The candidates for U.S. Senate will be on a featured panel at this weekendís Lowcountry Republican Breakfast Club meeting.

The clubís release says every candidate and campaign will be represented. The candidates for U.S. Senate are:

Tim Carnes of Travelers Rest

John Cina of Summerville

Sen. Lindsey Graham of Oconee

Mark McBride of Myrtle Beach

Buddy Witherspoon of West Columbia

The public is encouraged to attend, and all attendees will be allowed to participate in the ìopen mikeî Question and Answer session that will follow their presentations.  Breakfast is served to attendees for $6.50 and the general public is encouraged to attend, regardless of political affiliations.

The breakfast club meets every second Saturday monthly at this location, featuring speakers on topics of local, regional, state, and national interest.  Every meeting includes a question and answer session that is open to anyone who attends.

Past participants and attendees have included Governor Mark Sanford, Lt. Governor Andre Bauer, Congressman Henry Brown, as well as many regional legislators, most of the current state constitutional officers and other elected and appointed officials.