Meg Kinnard, The Associated Press

Meg Kinnard

The Associated Press

South Carolina, United States

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Recent articles by Meg:

SC’s Tim Scott gives early nod to McMaster in governor race

Scott will be a special guest at a fundraiser for McMaster’s reelection campaign next month. → Read More

Dylann Roof's request to reconsider recusal is denied

Dylann Roof’s chances for a new appellate hearing continue to dwindle. Roof is challenging his death sentence and conviction in the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation. The 4th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday refused to reconsider recusing itself from his appeal. → Read More

SC's Tim Scott gives early nod to McMaster in governor race

Next month, Scott is the special guest at a fundraiser for McMaster’s reelection campaign, according to an invitation obtained by The Associated Press. → Read More

Dylann Roof’s request to reconsider recusal is denied

Dylann Roof’s chances for a new appellate hearing continue to dwindle, with a court refusing to reconsider recusing itself from his appeal over his death sentence and conviction in the 2015 racist slayings of nine members of a Black South Carolina congregation. → Read More

SC Sen. Tim Scott gives early nod to McMaster in governor race

U. S. Sen. Tim Scott and Gov. Henry McMaster have endorsed each other in their Republican primary races for 2022. And Scott will be a special guest at a fundraiser for McMaster's reelection campaign next month. McMaster has yet to draw a primary opponent with significant fundraising, though Greenville businessman John Warren — who largely self-funded his campaign and forced McMaster into a… → Read More

Ex-UN Ambassador Haley gets lifetime Clemson board post

Former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has accepted a lifetime appointment to the Board of Trustees of Clemson University, her alma mater. → Read More

Ex-UN Ambassador Haley gets lifetime Clemson board post

As she ponders her next political steps, former U.N. Ambassador and South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has accepted a lifetime appointment to the Board o... → Read More

Appellate court sets hearing in SC abortion case

(AP) — An appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar measure in Mississippi. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has tentatively calendared the South Carolina case for oral arguments the week of Dec. 6. Planned Parenthood is […] → Read More

Appellate court sets hearing in South Carolina abortion case

An appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar measure in Mississippi → Read More

Appellate court sets hearing in South Carolina abortion case

An appellate court is set to debate a lawsuit challenging South Carolina’s abortion law about a week after the U.S. Supreme Court considers a similar ... → Read More

South Carolina's McMaster has raised $3.5M for reelection

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster brought in more than $1 million in the most recent fundraising quarter. That figure eclipsed the amount one of his Democratic challengers has raised overall since launching his campaign. The Republican's campaign said Friday that his third-quarter haul brings McMaster's total for the 2022 election so far to more than $3. 5 million. This is McMaster's first $1… → Read More

South Carolina’s McMaster has raised $3.5M for reelection

South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster brought in more than $1 million in the most recent fundraising quarter. → Read More

South Carolina’s McMaster has raised $3.5M for reelection

That figure eclipsed the amount one of his Democratic challengers has raised overall since launching his campaign. → Read More

Haley, Scott, Rubio advising group pushing for GOP diversity

A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an advisory council featuring several potential future presidential contenders. → Read More

Haley, Scott, Rubio advising group pushing for GOP diversity

A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an advisory council featuring several potential future presidential contenders. → Read More

Haley, Scott, Rubio advising group pushing for GOP diversity

A group intent on expanding Republican power over state-level offices is rolling out a national effort to diversify and grow the GOP, led by an adviso... → Read More

Mace says fundraising tops South Carolina House ’22 hopefuls

U.S. Rep. Nancy Mace says she’s raised more than any other South Carolina House candidate in 2022. → Read More

Court keeps South Carolina school mask mandate ban on hold

(AP) — South Carolina districts can continue to require face coverings in the state’s schools under an appellate court’s decision this week. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied a request by state Attorney General Alan Wilson that a law prohibiting school mask mandates be allowed to take effect while a lawsuit […] → Read More

Federal appeals court keeps South Carolina’s ban on school mask mandates on hold

South Carolina districts can continue to require face coverings to protect against the coronavirus in state’s schools under an appellate court’s decision this week. → Read More

Court keeps South Carolina school mask mandate ban on hold

South Carolina districts can continue to require face coverings in the state’s schools under an appellate court’s decision this week. The 4th U. S. Circuit Court of Appeals on Tuesday denied a request by state Attorney General Alan Wilson that a law prohibiting school mask mandates be allowed to take effect while a lawsuit continues. A federal judge has suspended the state from enforcing its… → Read More