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Tim Scott

  1. race
    Surprise: Black Voters Still Don’t Like Donald TrumpTrump’s claim he would get 95 percent of the black vote in 2020 is looking like absolutely the polar opposite of reality.
  2. voter suppression
    Fear of a Black North CarolinaThomas Farr’s failed nomination belies how close he came to the federal bench in a state known for its hostility toward black political power.
  3. voting rights
    Tim Scott Kills Confirmation of Judge Accused of Vote SuppressionThomas Farr has been a close associate of North Carolina’s Republican warriors against voting rights. Two GOP defections stopped his confirmation.
  4. 2018 midterms
    Mike Espy’s Quest to Make Southern History in Mississippi’s Senate RunoffIf he pulls off an upset against Cindy Hyde-Smith, Espy would be the first African-American Democrat to win a Senate seat in the former Confederacy.
  5. Stacey Abrams and the New Democratic Coalition in the SouthIn the past, southern black Democratic voters were expected to loyally support white centrist candidates with rare representation. That has changed.
  6. Trump Says There Were ‘Bad Dudes’ on Both Sides in CharlottesvilleThe president is doubling down on his moral equivalence.
  7. Black Republicans Do Not Have Donald Trump’s BackWith rare exceptions, African-American Republicans are giving the president’s comments on Charlottesville a wide berth, or condemning them.
  8. Attacking Free Speech Is the Wrong Way to Counter Campus Anti-SemitismA new bipartisan bill designed to respond to anti-Semitic hate has some seriously problematic components from a free-speech perspective.
  9. 11 Big Firsts From the 2014 Midterm ElectionsMeet the first black Republican woman in Congress, and more.
  10. Mark Sanford Might Run for Congress Against His Ex-Wife (But Probably Not)But it would be highly entertaining if they did!
  11. The GOP Is About to Have the Only Black Senator in the CountryCongressman Tim Scott will be appointed to the Senate.
  12. Jim DeMint Cashes InThe South Carolina senator is leaving the Senate to head a think tank in January.
  13. Jon Huntsman Plays Keyboard on Worst-Ever Rendition of ‘Hit the Road Jack’It wasn’t his fault.
  14. Diversity Coming to the Congressional Black CaucusTwo black Republicans are welcome to join, the chairwoman says.
  15. House Republican Caucus Not Going to Get a Whole Lot Blacker Next YearHow many black Republicans will join Congress? One, maybe two, possibly three.
  16. South Carolina GOP Makes Strides With Haley, Scott VictoriesAnti-incumbent trend continues.