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Tim Scott will likely oppose nominee for Education Secretary based on school choice policy position

Wednesday | March 9, 2016

“School choice provides that opportunity, and I sincerely hope that not just Dr. King, but the entire Obama administration, will reconsider their opposition to this critical issue.” Scott said. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott issues statement on passing of Nancy Reagan

Sunday | March 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott issued the following statement regarding the passing of First Lady Nancy Reagan.… Continue Reading


Gitmo Is Where Terrorists Should Stay

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Senator Tim Scott continues to fight the closure of Gitmo and bringing terrorists to American soil. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott says Clinton would continue weak foreign policy

Thursday | March 3, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott warned a national gathering of conservatives Thursday that, if elected president, Hillary Clinton would continue the same foreign policies pursued by President Obama… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Congress Will ‘Use Every Weapon in Our Arsenal’ to Stop Obama From Closing Guantanamo

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott vowed Thursday that the Republican-led Congress will “stand strong and use every weapon in our arsenal” to stop President Barack Obama from closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. … Continue Reading


S.C. senator avoids election chaos, slams Obama’s foreign policy at CPAC

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., hammered President Barack Obama’s foreign policy in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, staying out of the presidential election talk that dominated most of the day’s events. … Continue Reading


The Will of the People Must Prevail

Wednesday | March 2, 2016

Senator Tim Scott explains why it is the best interest of the country to have the next President nominate a Supreme Court Justice.… Continue Reading


Upstate students, Sen. Scott break into inspirational song on U.S. Capitol steps

Friday | February 26, 2016

Scott happened to walk out in the middle of their spontaneous performance, put his hand on his heart and finished singing it with them, Schemm said.… Continue Reading


Spartanburg students chat with Senator, Congressman

Friday | February 26, 2016

Students at Cleveland Academy got a chance to talk to politicians first hand on Thursday. US Senator Tim Scott and Congressman John Lewis from Georgia answered their questions via Skype.… Continue Reading


Clemson Football team recognized with Congressional Record

Thursday | February 25, 2016

The Tigers were honored by U.S. Senator Tim Scott on January 27th for their outstanding 14-1 record.… Continue Reading


Keep terrorists at Guantanamo

Wednesday | February 24, 2016

As Sen. Tim Scott said in a Tuesday statement, “The law could not be any clearer: President Obama does not have the authority to move dozens of dangerous terrorists from the detention facility at Guantanamo Bay to American communities. Instead of trying to empty out Gitmo and moving dozens of dangerous terrorists to South Carolina, Kansas or Colorado, the president needs to put our national security interests first.”… Continue Reading


Residents near Naval Brig don't want Gitmo prisoners in their backyard

Wednesday | February 24, 2016

People who live near the Naval Consolidated Brig are concerned after learning the brig is one of 13 possible sites to house prisoners in the war on terror.… Continue Reading


S.C. lawmakers tell Obama to keep Guantánamo detainees out

Tuesday | February 23, 2016

“The law could not be any clearer: President Obama does not have the authority to move dozens of dangerous terrorists from the detention facility at Guantánamo Bay to American communities,” Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott: We Must Protect Unborn Children: “It’s About Protecting 10 Fingers, 10 Toes and 1 Heart”

Thursday | February 18, 2016

Senator Scott wrote a column about being pro-life and the need to protect the unborn. He said, "this is not about pro-choice or pro-life; it is simply about protecting 10 fingers, 10 toes, and 1 beating heart."… Continue Reading


Congressional delegation to visit Emanuel AME Church in pursuit of lessons on racial healing

Thursday | February 18, 2016

“When the wounds are still fresh, perhaps it can bring people together,” Scott said, “and give us all, hopefully, a positive and constructive opportunity to process the lessons that we should all take away from the tragedy ... that in spite of our difficulties and our challenges, if we remain a family — the Charleston family, the South Carolina family, the American family — good will eventually come out of our challenging times.”… Continue Reading


Celebrating Black History Month

Tuesday | February 16, 2016

Senator Tim Scott (R-S.C.) and Rep. Terri Sewell (D-Ala.-7) came together for a Skype call with students from Laing Middle School of Science and Technology in honor of Black History Month. … Continue Reading


Politicians react to Justice Scalia's sudden passing

Saturday | February 13, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott: Saddened by Justice Scalia's passing. The next President must nominate successor that upholds constitution, founding principles.… Continue Reading


Scott announces 2016 internships

Friday | February 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016. The intern program is open to undergraduate and graduate students who have strong interest in public service, government and press.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott Distributed Friday Valentines at MUSC Children’s Hospital

Friday | February 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) distributed Valentines to patients at MUSC Children’s Hospital today in Charleston.… Continue Reading


Berkeley County Council votes against terrorists being housed at Naval brig

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

President Obama is proposing shutting down the prison at Guantanamo Bay, and bringing the prisoners to locations here in the US, including the Naval brig in Berkeley County.… Continue Reading

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