U.S. Rep. Tim Scott speaks during a news conference after being named Jim DeMint's replacement in the U.S. Senate at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Columbia,

 

              U.S. Rep. Tim Scott speaks during a news conference after being named Jim DeMint
U.S. Rep. Tim Scott speaks during a news conference after being named Jim DeMint's replacement in the U.S. Senate at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Columbia, S.C. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)