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Infrastructure: South Carolina to Benefit – Thank You Mr. President

By John Bitzegaio Let’s all thank President Biden and the responsible legislators who passed the historic “Build Back Better” infrastructure package. Rep. Tom Rice and Sen. Tim Scott deserve no thanks. They voted “No,” even though this bipartisan bill will substantially benefit South Carolina and is sorely needed. Rice argued that portions of the funding are destined…

HCDP Applauds Trump Impeachment; Hopes for Nation to Heal

Above Photo: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi signs article of impeachment against President Trump. By Bob Gatty With the impeachment of President Donald Trump by the House of Representatives that included support from 10 Republican lawmakers, including Rep. Tom Rice (SC-7), HCDP Chair Don Kohn expressed the hope today that the nation can begin to heal the…

Let the Campaign Begin!

By Bob Gatty Horry County Democratic Party (HCDP Chair Don Kohn today congratulated the winners of the June 9 primary election and said they have the Party’s full support heading into the November 3 general election. Challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Rep. Tom Rice for the District 7 seat will be educator Melissa Watson, who defeated two…

After Coronavirus, Will GOP Attack Social Security, Medicare & Medicaid?

By Bob Gatty Congress has approved nearly $3 trillion in new federal spending to combat the impact of the coronavirus, and once the crisis has passed, expect Republican budget hawks to renew their attack on Social Security, Medicare and Medicaid to help recoup some of that money. Horry County residents need to pay attention because those…
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Ex-Republican Blasts Rice Over Impeachment

The recent e-newsletter distributed by Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC) has angered many voters as he has unabashedly defended Donald Trump and defended him against the impeachment accusations, despite growing evidence that the president tried to enlist the aid of a foreign government to investigate a potential Democratic opponent, former Vice President Joe Biden. Here is a…

Impeachment: Survey & Summary

By Steve Hamelman U.S. Representative Tom Rice, serving South Carolina’s 7th District, has issued a three-question survey addressing the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. The questions are simple. Citizens are asked to either support impeachment, oppose it, or express indecision about it. This disclaimer is attached: “By participating in this survey, you agree to receive additional communications…
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Do Graham and Rice Support Domestic Violence?

Make no mistake. By refusing to support re-authorization of the Violence Against Women Act, South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Rep. Tom Rice (R-SC-7) will be tacitly supporting domestic violence in a state where violence against women has reached epidemic proportions. How can they justify casting “No” votes on this crucial legislation? Is it simply…

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