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Dec 19, 2014 | Greenwood Index-Journal

Scott: education and staying positive the keys to success

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.

Dec 16, 2014 | Washington Examiner

Tom Cotton, Tim Scott to join Senate Banking Committee

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.

Dec 16, 2014 | The Daily Signal

Tim Scott: Why Marriage Matters for Fighting Poverty

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.

Dec 16, 2014 | WMBF

Coast Guard rescues four people from boat fire in Murrells Inlet

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.

Dec 13, 2014 | The Hill

Senator Scott previews Senate agenda in new Congress

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) gave a preview Saturday of what the new GOP-controlled Senate will look like come January.

Dec 13, 2014 | The State

SC Senator Tim Scott delivers GOP Radio address

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.”

Dec 4, 2014 | Go Laurens

Senator Tim Scott visits county as part of statewide tour

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.

Dec 4, 2014 | Washington Examiner

Tim Scott self-imposes a term limit on his time in Washington

Sen. Tim Scott made history this week, and he's put an end date on his time in Washington.

Dec 4, 2014 | Aiken Standard

Editorial: State politics should see attitude shift with Scott

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.

Dec 3, 2014 | BET

The People's Choice: Sen. Tim Scott's Historic Swearing-In

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.