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Representative Spencer Wetmore - Flipping a District, Working Across Party Lines, Being a New Legislator, and How to be an All-Star in the Legislature

February 22, 2022 Vincent Sheheen, Joel Lourie, Guest Spencer Wetmore Season 2 Episode 6
Bourbon in The Back Room
Representative Spencer Wetmore - Flipping a District, Working Across Party Lines, Being a New Legislator, and How to be an All-Star in the Legislature
Show Notes

 Vincent and Joel sit down with Representative Elizabeth "Spencer" Wetmore - a Freshman Representative leading a new generation of South Carolina legislators.  They discuss how to flip a close district along party lines, what it's like being a new legislator, how to film a statewide address next to sesame street, and how she got two bills passed as a brand new house member. Hear her give an insiders perspective on the upcoming tax cuts, medical marijuana, and answer questions from our live audience! 

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