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The Importance of Voting in the South Carolina Democratic Primary

South Carolina has open primaries, which means that anyone can vote in either the Republican or Democratic primary. However, Democratic voters need to vote for Democratic candidates in both the primary and mid-term elections. Standing solidly behind Democratic candidates shows the GOP that Democrats are ready for the fight to advocate for Democracy. Democratic voters should…
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Do Graham and Rice Support Domestic Violence?

Make no mistake. By refusing to support re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC-7) will be tacitly supporting domestic violence in a state where violence against women has reached epidemic proportions. How can they justify casting “No” votes on this crucial legislation? Is it simply…

Deepening the Quicksand of Payday Loans

By Bob Gatty. Demonstrating the true colors of the Trump administration, the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB) has proposed rescinding rules for payday loans, car-title loans and small-dollar forms of credit, thus deepening the quicksand of such borrowing for desperate consumers. The agency’s action would kill a rule issued by the CFPB during the Obama administration to…

Protecting the DREAMers

There is legislation (H 3404) being proposed to allow the 6,400 people living in South Carolina as DACA recipients to have legal status. Introduced on January 8 and currently being reviewed by the SC House Judiciary Committee, the bill was introduced by Republican Neil Collins and has 16 co-sponsors from both parties. A companion bill (S0431) pending…

Offshore Drilling Planning Continues Despite Trump Shutdown

UPDATE: Court Blocks Prep Work for Offshore Drilling During Shutdown A federal judge in South Carolina has rejected the Trump administration's attempt to continue preparatory work for offshore drilling during the #TrumpShutdown, issuing a ruling in a federal lawsuit challenging the overall expansion plans. U.S. District Judge Richard Gergel's ruling prohibits federal agencies "from taking action to…

Help For Potential Democratic Political Candidates In Horry County

HCDP has collected this helpful information for those interested in becoming a Democratic candidate in Horry County. The James E. Clyburn Political Fellowship In 2015, the South Carolina Democratic Party launched this program to develop the next generation of leadership and talent in our Party. Over the course of a year, dozens of Fellows meet for…

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