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  1. Tim Scott made history in 2014Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    This year, however, the former businessman became South Carolina's first African-American ever elected to the U.S. Senate and its first black candidate elected statewide since Reconstruction. Scott was sworn into the Senate in early 2013, shortly after Sen. Jim DeMint resigned, and the new Republican has mostly hewn to the conservative line, said Larry Sabato, director of the University of Virginia's Center for Politics.

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  2. Sen. Corey Booker Shares Highlights from First Full Year as US SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | KNEB-AM Scottsbluff

    A man was killed on Wednesday following a combative incident involving U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers.According to CBP, the individual was crossing... -- United Nations Secretary General Ban Ki-moon condemned on Friday an attack on the African Union Mission in Somalia. The Thursday attack took place at the Mogadis... Following the President's announcement of starting normal relations with Cuba, states are looking into trade opportunities that may develop once the markets are opened up.

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  3. Former SC Gov. James Edwards dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NewsOK.com

    James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87. FILE - In this Dec. 8, 1999 file photo, former South Carolina Gov. James B. Edwards stands on the porch of his home in Mount Pleasant, S.C. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, died Friday, Dec. 26, 2014.

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  4. James Edwards, former S.C. Gov., dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Washington Times

    James B. Edwards, South Carolina's first Republican governor since Reconstruction and later energy secretary for two years in the Reagan administration, has died. He was 87. Edwards, an oral surgeon, helped build the modern Republican Party in South Carolina, serving as Charleston County party chairman and supporting Barry Goldwater's presidential campaign in the 1960s. 1 comment

  5. Former Gov. Jim Edwards remembered for reviving S.C. GOP, dedication to MUSCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Post and Courier

    Former Gov. Jim Edwards gained national attention as the first Republican governor elected in South Carolina since Reconstruction. Locally, he is equally remembered for leading the Medical University of South Carolina to national prominence.

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  6. State leaders express condolences for former governorRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | WMBF

    State leaders expressed condolences of the passing of former governor James Edwards on Friday. He died Friday at age 87. As someone who appreciated the opportunities and challenges of this office, Governor Edwards always offered kind words of support and encouragement - and we are forever grateful for his friendship.

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  7. Sen. Scott visits Barnwell to discuss 2015 goalsRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 24 | People Sentinel

    U.S. Senator Tim Scott met with Barnwell County constituents at SouthernCarolina Alliance on Dec. 18. On his constituent tour of South Carolina, Scott shared his three goals for the next year after questions were asked about what the Senate would try to do in 2015 since the Republicans won the majority in the mid-term elections in November. "We now have an opportunity to see legislation hit the president's desk," said Scott.

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  8. May this season of turmoil end in peaceRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2014 | Bluffton Today

    The season of love is awash with tension. As Christians prepare to celebrate the birth of Christ, the United States smolders with unrest and discontent.

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  9. Politics in 2014, as told by The InternetsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 23 | The Washington Post

    Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton poses for a selfie during the Legal Services Corporation's 40th anniversary conference at the Omni Shoreham Hotel September 15, 2014 in Washington, DC. A lot of big things happened in politics in 2014.

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  10. Rep. Marcia Fudge enjoyed chairing the Congressional Black Caucus but is eager to move onRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 22 | The Plain Dealer

    Rep. Marcia Fudge spent the past two years serving as chair of the Congressional Black Caucus WASHINGTON, D. C. - Life should get back to normal for Warrensville Heights Democratic Rep. Marcia Fudge at the beginning of next year. For the past two years, Fudge has chaired the Congressional Black Caucus, a role that thrust her into the national spotlight as an African American political leader.

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  11. SC Congressmen Disagree On Cuba PolicyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | FITSNews

    South Carolina's GOP congressional delegation is typically pretty solid when it comes to supporting the free market. Five lawmakers in particular - Senator Tim Scott and Representatives Jeff Duncan , Trey Gowdy , Mick Mulvaney and Mark Sanford - more often than not vote the right way.

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  12. Palmetto Sunrise: South Carolina's reaction to Cuba decision mixedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Post and Courier

    The shocking announcement Wednesday that secret negotiations with Cuba had freed American prisoner Alan Gross and led to thawed diplomatic relations between the two countries drew a mixed reaction in the Palmetto State. "These 50 years have shown that isolation has not worked," Obama said in a televised, midday address, according to the Washington Post .

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  13. Who's afraid of Cuba? Almost nobody anymore.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | The Washington Post

    In this Jan. 8, 1959, file photo, Cuba's Fidel Castro speaks to supporters at the Batista military base "Columbia," now known as Ciudad Libertad, in Cuba. The Cuban revolution triumphed on Jan. 1, 1959, after dictator Fulgencio Batista fled the country and Fidel Castro and his band of rebels descended from the island's eastern mountains, where they waged a guerrilla war against government troops.

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  14. Scott Visiting Western Midlands ConstituentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | WLTX-TV Columbia

    Scott Visiting Western Midlands Constituents Scott Visiting Western Midlands Constituents Check out this story on WLTX.com: http://on.wltx.com/1AK5QpJ Columbia, SC - U.S. Sen. Tim Scott is scheduled to visit constituents in four South Carolina counties in the western Midlands.

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  15. Senate Sends Ander Crenshaw's ABLE Act to ObamaRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sunshine State News

    On Tuesday night, the U.S. Senate passed the "Achieving a Better Life Experience Act," which U.S. Rep. Ander Crenshaw, R-Fla., has been working on since 2006. The Senate passed the bill -- which creates tax-free savings accounts for disabled Americans for qualified expenses and which moved through the House earlier in the month -- on a 76-16 vote.

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  16. S.C. Senator blasts president for Cuba decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    On January 3rd, 2013, Tim Scott took the oath of office as the newest United States Senator from South Carolina. On January 3rd, 2013, Tim Scott took the oath of office as the newest United States Senator from South Carolina.

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  17. S.C. Senator blasts president for Cuba decisionRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | WYFF-TV Greenville

    On January 3rd, 2013, Tim Scott took the oath of office as the newest United States Senator from South Carolina. On January 3rd, 2013, Tim Scott took the oath of office as the newest United States Senator from South Carolina.

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  18. Michelle Obama: Asking me to help you get something off the shelf at Target might be racistRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Hot Air

    People are grousing about the other buzzy excerpt from this interview , in which Barack Obama claims he's been mistaken for a valet , but that's not that implausible. He didn't say it happened after he became president, which would be ludicrous for a thousand different reasons.

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  19. Ben Carson, midway through a trip to Israe...Read the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Washington Times

    Ben Carson is midway through a significant trip to Israel to see the Holy Land for himself - including the spiritual, political and security-minded factors that are realities for the nation. His journey includes a visit to Nazareth, Galilee and Bethlehem - along with tours of the Gaza strip, terrorist tunnels, a military base and Hadassah Medical Center, where the Dr. Carson will talk shop with the chief of neurosurgery.

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  20. GOP, Eager to Set Policy, Names Senators to Top CommitteesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | News Max

    Republicans gained seats on powerful committees in Congress, marking an opportunity for them to put their stamp on key legislation in the new year, Politico reported. With a 54-46 seat majority in the 114th Congress, GOP senators gain three seats on several top committees, Politico noted, including Finance, Judiciary, and Environment and Public Works.

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