7, 2021 features: an…

Redistricting and You: How to Find Your Inner Precinct!

This edition of the South Carolina Lede for December 4, 2021 features: analysis…

O-micron, Where Art Thou?

This episode of the South Carolina Lede for November 30, 2021, features the…