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  1. early and often
    Tim Scott’s Mystery Girlfriend Is Now His FiancéeIn one commitment-filled weekend, the senator endorsed Donald Trump and got engaged to Mindy Noce.
  2. early and often
    Tim Scott Endorsing Trump Is Another Blow to Nikki HaleyShe’s already trailing badly in her home state. Now an old ally is backing her opponent and could even block her path to becoming vice-president.
  3. early and often
    Who Was 2023’s Biggest Loser in Politics?There were several politicians who had a terrible, no-good year. But nobody’s 2023 was as brutal as a certain soon-to-be ex-congressman’s.
  4. early and often
    Is Failed Candidate Tim Scott a Kingmaker Now?He could deliver some votes in South Carolina and could even become Trump’s veep. But if he wants to run in 2028, he might keep his powder dry.
  5. early and often
    Tim Scott’s Exit Leaves Only Two Serious GOP Trump RivalsNikki Haley and Ron DeSantis are competing for second place, but their chances against Donald Trump remain slim.
  6. early and often
    Tim Scott’s Girlfriend Is Real, Not That It Matters AnymoreThe senator’s dramatic girlfriend reveal at the third GOP debate probably won’t change the downward trajectory of his 2024 campaign.
  7. early and often
    Tim Scott’s Candidacy May Be Circling the DrainHe’s sinking in the polls and has been outflanked by Nikki Haley. Cancellation of a planned ad blitz could be a sign the end is near.
  8. conservatism
    Scott, Haley, and the Radicalization of the ‘Moderate’ RepublicanThe South Carolina politicians combine the plutocratic priorities of Paul Ryan with the lunatic jingoism of Donald Trump.
  9. early and often
    Tim Scott Thinks Striking Autoworkers Should All Be FiredMany Republicans, including Donald Trump, are expressing at least token sympathy for the United Auto Workers. But Scott wants Reagan-style firings.
  10. tremendous content
    Does Tim Scott’s Girlfriend Actually Exist? Maybe!The Washington Post conducted an in-depth investigation and spoke with the 2024 candidate about his new love, yet the results were inconclusive.
  11. vision 2024
    Who Won (and Lost) the First Republican DebateIt was a good night for Ron DeSantis and a bad one for your grandchildren.
  12. republican presidential debates
    3 Things at Stake in the First GOP Primary DebateEven with Donald Trump offstage, the showdown in Milwaukee could change the trajectory of the 2024 campaign.
  13. trump indicment
    Conservatives: Punishing Coup Leaders Is AuthoritarianDoes holding a presidential candidate accountable for trying to end American democracy imperil American democracy?
  14. early and often
    DeSantis and Black Republicans Struggle Over Anti-Anti-Racism MovementWhen he criticizes the Black Republican validators of the GOP’s racial righteousness as woke, DeSantis is playing with fire.
  15. early and often
    Tim Scott May Overtake the Slumping Ron DeSantis. If He Does, What Then?For the first time, there’s a chance someone will displace DeSantis as Trump’s top 2024 opponent. If it’s Tim Scott, will he finally make enemies?
  16. early and often
    What the Most Diverse GOP Primary Ever Says About the GOPDespite some new faces, not a lot has changed.
  17. life after roe
    ‘Sunny’ Tim Scott Takes Hardest Line Available on AbortionThe South Carolinian can’t afford to get outflanked on the right in Iowa in eagerness to ban as many abortions as possible.
  18. early and often
    Tim Scott Runs for President on His AutobiographyConservative audiences love Scott’s argument that it’s Biden and the left who are depriving Black and low-income Americans of opportunities.
  19. early and often
    Don’t Get Too Attached to This New Batch of Presidential CandidatesRecent presidential cycles have been littered with candidates who dropped out before any votes were cast. It could happen again in 2024.
  20. early and often
    The Haley-Scott Primary Within the PrimaryOne of these two candidates from the same state needs to make a move sooner rather than later.
  21. early and often
    Tim Scott Equates the ‘Radical Left’ With the ConfederacyThe South Carolina senator is doubling down on the claim that his life disproves American racism. It’s how he distinguishes himself from rivals.
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    Tim Scott’s 2024 Pitch Is Only ‘Sunny’ If You Like GOP DominanceThe senator laid out his ostensibly “optimistic” vision in Iowa ahead of a possible 2024 run. It was full of gloomy red-meat attacks on Democrats.
  23. politics
    Trump’s 2024 Veepstakes Is Already Under WayThe former president will probably choose someone unlikely to burnish his own self-image of indispensability as his next running mate.
  24. racism
    Why White Racists Vote for Black RepublicansBlack Republicans who share strongly conservative views can paradoxically appeal to white racists as exceptions that prove their so-called rules.
  25. republicans
    Tim Scott Knows What He’s DoingWhy Republican donors are so excited about the South Carolina senator.
  26. the national interest
    Tim Scott Turns Against His Own Police-Reform PlanRepublican senator once supported tying grants to reform; now he calls it “defunding the police.”
  27. politics
    Will Trump Dump Pence If He Runs in 2024?There are reports Trump won’t forgive Pence his one moment of independence. A fresh start could also give us the spectacle of a Trump-Trump ticket.
  28. the revolution
    The GOP Thinks Marxists Are Taking Over. If Only That Were True.We’re far from achieving the socialist utopia Republicans are warning about at their convention.
  29. republican national convention
    Republicans Promised a Convention, But Delivered Crazy TalkOn the first night of the RNC, speakers worshipped Trump but rarely mentioned their party, and many went over the brink with wild anti-Biden rhetoric.
  30. police reform
    Senate Democrats Stall Republican Police-Reform Bill to Force NegotiationsBipartisan negotiations will have to occur unless both parties are satisfied with their positions on this subject going into November.
  31. police reform
    Competing Police-Reform Bills Quickly Emerge in CongressThe biggest potential deal-breaker is the Democrats’ call for stripping police officers of “qualified immunity” against lawsuits.
  32. police reform
    Trump Signs Police Reform Executive Order, But Calls for More ‘Law and Order’The president’s rambling remarks about his modest police reform executive order left the impression that his heart wasn’t quite in it.
  33. coronavirus
    The Longest Day: Senate Unanimously Passes $2 Trillion Coronavirus Stimulus BillAfter a failed Republican effort to cut unemployment benefits, the largest emergency aid package in U.S. history passed unanimously.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. midterms 2014
    11 Big Firsts From the 2014 Midterm ElectionsMeet the first black Republican woman in Congress, and more.
  42. sanford and wife
    Mark Sanford Might Run for Congress Against His Ex-Wife (But Probably Not)But it would be highly entertaining if they did!
  43. comings and goings
    The GOP Is About to Have the Only Black Senator in the CountryCongressman Tim Scott will be appointed to the Senate.
  44. comings and goings
    Jim DeMint Cashes InThe South Carolina senator is leaving the Senate to head a think tank in January.
  45. the hunt for red november
    Jon Huntsman Plays Keyboard on Worst-Ever Rendition of ‘Hit the Road Jack’It wasn’t his fault.
  46. tea time
    Diversity Coming to the Congressional Black CaucusTwo black Republicans are welcome to join, the chairwoman says.
  47. early and often
    House Republican Caucus Not Going to Get a Whole Lot Blacker Next YearHow many black Republicans will join Congress? One, maybe two, possibly three.
  48. early and often
    South Carolina GOP Makes Strides With Haley, Scott VictoriesAnti-incumbent trend continues.