Category: The Senate

Who Is Sen. Jim DeMint’s Replacement, SC Rep. Tim Scott?

  WASHINGTON — South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott [R-1st District] is slotted to fill the seat of outgoing Tea Party favorite, Senator Jim DeMint.  This is historic in many respects. Most notably, Scott is only the fifth African American to serve in the US Senate since the Civil War Reconstruction period. The GOP move makes Scott the only …

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