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What you need to know about South Carolina's Senate race between Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison

Former South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham, one of the most high-profile Republican Senators and a vocal supporter of President Donald Trump, is seeking a fourth term to office in 2020. Harrison is putting up a formidable fight in deep-red South Carolina, narrowly outpacing Graham in fundraising and tying him in recent polls. Visit Bu...
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Why Trump needs Mike Pence

Why is Mike Pence on the Republican ticket?This is not meant to be a rhetorical question or an insult to the vice president. I am seriously wondering: It is no longer the case, if indeed it ever was after, say, April 2016, that Trump needs to win over the conservative base.As his almost totally affectless speech surrounded by roughly 8,000 American flags at the end of the third night of the Republican National Convention on Thursday reminded us, Pence doesn’t really strike the right notes in 202...
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Highlights and analysis from Day 1 of the Republican National Convention

Nikki Haley, Donald Trump Jr. and Sen. Tim Scott were among the supporters who spoke on Monday night.
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Tim Scott delivers powerful speech on race and the 'promise of America'

In the final major speech at the Republican convention on Monday, South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott powerfully called on voters to look at the actions of each presidential candidate to guide them in the voting booth, and used his story of success as an example for the night's theme -- "Land of Promise."
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Tim Scott gives powerful speech on race and 'promise of America'

In the final major speech at the Republican convention on Monday, South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott powerfully called on voters to look at the actions of each presidential candidate to guide them in the voting booth, and used his story of success as an example for the night's theme -- "Land of Promise."
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Tim Scott delivers powerful speech touching on race and the 'promise of America'

In the final major speech at the Republican convention on Monday, South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott powerfully called on voters to look at the actions of each presidential candidate to guide them in the voting booth, and used his story of success as an example for the night's theme -- "Land of Promise."
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St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters to participate in Republican National Convention

Republican National Convention organizers are hoping that the allure of a St. Louis husband and wife photographed pointing guns at Black Lives Matter protesters will be enough to pull in viewers.Republican Party officials said the armed couple, lawyers Patricia and Mark McCloskey, will participate in next week's convention and share their support of President Trump, The Washington Post reports. The McCloskeys were photographed in late June outside their home, wielding guns and pointing them ...
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Things to do – online and in-person – in the San Fernando Valley and LA area, July 23-30

  Line dance instructor Rick Dominguez leads a crowd at a 2019 Dance DTLA series at the Music Center. This year Dominguez leads a session on July 24 for the Digital Dance DTLA series. (Photo by Javier Guillen for Grand Park)   Take a chance on new cultural and educational experiences, July 23-30.   EVENTS   Ignite the MaTCH (Madrid Theatre Cultural Hub) – Virtual Art Walk: 11:11 A Creative Collective present the event that includes a visual art display, dance, film, music and spoken word ...
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Sen. Tim Scott on battle over police reform in Congress, threatening voicemails received by his office

Democrats walked away from opportunity to offer changes to GOP police reform bill, says South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott, Republican member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs.
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Trump’s ‘White Power’ Vid RT Stayed Up For Hours Because Aides Couldn’t Reach Him

Senior White House aides reportedly scrambled to convince President Donald Trump to take down his retweet of a video in which one of his supporters yelled “White power!” on Sunday. NBC News reported on Monday night that White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany and Jared Kushner, Trump’s son-in-law,” and other top officials unsuccessfully tried to contact Trump for hours about the post. However, the President reportedly could not be reached because he was out golfing and had not taken his ...
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'Indefensible': Trump slammed for sharing video where supporter yells 'white power' at protesters

"There's no question he should not have retweeted it and he should just take it down," said Republican Sen. Tim Scott.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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‘He’s Done With That’: Trump’s Already Bored With Police Reform

It’s been a month since the police killing of George Floyd sparked mass protests across the United States and compelled various prominent Democrats and Republicans, including Donald Trump himself, to vow serious action and police reform. In that time, the president has lost interest in doing much of anything about it, according to two people who’ve discussed the matter with him in recent days.“He’s done with that,” one of the sources said. Never known for his sustained focus, the president’s min...
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Sen. Tim Scott Accuses Democrats Of Playing ‘Race Politics’ In Police Reform Bill

Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) accused congressional Democrats of playing “race politics” when they largely rejected a police reform bill he drafted in the Senate on Wednesday.  Sen. Tim Scott said on Thursday that Congressional Democrats "don't want this president to have a victory on another serious issue confronting the minority communities." Scott said the move to block the GOP's police reform bill represented "pure, pure race politics at its worse." pic.twitter.com/ZFGwx2ffUo — TPM Liv...
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Threats and racist tirades against Sen. Tim Scott increasing

GOP Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina has seen an uptick in racist and profanity-laced voicemails at his office since becoming the lead Republican on police reform legislation, including from one person who called him "Uncle Tim," according to his staff and a CNN review of several of the messages.
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Police Reform Stalls Out In The Senate

Democrats blocked a bill authored by Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) that they viewed as insufficient.
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GOP Sen. Tim Scott: I've choked on fear when stopped by police. We need the JUSTICE Act.

We must offer more than words and social media posts. The JUSTICE Act will help us balance the scales of justice. It will help us breathe again.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Sen. Tim Scott breaks down GOP police reform bill

Senate Republicans hold a press conference where Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC) breaks down the Justice Act, a bill focused on police reform, amid protests across the country over police brutality following the death of George Floyd.
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Senate GOP to propose policing changes in ‘Justice Act’

By LISA MASCARO and JIM MUSTIAN WASHINGTON — Senate Republicans are proposing changes to police procedures and accountability with an enhanced use-of-force database, restrictions on chokeholds and new commissions to study law enforcement and race, according to a draft obtained by The Associated Press. The “Justice Act” is the most ambitious GOP policing proposal in years, a direct response to the massive public protests over the death of George Floyd and other black Americans. The package is set...
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READ: Senate GOP's police reform bill

South Carolina Republican Sen. Tim Scott and Majority Leader Mitch McConnell will unveil the Senate GOP's police reform bill on Wednesday morning.
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Sen. Tim Scott says Trump didn't know the significance of Tulsa and Juneteenth when rally was scheduled

"The president moving the date by a day once he was informed on what Juneteenth was, that was a good decision on his part," Scott said.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Senator says he's not sure there will ever be a law establishing a use of force standard

Republican Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday that he's "not sure we're going to ever codify in law a use of force standard," as Congress works to tackle police reform legislation.
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Sen. Tim Scott says he's not sure there will ever be a law establishing a use of force standard

Republican Sen. Tim Scott said Sunday that he's "not sure we're going to ever codify in law a use of force standard," amid congressional efforts to tackle police reform legislation.
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Sen. Tim Scott rejects key criminal justice proposals by Democrats, setting up Capitol Hill showdown on police conduct

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., is crafting the GOP response to the Justice in Policing Act Democrats proposed following protests over George Floyd's death.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Floyd’s Brother Testifies Before House: ‘He Didn’t Deserve To Die For 20 Dollars’

Philonise Floyd gave stirring testimony on the death of his brother, George Floyd, at the hands of Minneapolis police before the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday.  “He didn’t deserve to die over 20 dollars,” Floyd said, “I am asking you, is that what a black man is worth?”  George Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, testified before House Judiciary Committee on Wednesday. "He didn't deserve to die over 20 dollars. I am asking you, is that what a black man is worth? Twenty dollar...
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READ: Sen. Tim Scott unveils draft of GOP police reform plan

Sen. Tim Scott, the only African American Republican senator, sent to GOP offices a draft of a proposed "Justice Act," after he was tasked by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to come up with a plan for police reform that would be palatable to McConnell's conservative Senate caucus.
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With Trump MIA, Senate Republicans Go It Alone On Police Reform Efforts

Sen. Tim Scott is taking the lead in crafting a bill to address police practices following the death of George Floyd.
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"Senate Republicans said they are working on a comprehensive proposal to respond to racially motivated police misconduct and other reforms to the criminal justice system."

"Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina, who is the only black Republican in the Senate, is leading the effort, GOP lawmakers said Tuesday. 'I’ve asked Sen. Tim Scott to lead a group working on proposals to allow us to respond to the obvious racial discrimination on full display on our television screens the last two weeks and what is the appropriate response of the federal government,' Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said" (Washington Examiner).They asked their black guy. Is that racist? [Auth...
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Sen. Tim Scott on George Floyd protests: ‘We’re having an American-family response to a crisis’

Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., joins Yahoo News Senior Political Correspondent Jon Ward on “The Long Game” podcast to discuss the latest in the nationwide protests following the death of George Floyd. Scott says he feels hopeful that the movement may succeed where others have failed, because “for the first time in a very long time the response from the white community is very consistent with the response from the black community, generically speaking.”
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As Protests and Violence Spill Over, Trump Shrinks Back

WASHINGTON -- Inside the White House, the mood was bristling with tension. Hundreds of protesters were gathering outside the gates, shouting curses at President Donald Trump and in some cases throwing bricks and bottles. Nervous for his safety, Secret Service agents abruptly rushed the president to the underground bunker used in the past during terrorist attacks.The scene Friday night, described by a person with firsthand knowledge, kicked off an uneasy weekend at the White House as demonstratio...
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GOP Sen. Tim Scott says Biden's black voters comment is 'condescending and arrogant'

Republican Sen. Tim Scott of South Carolina said he's offended by Joe Biden's "arrogant, ridiculous" comment to a black radio host that if he's struggling to decide whether to support Biden or President Donald Trump in the general election then he "ain't black."
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