Political pundits all but rule out Hillary Clinton carrying South Carolina in the Nov. 8 general election. But some S.C. Democrats still hold out hope their nominee could pull off a historic upset. Either way, they say, down-ballot Democrats need a strong showing from Clinton to help them win state legislative and congressional races.
Defense witnesses for convicted Columbia, S.C., child molester Chuck Sullivan began testifying in a Richland County courtroom on Wednesday. They vouched for his character and said he would have a place to stay after 18 years in prison and jail.
As most Democrats rally around Hillary Clinton, the lingering "Bernie or Bust" movement is stirring frustration at the party's convention among delegates of color, who say they're upset at the refusal of the Vermont senator's most fervent backers to fall in line.