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Pompeo to headline fundraiser in early-voting South Carolina

Aug. 02, 2022 06:47 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is set to headline a major gathering of Republicans in South Carolina this month as he considers a 2024 White House bid that could pit him against his onetime boss, former President Donald Trump. Pompeo will speak Aug. 22...

Clyburn wins; Maness and Weaver in SC education race runoff

Jun. 15, 2022 00:51 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Palmetto State Teachers Association Executive Director Kathy Maness and conservative think tank CEO Ellen Weaver made the runoff Tuesday for South Carolina’s open state education superintendent seat. The Democratic nominee was still up for grabs in one of...

Crowded education superintendent race highlights SC ballot

Jun. 11, 2022 09:33 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Contests for governor and the U.S. Senate are the marquee races in South Carolina's primaries next week, but numerous candidates are also competing for seats in Congress and for the statewide roles of education superintendent, attorney general and agriculture commissioner. ...

Weaver tallies up GOP endorsements in SC Education race

May. 25, 2022 10:08 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — In her pursuit of South Carolina's top education job, Republican Ellen Weaver has received endorsements from a number of party leaders across the state, as well a political action committee led by one of the state's top GOP newcomers. In a statement to The...