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Most powerful, and coolest, artifacts at new black history museum

Wednesday | September 14, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott teamed up with Instagram on Wednesday to preview the new National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, which opens to the public Sept. 24. … Continue Reading

Make Fort Sumter a national park

Wednesday | September 14, 2016

Scott announced last week he would introduce a bill that would create the Fort Sumter and Fort Moultrie National Park as the nation’s 60th national park. Congaree National Park near Columbia currently is the only park in the state with that designation.… Continue Reading

Sens. Scott and Booker talk connection beyond politics

Monday | September 12, 2016

(VIDEO) Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina and Democratic Sen. Cory Booker of New Jersey are the only African-Americans currently serving in the United States Senate. They came together to visit the Smithsonian's National Museum of African American History and Culture for the very first time, speaking to Charlie Rose about growing up as African-Americans and their hopes for the future of this country.… Continue Reading

SC Senators remember 9-11 anniversary

Sunday | September 11, 2016

Sunday both South Carolina Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott released comments about the 15th anniversary of the September 11th attacks.… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott Proposes Ft. Moultrie and Ft. Sumter be Named National Parks

Sunday | September 11, 2016

South Carolina U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, the first black U.S. senator from the deep South since Reconstruction, is proposing that the site where the Civil War began be raised in status to a national park.… Continue Reading

As nation ponders community policing, Scott and Gowdy hope S.C. can engage in the debate

Saturday | September 3, 2016

Both men insist their goal is not to walk away with a legislative proposal; that’s for the congressional working group. Rather, Gowdy and Scott want South Carolina to be a part of a national conversation about criminal justice and sentencing policy, about what residents and law enforcement can do to help each other do their jobs and live lives in peace.… Continue Reading

Senator hosts ceremony recognizing anniversary of Desert Shield/Desert Storm

Friday | September 2, 2016

Jackie Gilmore, a Columbia native, attended a Veterans Honor Ceremony recognizing the 25th anniversary of the conclusion of Desert Shield/Desert Storm. … Continue Reading

Desert Shield/Desert Storm Veterans Honor Event

Sunday | August 28, 2016

Desert Shield/Desert Storm Veterans Honor Event hosted by South Carolina Senator Tim Scott Saturday morning at the TD Center… Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott honors hundreds of Gulf War veterans at North Charleston ceremony

Saturday | August 27, 2016

Hundreds of sailors, soldiers, airmen and Marines packed the Charleston Area Convention Center on Saturday afternoon for a ceremony honoring Gulf War veterans — the latest in a series of events held by U.S. Sen. Tim Scott. … Continue Reading

Senator Tim Scott hosts events to recognize SC veterans

Saturday | August 27, 2016

Senator Tim Scott hosted ceremonies to recognize the efforts of South Carolina veterans who served during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns. … Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott to honor Desert Storm vets in Greenville

Friday | August 26, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina is hosting the event to recognize the 25th anniversary of the end of Desert Storm. More than 200 veterans are expected to attend.… Continue Reading

Scott to host honor ceremonies for Desert Storm and Desert Shield veterans

Thursday | August 25, 2016

To recognize the efforts of South Carolina veterans who served during the Desert Shield and Desert Storm campaigns, Sen. Tim Scott is scheduled to host two honor ceremonies Saturday, Aug. 27 in Greenville and Charleston.… Continue Reading

Sen. Scott Question 2: Why are we having so much trouble fixing DC?

Friday | August 19, 2016

The second question to Sen. Tim Scott during his visit to Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church on Tuesday came from Manning resident Paul Korzec, who asked, “Why are we having so much trouble fixing Washington? Why can’t junior people like yourself fix this problem? Everything seems to be running status quo.”… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott Question 1: What do you think about term limits?

Friday | August 19, 2016

The first question leveled at Sen. Tim Scott during his visit Tuesday at Cornerstone Fellowship Free Will Baptist Church involved term limits, specifically whether he thought they were a good idea and whether he believed in them.… Continue Reading

Faith leaders, police officers join SC’s Scott, Gowdy to discuss race, policing

Thursday | August 18, 2016

Two congressmen say South Carolinians must have a frank conversation about race and policing in an effort to curb incidents like the fatal shooting of an unarmed black North Charleston man by a white police officer.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott delivers message of hope, opportunity to Georgetown’s Tara Hall residents

Thursday | August 18, 2016

As part of a four-county tour in South Carolina, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., stopped at Tara Hall Home for Boys in Georgetown County Tuesday, Aug. 16, to speak with the residents and staff.… Continue Reading

Obama Administration jeopardizes national security with Gitmo releases

Thursday | August 18, 2016

The Obama Administration has again jeopardized our national security through the irresponsible release of 15 more detainees from Guantanamo Bay. In his relentless effort to meet a campaign promise, the President has potentially enabled dangerous and high-risk individuals to return to the fight against the U.S. and our allies in our battle against terrorism.… Continue Reading

ACA has negatively impacted SC residents

Thursday | August 18, 2016

Aetna announced recently that they will be leaving the South Carolina healthcare exchange in 2017, leaving many in our state without sustainable healthcare coverage.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott talks MOX, growing business with North Augusta Chamber

Thursday | August 4, 2016

As part of stops in six South Carolina counties on Thursday, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., dropped by City Council Chambers in the North Augusta Municipal Building to speak with North Augusta Chamber of Commerce members about issues pertinent to the CSRA, as well as the country as a whole. … Continue Reading

Tim Scott’s suggestion to ease race relations: Share a Sunday dinner

Thursday | July 28, 2016

SC Sen. Tim Scott has found a unique solution to the tricky topic of race relations in America. … Continue Reading

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