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Sen. Scott, coalition take new approach in fight against poverty

Wednesday | September 21, 2016

A group of conservative senators, including Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., announced a new anti-poverty initiative Wednesday they’ve dubbed the Senate Opportunity Coalition.… Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott: It’s time to stop talking about poverty – and listen

Wednesday | September 21, 2016

Scott launched a new initiative Wednesday that seeks to apply “conservative solutions” to combat poverty, joined by Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, and James Lankford, R-Okla. … Continue Reading

Tim Scott rounds up GOP senators to focus on poverty

Tuesday | September 20, 2016

On Wednesday, he’ll help announce a new group of five senators who will call themselves the Senate Opportunity Coalition: Scott, Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., Sen. Joni Ernst, R-Iowa, Sen. Dan Sullivan, R-Alaska, and Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla. They are all Republicans, and that’s intentional.… Continue Reading

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott awarded ACU’s Conservative Excellence Award

Thursday | September 15, 2016

For the third consecutive year, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) has been 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

Senate passes ‘significant milestone’ for Charleston Harbor deepening

Thursday | September 15, 2016

“The Port of Charleston is vital to our state’s economic future, and I was happy to work with Senator Graham to ensure our port will continue to grow and create jobs,” Scott said in a statement Thursday. … Continue Reading

Harbor-deepening bill boosts Lake Marion water agency

Thursday | September 15, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said the legislation, which passed by a vote of 95-3 on Thursday, contains language he inserted making improvements to the Lake Marion Regional Water Authority. The authority serves areas in The T&D Region along the I-95 and I-26 corridors.… Continue Reading

Inside Smithsonian’s African American History Museum with Tim Scott

Wednesday | September 14, 2016

As the Smithsonian puts the final touches on interior of the building, Scott captured a particularly moving image of one exhibit: a slave cabin from Edisto Island, S.C., that was taken apart and reassembled inside the museum.… Continue Reading

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

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