© 2022 South Carolina Public Radio
Radio Website Header-Waves 6 3.0.jpg
Play Live Radio
Next Up:
0:00
0:00
Available On Air Stations
Alerts, watches, and warnings from the National Weather Service.

SC Lede: Graham Under Friendly Fire

Lindsey Graham Abortion Ban Fox News Sep 2022.jpg
Fox News
/
Screengrab
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-SC, defends his 15-week abortion ban bill on Jesse Watters Primetime on Sept. 14, 2022. Graham has been widely panned for the timing of his abortion ban bill, which coincided with dismal inflation news on Tuesday, and for putting Republican midterm candidates in a tight spot.

On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for September 17, 2022: the latest on the controversy surrounding Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham's 15-week nationwide abortion ban proposal; new inflation data and what it means for Social Security recipients; an extended interview with SCDHEC's Director of Public Health Dr. Brannon Traxler; and more.

We want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 to share your thoughts about the topics covered on the show or just 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.