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South Carolina Lede Live Taping in Columbia

December 14, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
LIVE TAPING IN COLUMBIA

The South Carolina Lede is hosting its first hometown live podcast taping on Thursday, January 3! Come listen to some of the state’s top political journalists preview the upcoming legislative session, which starts the following week. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with...

Live Lede Taping in Charleston

November 27, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Join us at Munkle Brewing Company in Charleston on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m.

The South Carolina Lede is hitting the road for another live podcast taping, this time in Charleston, where we’ll don ugly sweaters and recap the year in politics with the state’s top political journalists. Join host Gavin Jackson, along with South Carolina Public Radio and...

SC Lede: Midterms Are Done, Ya Turkey!

November 13, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson speaks with Russ McKinney (l) and Seanna Adcox (r) in the SC Public Radio studios on Tuesday, November 13, 2018.

On this last episode of South Carolina Lede before Thanksgiving, host Gavin Jackson looks back on the 2018 South Carolina midterm elections with Seanna Adcox, The Post and Courier's assistant Columbia bureau chief, and Russ McKinney, South Carolina Public Radio's own...

Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham Clinches an Historic Win

November 8, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by vhansen
Joe Cunningham addresses the press at the International Longshoremen's Hall on Morrison Drive in Charleston

After a nail biting night and an all too close early morning win, Congressman-Elect Joe Cunningham addressed the press Wednesday night in front of a small group of family and friends at a longshoremen’s union hall in Charleston. He spoke about a campaign that began at a...

SC Lede: Midterm Madness MiniPod

November 7, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
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The midterms have come and gone and the South Carolina Lede breaks down the results just minutes after they were announced on election night 2018. Host Gavin Jackson recaps the action from the state Republican watch party with reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and...

SC Lede: Choose Your Own Adventure - The 2018 Midterms LIVE From Greenville

November 6, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Sean Birch
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On this special edition of South Carolina Lede , recorded live at the Growler Haus in the Village of West Greenville, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Associated Press South Carolina Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove to recap last...

SC Lede: Final Destination - Nov. 6

October 30, 2018 - Posted in This Week in South Carolina by Gavin Jackson
Gavin Jackson with Andy Shain (l) and Charles Bierbauer (r) in the South Carolina Public Radio studios on Monday, October 29.

On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Charles Bierbauer, dean emeritus of the USC College of Information and Communications, and Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief with The Post and Courier, to discuss the final gubernatorial debate between...

Lt. Gov. Candidates Debate Healthcare, Education, Poverty and Their Priorities on Women's Issues

October 30, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
2018 Silent Witness Ceremony

In one week, South Carolina will elect a governor. Through that mid-term election decision, a new lieutenant governor will also be selected. Monday, lieutenant candidates, Republican Pamela Evette and Democrat Mandy Powers-Norrell, met for their only televised debate. They...

McMaster, Smith Make Last Televised Appeal to Voters

October 25, 2018 - Posted in SC Public Radio by Thelisha Eaddy
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With less than two weeks to go before voters head to the polls during midterm elections, Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic state Rep. James Smith met for their second and final debate Thursday at Greenville Technical College. The two fielded questions about how...

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...

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...

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