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South Carolina Lede
Weekly Podcast

South Carolina Lede is a podcast about the people, issues, and events shaping the Palmetto State. Join host Gavin Jackson and reporters from across the state each week for in-depth discussions of the biggest news affecting you, your family, and your fellow South Carolinians – from state politics and legislative happenings inside the state house to the ongoing effects of the pandemic and more. It’s the factual and timely information you need, with a dash of irreverent fun to keep it all interesting.

And we want to hear from you! Leave us a voicemail at 803-563-7169 with your questions and stories, and you might just make it onto an episode during our Wind Down segment.

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DISCLAIMER: The views and opinions of callers are not necessarily those of South Carolina Lede, South Carolina Public Radio, or SCETV.

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Latest Episodes
  • June 25, 2022 — Reaction from prominent South Carolina lawmakers to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling striking down Roe v. Wade; the latest on the bipartisan gun violence recently passed by Congress; reporting on the Palmetto State's new medical ethics law; and more.
  • June 21, 2022 — A look at the $13.8 billion state budget passed by lawmakers last week; updates about inflation and interest rates; the latest news regarding COVID-19 vaccinations for young children; and more.
  • June 18, 2022 — Analysis of this week's major statewide, congressional, and state House of Representatives primary races.
  • June 14, 2022 — A recap of key events and races as South Carolinians cast their ballots in the Palmetto State's primary elections, including the Democratic gubernatorial primary, the 1st and 7th Congressional district Republican primaries, and more.
  • June 11, 2022 — Host Gavin Jackson and producer A.T. Shire present an extended Wind Down section. Stay tuned for next Tuesday’s podcast, feature the latest on several top congressional primaries and highlights from the Democratic gubernatorial debate.
  • June 7, 2022 — An update on early voting in the Palmetto State; a preview of this week's Democratic gubernatorial primary debate; an in-depth look at what forecasters are calling an above average hurricane season; and more.