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South Carolina governor Nikki Haley has chosen the first black US senator in state history to replace outgoing Jim dement.
Correspondent Shannon Bream has the details about a conservative up and come.
All things are truly possible.
From this nation.
Come January Republican congressman Tim Scott two grew up in poverty that with a single mother he says refuse to give up on him.
-- become the first African American US senator in south Carolina's history.
The fact that you've got a black US senator means that you've got somebody who.
Literally a different face on the party if you will who -- him perhaps.
Relate to a lot of currently -- Republican voters.
Governor Nikki Haley the daughter of Indian immigrants who -- got to fill the seat of retiring senator Jim dement says.
She's so we're the pick makes history but wants to be clear that didn't drive her decision it is very important.
As a minority female.
That congressman Scott earned that seat.
He earned this seat for the person that he is he -- in this seat for the results he -- sound.
Both social and fiscal conservatives -- the pick Marjorie -- and -- -- the pro life Susan B.
Anthony list said quote.
Congressman Tim -- to rise to the US senate is great news to both the country and the pro life movement.
Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party patriots said quote this is a positive step for the Tea Party patriots and our principles of fiscal responsibility constitutionally limited government and free markets.
Today Scott who will have to run again in a special election in 2014 for the chance to serve out -- -- full term.
Said he remains focused on returning fiscal discipline to Washington.
We need to make very difficult decisions so often we have a conversation about how -- -- create enough revenue to solve a problem while learned early much winnings.
If you have a problem with spending there's not enough revenue to make up for.
We have a spending problem ladies and gentlemen and America and not a revenue problem.
Scott said today he expects to be sworn into the senate on January 3.
-- -- officially submits the resignation of his house seat to Haley South Carolina we'll hold an election roughly eighteen weeks later Brett.
Chad thank you and just a quick programming note both senate designate Tim Scott and South Carolina governor Nikki Haley will join.
Greta Van Susteren on tonight's on the record at 10 PM eastern.
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