U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham said on ‘Meet the Press’ that he doesn’t use email, saying the notes create more issues than they solve and unleashed a flurry of sick burns directed at the president and everyone who’s ever had a call go unreturned from the senior senator. “We have the most technologically savvy president in the history of the country. How’s that working out? … You tell me what you want to know, and I’ll call you when I’m ready to talk to you.” Source: Politico, Washington Examiner
After Friday’s announced $500 million investment, Post and Courier has a little backstory on what went into the deal, which took six months to negotiate, says State Commerce Secretary Bobby Hitt. Source: P&C
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton isn’t the only one dealing with pushback over the use of private email, it’s also an issue in statehouses across the nation, including in South Carolina. Source: The State/AP
President Obama struck a tone of optimism during his rally at Benedict College on Friday, his first visit to S.C. since taking office in 2009. Source: The State
Months after he criticized fundraising off of the 2012 Benghazi attacks, Congressman Trey Gowdy, who is heading up the special committee investigating the attacks, will be the featured speaker at a fundraiser later this month in Virginia titled “Beyond Benghazi.” Source: Politico
As buzz grows around a potential union vote, Charleston Mayor Joe Riley, a Democrat, is featured in a new anti-union Boeing radio ad airing in Charleston, but doesn’t explicitly tell voters not to sign union cards. Source: P&C
The firm led by renowned urban planner Andres Duany will give two public presentations this week as they work with the city evaluating its BAR process. Source: P&C, CRBJ
The app Yik Yak, created by two Furman University fraternity brothers, allows users to post to a location-based comment feed, postings that aren’t always SFW, tasteful, or even accurate, but are always anonymous. Source: NYT
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