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POLITICS (Update): Who's the SC delegation bringing to the State of the Union

01/28/2014 11:42 AM

01/28/2014 2:10 PM

We asked members of South Carolina's congressional delegation if they planned to invite special guests to President Barack Obama's State of the Union address tonight:

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-Seneca: Korie Robertson, wife of Willie Robertson, one of the main characters in the A&E hit show "Duck Dynasty." ( Story )
Sen. Tim Scott, R-North Charleston: Pat Votava, an advocate for the Medical University of South Carolina. From his office -- "The senator spends every Valentine’s Day handing out valentines at MUSC Children’s Hospital and has seen firsthand the compassion and love that Pat has for those in need. She has also been a great help as the senator launches his push to find a cure for sickle cell disease."
Rep. Jeff Duncan, R-Laurens: None but he might live tweet
Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Columbia: His brother, John
Rep. Trey Gowdy, R-Spartanburg: None
Rep. Mick Mulvaney, R-Indian Land: None
Rep. Tom Rice, R-Myrtle Beach: His wife, Wrenzie
Rep. Joe Wilson, R-Springdale: His wife, Roxanne
Rep. Mark Sanford, R-Charleston: His oldest son, Marshall

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