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4:53 am on Tuesday January 25, 2011

No lie: Rep. Wilson to sit with Dems at tonight's State of the Union

Flickr user republicanconference Word out of D.C., is that U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson has joined in what's become a large group of representatives who have decided to ditch the traditional party-seating system for tonight's State of the Union and instead...
4:58 am on Wednesday January 5, 2011

Joe Wilson's staff hosting drop-in during swearing in of new Congress

Flickr user us_mission_canada U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson's Beaufort County staff is hosting a drop-in from noon to 2:30 p.m. today for the swearing in of the 112th Congress. Coffee, cookies and hot chocolate will be served. Wilson's Beaufort office is at...
3:49 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Joe Wilson's annual 'legislative agenda' presser has slightly new spin (update: some details)

Flickr user republicanconference Update January 4, some details: The Island Packet was at the local press confrence where Wilson laid out some details. According to that report from his Beaufort stop Wilson emphasized lower taxes and stalling...
8:30 am on Wednesday December 29, 2010

Painting out the scenarios for a 7th S.C. district, and what it means for Beaufort

It's already been discussed how South Carolina's population increase of some 15.3 percent to 4.6 million residents in the past 10 years will likely lead to a 7th congressional district that will shake things up for Joe Wilson -- but it will also...
11:03 am on Tuesday December 21, 2010

South Carolina picks up a 7th Congressional district. What does that mean for Joe Wilson?

Flickr user kcivey Census data released today show that South Carolina's population has increased to the extent that it will receive a seventh congressional district. South Carolina's population increased by 15.3 percent to 4.6 million residents in...
10:11 am on Monday November 1, 2010

Missed last month's Candidates' Forum? The Beaufort chamber has got you covered (w/videos)

Flickr user senadorcolombo You may not have heard about it, but the Beaufort Regional Chamber of Commerce along with the Beaufort Gazette held a large candidates' forum last month, hosting candidates from a number of local and federal races. Chances...
11:13 am on Sunday October 24, 2010

Joe Wilson, Rob Miller debate on TV today (update: watch the replay)

S.C. ETV Updates at the bottom. Today, October 24, is a big day for Republican incumbent Joe Wilson and Democrat challenger Rob Miller, they'll debate in Columbia at 2 p.m. and it will be broadcast by ETV. If you miss the live broadcast, the network...
8:04 am on Friday October 22, 2010

Candidate forum features local council, education, and congressional candidates (update: forum report)

Flickr user theresasthompson Update October 22: As you might expect, the Gazette came out for the forum and has a nice report about what the candidates said. Worth pointing out that the image of Beaufort, N.C., is still on the Beaufort Black Chamber...
5:16 am on Tuesday October 19, 2010

Miller, Wilson campaigns getting muddier and muddier

Flickr user burge5000 The Joe Wilson vs. Rob Miller battle for Congressional District 2 in S.C. has taken a turn for the muddier, yet again.  The most recent back-and-forth is over Wilson's newest campaign ad in which he defends his Congressional...
4:41 am on Monday October 18, 2010

Wilson, Miller congressional battle is nation's priciest (w/FEC summaries for each candidate)

Flickr user mag3737 According to a report filed by McClatchy's DC bureau the Joe Wilson vs. Rob Miller race for the 2nd Congressional District is the nation's most expensive, with the candidates raising a combined $7.3 million. Check out the story...

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