Greenville Area Development Corporation holds virtual meeting

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – The Greenville Area Development Corporation held their 2020 GADC Virtual Annual Meeting Tuesday at 10 a.m. The GADC team was joined by Greenville County officials and special guests during the meeting. Additionally, a ‘significant economic development’ is expected. South Carolina Lt. Gov. Pamela Evette, Sen. Lindsey Graham, Sen. Tim Scott, Rep. […]

Senators search for path forward on police reform

As protests over police brutality continue across the country, Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham on Tuesday acknowledged the Senate’s duty to advance reforms.

South Carolina’s Graham taking on 3 Republican challengers

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham faced three little-known GOP challengers on Tuesday, his last step before an expected general election face-off with Democrat Jaime Harrison in what’s on pace to become the most expensive race in South Carolina history. With Graham expected to easily win among Republicans and Harrison running unopposed on […]

Graham urges older judges to retire so GOP can fill openings

Lindsey Graham, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is publicly urging federal judges in their mid-60s or older to step aside so President Donald Trump and Senate Republicans can fill the vacancies with conservative jurists.

Senate panel authorizes subpoenas in new Russia probe

The Senate Judiciary Committee swiftly moved forward on Thursday with its investigation of the Justice Department’s Russia probe, voting to allow dozens of subpoenas over Democratic objections that the move was an effort to help President Donald Trump’s reelection.

Manhattan top prosecutor leaves job after standoff with Barr

An unusual standoff between Attorney General William Barr and Manhattan’s top federal prosecutor ended Saturday when the prosecutor agreed to leave his job with an assurance that investigations by the prosecutor’s office into the president’s allies would not be disturbed.

Local law enforcement leaders, politicians, and community leaders speak out against George Floyd’s death

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA)- In South Carolina, condemnation of the incident that led to the death of George Floyd in Minneapolis is coming from all sides- from politicians to law enforcement and community leaders. S.C. Rep. Leola Robinson fought for civil rights in the ’60s in Greenville. She said the death of George Floyd brought back […]

Graham to probe origins of Russia inquiry; won’t call Obama

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Thursday his committee is opening a wide-ranging investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, but rejected President Donald Trump’s call to bring in former President Barack Obama to testify. “I am greatly concerned about the precedent that would be set by calling a former […]

Stacey Abrams endorses candidates in 7 US Senate contests

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Alongside discussions of her own national political ambitions, former Georgia gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams is wading into elections outside her home state, endorsing the campaigns of seven Democrats vying for U.S. Senate seats. On Thursday, Abrams announced that she was backing Democratic candidates in Arizona, Colorado, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina […]

RECAP | South Carolina Responds: Your COVID-19 Questions Answered

SPARTANBURG, S.C. (WSPA) – WSPA, along with our fellow South Carolina Nexstar stations, hosted a statewide COVID-19 virtual town hall to get answers to your questions about the response to the virus. Gov. Henry McMaster, Senator Lindsay Graham, Senator Tim Scott, State Epidemiologist Linda Bell, Superintendent of the State Molly Spearman and more joined the […]

Sen. Graham discusses need to strengthen U.S. medical supply chain

PENDLETON, S.C. (WSPA) – Sen. Lindsey Graham discussed the need to strengthen the U.S. medical supply chain and become less dependent on imports, particularly from China, while at Milliken & Company Friday morning. Graham said he will introduce legislation in the Senate aiming to increase manufacturing in the United States through the creation of “domestic […]

1.5 million masks delivered to healthcare professionals in South Carolina

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WSPA) – Over one million masks were delivered to South Carolina through the Greenville-Spartanburg International Airport on Sunday morning. Prisma Health along with Governor Henry McMaster, Atlas Air, Boeing, Discommon Founder Neil Ferrier, and members of South Carolina’s Congressional Delegation greeted and unloaded a Boeing Dreamlifter – a converted Boeing 747-400 Large Cargo […]

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