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Southern Narratives, AN INTERVIEW WITH SC SENATOR, TIM SCOTT.

Monday | October 26, 2015

An interview with SC Senator, Tim Scott.… Continue Reading


Editorial: Push for justice reforms

Sunday | October 25, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., has pointed to the dual effort to not only address the incarcerated population, but also emphasize the role of public safety as part of criminal justice reform.… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott: Guantanamo is where terror suspects should stay

Saturday | October 24, 2015

Following his one-day tour of the terrorist holding camp in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott said he’s more convinced than ever that the site should remain open.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott visiting Gitmo terrorist prison site in coming days

Thursday | October 22, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will tour the terrorist prison camp at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba in the coming days for an in-person look at the lockup the Obama administration wants to close and send up to 50 of the inmates to the U.S. mainland, possibly including the Navy brig in Charleston… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott gets first Senate bill passed

Monday | October 19, 2015

South Carolina’s junior U.S. Sen. Tim Scott saw his first piece of legislation become law this month, a bipartisan effort that tweaked existing Obamacare regulations and helps small business owners who faced employee insurance premium increases next year.… Continue Reading


ACA change spares midsize businesses from rate increases

Wednesday | October 14, 2015

The PACE Act received strong bipartisan support in Congress, with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) joining on as one of the main Senate sponsors of the bill.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott surveys damage

Friday | October 9, 2015

Sumter received a visit from U.S. Sen. Tim Scott on Thursday afternoon as he observed several areas around town that have experienced flood damage.… Continue Reading


Senators Graham and Scott helping flood recovery from Washington

Tuesday | October 6, 2015

Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Tim Scott (R-SC) say they are working hard on Capitol Hill to get their state the assistance it needsfrom the Federal government.… Continue Reading


Editorial: Criminal justice reform is a meaningful concern

Sunday | October 4, 2015

In an interview with the Aiken Standard on Friday, Scott pointed to the dual effort to not only address the incarcerated population, but also emphasize the role of public safety.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott talking up U.S. service academies around S.C.

Tuesday | September 29, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is helping high school students learn about applying to the nation's service academies.… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott's office to host service school info sessions

Tuesday | September 29, 2015

The office of U.S. Sen. Tim Scott will host a series of informational sessions and office hours throughout South Carolina for high school students interested in attending one of the five service academies… Continue Reading


Travelers Rest Special Olympian Serves as Sen. Tim Scott Intern

Monday | September 28, 2015

Travelers Rest native and Special Olympian Rachel Lewis is serving as a fall intern in U.S. Senator Tim Scott's Greenville office, it was recently announced by the senator's office.… Continue Reading


Scott earns perfect score in social media study

Thursday | September 24, 2015

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) was among a select few members of Congress who received perfect scores in a recently released study that rated lawmakers on use of social media, according to a Sept, 16 Bloomberg posting.… Continue Reading


Bipartisan Effort Fights Health Law Rule That Could Raise Premiums

Sunday | September 20, 2015

The chief sponsor of the Senate bill, Senator Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina, said the measure would “ensure that small and midsize businesses are not faced with drastic premium increases as a result of the Affordable Care Act.”… Continue Reading


Social media darling

Saturday | September 19, 2015

A new study found that Sen. Tim Scott is the most responsive of all U.S. senators when it comes to answering tweets and Facebook posts.… Continue Reading


South Carolina senator adamantly opposed to Guantanamo inmates in his state

Thursday | September 17, 2015

The Senator doesn’t think there is a "right" place to put inmates in the United States, calling the President’s push to close Guantanamo a "political move". … Continue Reading


Cory Booker, Tim Scott Lead Senate Social-Media Rankings

Wednesday | September 16, 2015

On the Republican side, South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott matched Mr. Booker’s score of 2, and along with Texas Sen. John Cornyn (1.5) and Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley (1.3) were listed as the “Red State Social Champions” for the way they keep their fans engaged.… Continue Reading


Mt. Zion AME Church celebrates 133 years of ministry

Sunday | September 13, 2015

In Senator Scott's message he says, "whatever your title, whatever your perspective, just lay it down at the alter."… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott: 'The Competition We Face is a Global Competition'

Friday | September 4, 2015

"The competition we face is a global competition, so getting the education system right in South Carolina is critically important to the success we want to see here at home", Scott said.… Continue Reading


Editorial: Nix notion of terrorists on South Carolina soil

Friday | September 4, 2015

Scott, who lives in Hanahan, has called the detainees “the worst of the worst,” including planners of the Sept. 11, 2001 attacks and the attack on the USS Cole. … Continue Reading

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