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Senate's Only Black Republican Says Every Senator Should Read Coretta Scott King

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON — The only African-American Republican in the U.S. Senate had a message Wednesday for his colleagues after they shut down Sen. Elizabeth ...

OK, Betsy DeVos Is Now Education Secretary, But The Fight Over Her Agenda Has Just Begun

The Huffington Post | Rebecca Klein | Posted 02.08.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Betsy DeVos was confirmed on Tuesday, by a razor-thin margin, after an extraordinary outpouring of opposition. That means she will serv...

Trump Delivered A Dire, Frightening Speech, Dems Say

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 01.20.2017 | Home

WASHINGTON ― Many Democratic lawmakers who sat through President Donald Trump’s inaugural address Friday left feeling like he delivered a grim and...

Black GOP Senator Talks About Being Pulled Over By Police 7 Times In One Year

The Huffington Post | Laura Barron-Lopez | Posted 07.15.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON ― In the course of one year as an elected official, Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) was pulled over seven times by law enforcement. Another time,...

This GOP Senator Wants To Talk About Poverty. All He Gets Asked About Is Donald Trump's Racism.

The Huffington Post | Michelle Fields2 | Posted 06.17.2016 | Home

WASHINGTON -- In the age of Donald Trump, Republican leaders are learning that policy and substance don’t stand a chance. “People find it refreshi...

Senate's Only Black Republican Calls Trump's Attack On Judge 'Racially Toxic'

The Huffington Post | Chris DAngelo | Posted 12.19.2016 | Home

Republican Sen. Tim Scott on Monday denounced Donald Trump's remarks that a Mexican-American judge can't be unbiased in the case involving Trump Unive...

Dayana Morales Gomez

Here's What Southern Congress Members Think About The Confederate Flag On State License Plates

HuffingtonPost.com | Dayana Morales Gomez | Posted 06.24.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- In the wake of the Charleston shooting, the country has been reexamining why it still pays tribute to America's history of slavery. Conf...

Jennifer Bendery

GOP Senator Calls For Updating Voting Rights Act, But Opposes Bill That Would Do It

HuffingtonPost.com | Jennifer Bendery | Posted 03.09.2015 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) won't support legislation to restore the 1965 Voting Rights Act. But on Sunday, he called for updating the landm...

Tim Scott Becomes First Black Senator To Be Elected By Popular Vote In The South

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Home

Republican Tim Scott was re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday. Scott defeated Democrat Joyce Dickerson. Scott became a senator in 2013, when...

Joyce Dickerson Loses 2014 South Carolina Senate Race To Incumbent Tim Scott

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.05.2014 | Home

Democrat Joyce Dickerson lost her bid for the U.S. Senate on Tuesday to incumbent Tim Scott (R). Dickerson serves on the Richland County Council, a...

Republican Senators Coast To Re-Election In South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 11.04.2014 | Home

In South Carolina, Republicans Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott were re-elected to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, the Associated Press reports. Graham, wh...

Jon Ward

A Day With The New Populists

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.23.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Populism is fashionable in Washington these days. That's for good reason. Strong currents of dissatisfaction with the nation's capit...

Paul Blumenthal

Republicans Launch Second Post-McCutcheon Supercommittee To Tap Megadonors

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 04.23.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Every year, the Republican Party launches a fundraising committee linking a handful of its most important Senate candidates together to ...

South Carolina Republicans Skip Event Honoring Judge Who Helped Bring Down Segregation

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 04.22.2014 | Home

South Carolina's two Republican U.S. senators, as well as the congressman representing the area, all skipped a recent event in Charleston honoring a j...

Republicans Speak Their Mind On Obama's New Health Secretary Nominee

Reuters | Posted 06.13.2014 | Home

By David Morgan WASHINGTON, April 13 (Reuters) - President Barack Obama's new nominee for health secretary drew some early political f...

Our Voice, Our Vote!

Richard Fowler | Posted 06.09.2014 | Home
Richard Fowler

Young people can be doing a lot more to get their issues covered in the mainstream media. It starts by being proactive about pushing the issues to the forefront.

I Stand With the NAACP!

Richard Fowler | Posted 05.03.2014 | Home
Richard Fowler

The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People has a mission of ensuring the political, educational, social, and economic equality of rights of all persons and to eliminate race-based discrimination. This mission is not bounded by political party or viewpoint.

Jon Ward

GOP Senator Says Fighting For Corporate America Is A 'Trap'

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 02.11.2014 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) was amused, more than anything else, by his upcoming cameo in a NowThis News video referencing the Netflix serie...

Tim Scott's Misleading Tax Claims Explored

FactCheck.org | Lori Robertson | Posted 02.05.2014 | Home

The Following post first appeared on FactCheck.org. Sen. Tim Scott claims that the Affordable Care Act’s taxes of $800 billion hit small business...

Climate Change Chatter, Issue 13, SOTU Edition

Bill Chameides | Posted 04.02.2014 | Home
Bill Chameides

President Barack Obama addresses the nation from the House Chamber of the U.S. Capitol, Jan. 28, 2014. (Official White House Photo by Amanda Lucidon) ...

Mr. President: Americans Want More Than a Pen and Phone -- They Want Jobs

John Murray | Posted 03.30.2014 | Home
John Murray

Here we are in the sixth year of President Obama's tenure, and as he prepares to deliver yet another State of the Union address, people are paying attention to the White House's recent messaging shifts.

Tea Party Favorite Refuses To Endorse Republican Colleague

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 11.21.2013 | Home

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.), a tea party-backed freshman, on Wednesday refused to endorse fellow South Carolina Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham for reelect...

Conservatives Arrive In D.C. For Major Summit

Posted 10.11.2013 | Home

Conservatives from all circles are gathering in Washington, D.C. this weekend to address the 2013 Values Voter Summit. Hosted by the Family Researc...

Sanford Could Be Wild Card In Congress

Reuters | Posted 07.08.2013 | Home

* Republican Sanford does not owe national party after win * Democrats say result undermines Republican pitch to women (Adds settle...

Jon Ward

Down To The Wire In South Carolina

HuffingtonPost.com | Jon Ward | Posted 05.06.2013 | Home

BEAUFORT, S.C. -- It may have been a slip of the subconscious, or a phrase often used in small talk that sneaked out of the candidate's mind before sh...