Opening Act: The Promise of Tim Scott

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Dec. 11 2012 2:13 AM

Opening Act: The Promise of Tim Scott

If Nikki Haley does choose Rep. Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint, the Senate will gain a black Republican on record opposing a Susan Rice nomination.

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David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. 

Quoth Allen West:

I’m a warrior and I’m a statesman and I’m a servant of this republic. I’m not going away just because of a congressional race where he seems to have to cheat to beat me.
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