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8:34 am on Tuesday November 1, 2011

Wilson out as new S.C. Congressional districts approved; Now questions abound

After months of planning, a new 7th Congressional District in South Carolina has won approval from the U.S. Justice Department — but that's just the start of a new journey. (You can see the new district map above, explore an interactive one below...
8:03 am on Thursday September 1, 2011

U.S. Rep. Joe Wilson hospitalized, cancels district tour (update: Wilson is back on his feet)

Flickr user republicanconference Update Sept. 1: Rep. Wilson posted a video blog on Wednesday letting everyone know that he's up and at 'em. You can view the blog here or watch it above. Update August 28: Wilson has been released from the hospital...
4:22 am on Tuesday March 8, 2011

Joe Wilson speaks to big crowd on Hilton Head Island

Flickr user republicanconference Joe Wilson was the featured speaker at this week's First Monday Lunch Club hosted by local Republicans out on Hilton Head.  The local rep discussed the federal budget and whether U.S. intervention is necessary in...
1:53 am on Tuesday February 15, 2011

Rep. Wilson pushes Beaufort National Cemetery expansion

Flickr user Magna Designs Beaufort County Representative Joe Wilson proposed legislation last month that would see the federal government purchase 4.9 acres of land directly behind the Beaufort National Cemetery for the purpose of expanding the...
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...
1:02 am on Tuesday January 4, 2011

Probe into Joe Wilson's use of federal travel money moving forward (update: cleared)

Update January 3, in the clear: An investigation into all six House members under investigation for possible per diem abuse has ended. The Wall Street Journal has a brief report of the bi-partisan commission's decision; read it here.  First...
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...

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