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GOP senator riffs on 'Night Before Christmas' to hit Obama on Gitmo

Wednesday | December 23, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) turned poet Wednesday, riffing on the holiday classic “A Visit From St. Nicholas” to criticize President Obama's intention to shutter the Guantanamo Bay detention facility.… Continue Reading


Scott targets Obama's Guantanamo plans in politically-spun holiday poem

Wednesday | December 23, 2015

U.S. Senator for South Carolina Tim Scott released a Christmas-themed poem illustrating his opinion that inmates should not be brought to the United States from Guantanamo Bay in Cuba. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott takes on Obama, Guantanamo in “Night before Christmas” spoof

Wednesday | December 23, 2015

T’was two days before Christmas and U.S. Sen. Tim Scott let the White House know that even Santa Claus could be drafted into the Guantanamo Bay row.… Continue Reading


Scott’s online holiday greeting referencing Gitmo detainees makes rounds on social media

Wednesday | December 23, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., posted a holiday greeting on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon with a take on the poem, “Twas the Night Before Christmas.”… Continue Reading


Scott to wrap up 2015 tour of all South Carolina counties (AP)

Tuesday | December 22, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will finish his goal of visiting all 46 counties in South Carolina in 2015 with several days to spare. … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott praises South Carolinians’ resilience in aftermath of floods

Tuesday | December 22, 2015

South Carolinians have the right mindset when it comes to bouncing back from historic and catastrophic October floods, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina said Tuesday.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott to visit Florence, Dillon to round out tour of S.C. counties

Tuesday | December 22, 2015

Senator Tim Scott will be visiting two more counties today to finish up his tour of all forty-six counties in South Carolina. … Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott's 'sock game’ is famous on Capitol Hill

Monday | December 21, 2015

It’s the most festive time of the year, but one South Carolina Senator has festive footwear year-round. Senator Tim Scott’s socks are famous in the halls of the U.S. Capitol, he says they sometimes receive too much attention.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott to visit Florence, Dillon

Monday | December 21, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott will make two stops in the Pee Dee Tuesday to round out his 46 county tour.… Continue Reading


‘Real American hero’: WWII veteran receives medals at Nexton Elementary

Wednesday | December 16, 2015

Scott was at Nexton Elementary to give six decorations to Smoak for his service about 70 years ago… Continue Reading


Ex-Im Bank return good news for S.C.

Tuesday | December 15, 2015

In supporting Ex-Im, Graham, Scott, Clyburn, Wilson, Sanford and Rice stood up for economic growth in South Carolina.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott cites terrorist threat for keeping Gitmo open

Friday | December 11, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott has stepped up his calls for keeping the Navy base at Guantanamo Bay open, saying the president’s plan for the detention facility encourages terrorism.… Continue Reading


Senate restores education power to states, replacing No Child Left Behind

Wednesday | December 9, 2015

Earlier in the year, Scott attempted to pass an amendment that would allow federal Title I funding to follow low-income students rather than be allotted to low-income schools, but the measure failed… Continue Reading


VIDEO: Retiring Anderson city manager honored at council meeting

Monday | December 7, 2015

Roberts also read the comments that U.S. Sen. Tim Scott entered last week into the Congressional Record thanking Moore for "his efforts that will undoubtedly benefit the citizens of Anderson for years to come."… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott hears from businesses, farmers hurt by flood

Saturday | December 5, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott held a Senate subcommittee on small business and entrepreneurship hearing Friday in Columbia City Hall.… Continue Reading


Farmers’ concerns about flood recovery highlight Scott’s Senate hearing in Columbia

Friday | December 4, 2015

Concerns about how South Carolina’s farmers will recover from October’s flooding dominated U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s field hearing on small business recovery on Friday in Columbia … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott visits local veterans

Sunday | November 22, 2015

Sen. Tim Scott visited veterans at Veterans Victory House last Wednesday. … Continue Reading


Letter: Sen. Scott comes through

Wednesday | November 18, 2015

"I want to commend Sen. Scott and his staff for their speedy action in helping me out. He really is one of the good guys."… Continue Reading


Three top prosecutors: Don't send us Guantanamo detainees - AP

Wednesday | November 18, 2015

Top prosecutors in three states reportedly being assessed as potential future homes for Guantanamo Bay detainees are imploring the Obama administration not to send the prisoners to their states.… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott spends Veterans Day in Hardeeville

Wednesday | November 11, 2015

Scott visited Hardeeville on Wednesday for the city's Veterans Day ceremony. The senator, along with city and county leaders, used the ceremony to honor veterans on this special day and to highlight Hardeeville's own heroes. … Continue Reading

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