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Zito book chronicles Trump’s winning coalition

Journalist Salena Zito’s book, The Great Revolt, chronicles the disparate coalition of disgruntled voters who carried President Donald Trump to a massive Electoral College victory in the 2016 Presidential campaign.

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Support conservation advocates for County Council

The mission statement for Lowcountry Source includes Responsible Development, Wetlands Conservation, and Drainage Maintenance. Two candidates for Tuesday’s Republican primary, Jackie Todd and Joe Qualey, embrace those principles. Todd is

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Sanford’s record makes him clear choice

Like many, I get annoyed when Representative Mark Sanford blasts President Trump on cable TV. However, his record tells me he is always a reliable conservative vote in the House.

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Putnam wants to modernize Secretary of State’s Office

Joshua Putnam entered the political arena in 2010, while still a student at North Greenville University. He came within 137 votes of toppling one of the most powerful political figures

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Herlong the ethical choice for AG

Lowcountry Source  supports Greenville attorney William Herlong for South Carolina Attorney General. Incumbent Alan Wilson is running for a third term and has some ethical challenges and conflicts of interest

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Ferry boats could get bicyclists downtown

For many years, Charleston-area bicyclists have been clamoring for a way to safety get their bicycles from West Ashley to downtown Charleston and back. A plan to block off a

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Our Statehouse needs new leadership

Lowcountry Source believes that none of the changes needed in our state government are possible without a change in leadership. We won’t get legislative term limits, meaningful ethics reform, tax

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Warren could be South Carolina’s Trump

While Governor Henry McMaster received an endorsement from President Donald Trump (back in 2017 before the campaign was on anyone’s mind), challenger John Warren has a lot more in common

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Conservative moderators needed in debates

All five Republican candidates for Governor appeared on-stage Wednesday at Clemson University. Although the event was sponsored by the South Carolina Republican Party, the moderator (former USC Journalism Dean and

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Micro-transit may be a solution for Charleston traffic

Charleston elected officials are squawking about the need for more people to ride the bus in order to reduce traffic congestion. The only problem is, most people don’t want to

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