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Jill Biden

  • July 1, 2023 — The latest on the state Supreme Court action regarding the recently-passed six-week abortion ban; a report from First Lady Dr. Jill Biden's visit to Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island; major infrastructure updates; and much more.
  • First lady Jill Biden visited South Carolina on Monday, promoting efforts toward finding a cure for cancer and touring a cancer center in the state that played a pivotal role in her husband’s victory in the 2020 Democratic primary. The first lady said she was making the trip as part of a continued commitment to pushing for research efforts toward a cure. Biden spoke with breast cancer survivors and researchers. Later in the day, she spoke with military families at a base. This is the first lady's second visit to South Carolina in as many weeks. President Joe Biden's primary victory in the early voting state helped propel him to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination.
  • Jill Biden says her relationship with a "prayer partner" from South Carolina helped lead her back to God. The first lady says she couldn't bring herself to pray for years after son Beau died of brain cancer in 2015. She says she felt "betrayed" and "broken" by her faith. But everything changed in May 2019, when she accompanied her husband to a Baptist church as he campaigned for the presidency. That's when the pastor's wife, Robin Jackson, asked to be her "prayer partner." Jill Biden says that, when Jackson spoke, it was like God telling her it was time to "come home."