Republican Tim Scott Makes History, Becomes South Carolina's First Black Senator


South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will announce at noon eastern time that  Rep. Tim Scott will replace Sen. Jim DeMint, CNN confirms.

Obviously, this isn’t thrilling news for Democrats, but what is exciting is that Scott will be the first black senator the state of South Carolina has had in more than a century!

If you’d like to learn more about Scott, a staunch conservative, click here to be filled in.

Political views aside, it is nice to see more and more people of color in political office.

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