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Scott, Sanford propose making Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie a national park

Wednesday | June 28, 2017

Two South Carolina lawmakers have proposed that the site where the Civil War began be raised in status to a national park.… Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott Testimony - Criminal Justice Reform

Wednesday | June 28, 2017

This morning, U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) testified in front of the U.S. House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform’s hearing on “Criminal Justice Reform and Efforts to Reduce Recidivism.” The purpose of the hearing was to examine programs and legislation aimed at rehabilitating offenders, facilitating a successful transition from prison to community, and reducing recidivism. Scott testified on the first panel with Democratic Senator Cory Booker.… Continue Reading


Senators offer bipartisan bill on retirement savings for grad students

Monday | June 19, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators on Monday offered legislation aimed at helping graduate students save for retirement. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott honors victims on anniversary of Charleston church shooting

Saturday | June 17, 2017

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R) memorialized the victims of the 2015 Charleston church shooting on Saturday, the two-year anniversary of the attack on a historic African-American church in Charleston, S.C., that left nine dead and three wounded.… Continue Reading


We are the American Family

Thursday | June 15, 2017

SCOTT: We are shaken by the events of Wednesday, the shooting in Alexandria. My prayers remain with my friend, Steve Scalise, and his family, as well as Zack Barth, the congressional staffer, Matt Mika, who was volunteering at the baseball field, and the two brave police officers, Crystal Greiner and David Bailey.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott: Keeping perspective in Washington

Tuesday | June 13, 2017

Smarter Faster with South Carolina Senator Scott… Continue Reading


Palmetto Boys State fosters leadership, patriotism, camaraderie at Anderson University

Monday | June 12, 2017

Boys State changed Seth Buckley's life. It changed the lives of Jacob Buckley, Caleb Buckley, Eli Buckley and Micah Buckley, too.… Continue Reading


White House painted orange

Monday | June 12, 2017

The White House had never been so, well, orange. Inundated by a large contingent of Clemson University football players, staff and fans, the South Lawn of the White House turned into a veritable Tiger Tailgate Show Monday afternoon as the Tigers were feted by President Donald Trump in honor of their national championship won in January.… Continue Reading


Clemson football team celebrates championship at White House

Monday | June 12, 2017

The crowd was also a who’s who of the South Carolina political scene. U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, and U.S. Reps. Jeff Duncan, Mark Sanford, Joe Wilson and Tom Rice were all on hand.… Continue Reading


Members of Congress express outrage after Maher slur

Saturday | June 3, 2017

Several members of Congress condemned comedian Bill Maher Saturday in the wake of his use of a racial epithet on his HBO show.… Continue Reading


Jesse Jackson wishes MLK 'had gotten to meet' LeBron James, compares him to Ali

Thursday | June 1, 2017

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott praised James' response. Scott said in a statement to USA TODAY Sports: “I thought LeBron had a very poignant response to an ugly situation. He could have responded with anger, but instead opened his heart to the cameras and delivered a message that I hope will resonate with people around our nation.… Continue Reading


South Carolina senator honored for support of marine industry

Thursday | June 1, 2017

The States Organization for Boating Access presented its 2017 Congressional Award to Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., during the May 15-17 American Boating Congress.… Continue Reading


Sens. call for codification of life protection order

Wednesday | May 31, 2017

Sen. Mike Lee (R-UT) joined with 18 colleagues in sending a letter to State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Subcommittee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) requesting that language be included in the FY2018 Appropriations bill to protect human life in U.S. global health assistance and prohibit funding to the United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA). … Continue Reading


Police body cameras focus on big picture

Saturday | May 27, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has renewed his efforts to provide federal funds to outfit police with body cameras. It's a good idea, and Congress should follow through with its support.… Continue Reading


Army Corps funds beach renourishment for Grand Strand

Thursday | May 25, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers released their 2017 Work Plan Wednesday night which included $16 million in funding for the Myrtle Beach Shore Protection Project.… Continue Reading


Myrtle Beach given $16 million for beach renourishment

Thursday | May 25, 2017

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers has awarded Myrtle Beach $16 million in funds to go towards beach renourishment, according to officials.… Continue Reading


South Carolinians Respond to Manchester Tragedy

Tuesday | May 23, 2017

As we continue to learn more about the deadly Manchester attacks, South Carolina Lawmakers and other prominent figures are speaking out. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott serves as ‘Celebrity Chef’ in March of Dimes event

Tuesday | May 23, 2017

Food brings people together and, today, it helped lawmakers on Capitol Hill put politics aside. The 35th Annual March of Dimes gala took place in Washington, D.C. on Tuesday. Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina joined democrats and republicans to serve as a Celebrity Chef.… Continue Reading


Give cops an impartial eye

Tuesday | May 23, 2017

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has renewed his efforts to provide federal funds to outfit police with body cameras. It’s a good idea, and Congress should follow through with its support. … Continue Reading


As health care debate ramps up in the U.S. Senate, here's where South Carolina Sens. Scott and Graham stand on the sticking points

Saturday | May 13, 2017

Republicans Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, however, both have ideas for how to overhaul the system and what they'd like to see included in their party's eventual proposal to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act, or Obamacare.… Continue Reading

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