Nikki Haley resigns from Boeing board over airlines bailout

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former U.N. ambassador Nikki Haley has resigned from the board of Boeing Co., cutting ties with a company she long supported as South Carolina governor because of her opposition ...

Kamala Harris backs Harrison's quest to unseat Graham in SC

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In his campaign against U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, Democrat Jaime Harrison is picking up the support of a former 2020 presidential hopeful, one he hopes will ultimately be his col...

Biden commits to picking woman as running mate if nominated

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden on Sunday committed to naming a woman as his running mate if he's the Democratic presidential nominee, making a definitive assertion clamored for ...

Here's what happens to the votes for candidates who drop out

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The abrupt departures of Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar from the Democratic presidential race on the eve of Super Tuesday primaries could be frustrating for the millions of peo...

SC results reveal challenge for Sanders among black voters

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders' presidential ambitions were undone in 2016 when he couldn't line up enough support from black voters to win the Democratic nomination. As he tries again in 2020, ...

Billionaire Tom Steyer ends 2020 Democratic presidential bid

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Billionaire activist Tom Steyer, who poured millions of dollars into his Democratic presidential campaign, is ending his bid after a third-place finish in the South Carolina prim...

Steyer courts voters that Biden needs for decisive SC win

GEORGETOWN, S.C. (AP) — Joe Biden's political future depends on convincing South Carolina's black voters to rally behind his flagging campaign. But Tom Steyer has spent millions trying to win those sa...

Moderates hustle to blunt Sanders' momentum after Nevada win

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Bernie Sanders’ commanding Nevada caucus victory made him a top target for his Democratic rivals and a growing source of anxiety for establishment Democrats worried that the no...

In S Carolina, Sanders may get boost from billionaire Steyer

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (AP) — Billionaires are the consistent villains in Bernie Sanders' campaign narrative. He rails against what he perceives as the undue influence their wealth wields and how that cont...

Steyer cites 'racist' Bloomberg tactics in Super Tuesday ad

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In a billionaire-to-billionaire media matchup, Tom Steyer is taking on Mike Bloomberg in a multimillion-dollar Super Tuesday ad buy, accusing the former New York City mayor of “r...

Black lawmakers demand Biden disavow surrogate's comments

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Black lawmakers in South Carolina are calling on former Vice President Joe Biden to disavow statements from a longtime friend and campaign surrogate that they say are racist. ...

Woman behind 'fired up' Obama campaign chant backs Steyer

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The South Carolina woman credited with popularizing a memorable slogan and chant that epitomized the 2008 presidential campaign of then-Sen. Barack Obama has endorsed Tom Steyer'...

Steyer aims criminal justice plan at taking on racial bias

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Tom Steyer is proposing a criminal justice reform plan that would reduce the costs of incarceration by redirecting funds to education, community...

S. Carolina official switches support from Biden to Sanders

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina elected official who endorsed Joe Biden last month is switching her allegiance to Bernie Sanders in the state's first-in-the-South presidential primary, saying s...

King Day in SC drawing Democratic presidential hopefuls

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In the closing days before the first votes are cast in the Democratic presidential contest, the party's leading hopefuls are splitting their time between the critical early-votin...