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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


Scott accepting applications for summer interns

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) announced he is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, DC, North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the summer of 2016.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott reacts to Obama's budget proposal that would defund MOX Project

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

Scott said Obama's budget is "extremely disappointing," calling it a liberal wish list.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott wears Crimson Tide tie after Alabama rolls over Clemson for title

Tuesday | February 9, 2016

“I was forced to put on this tie to honor the agreement I had with Sessions, even though he’s actually a War Eagle (Auburn University’s battle cry) and not an Alabama Roll Tide fan,” Scott, R-S.C., said when asked why he was wearing a crimson tie speckled with Alabama’s “A” logo. … Continue Reading


A review of the Savannah River Site MOX project before Obama’s budget rollout

Monday | February 8, 2016

Republican Sens. Tim Scott and Lindsey Graham, and Rep. Joe Wilson wrote in a letter that the figures don’t make sense. Contractor MOX Services reported last year that the facility was nearly 70 percent complete with less than $5 billion spent on funding.… Continue Reading


Clyburn, Scott roles give S.C. reason for pride

Sunday | February 7, 2016

Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is a history maker too as the first African-American elected to the U.S. Senate from South Carolina in modern times.… Continue Reading


S.C. Senators save Air Facility Charleston for another two years

Thursday | February 4, 2016

U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott have prevented a shuttering of Air Facility Charleston for at least more two years. … Continue Reading


Coast Guard rescue stations in SC, Oregon open till 2018

Thursday | February 4, 2016

Scott and his fellow South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham worked with Sens. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley of Oregon to keep the facilities open.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott speaks with veterans about healthcare, Guantanamo Bay

Friday | January 29, 2016

South Carolina Senator Tim Scott is continuing his fight to keep terrorism suspects held at Guantanamo Bay out of the United States. … Continue Reading


Scott: We must strengthen national security

Friday | January 29, 2016

The horrific attacks in San Bernardino, Calif., and Paris showed us firsthand the importance of pausing the refugee resettlement program until a fail-proof security check is developed, securing our borders, and enforcing our immigration laws already on the books.… Continue Reading


National School Choice Week: Aiken County has options

Monday | January 25, 2016

Both Horse Creek and Jackson Middle say student success is up, and parents are more satisfied because they offer something a little different than a traditional school. That's what lawmakers like Senator Tim Scott were hoping for when they advocated for more school choice.… Continue Reading


Myrtle Beach honors Dr. King dream in growing show of unity

Monday | January 18, 2016

Scott (R-SC) told the crowd the three key components to a better future are making sure all people have a good educational foundation, a strong work ethic and know the importance of a dream. … Continue Reading


S.C. delegation stakes bragging rights – and ’cue –on Alabama-Clemson game

Monday | January 11, 2016

If the Alabama Crimson Tide take home the championship title, Scott will have to treat Session and his staff with South Carolina barbecue – but there’s more than just ribs on the line. … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott makes friendly wager with AL senator on college football championship

Monday | January 11, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R, SC) said he and U.S. Sen. Jess Sessions (R, AL) made a friendly wager on the college football national championship. … Continue Reading


VIDEO: Senator Tim Scott responds to Obama action on guns

Wednesday | January 6, 2016
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