South Carolina Campaign Events | Speeches, Interviews, Town Halls

Previous South Carolina Speaking Engagements (EST)
Videos of Most Recent Notable Speaking Engagements in South Carolina
Lindsey Graham Victory Speech | 2020 Senate Election
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham gave his senate victory speech on November 3rd. His opponent, Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison had an enormous amount of fundraising during his campaign, which broke campaign records. Graham touched on that, and poked at Democrats for making such a large financial contribution to Harrison's campaign. Although, he called Harrison "very gracious" in accepting his defeat during their phone call.
2020 2nd South Carolina Senate Debate
The second debate between South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison turned into a forum at at the last minute because the two sides couldn't agree on health protocols. Harris went first and largely stuck to bread and butter issues important to South Carolinians like expanded access to quality health care, an economy that works for everyone, and education reform. Graham went second and had the most memorable line of the night when he said “If you’re a young, African American or an immigrant, you can go anywhere in this state, you just need to be conservative, not liberal.”
2020 1st South Carolina Senate Debate
South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham and his Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison faced off for the first time in an hour long debate in Columbia. Harrison brought his own plexiglass to create a divider between himself and Graham to show voters in his state that he is taking the ongoing health crisis "seriously." The two also sparred over what Harrison says were Graham's going back on his word over Supreme Court vacancies during an election year and who is best equipped to jumpstart a stalled economy.
Jim Clyburn 2020 DNC Convention Speech
House Majority Whip Jim Clyburn delivered an impassioned speech advocating for Vice President Joe Biden at the 2020 DNC, speaking about the devastating losses Biden has encountered throughout his life and how they have shaped him into the person he is today, saying "[W]e will need a president who sees unifying people as a requirement of the job - a president who understands the true meaning of community. We need a president who understands both profound loss and what it takes to bounce back."
10th Democratic Debate
The 10th Democratic Debate will be held at the Gaillard Center in Charleston, South Carolina. CBS News is hosting the debate along with the Congressional Black Caucus Institute. It is being held days after the Nevada caucuses and days before the South Carolina Democratic primary.
Bernie Sanders Town Hall in Columbia, South Carolina
Bernie Sanders held a "Community Conversation" with an audience in Columbia, South Carolina where he discussed his candidacy for President in 2020. Sanders stuck to his bread and butter issues of income inequality, universal healthcare, and overhauling the tax code to work better for middle and lower-class Americans.
Cory Booker Speech on Gun Violence and White Nationalism at Emanuel AME Church
Cory Booker delivered a speech titled "Gun Violence and White Nationalism" at the historic Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South Carolina, which was the place of another mass shooting that took the lives of nine African American worshipers. In the speech, Booker decried the reemergence of blatant white supremacy spreading throughout the United States and insisted that "[T]here is no neutrality in this fight. You are either an agent of justice or you are contributing to the problem.”
Joe Biden Speech on Race and Segregation
Former Vice President Joe Biden delivered a speech on race and segregation in Sumter, South Carolina days after igniting a firestorm over remarks on working with segregationist Senators that some took offense to. Biden delivered an unequivocal apology for any hurt he caused people, saying "[W]as I wrong a few weeks ago? Yes, I was. I regret it, and I’m sorry for any of the pain of misconception that caused anybody.” Biden also went on the offensive, reminding the overwhelmingly African American audience of all the work he and President Obama did during the previous Administration.