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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.

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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.

    Primary Primer with Maayan Schechter

    Primary Primer with Maayan Schechter

    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 22, 2024: a primary primer on the upcoming June 25 primary runoff elections with SC Public Radio reporter Maayan Schechter; host Gavin Jackson’s interview with S.C. Commerce Secretary Harry Lightsey; and more!

    • 25 min
    Great Scotts!

    Great Scotts!

    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 18, 2024: a look at some comments made by Sen. Tim Scott about being on the shortlist as a potential running mate for former President Donald Trump, and a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling prohibiting bump stocks; and more!

    • 32 min
    2024 SC Primary Pandemonium

    2024 SC Primary Pandemonium

    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 12, 2024, we have a full recap and analysis of the 2024 June SC primaries.

    • 31 min
    Primary Pregame 2024

    Primary Pregame 2024

    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 8, 2024: a look at the upcoming election with an update from State Election Commission director Howard Knapp on the safety, security, and integrity of our elections in the state; SC Public Radio’s Maayan Schechter gives an update on what happened at the Statehouse this week, and what to watch for on election night; and more!

    • 31 min
    Supreme Leder Holding Court

    Supreme Leder Holding Court

    June 3, 2024 — A look this week's special legislative session to elect the next state Supreme Court justice; Sen. Tim Scott was on Fox News Sunday talking about former President Donald Trump’s guilty convictions; the latest research on climate change as we head into hurricane season; and more.

    • 33 min
    The Trump Verdict Heard ‘Round the World

    The Trump Verdict Heard ‘Round the World

    On this episode of the South Carolina Lede for June 1, 2024: reaction to former President Donald Trump’s conviction on all 34 counts of falsifying business records; a look at the new SC DUI penalties now in the books; an update on who will be the new State Supreme Court justice; and more!

    • 29 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
166 Ratings

166 Ratings

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Great podcast!

Please keep them coming! Very informative!

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Recent changes

I like the recent changes to the SC Lede podcast. Your willingness to tweek & refresh is much appreciated. The dedicated political podcasts are very useful and informative. Keep up the excellent work! Thank you.

JMF in MB ,

Deep and entertaining dive

Excellent coverage of South Carolina politics, economics, legislative news and more. I come for the comprehensive updates and stay for the banter among Gavin, A.T. and friends.

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