image description U.S. CONGRESSMAN JOE WILSON | Serving South Carolina’s Second District

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  • Economy and Jobs

    For the past three years, our unemployment rate has averaged above eight percent. President Obama promised the American people that with the passage of his nearly trillion-dollar Stimulus plan, the nation’s unemployment rate would not exceed eight pe...

  • National Defense

    Visit the Pentagon's new web television station The United States of America boasts the strongest military in the world. Members of our armed forces continue to prove their bravery and honor in the War on Terrorism. As a Member of the House Armed Ser...

  • Education

    As a member of the House Committee on Education and the Workforce, I am committed to strengthening America’s education system. Since coming to Congress, I have fought to advance fiscally responsible reforms to improve educational opportunities from p...

  • Energy

    Our nation's national security is tied closely to our energy security, which is why it is important to reduce our dependence on foreign energy. As energy prices fluctuate, we must have a comprehensive, all-of-the-above strategy focused on exploration...

  • Foreign Affairs

    As members of a global community, the United States and all nations of the world have much to learn from each other. Our nation has a proud history of leading the world in times of peace and times of war. We have formed coalitions of nations to depos...

  • Immigration: Protecting America's Borders

    Immigration reform is a serious matter. America is a nation of immigrants, and we benefit tremendously when people legally immigrate to our country. Unfortunately, throughout the past decade, millions of people have chosen to disregard our immigrati...

  • National Security

    As the father of four sons currently serving in the military and a 31-year veteran of the South Carolina Army National Guard, I have always been an enthusiastic and ardent supporter of our brave men and women in uniform. As Chairman of the House Arm...

  • Our Veterans

    Our veterans and their families have sacrificed so much for this Nation. They deserve, and we owe them, the highest level of respect and gratitude. As Chairman of the House Armed Services Subcommittee on Military Personnel, I am committed to protecti...