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  • May 30, 2023 — The latest on the six-week abortion ban signed by Gov. Henry McMaster and blocked in circuit court following a filing by abortion rights groups; Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) responds to an arrest warrant issued by Russia for his support of Ukraine; South Carolina's congressional map heads to the Supreme Court; and more.
  • May 27, 2023 — A recap of Sen. Tim Scott's swing through the early voting states of Iowa and New Hampshire as his 2024 presidential campaign begins.
  • May 23, 2023 — An in-depth look at the official launch of Sen. Tim Scott's (R-SC) 2024 presidential campaign and his career in politics.
  • May 20, 2023 — An extensive recap of the nearly 24 hours of debate this week in the South Carolina House of Representatives over a six-week abortion ban bill. The House approved the legislative, which now heads to the state Senate.
  • May 16, 2023 — A look at this week's abortion legislation debate as state lawmakers enter special session; comments from Gov. Henry McMaster about why he has called legislators back to the statehouse; Charleston Democratic Sen. Marlon Kimpson's retires from the state Senate; and more.
  • May 13, 2023 — A look at the bills that made it over the sine die finish line for this year's regular state legislative session as well as those moving into special session as Gov. Henry McMaster calls lawmakers back to the statehouse.
  • May 9, 2023 — On this episode, recorded in front of a live audience at South Carolina Public Radio's 50th Anniversary Open House event in Columbia, SC, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The AP's Jeffrey Collins and Meg Kinnard to discuss this year's state legislative session and the 2024 presidential race.
  • May 6, 2023 — An extended interview with former South Carolina governor and 2024 Republican presidential candidate Nikki Haley.
  • May 2, 2023 — Comments from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) about his expected 2024 presidential campaign; Christale Spain becomes the first Black woman to chair the South Carolina Democratic Party; a look at the final days of the state legislative session; and more.
  • April 29, 2023 — The state Senate's failed attempt to pass a near-total abortion ban bill; updates from the 2024 presidential campaign trail; a school voucher bill is headed to Gov. Henry McMaster's desk; and more.