updated Wed. November 30, 2022
October 4, 2017
(John M. Spratt Jr. represented the 5th District for 14 terms.) National Democrats failed to rally behind Parnell, a former Goldman Sachs adviser, but he lost by a narrower margin than Jon Ossoff, the well-funded Democrat in Georgia's 6th District. Ossoff has been updating his campaign Facebook page inÃâÃÂ ...
July 7, 2017
Washington (CNN) A Democratic challenger hoping to unseat Speaker Paul Ryan has gotten a boost from a viral video in recent days, but he's still far from toppling the most powerful member of the House in November 2018. Randy Bryce, an iron worker and union member in southeast Wisconsin, facesÃâÃÂ ...
June 21, 2017
Norman was seeking to unseat longtime Democratic Rep. John M. Spratt Jr. “You parade as being a conservative, but you go to Washington and vote with the liberals,” Norman told Spratt during a debate that year. “It's an extremist party represented by Nancy Pelosi.” Spratt painted Norman as hypocritical inÃâÃÂ ...
May 17, 2017
Still, it's a tough district for Democrats to contest, and one the national party hasn't been eager to invest in. Mulvaney, who vacated his seat to become director of the Office of Management and Budget, was a co-founder of the Freedom Caucus. But before him, Democratic Rep. John M. Spratt Jr. held the seatÃâÃÂ ...
April 26, 2017
... Monday interview. Parnell is the leading Democrat running for the seat left behind by former Rep. Mick Mulvaney, a co-founder of the Freedom Caucus, who's now the director of the Office of Management and Budget. Before Mulvaney, former Democratic Rep. John M. Spratt Jr. held the seat for 28 years.
March 31, 2017
John M. Spratt Jr. of South Carolina is a prime example. “For years, Congressman John Spratt was listening to South Carolina. Since Nancy Pelosi took over, he's become a rubber stamp,” the narrator intoned ominously. “The cap-and-trade energy tax? Spratt voted yes. The Wall Street bailout? Spratt, yes.
U.S. News & World Report
January 24, 2017
Mulvaney defeated the state's longest-serving U.S. congressman, 14-term Democrat John M. Spratt Jr., in 2010. 7. Mulvaney has owned and operated Salsarita's Fresh Cantina restaurants in North Carolina. 8. Mulvaney was one of the founders of the Freedom Caucus, which helped spur then-SpeakerÃâÃÂ ...
April 21, 2016
Watch Manu Raju's interview with Paul Ryan Thursday on CNN's "New Day". Washington (CNN) Paul Ryan wants everyone to know he's no John Boehner. "I think I do it better," the House speaker told CNN during an interview this week, adding that his leadership style is different than his predecessor,ÃâÃÂ ...
New York Times
October 12, 2010
FORT MILL, S.C. — Representative John M. Spratt Jr., a Democrat who has managed to be elected and re-elected in this increasingly red district since 1982, climbed slowly to the podium at a Democratic Party fish fry on Monday night. A couple of hundred party loyalists had finished their Calabash friedÃâÃÂ ...
Los Angeles Times
April 15, 2007
... everything we asked" on the 2008 budget resolution. Budget Committee Chairman John M. Spratt Jr.'s (D-S.C.) bill matched President Bush's defense funding request, strictly limited the entitlement spending so beloved by liberals and instituted tough pay-as-you-go rules that moderates had championed.
news and opinion