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Congress passes Keystone bill despite veto threat

Friday | January 16, 2015

“The hardworking employees of MTU American and Michelin are already contributing to the Keystone project, and would certainly benefit even more from the pipeline’s construction. This shows how important a jobs issue the pipeline is – not just in the states where it is being constructed, but across our entire nation,” Scott said.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott and the meaning of a rescued Rotweiller

Thursday | January 15, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s photo is on the cover of the Charleston Animal Society’s 2015 winter publication “Carolina Tails” promoting his firsthand account of how a rescued Rottweiller puppy boosted the morale of his 84-year-old grandfather.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott Visits New Midlands Teen After School Center

Wednesday | December 31, 2014

U.S. Senator Tim Scott talks Pee Dee growth and I-73

Wednesday | December 31, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott discusses jobs, energy in Cheraw visit

Wednesday | December 31, 2014

Senators right to rescue service for public safety

Friday | December 26, 2014

Three days after the announcement came a reminder how important search-and-resuce capability is in a coastal area: A helicopter from Air Facility Charleston helped rescue four people from a burning boat off Murrells Inlet.… Continue Reading


Guest Opinion: ‘Tis the Season to Remember Our Blessings

Wednesday | December 24, 2014

I came into the U.S. Senate with the expectation of making a significant difference in Americans’ lives - the Americans who lack hope and do not have access to many opportunities that would help them achieve the American Dream. As 2015 winds to a close and a new year greets us, I will continue to fight for those opportunities.… Continue Reading


The year in politics, as told by the Internet

Tuesday | December 23, 2014

Selfies. There were a lot of them. The only good one was this one with Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.)… Continue Reading


Scott: education and staying positive the keys to success

Friday | December 19, 2014

Jackson, a member of the school's football and track teams and JROTC, said he felt empowered to pursue his goals of joining the military or earning a master's degree in business administration after graduation. "He showed he had been through the struggle," Jackson said.… Continue Reading


Employer Groups Express Disappointment With NLRB Final Rule on Union Elections

Friday | December 19, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), who also sits on the HELP committee, agreed. “Today’s rule issued by the NLRB is perhaps the most pro-union action taken by the current administration, which is quite a feat in itself,” Scott said in a statement.… Continue Reading


Tom Cotton, Tim Scott to join Senate Banking Committee

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

South Carolina's Tim Scott, fresh off a special election victory, also will join the Banking Committee, according to a list sent out by the office of incoming Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky. Republicans will have 12 members on the committee, two more than this year.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Why Marriage Matters for Fighting Poverty

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

In a speech at the 2014 Heritage Antipoverty Forum, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., described his vision to lift more Americans out of poverty. Scott’s speech emphasized an often-overlooked factor contributing to opportunity: marriage. He spoke of the significance of marriage and the challenges for single-parent households from his personal experience living with a single mom after his parents’ divorce.… Continue Reading


Coast Guard rescues four people from boat fire in Murrells Inlet

Tuesday | December 16, 2014

The Coast Guard responded to the report by launching a MH-65D Dolphin helicopter and crew from the air facility in Charleston. They sent a boat crew on a 45-foot response boat and Medium from Coast Guard Station Georgetown also helped. The fate of that helicopter was up in the air for quite some time. Earlier this year, it was decided to close down the Charleston air facility. Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott fought to keep the base open.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott previews Senate agenda in new Congress

Saturday | December 13, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) gave a preview Saturday of what the new GOP-controlled Senate will look like come January.… Continue Reading


SC Senator Tim Scott delivers GOP Radio address

Saturday | December 13, 2014

In remarks prepared for delivery in his Saturday address, South Carolina’s junior Senator, Tim Scott, said the mid-term election was a repudiation of the President’s policies and that Republicans will now “present solutions for American families, and I truly hope the President will join us.”… Continue Reading


Senator Tim Scott visits county as part of statewide tour

Thursday | December 4, 2014

US Senator for South Carolina, Tim Scott, stopped by the Clock restaurant in Laurens on Sunday night to meet and mingle with some of his constituents. Scott says that he has been touring all over the state since winning his senate seat in the November special election.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott self-imposes a term limit on his time in Washington

Thursday | December 4, 2014

Sen. Tim Scott made history this week, and he's put an end date on his time in Washington.… Continue Reading


Editorial: State politics should see attitude shift with Scott

Thursday | December 4, 2014

This isn’t a major shift just based on Scott’s race. It isn’t a major shift based on his politics by any means. It’s a major shift based on the early indications that Scott has an aversion to do-noting politics.… Continue Reading


The People's Choice: Sen. Tim Scott's Historic Swearing-In

Wednesday | December 3, 2014

History-making isn't a term that the young Tim Scott would have ever dared dream might one day be applied to him. Dreams were not for people like Scott, who was being raised in a single-parent household where money was tight and, he's not too proud to admit, he was failing in high school.… Continue Reading


South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott makes history

Wednesday | December 3, 2014
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