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Sen. Scott sworn in to new term, keeps key committee assignments

Tuesday | January 3, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) was sworn-in to his first full term in the United States Senate this afternoon in a ceremony on the Senator floor. Scott will roll out his Opportunity Agenda in the coming weeks, introducing legislation to ensure every American family has the opportunity to succeed. f… Continue Reading

Senator Scott Sworn In to First Full Term

Tuesday | January 3, 2017

U.S. Senator Tim Scott is sworn in to his first full term at the beginning of the 115th Congress. He was joined by Senator Lindsey Graham and former Senator Jim DeMint.… Continue Reading

Scott: We cannot stand on the sidelines in Israeli matters

Monday | December 26, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott issued the following statement Monday, reacting to the United States’ abstention during a vote condemning Israeli settlements by the United Nations Security Council.… Continue Reading

Newsmakers: Tim Scott and Trey Gowdy

Sunday | December 25, 2016

One of Capitol Hill's most well-established friendships is between two of the Republican Party's more tandem lawmakers: Sen. Tim Scott and Rep. Trey Gowdy.… Continue Reading

Hicks column: Sen. Tim Scott, AG nominee Jeff Sessions meet in Charleston

Friday | December 16, 2016

Alabama Sen. Jeff Sessions, President-elect Donald Trump's nominee for U.S. Attorney General, isn't making house calls on all his colleagues. Just Tim Scott.… Continue Reading

Column: Scott: Museum should honor Justice Thomas

Wednesday | December 14, 2016

Editor’s note: Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) sent a letter last week to top officials of the Smithsonian Institution and the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. … Continue Reading

SC’s Scott: Justice Thomas’ story should be told at African American museum

Tuesday | December 6, 2016

South Carolina’s first African American U.S. senator has asked the Smithsonian Institution to reconsider its omission of Supreme Court Associate Justice Clarence Thomas from the exhibits in the new National Museum of African American History and Culture.… Continue Reading

Scott tours bGen in Gaffney, Dollar General plant in Jonesville

Monday | December 5, 2016

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott visited two Upstate businesses Monday as part of his 46-county tour of South Carolina to meet people and hear their concerns.… Continue Reading

Campbell receives medals never rewarded for service in World War II

Saturday | November 12, 2016

Friday, Campbell was presented the WW II Victory medal among others in a glass-encased box. Documents detailing Campbell's service were approved through the U.S. Department of Defense and aided by South Carolina Senator Tim Scott. … Continue Reading

Local WWII vets recognized for service on Veterans Day

Friday | November 11, 2016

Fifteen WWII veterans were honored with a luncheon at Wade's hosted by the Downtown Spartanburg Sertoma Club. Each vet was given a Congressional recognition on behalf of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott's office.… Continue Reading

Citadel celebrates diversity milestones

Friday | November 4, 2016

The Citadel Minority Alumni Association will present a scholarship donation to the college in honor of Charles Foster. The association has also arranged for a congressional record to be read in honor of Foster on the floor of the U.S. Senate with assistance from U.S. Senator Tim Scott. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott: Putting a Face on Poverty

Monday | October 24, 2016

Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina recruited his fellow senators to join his Senate Opportunity Coalition when he realized that a number of them were focused on similar anti-poverty efforts in their home states. “They all have passion for people in vulnerable situations,” Scott says to National Review. “Some, if not all, of them were already working on issues to deal with the most vulnerable.” … Continue Reading

Tim Scott visits Upstate counties on Wed., Thurs..

Wednesday | October 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will visit several Upstate counties on Wednesday and Thursday, as part of the senator’s annual visit to every county in South Carolina. … Continue Reading


Wednesday | October 12, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott made a stop in Seneca Wednesday afternoon with a message of hope.… Continue Reading

‘If you are the problem, you are also the promise’

Thursday | October 6, 2016

SCOTT OP-ED: God, faith and the power of prayer are truly remarkable. My unwavering relationship with our Heavenly Father has kept me going during my lowest of lows, and has emboldened my hope of brighter days ahead.… Continue Reading

Guest Column: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott -- Find the ‘Solution' on Sundays

Saturday | October 1, 2016

The beauty of America is that we are a melting pot. People come from all over the world seeking the opportunities and freedoms that we, as Americans, take for granted. Of course, there are times where we fall short of living up to the principles and ideals that led to the founding of our country, but it is in those times that we must be strong and stand together.… Continue Reading

Brian Kilmeade tours the Capitol with Sen. Tim Scott

Friday | September 30, 2016

'Fox & Friends' co-host and South Carolina senator visit a low-income school… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott lays flowers at Townville Elementary

Thursday | September 29, 2016

Scott prayed, met with first responders, dispatchers and firefighters. He then went to Greenville to take flowers to the family of Jacob Hall. Jacob is a 6-year-old who was shot and remains at Greenville Memorial Hospital. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott awarded ACU’s Conservative Excellence Award

Thursday | September 22, 2016

For the third consecutive year, Sen. Tim Scott, R-South Carolina, will be awarded the Conservative Excellence Award from the American Conservative Union in recognition of his consistent track record in promoting conservative principles and values while serving as a member of Congress.… Continue Reading

Scott expands his ‘Opportunity Agenda’ with ‘Opportunity Coalition’

Wednesday | September 21, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott speaks often about the need for Republicans to address the nation’s poverty epidemic in terms Americans can understand. It seems some of his fellow GOP lawmakers are catching on.… Continue Reading

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