Mace declared victory at a press conference in front of the Waffle House where she used to work | Sam Spence

Former SCANA CEO to plead guilty to fraud, serve jail time. Former CEO of SCANA Corp. Kevin Marsh has agreed to plead guilty to federal fraud charges stemming from the power company’s failed management of a $9 billion nuclear plant construction project, facing more than $5 million in fines in what is being considered the biggest business failure in state history. Source: The Post and Courier

Health officials overwhelmed, give up on contact tracing. Coronavirus outbreaks in the United States were once traced back to their origins, such as busy restaurants or crowded spaces, but now the virus is growing rapidly in much more of the country, and state and local health officials are increasingly giving up on contact tracing as a viable method of containing its spread. Source: The New York Times

Harrison launching group to support Dems in Georgia runoffs. Jaime Harrison has launched a political action committee Tuesday to help Democrats after his record breaking, but unsuccessful attempt to unseat U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham. The PAC is targeting Georgia Democratic candidates in the remaining U.S. Senate elections. Source: AP News

Mace says she’s already been ‘blacklisted’ by Democrats in Congress. Congresswoman-elect Nancy Mace, who vowed to “take back” the 1st District from Democratic control and mounted an upset win earlier this month, said she’s already facing partisan obstacles before she’s been sworn into office. Source: The State

Trump accepts presidency transition, doesn’t quite concede. President Donald Trump said the federal agency overseeing the handover of power to President-elect Joe Biden must “do what needs to be done,” but stopped short of conceding, vowing to continue contesting his defeat in the election. Source: BBC News