Election 2016

Conversations with Candidates – ETV’s Palmetto Scene Oct. 20 and 27

By B. Jamison

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ETV’s weekly magazine-style series airs each Thursday at 7:30 p.m. and focuses on SC arts and culture, business and economy, education, health, politics, and technology.  With two Palmetto Scene specials each Thursday night - October 20 and 27 – ETV will feature conversations with candidates running for federal office.

NOTE: There will be TWO programs broadcast October 20 and 27, starting at 7:00 p.m. and then at 7:30 p.m.

 

Palmetto Scene to Offer Interviews to SC Federal Candidates

By G. Rawls

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SCETV’s weekly public affairs program, Palmetto Scene, is reaching out to qualified candidates for US Congressional Districts 1-7 and the US Senate seat to participate in a joint interview.  The interviews will be scheduled in the weeks prior to the general election and will air Thursday nights on Palmetto Scene

Extended Interview on Politics and Social Media

By K. Blackwell

Social media plays a big part in politics.

Palmetto Scene sat down with Dr. Brent Nelsen and several students at Furman University to talk about the impact of social media on politics and how politicians are using it to their advantage. 

Clinton Wins Big in SC

By AB Madden

Hillary Clinton

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton defeated Bernie Sanders by a huge margin on Saturday in the S.C. Democratic Primary.

Donald Trump Wins SC Primary

By AB Madden

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The South Carolina primary contest for the Republican Party gave Donald Trump his second victory over the other candidates.  NBC News reports that by winning the First in the South Primary, Trump added “legitimacy to a campaign that many wrote off, since even before he officially announced in June.”

Trump’s victory gives him an added boost, heading into Nevada caucuses this week and Super Tuesday next week.

When addressing his supporters in Spartanburg on Saturday night, Trump said, "I will never forget South Carolina.”

SC GOP Chair Comments on Haley Endorsement of Rubio

By A. Crouch

Governor Nikki Haley

According to The State, Governor Nikki Haley will endorse Senator Marco Rubio at a rally tonight in Chapin. Senator Tim Scott and Representative Trey Gowdy have already endorsed the Senator from Florida.

Earlier today, SC GOP Chair Matt Moore was in the Palmetto Scene studios and commented on the Haley endorsement.

Trump, Clinton Leading in South Carolina

By A. Crouch

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A poll released by CBS News shows that Republican candidate Donald Trump continues to lead in South Carolina with 42%. Ted Cruz is more than 20 points behind Trump, with 20%, followed by Rubio at 15%. Kasich, Bush, and Carson all have under 10%.

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