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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

Sen. Tim Scott accepting internship applications for fall

Tuesday | July 26, 2016

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott is accepting applications for congressional internships in his Washington, D.C., North Charleston, Columbia and Greenville offices for the fall of 2016.… Continue Reading

Senator Scott says we need to ‘reimagine’ America’s economic future in address to Charleston Metro Chamber

Tuesday | July 26, 2016

The key to America’s future economic and national security is figuring out how to “bring the diverse American family together,” said U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) in a conversation with Charleston Metro Chamber investors held earlier today at the Chamber in North Charleston.… Continue Reading

Voices: Time to come together over race

Wednesday | July 20, 2016

Senator Scott writes a column in USA Today on the topic of race, strengthening relationships with law enforcement, and the need to have a real conversation about solutions. … Continue Reading

Three Good Men Talk About Race

Thursday | July 14, 2016

Tim Scott, 50, the first African-American U.S. senator from South Carolina, spoke on the floor of the Senate about what it is to be him, and black.… Continue Reading

Scott accepting applications for service academy nominations

Thursday | July 14, 2016

The Office of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is accepting applications for Service Academy Nominations through 5 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 13. High school students interested in attending one of the four service academies – U.S. Military Academy, U.S. Naval Academy, U.S. Air Force Academy, or U.S. Merchant Marine Academy– are all encouraged to submit applications and other necessary documents.… Continue Reading

Scott outlines ideas to improve relationships between police, communities

Thursday | July 14, 2016

Scott said solutions to improve trust between police officers and communities, particularly members of the black community, will require work from multiple sources. … Continue Reading

Sen. Tim Scott: Angry, hurting ‘American family’ needs to sit down, talk

Monday | July 11, 2016

On Monday, Scott returned to Washington, D.C., to deliver the first in a three-part series of speeches on the Senate floor. For each address he plans to draw on his personal experiences and offer perspectives on how to achieve unity in a moment of rampant anger and distrust.… Continue Reading

State leaders to attend Prayer Vigil for fallen Dallas officers

Sunday | July 10, 2016

Several area Pastors and state leaders will be at the vigil to stand in solidarity and pray. The state leaders who are said to both attend and speak at the event include, Senator Tim Scott and Representative Samuel Rivers. … Continue Reading

SC politicians urge respect for law enforcement, black community in wake of shootings

Saturday | July 9, 2016

In a post on the blogging platform Medium, Sen. Tim Scott drew a parallel between the shooting deaths of Castile and Sterling with that of Walter Scott, who was fatally shot in the back by a North Charleston police officer while running away in April 2015.… Continue Reading

Senator Scott to host Desert Shield and Desert Storm Honor Ceremonies in Greenville and Charleston

Friday | July 8, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) will host Desert Shield and Desert Storm Honor Ceremonies in Greenville and Charleston on August 27. … Continue Reading

EDITORIAL: Scott’s opportunity message

Friday | July 8, 2016

Sen. Scott knows firsthand what it’s like to be raised by a single mom in a low-income home, as he was in North Charleston. He also knows, from his time as a near dropout at Stall High School, the life-changing difference that caring guidance from extended family and friends can make for a youngster teetering between future success and futility.… Continue Reading

WATCH: Sen. Tim Scott releases video statement about Dallas tragedy

Friday | July 8, 2016

US Sen. Tim Scott (R, SC) released a video statement about the tragedy in Dallas, TX that claimed the life of five police officers and wounded seven others.… Continue Reading

SC senator proposes legislation to revoke Hilary Clinton's security clearance

Thursday | July 7, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott, along with U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner and U.S. Sen. John Cornyn, introduced legislation Thursday that would revoke Clinton's security clearance, as well as the security clearance of her colleagues who worked with her during her time as Secretary of State. … Continue Reading

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