x
Breaking News
More () »

Columbia's Leading Local News: Weather, Traffic, Sports and more | Columbia, South Carolina | WLTX.com

Off The Air: How did South Carolina politicians take over the country?

Many South Carolina politicians are on the national stage, how have so many gained national prominence?
Credit: WLTX
Many South Carolina politicians are on the national stage, how have so many gained national prominence?

COLUMBIA, S.C. — South Carolina politicians are taking over the national stage. 

From Lindsey Graham, Mick Mulvaney and Nikki Haley all in President Trump's inner circle to Mark Sanford running for President, SC Republicans are enjoying the spotlight. 

On the Democratic side Jim Clyburn is the most powerful Democrat in the House as Majority Whip and has helped make South Carolina a necessary stop for any Democrat running for President. 

How did this happen?

Why is the nation taking a special interest in the Palmetto state? 

Off the Air's Leroy Green talks with Lauren Wilkie from the League of Women Voters and Todd Shaw a professor at USC to share their insight.

Facebook Live:  https://www.facebook.com/WLTXNews19/videos/2828887683802333/

 iTunes: https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/how-did-south-carolina-politicians-take-over-the-country/id1433812648?i=1000451997715

 Google Play Music: https://play.google.com/music/listen?u=0#/ps/Iklrrrqj2pvjh4oydlyfe55drbq

 Soundcloud: https://soundcloud.com/user-498805625-555836235/how-did-south-carolina

 Spotify: https://open.spotify.com/show/4zKqW6PBsA3gxXF1gDeb5c

 Links to find out more information about candidates running in your district:

www.vote411.org