Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison threatened to back out of tonight’s Senate debate if Republican incumbent U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham does not take a COVID-19 test. Harrison said the test is necessary because Graham was in contact with U.S. Sen. Mike Lee (R, Utah), who tested positive. Source: The State
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she would create a commission that would allow Congress to intervene in the White House under the 25th Amendment to the Constitution and remove the president from executive duties. Source: P&C
FBI agents foiled a plot to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, authorities said Thursday, announcing charges against 13 for conspiracy to kidnap the governor in reaction to what they viewed as her “uncontrolled power.” Source: WYFF
North Charleston unanimously voted Thursday night to hire Virginia-based firm CNA to conduct a racial bias audit of the city’s police force, a move that residents and advocates have been calling for for years. Source: P&C
The United States Department of Agriculture is investing $3 million in grant funding to help connect rural residents to telemedicine care and distance-learning opportunities throughout South Carolina. Source: GSA Business Report
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