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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 29, 2020, host Gavin Jackson is joined by The Associated Press' Meg Kinnard to recap speeches by prominent South Carolinian political leaders at the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Also on this episode: the latest unemployment data; new CDC guidance on asymptomatic testing; a look at the mental health challenges faced by frontline medical workers; and more.

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President Trump is accepting the Republican nomination for president on Thursday. NPR reporters are providing analysis of his remarks live.

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Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) closed out the first night of the Republic National Convention on August 24, 2020.
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This episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 27, 2020, features remarks from Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) and former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley at the Republican National Convention, new information on how mask mandates are reducing the spread of COVID-19 in the Palmetto State, Gov. Henry McMaster tells us about the latest federal effort to expand unemployment benefits, and more.

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Aug 27, 2020
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Thursday, Aug. 27 - Follow live updates and analysis of Day 4 of the Republican National Convention. President Trump caps off the week with his address.

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Aug 26, 2020
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Wednesday, Aug. 26 - Follow live updates and analysis of Day 3 of the Republican National Convention. Vice President Pence headlines the night.

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Aug 25, 2020
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Tuesday, Aug. 25 - Follow live updates and analysis of Day 2 of the Republican National Convention. First lady Melania Trump headlines the night.

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State GOP Leaders: It's All About the Issues

Aug 25, 2020
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Day one of the Republican National Convention was full of the expected, the party officially nominating Donald Trump and Mike Pence as President and Vice President for its presidential ticket, and the unexpected, surprise visits from both Pence and Trump.

State party Chairman Drew McKissick said, despite the significantly-scaled back production, members are still extremely engaged and excited.

“They are excited because of the things the President has done and the things that he will be able to do in another four years.”

Gov. Henry McMaster cast all 50 delegate votes for President Donald Trump on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, NC, on August 24, 2020.
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On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for August 25, 2020, we hear comments from South Carolina Congressional delegation on the issues facing the U.S. Postal Service, speak with state Superintendent of Education Molly Spearman, look at Gov. Henry McMaster's role in the Republican National Convention, and more.