The race for South Carolina’s Fifth Congressional District is one key to keeping or changing the balance of power in the U.S. House.
The race between state Senator Mick Mulvaney, Republican candidate for the 5th Congressional District and the 14-term Democratic incumbent John Spratt is reaching high political pitch as expected three weeks out from election day.
They both appeared at a York County Chamber candidate forum Tuesday taking questions on several issues, including:
Job creation in the private sector:
The question was asked if what are being called the “Bush Tax Cuts” should be extended.
Mulvaney had this to say on the subject:
Spratt, who chairs the House Budget Committee on Capital Hill had this response about the Bush Tax Cuts:
On health care reform, Mulvaney replied:
Spratt says the bill has its flaws, but…
The two candidates will meet again in Columbia on Friday. ETV will air the debate on Sunday at 1 pm.