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Rick Wade on Budget & Economy

 


AdWatch: 5 years in Washington on failed $787B stimulus

Wade was an adviser to Barack Obama's 2008 and 2012 presidential campaigns. He also has run for statewide office before, losing the 2002 race for secretary of state to Republican Mark Hammond.

State Republican party leaders called Wade a "political insider." The GOP chairman said, "He spent the last five years in Washington authoring President Obama's failed $787 billion stimulus bill and sending taxpayer dollars to his political cronies. We look forward to Rick Wade explaining that record to regular South Carolinians. They won't be too impressed."

The Wade campaign responded, "When it comes to choosing between what's best for South Carolina and America and what's best for his tea party friends, Senator Tim Scott will always choose the tea party".

Source: Greenville News AdWatch on 2014 South Carolina Senate race , Dec 15, 2013

Oversaw Obama stimulus implementation at Commerce Department

While at the Commerce Department, Wade worked diligently to ensure President Obama's business and economic programs, including the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, were implemented effectively and efficiently. A former White House mentor, he served on the White House Task Forces on Small Business Contracting, Auto-Recovery, and Historically Black Colleges & Universities. He also served on Vice President Biden's Task Force on Middle Class America and the Interagency Business Council.
Source: Biography by the Univ. of South Carolina alumni association , Dec 13, 2013

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