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Showing posts with label Representative Tim Scott. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Representative Tim Scott. Show all posts

Monday, December 17, 2012

Tim Scott to Fill DeMint Senate Seat

The appointment of Representative Tim Scott to fill Senator Jim DeMint's Senate seat is the best possible appointment for many reasons.  While Scott does not have the most conservative voting record among our South Carolina Congressional delegation, he is a solid conservative whose vote will cancel out rogue Senator Lindsey Graham.  He is also less likely than others on the "short list" to draw a primary opponent in 2014, forcing the strongest Senator-wannabe's to consider a primary challenge to Lindsey Graham.  And best of all, Haley didn't appoint herself.

Congratulations, Congressman Scott, we wish you great success and hope you will continue to "fight the good fight" so ably and nobly fought by Senator DeMint.

S.C. Gov. Haley names Scott to DeMint’s Senate seat

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Monday named Rep. Tim Scott to replace the resigning Republican Sen. Jim DeMint. 
Mrs. Haley, who announced her decision at an early afternoon news conference at the state Capitol in Columbia, said Mr. Scott’s background as a entrepreneur will serve South Carolina well. 

“He earned this,” she said. 

Read the rest of this entry at The Washington Times >>

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Seventy-two (and Counting) Representatives Support Earmark Ban

Rep. Tim Scott, the only SC Representative listed as supporting a ban on earmarks.
It seems that the TEA Party movement has a considerable amount of work yet to do, even in conservative states like South Carolina.  The Heritage Foundation has reported that only "72 Representatives have firmly stated to constituents that they will support a continuing ban on earmarks."  

In South Carolina, only the principled Tim Scott is on the list.  Do the others need reminding or have they already succumbed to the Washington Establishment culture? 

The 72 supporting a continuing ban on earmarks are:
Rep. Martha Roby (R-AL)
Rep. Mike Ross (D-AR)
Rep. Trent Franks (R-AZ)
Rep. David Schweikert (R-AZ)
Rep. Jeff Flake (R-AZ)
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA)
Rep. Howard McKeon (R-CA)
Rep. Mary Bono Mack (R-CA)
Rep. John Campbell (R-CA)
Rep. Duncan Hunter (R-CA)
Rep. Doug Lamborn (R-CO)
Rep. Steve Southerland (R-FL)
Rep. Gus Bilirakis (R-FL)
Rep. Vern Buchanan (R-FL)
Rep. Ted Deutch (D-FL)
Rep. Allen West  (R-FL)
Rep. Sandy Adams (R-FL)
Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA)
Rep. Tom Price (R-GA)
Rep. Tom Graves (R-GA)
Rep. Tom Latham (R-IA)
Rep. Joe Walsh (R-IL)
Rep. Robert Dold (R-IL)
Rep. Donald Manzullo (R-IL)
Rep. Bobby Schilling (R-IL)
Rep. Marlin Stutzman (R-IN)
Rep. Dan Burton (R-IN)
Rep. Larry Bucshon (R-IN)
Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-KS)
Rep. Mike Pompeo (R-KS)
Rep. Richard Neal (D-MA)
Rep. Jim McGovern (D-MA)
Rep. Andy Harris (R-MD)
Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-MD)
Rep. Bill Huizenga (R-MI)
Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI)
Rep. Dale Kildee (D-MI)
Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI)
Rep. Erik Paulsen (R-MN)
Rep. Jo Ann Emerson (R-MO)
Rep. Blaine Luetkemeyer (R-MO)
Rep. Vicky Hartzler (R-MO)
Rep. Alan Nunnelee (R-MS)
Rep. Steven Palazzo (R-MS)
Rep. Denny Rehberg (R-AL)
Rep. Howard Coble (R-NC)
Rep. Charles Bass (R-NH)
Rep. Robert Andrews (D-NJ)
Rep. Scott Garrett (R-NJ)
Rep. Chris Gibson (R-NY)
Rep. Richard Hanna (R-NY)
Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH)
Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)
Rep. Pat Tiberi (R-OH)
Rep. James Renacci (R-OH)
Rep. Glenn Thompson (R-PA)
Rep. Michael Fitzpatrick (R-PA)
Rep. Mark Critz (D-PA)
Rep. David Cicilline (D-RI)
Rep. Tim Scott (R-SC)
Rep. Phil Roe (R-TN)
Rep. Scott DesJarlais (R-TN)
Rep. Ralph Hall (R-TX)
Rep. Kevin Brady (R-TX)
Rep. K. Michael Conaway (R-TX)
Rep. Pete Olson (R-TX)
Rep. Michael Burgess (R-TX)
Rep. Kenny Marchant (R-TX)
Rep. Rob Wittman (R-VA)
Rep. Scott Rigell (R-VA)
Rep. Robert Hurt (R-VA)
Rep. Jaime Herrera Beutler (R-WA)
Rep. Paul Ryan (R-WI)

--This post has been updated here.--