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Obama Nominee Binz Withdraws Name for U.S. Energy Commission

Tuesday | October 1, 2013

Senator Tim Scott, a South Carolina Republican, said he would vote against Binz, virtually ensuring that the nominee wouldn’t have the backing of a majority of the Senate committee.… Continue Reading


Obama Said to Seek Replacement for FERC Nominee Ron Binz

Thursday | September 26, 2013

The move comes as Senator Tim Scott said yesterday that he would vote against Binz, who was nominated by President Barack Obama.… Continue Reading


Scott asks for MOX support in letter to DOE

Friday | September 20, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and several other members of the state congressional delegation asked the U.S. Department of Energy to follow through on building the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site. In a letter to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, Scott asked for completion of the facility to uphold the country's agreement with Russia to dispose of 68 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium.… Continue Reading


Getting to the core of Common Core

Friday | September 20, 2013

“A one-size-fits-all approach from Washington is not the right solution for helping kids who face challenges like I did,” said Scott, who almost flunked out of high school. “We need to move past the notion that the federal government knows best when it comes to the unique needs of our students and communities.”… Continue Reading


Scott asks for MOX support in letter to DOE

Friday | September 20, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and several other members of the state congressional delegation asked the U.S. Department of Energy to follow through on building the MOX facility at the Savannah River Site. In a letter to DOE Secretary Ernest Moniz, Scott asked for completion of the facility to uphold the country’s agreement with Russia to dispose of 68 metric tons of weapons-grade plutonium.… Continue Reading


Getting to the core of Common Core

Friday | September 20, 2013

“A one-size-fits-all approach from Washington is not the right solution for helping kids who face challenges like I did,” said Scott, discussing his experience in public education. “We need to move past the notion that the federal government knows best when it comes to the unique needs of our students and communities.”… Continue Reading


Interested in service academies? Attend workshop in Aiken

Thursday | September 19, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., will host a workshop in Aiken on Saturday for those interested in applying for service academies throughout the United States.… Continue Reading


GOP leaders join feud over Louisiana school choice

Wednesday | September 18, 2013

Louisiana Republican Gov. Bobby Jindal is scheduled to hold a Wednesday press conference in Washington on the issue. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott will join him.… Continue Reading


Military service academy info session scheduled for Rock Hill

Wednesday | September 18, 2013

An informational session on the U.S. military’s academies will take place in Rock Hill on Saturday. U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s office is hosting the event.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott’s Office to Host Service Academy Workshops

Tuesday | September 10, 2013

Attention parents: U.S. Sen. Tim Scott’s office will host workshops throughout South Carolina in September for students interested in attending a military service academy.… Continue Reading


Senator Scott builds base in SC in first 8 months

Sunday | September 1, 2013

Eight months into office, Scott has quickly and quietly firmed up a position as one of the most powerful Republicans in a state dominated by the GOP.… Continue Reading


OP-ED: March on Washington created legacy of opportunity

Wednesday | August 28, 2013

A little more than two years before I was born, more than 200,000 people traveled to Washington to make their voices heard. An appeal for a better future was made, culminating in Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I Have a Dream” speech.… Continue Reading


Scott Stops in Lakelands

Tuesday | August 27, 2013

Earlier this year, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott set out to visit each of the 46 counties in South Carolina. On Monday, the senator finished that tour, right here in the Lakelands. Scott gave the keynote address at the Greenwood Chamber's Hill Talk luncheon at Piedmont Technical College. He also made meet-and-greet appearances in Abbeville and McCormick.… Continue Reading


Scott talks education, job creation

Tuesday | August 27, 2013

U.S. Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) addressed a group of business and community leaders Monday at the Greenwood Chamber of Commerce’s second installment of their 2013 legislative series.… Continue Reading


Scott visits Sumter

Tuesday | August 20, 2013

Sen. Tim Scott thinks one of the largest negative impacts Obamacare is having on the country is the attack it's waging on the rule of law, the federal legislator said during a visit to Sumter on Monday.… Continue Reading


Sen. Tim Scott visits Cheraw, observes technology

Thursday | August 15, 2013

An early afternoon visit by South Carolina’s United States Senator Tim Scott proved to be an informal question and answer session for several of the town’s local government leaders and members of the Schaeffler Group. Afterwards, Senator Scott was given a tour of INA’s Plant 2 and informed of the various aspects of the industry, including the apprenticeship program conducted with the help of Northeastern Technical College. At age 48, Senator Scott has a broad, warm smile and a sense of humor; telling the only person in the room sporting a University of South Carolina scarf, “I see you’re a Clemson fan!”… Continue Reading


Sen. Scott tours Georgia-Pacific in Alcolu

Wednesday | August 14, 2013

Politicians sometimes metaphorically get put through the woodchipper, but this week Tim Scott, R-S.C., got a chance to see what the real thing looks like. South Carolina's junior senator visited the Georgia-Pacific plant in Alcolu on Tuesday, part of a whirlwind tour Scott is taking across the state during the congressional August recess.… Continue Reading


US Senator Tim Scott visits the Pee Dee

Wednesday | August 14, 2013

US Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) is touring parts of the Pee Dee Tuesday.His first stop was at Honda of South Carolina in Timmonsville. Senator Scott praised Honda leaders for their $27 million dollar investment at their Timmonsville plant which created 65 new jobs last year.… Continue Reading


In Weekly GOP Address Sen. Tim Scott Criticizes Obama Energy Plan

Tuesday | August 13, 2013

For the second time since becoming Senator, Tim Scott gave the weekly address for the GOP. In it, Scott criticized President Barack Obama's energy policy.… Continue Reading


Scott criticizes Obama's "failed leadership" on energy policy

Tuesday | August 13, 2013

President Obama's "failed leadership" on energy policy is driving up the cost of living for the American people and slowing the pace of job creation, Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said Saturday in the weekly Republican address, pitching Republicans' plan to "jumpstart" the economy with an "all of the above" energy strategy.… Continue Reading

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