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SC Lede: SC's Political Fyre Fest Weekend

October 29, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Maayan Schechter, of The State newspaper, and Meg Kinnard, of the Associated Press, to talk about the criminal justice reform summit held at Benedict College that was attended by 10 Democratic...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Seven Minutes with Sen. Kamala Harris

October 24, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition for the week of October 24, 2019, host Gavin Jackson speaks with Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) during her visit to Orangeburg, SC on October 18. This is an edited version of our full conversation with Sen. Kamala Harris: I'm joined by Sen. Harris on Russell...

SC Lede: A Most Wanted Warren

October 22, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) and Maayan Schechter in the South Carolina Public Radio studios in Monday, October 21, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The State's Maayan Schechter to look at Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) campaign approach to South Carolina and her popularity in the state which remains a stronghold for rival 2020 Democratic...

SC Lede: 'Hope, Never Fear'

October 15, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with South Carolina-based photojournalist Callie Shell about her new book, "Hope, Never Fear: A Personal Portrait of the Obamas." They discuss her years documenting the lives of Barack and Michelle Obama...

House Impeachment Inquiry - Where South Carolina's U.S. Representatives Stand

October 14, 2019 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
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As the state’s seven U.S. Congressmen return to Washington this week, it’s no secret where each stands on the House impeachment inquiry. The five Republican members are firmly behind President Donald Trump. Sixth District Congressman Jim Clyburn, the third ranking Democrat...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, Sen. Kamala Harris, Tom Steyer

October 9, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
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On this edition for the week of October 10, 2019, host Gavin Jackson takes us to the Charleston County Democratic Party's recent Blue Jamboree event to hear from Democratic presidential candidates Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-Hawaii), Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif), and Tom Steyer...

SC Lede: Lethal Force

October 8, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Daniel Gross in the Greenville News offices on Friday, October 4, 2019.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Greenville News' Daniel Gross about his in-dept project, " Lethal Force ," examning the 145 lethal shootings by South Carolina police officers over the last 10 years. Among other revelations,...

SC Lede: Scheme Within A Scheme — Scamming America's Veterans

October 1, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
The Post and Courier's Andy Brown at their offices in Charleston, SC.

The Post and Courier's Andy Brown at their offices in Charleston, SC. On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , we look at a recent report by The Post and Courier which found that an Upstate law firm was connected to a scheme that preyed upon financially struggling...

SC Lede: Campaign Visits and Remembering Emily Clyburn

September 24, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) with Meg Kinnard and Jamie Lovegrove (r)

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to discuss recent South Carolina campaign stops by 2020 Democratic presidential candidates Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif...

Abortion Debate Will Return to the Senate in 2020

September 20, 2019 - Posted in News by Russ McKinney
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The next session of the S.C. General Assembly doesn’t convene until January, but Republicans in the State Senate are already working to try and pass a bill that essentially would prohibit abortions in the state. It’s known as the Fetal Heartbeat Bill. It won easy passage in...

SC Lede: Galivants Ferry Stump MiniPod

September 19, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Meg Kinnard (r) following the Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting

On this mini episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson takes us to Horry County as a number of 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls visited the Galivants Ferry Stump Meeting this week. The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard and The Post and Courier's Jamie...

SC Lede: The Abortion Debate Begins... Again

September 17, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson with Jamie Lovegrove (l) and Jeffrey Collins (r).

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove and the Associated Press' Jeffrey Collins to look at the fetal heartbeat bill South Carolina state senators recently received testimony on, despite being out...

Meet the 10-year Old Fighter Whose Name You Might Hear Again Soon

September 11, 2019 - Posted in News by Scott Morgan
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If you’re the type who likes to say you knew someone back in the day, you might want to remember the name Kamron Venable. At 10, Kamron already has chins wagging about what kind of name he could make for himself as a pro boxer. He’s one of those kids that even seasoned...

SC Lede: Mark Sanford Is Running For President. Sort Of

September 10, 2019 - Posted in News by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, September 9, 2019.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by the Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss two storms which recently affected the Palmetto State — one political, the other an actual hurricane. They talk about former South Carolina Congressman...

SC Lede: Trail Bites — Five Minutes with Sen. Bernie Sanders

September 5, 2019 - Posted in News by Sean Birch
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Sen. Bernie Sanders following a campaign stop in Florence, SC on August 29, 2019.

Leading up to the 2020 election, South Carolina Lede is keeping you up to speed on what the candidates are saying on the campaign trail in the Palmetto State with these "Trail Bites" mini-episodes. On this edition for the week of September 5, 2019, host Gavin Jackson sits...

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