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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


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

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