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BREAKING: Nikki Haley to Appoint Tim Scott to US Senate

jfreeman103 Wrote: Dec 18, 2012 2:33 AM
You need to update this again, Gov Haley is not the First Indian American Gov, she is the first Female Indian gov, Bobby Jindal is the first.

With Sen. Jim DeMint on his way to take the reins at the Heritage Foundation, South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley is charged with selecting his replacement for the next two years.  According to multiple sources, her pick is Rep. Tim Scott, who will be the only African-American Republican in Congress when the new sessions gavels in:

Gov. Nikki Haley of South Carolina has chosen Representative Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint in the United States Senate, according to three Republican officials. The move will make Mr. Scott the first black senator from the South...