A vote this month in South Carolina could position Tim Scott to become the first black Republican in Congress in eight years. Standing in his way: a son of the late Strom Thurmond , the U.S. senator from the state who was once one of America’s foremost segregationists.
Even in the underbelly of North Dakota’s Bakken oilfields, the murder of Doug Carlile stands out, a tale of a Matt Damon look-alike felon, an Indian tribal leader and an accused hit man with a check list that included items like “practice with pistol.”
Nikki Haley ’s victory in a South Carolina primary runoff yesterday positioned the Indian-American to become the first woman governor of the state, where voters also are poised to elect their first black Republican to the U.S. Congress in more than a century.
Senator Tim Scott will vote against President Barack Obama’s nominee to lead the U.S. Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, virtually erasing the possibility of a Senate panel approving the nomination.
Archery Summit, a winery in Oregon’s Dundee Hills region, said it hired Tim Scott, formerly of neighboring Domaine Drouhin, to become Vineyard Manager and Eleni Papadakis of Domaine Serene to be Assistant Winemaker.