CONWAY — Bromell Tinubu gets Working Families Party nod
The Democrat running in South Carolinas new 7th Congressional District was scheduled to get an endorsement Tuesday.
Gloria Bromell Tinubus campaign says the candidate is being endorsed by the Working Families Party. The endorsement was scheduled for Bromell Tinubus campaign offices in Conway.
Bromell Tinubu, a former Georgia state representative, is running in the new congressional district in the northeastern corner of South Carolina, created because of population growth in the last census.
She faces Republican Tom Rice, chairman of the Horry County Commission, in the November election.
Gov. Nikki Haleys publicly announced schedule for this week, released Tuesday by her office, included only one event a Charlotte press conference Tuesday, put on by the Republican National Committee, to praise GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney and criticize Democratic President Barack Obama.
Haley spent most of the last week at the Republican National Convention in Tampa. For the week that ended Labor Day, her schedule included:
8 Media activities while attending that convention, a press availability, a Newsmaker interview with USA Today, a TV interview, another newspaper interview, a press briefing for conservative bloggers and three appearances on national cable news shows, two on Fox and one on CNBC
5 Calls to other politicians, three to unnamed governors and two to unnamed local officials
4 Speeches or addresses, to the convention, to the S.C. and Florida delegations at the convention, at the Salute to the Carolinas reception, and to the Republican Jewish Coalitions Salute to Republican Governors event
3 each Economic development calls, and sessions of the Republican convention
2 Calls concerning a state agency or to an official of a state agency
1 -- Reception at the convention, the S.C. reception
Busiest day Tuesday, with 13 activities
Slowest day Friday, no activities
Of note The governors schedule included one activity Monday, Labor Day. The schedule also does not indicate the governor was at her office during the week. Haleys schedule normally includes her arrival time at her office when she is at the State House.