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Tim Scott serving dinner at children's shelter

Tuesday | November 26, 2013

The children staying at a Lexington County shelter will receive their meal from a distinguished visitor tonight. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, a first-term Republican from North Charleston, will help serve dinner at the Nancy K. Perry Children’s Shelter, which provides housing for children in crisis. … Continue Reading


Tim Scott says parents, not government, hold key to education

Monday | November 25, 2013

Scott said the question on how to improve public education is to ask, "How do we turn opportunity into a manifested, tangible result of fewer people struggling to make ends meet?" Free enterprise and free markets are the answers, he said. Scott notes several challenges public education faces, including that some children enter the system unprepared, which may require more focus on reaching children when they're four or five or younger, he said.… Continue Reading


The future of SRS: Budget fight at the federal level

Monday | November 25, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said he has been in communication with DOE by submitting several letters to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz. For example, Scott recently submitted a letter on Nov. 20 regarding radioactive waste removal. Much like Graham, Scott said he feels that a lack of funding will cause DOE to miss deadlines at the Site.… Continue Reading


Editorial: 'Fix' makes ACA worse than it was

Wednesday | November 20, 2013

The sloppy implementation of the Affordable Care Act continues to eviscerate a law that was doomed to be ineffective to begin with. Recent changes, however, may mean that this law could struggle to meet even its most noble goal of providing access to affordable health care for those least able to obtain it.… Continue Reading


Tribute to veterans in Walterboro

Monday | November 11, 2013

U.S. Senator Tim Scott was also among those paying tribute at the ceremony. Scott said, "My mom always said give them roses while they're living and this is our opportunity to do so. There are so many folks that are coming back with PTSD, with missing limbs. Here's an opportunity for us to celebrate their success on behalf of a grateful world."… Continue Reading


Scott Supports Measure to Limit Abortions

Friday | November 8, 2013

“We have an obligation to stand up for those who can’t stand up for themselves,” Scott told McClatchy. “It’s especially important that we protect unborn children who are capable of experiencing pain and suffering.”… Continue Reading


Another Obamacare promise broken

Friday | November 8, 2013

Meanwhile, that website remains a mess wrought of stunning incompetence. Sen. Scott summed up the unseemly spectacle well Wednesday: “HealthCare.gov has become synonymous with failure, and this administration’s complete lack of accountability only continues to reinforce what we already knew — Obamacare is a disaster. Premiums are skyrocketing, millions of Americans are losing their current plans, contrary to the president’s promise, and now we have seen concrete evidence of the security issues in play on the website.”… Continue Reading


Nagging worries persist on health site’s security

Thursday | November 7, 2013

“It is unfortunate that the Obama administration apparently required a Senate hearing with an Obamacare administrator in order to resolve such a dramatic breach of privacy,” Scott said. “While I am certainly pleased we were able to force a solution to this matter, it took CMS far too long to even determine if they could find a solution to this problem, much less put it in place.”… Continue Reading


HealthCare.gov official questioned about website security

Thursday | November 7, 2013

Dougall eventually contacted Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., a member of the Senate health committee, who chided Tavenner about the incident at Tuesday’s hearing. Scott, who called the HealthCare.gov debut “one of the greatest website disasters in history,” said that Dougall wanted his personal information removed from the site but that HHS staffers could not help him. … Continue Reading


Notes Reveal Chaotic White House Talks on Health Care Site

Thursday | November 7, 2013

Senator Tim Scott, Republican of South Carolina, told Ms. Tavenner he was not satisfied. “This is an example of critically defective security measures on HealthCare.gov that risk the private information of millions of Americans,” Mr. Scott said.… Continue Reading


OP-ED: Shutdown revealed failures

Sunday | November 3, 2013

My op-ed in the Greenville News on the importance of responsible budgeting.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott encourages students to set high goals

Friday | November 1, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-SC, spoke to a group of about 100 Dorman High School students Friday as part of a four-stop tour of the Upstate.… Continue Reading


Lessons from his grandfather: Sen. Tim Scott on building the GOP and preaching conservatism

Thursday | October 31, 2013

In an easy and self-deprecating tone, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) admitted he isn’t much of a handyman. And his 92-year-old grandfather has let him hear about it.… Continue Reading


Great Scott!

Thursday | October 31, 2013

Tim Scott is not a type-A personality, which makes interviewing him an interesting experience. So many members of Congress lean forward in their chairs, spit words forcefully and rapidly, shuffle in late and then duck out early, headed toward the next vote, the next speech, the next fundraiser.… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Tim Scott says ‘best is yet to come’ for businesses

Wednesday | October 23, 2013

“The greatest things we have seen in this country haven’t happened yet. We are on the dawn of a new age and it is going to be a remarkable world that we’re living in. American companies are on the cusp of the most amazing discoveries.” Sen. Scott pointed out that many of those discoveries are taking place in South Carolina He said the energy revolution is “bringing manufacturing back home and it is remarkable,” bringing the state to a leading role in nation-wide job creation.… Continue Reading


Tim Scott: Obamacare ‘consistently’ failing

Tuesday | October 22, 2013

Sen. Tim Scott slammed the Affordable Care Act’s online rollout and dismissed claims by President Barack Obama that people are “rooting” for its failure.… Continue Reading


Top conservatives rally at summit in Washington

Tuesday | October 15, 2013

"We have to get back to fiscal sanity to save America. You see I think we have lost our way because we forgot the 'why.' Why are we here? I think there is good news though. I am a big beliver that even in the midst of a storm, the Word works," Scott said. … Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott: Common Core is a Threat to Education

Tuesday | October 15, 2013

“I think anytime that we centralize control of education, create carrots and sticks for more resources, to make sure states do what we want them to do, I think it’s a threat at the end of the day,” Scott told The Blaze Friday.… Continue Reading


U.S. Sen. Scott: Fiscal deadline a surprise to No One

Friday | October 4, 2013

This is the unfortunate consequence of attempting to govern from crisis to crisis. Washington has failed in one of its most basic jobs - providing a budget that responsibly manages taxpayer dollars. In this case, Washington has failed to provide any budget at all.… Continue Reading


SC lawmakers giving away or withholding pay during shutdown

Thursday | October 3, 2013

US Senator Tim Scott tweeted "Congress should not be given preferential treatment."… Continue Reading

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