Tuesday, December 11 2012 7:10 PM EST2012-12-12 00:10:26 GMT
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) -- Rep. Tim Scott is reportedly on the short list to replace U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who is resigning in January. A person close to Gov. Nikky Haley said Rep. Trey Gowdy, former firstMore >>
Rep. Tim Scott is reportedly on the short list to replace U.S. Sen. Jim DeMint, who is resigning in January.More >>
COLUMBIA, S.C. (WCIV) -- South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley on Wednesday signed an executive order scheduling a special election to fill Rep. Tim Scott's seat.
Scott's seat became vacant when Haley appointed him to fill Sen. Jim DeMint's seat. DeMint announced he was resigning from the Senate to lead conservative think tank The Heritage Foundation.
Filing for Scott's open seat begins Jan. 18 at noon and ends 10 days later. The GOP will hold a party primary on March 19. A primary runoff will be held April 2 if it's needed.
The general special election for Scott's seat will be held May 7.
Evangelist Franklin Graham prayed on a sidewalk outside the Pentagon Thursday after his invitation to a prayer service inside was withdrawn because of comments that insulted people of other religions. More>>