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Jackson, a member of the school's football and track teams and JROTC, said he felt empowered to pursue his goals of joining the military or earning a master's degree in business administration after graduation. "He showed he had been through the struggle," Jackson said.
South Carolina's Tim Scott, fresh off a special election victory, also will join the Banking Committee, according to a list sent out by the office of incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. Republicans will have 12 members on the committee, two more than this year.
In a speech at the 2014 Heritage Antipoverty Forum, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., described his vision to lift more Americans out of poverty. Scott’s speech emphasized an often-overlooked factor contributing to opportunity: marriage. He spoke of the significance of marriage and the challenges for single-parent households from his personal experience living with a single mom after his parents’ divorce.
The Coast Guard responded to the report by launching a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter and crew from the air facility in Charleston. They sent a boat crew on a 45-foot response boat and Medium from Coast Guard Station Georgetown also helped. The fate of that helicopter was up in the air for quite some time. Earlier this year, it was decided to close down the Charleston air facility. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott fought to keep the base open.
Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) gave a preview Saturday of what the new GOP-controlled Senate will look like come January.
In remarks prepared for delivery in his Saturday address, South Carolina’s junior Senator, Tim Scott, said the mid-term election was a repudiation of the President’s policies and that Republicans will now “present solutions for American families, and I truly hope the President will join us.”
US Senator for South Carolina, Tim Scott, stopped by the Clock restaurant in Laurens on Sunday night to meet and mingle with some of his constituents. Scott says that he has been touring all over the state since winning his senate seat in the November special election.
Sen. Tim Scott made history this week, and he's put an end date on his time in Washington.
This isn’t a major shift just based on Scott’s race. It isn’t a major shift based on his politics by any means. It’s a major shift based on the early indications that Scott has an aversion to do-noting politics.
History-making isn't a term that the young Tim Scott would have ever dared dream might one day be applied to him. Dreams were not for people like Scott, who was being raised in a single-parent household where money was tight and, he's not too proud to admit, he was failing in high school.