Representative Joe Wilson

Representing the 2nd District of South Carolina


Mar 31, 2005 Article
March 31, 2005 Wilson Announces $6.6 Million Contract for FNMI Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC.) announced that the U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $6.6 million contract to FN Manufacturing, Inc. (FNMI), of Columbia, South Carolina. FNMI will use the funding for materials in support of the M16A4 rifle and M4 Carbine.
Mar 14, 2005 Article
Half a Dozen Lawmakers Have Kids at War By LAURIE KELLMAN Associated Press Writer WASHINGTON (AP) -- For about half a dozen members of Congress who have had kids serving in Iraq, the war is far more than a matter of public policy. They debate it and often defend it - with eyes on public opinion, like almost any elected official. But they also live the war through those most dear to them.
Feb 22, 2005 Article
No Room For Flies on These Walls February 22, 2005 By Bree Hocking, Roll Call Staff Wilson’s Office Sports Vast Political Collection Today, Roll Call debuts an occasional series in which lawmakers welcome readers into their offices and share the stories behind their decorations. We welcome suggestions for future profiles at
Feb 1, 2005 Article
“Mr. Speaker, having served as poll manager, poll watcher, county election commissioner, state ballot security coordinator, campaign manager and candidate, I know firsthand the challenges of free elections.
Jan 26, 2005 Article
Congressman Joe Wilson today introduced the Adoption Tax Relief Guarantee Act of 2005 (H.R. 305), which will help make permanent the current $10,000 child adoption tax credit.
Jan 13, 2005 Article
WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-S.C.) announced that the U.S. Department of Energy has awarded a $1 million grant to the South Carolina Emergency Management Division (SCEMD), of Columbia, South Carolina.
Jan 12, 2005 Article
Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Joe Wilson (R-SC) wrote to Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in opposition to newly announced plans to lift a statutory rule that limits Guard and Reserve deployments to two years.
Jul 8, 2004 Article
“Mr. Speaker, on Tuesday, the most liberal member of the Senate chose the fourth most liberal member of Senate to become his running mate for the Presidency of the United States. It is important for Americans to know the truth about John Edward’s liberal voting record that is out of touch with the mainstream values of America,” said Congressman Wilson.
Oct 2, 2003 Article
Remember the "quagmire" about to consume U.S. and coalition forces in the first days of the invasion of Iraq? Some home-based journalists and talking heads all but warned that Saddam Hussein's formidable military and a hostile Iraqi desert were sure to bog down U.S. troops in another Vietnam [see "Out of the 'Quagmire,'" April 29-May 12]. Nonsense, the Pentagon said, with civilian and military leaders alike confidently describing the remarkable progress being made despite the sandstorms and stretched supply lines. The front-line reporting by embedded journalists supported the Pentagon's prediction of the imminent fall of Baghdad.
Sep 23, 2003 Article
Journalists are giving a slanted and unduly negative account of events in Iraq, a bipartisan congressional group that has just returned from a three-day House Armed Services Committee visit to assess stabilization efforts and the condition of U.S. troops said. Click here for original story