Politics

SC Lede: It's the Great Debate, Charlie Brown!

October 23, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier’s Jamie Lovegrove to recap the contentious first gubernatorial debate and preview the next one on Thursday—all of this inside of just two weeks until election day on Nov. 6. Also a...

Not Sure How to Vote in November? Gubernatorial Debates Shed Light on Candidate’s Policies

October 17, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Thelisha Eaddy
Gubernatorial candidates meet for first debate.

Incumbent Republican Governor Henry McMaster said he is in favor of low taxes, believes the Superintendent of Education should be appointed by the governor, has created a commission to study flooding, and warns against messing with 2nd amendment rights. His Gubernatorial...

SC Lede: Nikki Haley Ghosted And Other October Surprises

October 16, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) with Andy Shain (l) and Meg Kinnard in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 15.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain to discuss Nikki Haley's suprise announcement last week that she will be resigning from her position as United States...

SC Lede: Shining A Light On Conversion Therapy

October 10, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Mary Katherine Wildeman (l) and Michael Majchrowicz (r) in The Post and Courier's Charleston offices.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier Reporters Mary Katherine Wildeman and Michael Majchrowicz to delve into their enlightening story “Taught to Hate Myself." The piece takes an in-depth look at the controversial...

SC Lede: How Lindsey Graham Got His Groove Back

October 2, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
 Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about about Sen. Lindsey Graham

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s newfound respect from conservatives following his heated defense of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week. Graham’s...

NPR Special Events Coverage: Senate Judiciary Committee Testimony

September 27, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Alfred Turner
NPR/SC Public Radio Special Coverage

Today at 10:00 a.m. EDT Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the woman who has accused him of sexually assaulting her in high school, Christine Blasey Ford, are testifying before the Senate Judiciary Committee. Watch the proceeding live.

SC Lede: Life After Florence

September 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Joe Cranney and Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the record flooding that continues to affect us and could result in billions of...

SC Lede: I Know What You Did Last Summer

September 11, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Post and Courier Reporters Andy Brown (l) and Jamie Lovegrove (r) i

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to discuss updates about the governor's race, the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project, and Dominion Energy's planned purchase of SCE...

SC Lede: Season 2 Preview

September 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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As South Carolina Lede prepares for our new season, join host Gavin Jackson for a preview of some of the topics we'll be covering this fall. South Carolina Lede returns Tuesday, September 11.

Teacher Engagement in the Education Process

July 25, 2018 - Posted in Education by Karen Hermann
Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University

Dr. Lisa Johnson, Associate Dean of the Richard W. Riley School of Education at Winthrop University, says teacher engagement in the political process, including voting, is the best way for teachers to make their voices heard in South Carolina. At Winthrop University, part...

State House Week for July 29, 2018

June 29, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Russ McKinney
State House Week

This year's session of the SC General Assembly has finally ends, as lawmakers pass a wide-ranging plan to address the V.C. Summer nuclear debacle.

SC Lede: Have A Great V.C. Summer

June 28, 2018 - Posted in SCETV by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (l) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown (r) on Thursday, June 28, 2018.

As South Carolina Lede heads into summer hiatus, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss the results of the Republican gubernatorial primary runoff as well as legislation passed by state lawmakers this week...

President Trump Rallies Votes for McMaster Ahead of Runoff

June 26, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
Hours before Trump arrived, supporters packed Airport High School Gym.

President Trump rallied with Gov. Henry McMaster at Airport High School in West Columbia. The 71-year old McMaster is competing with 39-year old Greenville businessman John Warren for the Republican nomination. Recent polls show the two candidates in a tight race. Monday...

Warren Picks Up Endorsements Over Weekend

June 25, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Jenna Schiferl
Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren

Republican gubernatorial candidate John Warren continued to campaign into the weekend ahead of the runoff vote on Tuesday. His campaign trail included stops in Beaufort and Greenville counties, among others. According to the WYFF News 4 investigative team, some of these...

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

June 21, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson (r) speaks with Jamie Lovegrove and Meg Kinnard (l) on Thursday, June 21, 2018.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, and Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, to break down this week's primary runoff debate between Republican...

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