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Rep. Tim Scott picked to replace DeMint in Senate
Politics » South Carolina to have South’s first black Republican senator since Reconstruction.


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They became friends and Scott said Moniz taught him important values and basic business principles.

Scott earned a degree in political science from Charleston Southern University, which is affiliated with the South Carolina Baptist Convention and touts how it integrates faith into learning and serving.

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Graham, South Carolina’s senior senator, said Scott has a unique opportunity to inspire others and be a leading voice for the conservative cause.

"When it comes to trying to explain what America’s all about, I could not tell a better story than the story of Tim Scott," Graham said. "Tim is what America’s all about."

The governor won’t name a replacement for Scott. By state law, U.S. House vacancies are filled through a special election.




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