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BREAKING: Nikki Haley to Appoint Tim Scott to US Senate

Steve of CA Wrote: Dec 17, 2012 2:54 PM
John both parties *have* changed, and the shift began in 1964 when GOP candidate Barry Goldwater opposed the Civil Rights Act. in fact leading conservatives at the time, also including William Buckley and Ronald Reagan, opposed all the major civil rights legislation

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...