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  1. South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott faces - and sometimes faces off with -...Read the original story w/Photo

    50 min ago | Post and Courier

    Senator Tim Scott answers questions from the crowd in the council chamber in North Charleston on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2017. Scott had attendees submit their questions before the meeting to make it run more smoothly.


  2. Congressional Town Halls Become Forums for Anti-GOP ResistanceRead the original story

    4 hrs ago | Common Dreams

    Constituents mobilized by the election of President Trump have seized on the town halls to voice opposition to the Republican agenda as part of a campaign called "Resistance Recess," the author writes. This week marks the first recess of the 115th Congress.


  3. No signs allowed at Sen. Tim Scott's town hall in North Charleston on SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    Attendees cheer and display their signs during the town hall in Mount Pleasant on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017. Hundreds of people gathered for the opportunity to ask Rep. Mark Sanford and Senator Tim Scott questions.


  4. Numbers against offshore oilRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Post and Courier

    The numbers speak for themselves. Tourists spent more than $20 billion in South Carolina in 2015, setting a record high for the state.


  5. Is this what Mike Pence wanted all along?Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    The vice president has proven himself to be a loyal lieutenant to Trump, standing by his side through some of the most tumultuous times any commander in chief has faced. And for all that loyalty, he likely receives little advance notice ahead of the president's early morning Twitter tirades.


  6. He took on a lively crowd last week. Now Mark Sanford will hear from Beaufort County.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Island Packet

    Eric Esquivel, president and publisher of La Isla Magazine, talks about the purpose behind the immigration rally held at Congressman Mark Sanford's office on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017, in Beaufort. George Kanuck, co-chair of Lowcountry Immigration, speaks during a rally about immigration on Tuesday, Feb. 7, at U.S. Rep. Mark Sanford's office on Boundary Street in Beaufort.


  7. Graham, McCain doing CNN town hall next week; no plans for S.C. eventRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Post and Courier

    U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham talks with the press at his office this month in Mount Pleasant. File/Grace Beahm/Staff South Carolina U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham is co-hosting a foreign policy town hall on CNN next week with Arizona Sen. John McCain.


  8. Trump's S.C. Approval Rating Same As Rest of the NationRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Free Times

    Despite winning South Carolina by a double-digit margin in November's election, President Donald Trump is receiving the same lukewarm approval marks in the Palmetto State as the remainder of the country. The New York billionaire has struggled in opinion polls during his first month in office.


  9. Angry Constituents Are Saving America From Trump And We Are Here For ItRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Boing Boing

    Across these United States, Americans young and old are confronting their representative Republican lawmakers face to face at town hall meetings , and opening up a powerful can of civic engagement whoop-ass. It's so beautiful.


  10. Sure: CNN's Baldwin Says It's 'Dangerous' to Wonder If Town Hall Protesters Are OrganizedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    The double standard continues, folks. On Tuesday afternoon's CNN Newsroom , host Brooke Baldwin seemed dismayed and testy when it came to questioning whether or not the attendees at solid congressional Republican town halls are liberal protesters, bemoaning the idea as "dangerous" rhetoric to be articulating.


  11. GOP Members Of Congress Face Trump Foes At Town HallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Oak Ridge Observer

    US Rep Frank Lo Biondo announces his 2014 re-election bid with Gov. Chris Christie at his side from the Statehouse in Trenton While the dismissive responses from their elected officials is frustrating, those constituents may be lucky to be speaking with their representatives at all. Beto O'Rourke , D-El Paso, had publicly announced plans to hold a public town hall in the state as of Monday.


  12. Bill setting definition for anti-Semitism on campus advances newRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | ABC News 4 Charleston

    Supporters say a bill defining anti-Semitism for South Carolina's colleges is designed to curb a national rise of anti-Jewish bigotry on campuses. Opponents argue it could limit First Amendment rights to criticize Israel.


  13. Liberals copy Tea Party tactics to protest Trump at town hallsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Washington Examiner

    The first congressional recess of the new Congress is playing out exactly how a group of dejected former Democratic Hill staffers had hoped in the wake of President Trump 's victory. Liberal activists across the country have apparently read a 26-page "how to" manual created by a new non-profit called "Indivisible" and are flocking to Republican lawmakers' town hall meetings, ribbon-cutting ceremonies and district offices to support the Affordable Care Act and protest Trump.


  14. The Latest: Obama Official Blasts Trump Transgender PlansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | CBS Local

    The former head of the Justice Department's Civil Rights Division is blasting the Trump administration's plans to alter Obama-era guidance that linked access to school bathrooms to students' gender identity. Vanita Gupta says the Trump administration can't strip transgender students of their rights because the law will continue to protect them.


  15. Trump praises new African American museum during first visitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Yahoo!

    President Donald Trump denounced "bigotry, intolerance and hatred in all of its very ugly forms" during his first visit to the new Smithsonian black history museum on Tuesday. Trump, in remarks after his tour, called the museum "truly great" and said he would be back to see more of the 3,000 objects illustrating African-American history.


  16. Newsmax's 50 Most Influential African-American RepublicansRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | News Max

    According to the most recent United States census data , there are nearly 325 million people in the United States, and the voting age population exceeds 235.2 million, with African-Americans comprising 12.5 percent. A poll by the Joint Center for Policy and Economic Studies reveals that 10 percent of African-Americans, or 2.94 million, voted Republican in the 2014 congressional elections - proving they are more than a "statistical rarity."


  17. Americans For Affordable Products Launches Campaign Against Border Adjustment TaxRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | FITSNews

    The press event will feature keynote speakers from across the state and will call on Senators Tim Scott , Lindsey Graham and the entire South Carolina delegation to oppose the policy. Senator Scott recently said "it's going to be very difficult to get it through the Senate.


  18. Town Hall Winners and Losers So FarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 22 | Roll Call

    Voters don't always need to be agreed with, but they always want to be heard - and Rep. Mark Sanford, R-S.C., delivered on that, Patricia Murphy writes. We're halfway through the Presidents Day recess, the first during President Donald Trump's first term in office.


  19. Trump to spare US 'dreamer' immigrants from crackdownRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 21 | China Daily

    US President Donald Trump is flanked by Ben Carson , his nominee to lead the Department of Housing and Urban Development , Carson's wife, Candy Carson , Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump , and US Senator Tim Scott as he delivers remarks after visiting the National Museum of African American History and Culture on the National Mall in Washington, US, February 21, 2017. [Photo/Agencies] WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump's administration plans to consider almost all illegal immigrants subject to deportation, but will leave protections in place for immigrants known as "dreamers" who entered the United States illegally as children, according to official guidelines released on Tuesday.


  20. 'Don't repeal Obamacare, improve it': Republicans face wrath...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 21 | Connecticut Post

    Republicans members of Congress, away from Washington for the Presidents Day week, are getting an earful as constituents have come out in force to voice displeasure for some of the party's policy positions, particularly the plan to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. Sen. Chuck Grassley of Iowa held an event on Tuesday in which constituents voiced concerns about losing coverage if the law better known as Obamacare is repealed.