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Democrat Phil Noble Enters Race for Governor

Democrat Phil Noble Enters Race for Governor

The Democratic field for governor expanded this week with the announcement that Phil Noble, an entrepreneur and activist from Charleston, is entering the race. Noble’s roots in South Carolina politics stretch back decades and this experience may serve him well during the campaign. His work in the state includes founding…

SC Rep. James Smith Announces Run for Governor

SC Rep. James Smith Announces Run for Governor

It’s official: James Smith has announced he’s running for governor. The announcement came in the form of a tweet and link to a statement on his website which addresses the reasons he decided to run and his priorities for the campaign. Smith is committed to excellence in South Carolina public…

The Implications of the McMaster Administration’s Shaky Start

The Implications of the McMaster Administration’s Shaky Start

Governor McMaster’s shaky start as the leader of the Palmetto state has many experts and insiders thinking differently about the 2018 race for governor. In addition, some see the early failures of both the McMaster and Trump administrations as the possible catalyst for a Democratic surprise next year. Many thought…