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  1. Tim Scott forms rare alliance with Democrat to fight prescription drug deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Post and Courier

    S.C. Republican U.S. Sen. Tim Scott was named one of the most partisan members of the Senate in a study released last week. The Bipartisanship Index from the McCourt School of Public Policy at Georgetown University measures how often D.C. lawmakers sign on as co-sponsor to bills authored by a member from the other party and, conversely, how often they can get co-sponsors from the opposite side to back their legislation.


  2. Senators weigh use of body camsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | CNN

    As calls grow for body cameras to be implemented in police departments around the country as a way to increase transparency and deal with police brutality, lawmakers in Washington examined the complexities of the technology at a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday. South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott requested the hearing last month following the shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in his hometown of North Charleston.


  3. Financial woes for late South Carolina governora s son Carroll Campbell IIIRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    One-time congressional candidate and South Carolina political scion Carroll A. Campbell III lost his downtown Charleston condominium Thursday at a court-supervised foreclosure sale. Campbell, a son of the late Gov. Carroll A. Campbell Jr., owed more than $560,000 on the 7th-floor unit in the Bee Street Lofts near the Medical University of South Carolina.


  4. Scotta s strong body-camera caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 25, 2015 | Post and Courier

    North Charleston was the scene of an appalling cellphone video that understandably went “viral” last month. It showed North Charleston Police Officer Michael Slager fatally shooting Walter Scott, a 50-year-old, unarmed black man who was trying to flee on foot from a traffic stop on April 4. North Charleston is also the hometown of Tim Scott , the first black person elected to the U.S. Senate from the South since the 19th century.


  5. Just Before Midnight, Rand Paul Ends 'Filibuster'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | Roll Call

    Sen. Rand Paul continued to speak until almost midnight - and his campaign operation continued to solicit fundraising dollars - on the most eventful day of waiting the Senate's seen in a while. By the time he yielded the floor after roughly 10 and a half hours, the Kentucky Republican had many colleagues join him on the floor.


  6. Sen. Tim Scott on body cams: 'A video is worth a thousand pictures'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Star

    U.S. Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., said the federal government should not mandate the use of body cameras for law enforcement agencies across the nation, but that Congress should strongly encourage their usage. Scott re-emphasized Tuesday his support for law enforcement to wear body cameras, but said congressional legislators will have to come up with a funding formula to make sure the agencies that need body cameras have access to money to pay for them.


  7. Editorial: Graham, Scott deserve credit for camera pushRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 21 | The Star

    AP Photo/Brad Nettles U.S. Sens. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and Tim Scott, R-S.C., took part in a Senate subcommittee hearing on Tuesday involving body cameras and the technology's impact on law enforcement. These challenges, however, became clearer this week thanks to the efforts of U.S. Sens. Lindey Graham, R-S.C., and Tim Scott, R-S.C. Both took part in a U.S. Senate Judiciary Subcommittee hearing to address how body camera technology can be used effectively by police agencies in the future.


  8. Giving Kids a Chance to SucceedRead the original story

    Wednesday May 20 | Magic City Morning Star

    It's hard to say which is more galling: when politicians want to extend the life of a program that doesn't work, or when they want to pull the plug on one that does. A prime example of the latter: the D.C. Opportunity Scholarship Program.


  9. Most Everyone Supports Police Body Camera Programs. But Nobody's Sure What They Should Look Like.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 20 | National Journal

    On April 4, Walter Scott was shot in the back by a police officer in North Charleston, South Carolina following a traffic stop. Video camera footage-from both by a bystander's cell phone and the police officer's dashcam-captured the confrontation.


  10. Graham: Why no body cameras for Capitol Police?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 19 | The Hill

    U.S. Capitol Police do not use body cameras but they monitor the issue around the nation, the department said Tuesday after Sen. Lindsey Graham vowed to explore the technology's potential on Capitol Hill. "Seems to me that if we were that concerned about it as members of Congress, we would look into that," Graham said after asking a Judiciary Committee panel if Capitol Police used the technology.


  11. Police body-worn cameras get a close examination in U.S. Senate hearingRead the original story

    Tuesday May 19 | Washington Times

    There will be some fact finding on a complex but important subject: A Senate Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism will hold a hearing Tuesday titled "Body Cameras: Can technology increase protection for law enforcement officers and the public?" Surveys already find that both police and public favor the use of the cameras. "I believe that body-worn cameras will keep both law enforcement officers and citizens safer, while providing invaluable evidence for potential investigations.


  12. Blacks Attack Carson for Being ConservativeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | News Max

    Pulitzer Prize-winning black columnist Cynthia Tucker is one of the first black liberals to attempt to politically lynch Dr. Ben Carson because his political views are out of tune with the black liberal Democratic chorus. In a recent column, forced to admit the truth about Carson's "brilliant" career as a pediatric neurosurgeon and his "awe-inspiring tale of a poor black boy in Detroit who overcame daunting obstacles," she proceeded to mercilessly plunge the dagger of political correctness into his back.


  13. Anthony Foxx, Tim Scott discuss church's role in politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 18 | Norwalk Citizen News

    The Charlotte Observer reports U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx came home to Charlotte on Saturday to discuss the black church and its role in political power with U.S. Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina. The Republican senator and the former Democratic mayor of Charlotte spoke at Foxx's home church.


  14. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx addresses Amtrak crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday May 16 | WSOCTV

    U.S. Transportation Secretary and former Charlotte Mayor Anthony Foxx was in Charlotte Saturday and spoke to Channel 9 about the deadly Amtrak crash. Foxx told Channel 9 his heart goes out to the victims.


  15. Sen. Isakson Files Lifetime Income Disclosure Act to Ease 401(k) Retirement PlanningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 14 | Peach Pundit

    For most Americans, pensions are a thing of the past and retirement saving beyond Social Security is all about defined-contribution plans like 401 s. As it stands, though, your 401 balance statement is only required to show your balance as a lump-sum amount.


  16. Study: 'Impossible' for GOP to win black votersRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 13 | Washington Examiner

    A new study of blacks and their voting patterns finds that nothing the Republican Party does, even nominating African-American GOP candidates, works to win them over. "Historical legacies provide deeply rooted ties between blacks and the Democratic Party," said the study in the authoritative journal Political Research Quarterly.


  17. Senators introduce bills to increase offshore drillingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | The Hill

    A group of senators introduced a trio of bills Tuesday to open up more areas of the Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico and the Arctic to offshore oil drilling and to provide more oil revenue for states. Sen. Bill Cassidy's legislation would allow offshore drilling in the Eastern Gulf of Mexico in 2017 and require the federal government to hold leasing sales for drilling sites there in the years following.


  18. MOX Project's Rising Costs a Challenge for DOE Plutonium ProgramRead the original story

    Tuesday May 12 | ENR-Engineering News-Record

    A Dept. of Energy-sanctioned report on plutonium disposition alternatives, citing uncertainties related to design and construction of the Mixed-Oxide Fuel Fabrication Facility project in South Carolina, indicates shifting to a new approach would be less costly than continuing to pursue the MOX program.


  19. Ted Cruz announces S.C. dream team in presidential bidRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Charleston City Paper

    Presidential candidate Ted Cruz announced his South Carolina leadership team last week, and he's already attracted a strong contingent from the tinfoil-hat wing of the SCGOP. State Sen. Lee Bright, state Rep. Bill Chumley, and former Dorchester County Sheriff Ray Nash have all signed on as state co-chairmen.


  20. Sun City anniversary celebration comes to a closeRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | Bluffton Today

    Residents raise their glasses in a toast to honor Sun City's 20-year anniversary during the closing ceremonies May 9. Residents kick up their heels at the 20th anniversary closing ceremonies May 9 at the Lakehouse. The weeklong celebration ended with a fireworks display.