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SC Democrat Watch Party

COLUMBIA, SC (WOLO)– The South Carolina Democrats held a watch party Tuesday night at Spirit Communications Park. The Democratic Party had several key wins in the state, among those the re-election of U.S. Congressman Jim Clyburn. Gabrielle Franklin reports from the Democratic Watch party. Categories: Local News, News, Politics, State Tags: Democrat, election

Obama Meets With Bernie Sanders to Push for Democratic Unity

Sen. Bernie Sanders arrived at the White House this morning for a private Oval Office meeting with President Barack Obama, two days after Obama effectively declared Sanders’ opponent, Hillary Clinton, the winner of the Democratic primary contest. Hardly two hours after the president released his Tuesday evening statement, Sanders took to a stage in California to inform supporters of his…

SC Dems Calling on Elected Republicans to Unendorse Trump

Jaime Harrison (Twitter ) COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) – South Carolina’s top Democrat is calling on elected Republicans to rescind their endorsements of presumptive GOP nominee Donald Trump over his race-based attacks on a Hispanic judge. On Wednesday afternoon, state Democratic Party Chairman Jaime Harrison is giving more details during a news conference at the party’s Columbia headquarters. The presumptive GOP…

Super Tuesday: Round Three Results

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Republican and Democratic presidential front runners are one step closer to clinching their parties’ nominations after Tuesday’s primaries. Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump’s lead in the race for delegates is growing, with confirmed primary wins in North Carolina, Illinois and Florida on Tuesday. Ohio Gov. John Kasich notched his first and only victory of the primary…

Slew of States Head to the Polls For Super Tuesday

WASHINGTON (AP) —  Voters from Vermont to Colorado, Alaska to American Samoa and a host of states in between are heading to polling places and caucus sites Tuesday. It’s Super Tuesday, the busiest day of the 2016 primaries. Democrats will vote in 11 states and American Samoa, with 865 delegates up for grabs. Republicans will vote in 11 states, with…

First Ballots Cast in New Hampshire

DIXVILLE, N.H. (AP) — New Hampshire voters will soon be heading to the polls Tuesday to vote in the presidential primary. Three tiny villages in the state already have voted, including Dixville, where there are nine registered voters. Bernie Sanders got all four Democratic votes and for the Republicans, John Kasich got three and Donald Trump got two. Categories: Politics Tags:…

Clinton and Sanders Open up About Spirituality

(ABC News) — It wasn’t an official debate, but it was close. Democratic presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton took the stage separately Wednesday night in a “presidential town hall” forum on CNN. Moderator Anderson Cooper and New Hampshire voters peppered them with questions ranging from the political to the personal. Each candidate got an hour to themselves, dedicating…

SC Election Reminders

COLUMBIA, S.C. (WOLO) – With the upcoming presidential election, here are some important reminders. The deadline to register to vote in the Republican primary was Jan. 20. The Republican Presidential Preference Primary will be held on Saturday, Feb. 20. To vote in the Democratic primary, you must be registered by January 27. The Democratic Presidential Preference Primary will be held…