© 2022 South Carolina Public Radio
Radio Website Header-Waves 6 3.0.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
Available On Air Stations

SC Lede: Childs' Destiny?

US Supreme Court Claire Anderson Unsplash.jpg
Claire Anderson
The push to get Federal District Judge Michelle Childs nominate to the U.S. Supreme Court ramped up this week with Congressman Jim Clyburn and Sen. Lindsey Graham hitting the airwaves. The White House has confirmed that Childs is on President Joe Biden’s short list. He’ll make his decision later this month.

On this edition of the South Carolina Lede for February 5, 2022, we speak with University of South Carolina Political Science Prof. Kirk Randazzo about he why thinks U.S. District Court of South Carolina Judge Michelle Childs is the frontrunner on President Joe Biden’s shortlist to replace retiring Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer. Also on this episode: a look back on the fourth week of the state legislative session; new economic numbers; updates on COVID-19 in the Palmetto State; and more.

We want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts on the topics covered on the show, how your life has been during the pandemic, or just what you're currently watching — whatever's on your mind!

You can subscribe to South Carolina Lede in Apple Podcasts, Google Play, Stitcher, and wherever you listen to podcasts. You can also follow the show on Instagram and Twitter.

Stay Connected
Gavin Jackson graduated with a visual journalism degree from Kent State University in 2008 and has been in the news industry ever since. He has worked at newspapers in Ohio, Louisiana and most recently in South Carolina at the Florence Morning News and Charleston Post and Courier.