Congressman Mark Sanford in the New York Times: ‘I Support You, Donald Trump. Now Release Your Tax Returns.’

Many state Democrats see some daylight in their ongoing push to turn the lean-conservative Palmetto State blue. Source: P&C

Meanwhile, at least a couple S.C. Republicans say they fear their party missed their best opportunity at stopping Hillary Clinton after nominating Donald Trump. Source: P&C

NYT headline: “Secret Ledger in Ukraine Lists Cash for Donald Trump’s Campaign Chief”

Republican state Rep. Peter McCoy, a former state prosecutor, says that after seeing the potential benefits of medical marijuana as a cure for hard-to-treat maladies like the periodic seizures his young daughter experiences, he will fight harder to pass the bill proposing its legalization. Source: P&C

58 percent: The increase in average student loan debt carried by graduating USC students over the past decade. Source: The State

Could a suicide hotline geared toward Ravenel bridge jumpers help stop some from ending their life? Source: P&C

State Senate rules that allow a single objection to indefinitely halt debate on a proposal could be changed in the coming session. Source: The State