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Branchville teen among students nominated to military academies

Tuesday | March 29, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has announced the nominations of 50 South Carolina students to the United States Military Service Academies for the class of 2020, including Sean Bernstel of Branchville High School.… Continue Reading


Pentagon official: Release of Guantanamo detainees has led to American deaths

Wednesday | March 23, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) said in statement Wednesday that Lewis’s comments “are a clear admission” by the Obama administration that attempts to close the detention center entirely are detrimental to natural security.… Continue Reading


Spartanburg County Sheriff's Office unveils memorial to honor law enforcement officers killed in duty

Tuesday | March 22, 2016

Law enforcement officers from across the area were joined by elected officials including U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy and Sen. Tim Scott, and the families of fallen officers during the ceremony.… Continue Reading


‘Victory in the valley’: Members of Congress learn lessons in Charleston, but solutions prove elusive

Sunday | March 20, 2016

“We’ve heard so much about the power of forgiveness, so much about an active form of love, that hopefully we as members of Congress can go back to Washington and take the seeds of connection, the ability to bring people together,” U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said Sunday.… Continue Reading


Stories, tears: Civil rights tour stops here

Saturday | March 19, 2016

South Carolina Congressmen Jim Clyburn and Joe Wilson, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, Georgia Congressman John Lewis and a number of other lawmakers visited Orangeburg during the Congressional Civil Rights Pilgrimage to South Carolina on Friday.… Continue Reading


Jim Clyburn, Tim Scott lead congressional S.C. civil-rights pilgrimage

Friday | March 18, 2016

U.S. Reps. Jim Clyburn, D-Columbia, and John Lewis, D-Ga., and Sen. Tim Scott, R-North Charleston, are leading the annual Faith and Politics Institute pilgrimage aimed at giving congressional leaders access to the role southern states played in the civil rights movement.… Continue Reading


SC Senator Tim Scott to take part in Civil Rights Pilgrimage

Monday | March 14, 2016

According to Senator Scott, participants will learn about South Carolina civil rights pioneers such as Septima Clark and about the 400-year old Gullah Geechee cultural heritage. The delegation is scheduled to visit such historic sites as Zion and Brookland Baptist Churches and that of the Orangeburg massacre.… Continue Reading


Lawmakers To Visit Charleston To Promote Racial Reconciliation

Sunday | March 13, 2016

Democrat Rep. Jim Clyburn and Republican Sen. Tim Scott, both of South Carolina, are among several lawmakers visiting Emanuel AME church to promote racial understanding.… Continue Reading


Editorial: New reason to keep Gitmo

Saturday | March 12, 2016

Fourteen senators, including South Carolina’s Tim Scott, stressed that point Thursday in support of their co-sponsored resolution to keep Gitmo open and to keep those prisoners where they belong.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott, others oppose potential cuts to Medicare Advantage program

Friday | March 11, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott and a dozen other Republican senators oppose changes to the Medicare Advantage program, they wrote in a letter to agency officials this week.… Continue Reading


GOP resolution calls for sending captured ISIS fighters to Gitmo

Thursday | March 10, 2016

Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) joined Senator Steve Daines (R-MT) and 13 other Senators in introducing a resolution to detain ISIL fighters at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott will likely oppose nominee for Education Secretary based on school choice policy position

Wednesday | March 9, 2016

“School choice provides that opportunity, and I sincerely hope that not just Dr. King, but the entire Obama administration, will reconsider their opposition to this critical issue.” Scott said. … Continue Reading


Senator Scott issues statement on passing of Nancy Reagan

Sunday | March 6, 2016

U.S. Senator Tim Scott issued the following statement regarding the passing of First Lady Nancy Reagan.… Continue Reading


Gitmo Is Where Terrorists Should Stay

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Senator Tim Scott continues to fight the closure of Gitmo and bringing terrorists to American soil. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott says Clinton would continue weak foreign policy

Thursday | March 3, 2016

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott warned a national gathering of conservatives Thursday that, if elected president, Hillary Clinton would continue the same foreign policies pursued by President Obama… Continue Reading


S.C. senator avoids election chaos, slams Obama’s foreign policy at CPAC

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., hammered President Barack Obama’s foreign policy in a speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday, staying out of the presidential election talk that dominated most of the day’s events. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Congress Will ‘Use Every Weapon in Our Arsenal’ to Stop Obama From Closing Guantanamo

Thursday | March 3, 2016

Sen. Tim Scott vowed Thursday that the Republican-led Congress will “stand strong and use every weapon in our arsenal” to stop President Barack Obama from closing the U.S. military prison at Guantanamo Bay. … Continue Reading


The Will of the People Must Prevail

Wednesday | March 2, 2016

Senator Tim Scott explains why it is the best interest of the country to have the next President nominate a Supreme Court Justice.… Continue Reading


Upstate students, Sen. Scott break into inspirational song on U.S. Capitol steps

Friday | February 26, 2016

Scott happened to walk out in the middle of their spontaneous performance, put his hand on his heart and finished singing it with them, Schemm said.… Continue Reading


Spartanburg students chat with Senator, Congressman

Friday | February 26, 2016

Students at Cleveland Academy got a chance to talk to politicians first hand on Thursday. US Senator Tim Scott and Congressman John Lewis from Georgia answered their questions via Skype.… Continue Reading

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