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The Post and Courier

U.S. Reps. Nancy Mace, Jim Clyburn, and Tom Rice Applauded for Backing Big Cat Public Safety Act

CHARLESTON, SC - With the support of the national law enforcement, animal welfare, and conservation and mainstream zoological communities, the U.S. House of Representatives overwhelmingly passed the Big Cat Public Safety Act, H.R. 263, on Friday by a vote of 278 to 134. H.R. 263 was introduced by bipartisan Reps. Brian Fitzpatrick, R-Pa., and Mike Quigley, R-Ill., and was actively supported on the floor by Rep. Nancy Mace, R-Mt. Pleasant, who was a cosponsor of the bill and voted in support of the measure. Rep. Tom Rice, who represents Myrtle Beach, where one of the last 'cub petting' operations in the U.S. exists, voted in support of the measure as well as Rep. Jim Clyburn, D-Charleston, who whipped the entire Democrat Conference into voting in support of the bill. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-Rock Hill, was a cosponsor of the bill but abstained from the vote.
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Tom Rice: South Carolina ousts Republican who voted to impeach Trump

A Republican congressman who voted to impeach former US President Donald Trump has been thrown out of office by voters in his district. Tom Rice, a five-term South Carolina incumbent, was beaten in a primary election by Trump-backed challenger Russell Fry, a state legislator. But another Republican in the state...
Coastal Observer

Area voters back Russell Fry in ousting U.S. Rep. Tom Rice

Georgetown County voters joined the wave that swept U.S. Rep. Tom Rice from his 7th Congressional District seat in Tuesday’s GOP primary. State Rep. Russell Fry garnered 51 percent of the overall vote in the crowded race that featured seven candidates. Rice was got 25 percent. In Georgetown County,...

Impeachment Republican Tom Rice loses to Trump-backed foe

Rep. Tom Rice (R-S.C.) lost his reelection bid to Trump-endorsed challenger Russell Fry on Tuesday night, according to AP. Why it matters: Rice is the first House Republican to lose his reelection to a Republican primary challenger after voting to impeach former President Trump over his role in the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.