Straight From The Well
2020 Elections
South Carolina an Early Barometer of Amy Klobuchar’s Black Support
2020-02-27 15:16:05
by Home

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. – Sen. Amy Klobuchar told a group of black ministers here Wednesday that to win the presidency in November Democrats need a fired-up base, “which has always had its roots in the African American community.” For the... Read More

2020 Elections

Jim Clyburn, 'Kingmaker of South Carolina Politics,' Endorses Biden Ahead of Primary
2020 Elections
Jim Clyburn, 'Kingmaker of South Carolina Politics,' Endorses Biden Ahead of Primary
2020-02-26 19:31:13
by Dan McCue

House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn, widely considered to be the political kingmaker in South Carolina, endorsed former Vice President Joe Biden Wednesday, just three days ahead of the nation's First in the South primary. The endorsement was announced minutes after... Read More

Political News

Former Georgia Lawmaker Stacey Abrams is Laying the Groundwork for the White House
Political News
Former Georgia Lawmaker Stacey Abrams is Laying the Groundwork for the White House
2020-02-26 21:43:44
by Home

WASHINGTON — Stacey Abrams has her sights set on the White House, and the former minority leader of the Georgia House of Representatives is already laying the groundwork for a future campaign. Promotion of her Fair Fight organization, which has... Read More

Health

Coronavirus Spread in US is Inevitable, CDC Warns; It’s ‘a Question of When’
Health
Coronavirus Spread in US is Inevitable, CDC Warns; It’s ‘a Question of When’
2020-02-26 21:40:07
by Home

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has advised communities to take precautions in the event that the coronavirus spreads — something officials believe to be inevitable. “Ultimately, we expect we will see coronavirus spread in this country,” CDC... Read More

More from The Well

5 Takeaways From the South Carolina Democratic Debate
2020 Elections
5 Takeaways From the South Carolina Democratic Debate
2020-02-26 11:36:16
by Home

Well, that was spunky! South Carolina has a history of rapscallion politicians and rowdy debates and Wednesday night’s two-hour throw down in Charleston was no exception. For those not named Michael R. Bloomberg or Bernie Sanders the debate may have... Read More

Could the S.C. Primary Be A Harbinger of a Very Bad Year for Lindsey Graham?
Political News
Could the S.C. Primary Be A Harbinger of a Very Bad Year for Lindsey Graham?
2020-02-25 22:52:28
by Dan McCue

It is the kind of assertion that brings a reporter up short, temporarily. To hear it twice, in two completely separate conversations, was astounding. It was the idea that as result of changing demographics and highly successful voter registration drives... Read More

Nevada Sees Big Turnout for Democratic Caucuses
In The News
Nevada Sees Big Turnout for Democratic Caucuses
2020-02-25 22:48:24
by Dan McCue

A total of 105,195 voters turned out for last weekend's Nevada Democratic caucuses surpassing the 84,000 voters who participated in 2016, the Nevada State Democratic Party said. Despite the big crowd, the numbers fell short of the record 118,000 people... Read More

How a Nonprofit Lender Is Helping to Make Immigration More Affordable
Immigration
How a Nonprofit Lender Is Helping to Make Immigration More Affordable
2020-02-25 21:53:53
by Home

MIAMI — For Vantanna Tarver — a 37-year-old Tampa resident — the cost of reuniting with her Jamaican boyfriend after he was taken into Immigration and Customs Enforcement custody was high. $4,000. That’s the bond amount Tarver had to come... Read More

Bipartisan Policy Center Unveils Options to Strengthen Transparency at the EPA
Immigration
Bipartisan Policy Center Unveils Options to Strengthen Transparency at the EPA
2020-02-25 21:17:39
by Kate Michael

WASHINGTON – A new report released by D.C.-based think tank Bipartisan Policy Center hopes to strengthen transparency at the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) by suggesting options for growing a culture of data and evidence.  On the cusp of the EPA’s... Read More

Supreme Court to Hear Case of Religion vs. Gay Rights Over Foster Care
Supreme Court
Supreme Court to Hear Case of Religion vs. Gay Rights Over Foster Care
2020-02-25 21:15:54
by Home

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court said Monday it would decide another clash between religion and gay rights, this time involving Philadelphia’s termination of a contract with Catholic Social Services over the group’s refusal to place foster children with same-sex couples.... Read More

Straight From The Well
scroll top