How Richard Burr and Kelly Loeffler became political villains in the coronavirus saga
March 27, 2020

(CNN)As the scope and seismic economic impact of the coronavirus global pandemic was still not entirely clear to most Americans, several US senators were unloading large amounts of stock — moves that came before the massive drop in the Continue reading

‘We’re winning right now’: South Carolina’s strong economy masks pain from Trump’s trade wars
March 17, 2020

Manning, South Carolina (CNN)One day last week, the assembly line at Kent International’s South Carolina plant was working on a beach cruiser model with a pink frame, purple rims and white tires, called the “Charleston.”

But it’s much more Continue reading

Oil and gas companies ‘invest’ money on members of Congress with anti-environment voting records, study says
March 17, 2020

(CNN)Oil and gas companies give more in campaign contributions to members of Congress with voting records against the environment, according to a new study.

The research was published Monday in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences Continue reading

Bloomberg’s $38 million investment buys Obama TV ads but doesn’t rewrite complicated relationship
March 14, 2020

Charleston, South Carolina (CNN)Former President Barack Obama is intentionally staying on the sidelines of the Democratic primary fight, though you may not know it from all of those campaign ads in which he is playing a starring role. Continue reading