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SC Lede: Midterm Madness MiniPod

11/7/2018
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The midterms have come and gone and the South Carolina Lede breaks down the results just minutes after they were announced on election night 2018. Host Gavin Jackson recaps the action from the state Republican watch party with reporters Jamie Lovegrove with The Post and Courier and Meg Kinnard with The Associated Press. Gov. Henry McMaster was elected to his first full term as governor with running mate Pamela Evette, who becomes the state’s first female Republican lieutenant governor....

Duration:00:17:52

SC Lede: Choose Your Own Adventure - The 2018 Midterms LIVE From Greenville

11/6/2018
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On this special edition of South Carolina Lede , recorded live at the Growler Haus in the Village of West Greenville, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Associated Press South Carolina Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove to recap last week's lieutenant gubernatorial debate and preview this week's midterm elections. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also drops by to quiz Gavin and the audience about Upstate history.

Duration:00:39:04

SC Lede: Final Destination - Nov. 6

10/30/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Charles Bierbauer, dean emeritus of the USC College of Information and Communications, and Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief with The Post and Courier, to discuss the final gubernatorial debate between incumbent Republican Gov. Henry McMaster and Democratic candidate James Smith before next week's election. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina...

Duration:00:28:39

SC Lede: It's the Great Debate, Charlie Brown!

10/23/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier’s Jamie Lovegrove to recap the contentious first gubernatorial debate and preview the next one on Thursday—all of this inside of just two weeks until election day on Nov. 6. Also a look at the recent influx of potential 2020 Democratic candidates that were in and around the Palmetto State. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South...

Duration:00:26:07

SC Lede: Nikki Haley Ghosted And Other October Surprises

10/16/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by AP Reporter Meg Kinnard and Post and Courier Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain to discuss Nikki Haley's suprise announcement last week that she will be resigning from her position as United States Ambassador to the United Nations at the end of 2018. They also look at the recent grand jury report on the South Carolina Statehouse corruption probe, and preview the first South Carolina gubernatorial debate this week. South...

Duration:00:29:04

SC Lede: Shining A Light On Conversion Therapy

10/9/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Post and Courier Reporters Mary Katherine Wildeman and Michael Majchrowicz to delve into their enlightening story “Taught to Hate Myself." The piece takes an in-depth look at the controversial practice of gay conversion therapy in South Carolina, where it faces no oversight or regulation. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in...

Duration:00:27:47

SC Lede: How Lindsey Graham Got His Groove Back

10/2/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Jamie Lovegrove to talk about about Sen. Lindsey Graham’s newfound respect from conservatives following his heated defense of Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh last week. Graham’s lambasting of Senate Democrats over the handling of the hearing involving Dr. Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of past sexual misconduct, has fired up the conservative base that for years has been...

Duration:00:25:55

SC Lede: Life After Florence

9/25/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier's Joe Cranney and Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to discuss the aftermath of Hurricane Florence and the record flooding that continues to affect us and could result in billions of dollars in damages. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

Duration:00:31:22

SC Lede: I Know What You Did Last Summer

9/11/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to discuss updates about the governor's race, the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project, and Dominion Energy's planned purchase of SCE&G's parent company, SCANA. South Carolina Public Radio's own Statehouse Reporter Russ McKinney also stops by to quiz Gavin with South Carolina trivia in this week's Did You Know segment.

Duration:00:30:36

SC Lede: Season 2 Preview

9/6/2018
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As South Carolina Lede prepares for our new season, join host Gavin Jackson for a preview of some of the topics we'll be covering this fall. South Carolina Lede returns Tuesday, September 11.

Duration:00:01:21

SC Lede: Have A Great V.C. Summer

6/28/2018
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As South Carolina Lede heads into summer hiatus, host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier reporters Jamie Lovegrove and Andy Brown to discuss the results of the Republican gubernatorial primary runoff as well as legislation passed by state lawmakers this week dealing with the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

Duration:00:30:36

SC Lede: Primary Runoff Pregame

6/21/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, and Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, to break down this week's primary runoff debate between Republican gubernatorial candidates Gov. Henry McMaster and John Warren.

Duration:00:32:07

SC Lede: Primary Hangover

6/13/2018
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On this week's edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to recap the results of the South Carolina Republican and Democratic primary elections.

Duration:00:32:11

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 2

6/6/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson speaks with The Post and Courier's Columbia Bureau Chief Andy Shain and Assistant Columbia Bureau Chief Seanna Adcox about the final round of Republican and Democratic gubernatorial primary debates.

Duration:00:32:32

SC Lede: Governor Battle Royale, Part 1

5/29/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Meg Kinnard, South Carolina reporter for The Associated Press, and Jamie Lovegrove, statehouse reporter for The Post and Courier, to discuss the first round of primary debates for Republican and Democratic candidates vying for the governor's seat.

Duration:00:30:30

SC Lede: No Cable For Old Bridge

5/22/2018
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It's been a week since the westbound lanes of the Wando River Bridge in Charleston were closed due to one of the eight cables holding the concrete segments together snapped, slowing traffic throughout the Lowcountry. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Victoria Hansen to discuss the latest on the bridge, including how its closure affects transportation of goods coming through Charleston's port. They also look at the...

Duration:00:28:25

SC Lede: So Long And Thanks For All The Bills

5/15/2018
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On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporters Andy Brown and Jamie Lovegrove to look back on the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. While lawmakers managed to pass several high profile bills to the governor's desk this session, they will reconvene later this month and in June to continue debate over the $8.2 billion state budget and bills dealing with the failed V.C. Summer nuclear project.

Duration:00:32:54

SC Lede: Finals Week 2018

5/8/2018
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This week is the final week of the 2018 South Carolina legislative session. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson is joined by Post and Courier Statehouse Reporter Jamie Lovegrove and South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Russ McKinney to break down what the last three days of the session may hold, including the dozens of bills state lawmakers still have on their calendars.

Duration:00:27:45

SC Lede: Six More Days

5/1/2018
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There are six working days left in the 2018 South Carolina state legislative session, and the stage has been set to make these final two weeks a bit chaotic, with debates over budget spending, SCE&G rate reductions, and more. On this edition of South Carolina Lede , host Gavin Jackson looks at the biggest stories coming out of the statehouse with Andy Shain, Columbia bureau chief for The Post and Courier, and South Carolina Public Radio Reporter Russ McKinney.

Duration:00:27:37

SC Lede: Palmetto Spotlight - Deadly Prison Fights And Nikki Haley's Bite

4/24/2018
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Last week saw two South Carolina news stories make local and national headlines. First, a riot at the Lee Correction Institution maximum-security prison in central South Carolina left seven inmates dead and several others injured. The alleged gang fight was over territory and contraband, and was the deadliest prison riot in 25 years. Second, former South Carolina governor and current United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley announced the United States would be rolling out new sanctions against...

Duration:00:27:07