Freshman Rep. Tim Scott (middle) will hold his First in the South presidential town halls in South Carolina in advance of the 2012 GOP primary, starting with an event Sunday featuring former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.
Republican Rep. Tim Scott (S.C.) is flexing his freshman muscle by hosting meetings to introduce the GOP presidential hopefuls to Palmetto State voters in advance of the key early primary in 2012.
Scott’s “First in the South” town hall series will kick off Sunday in Charleston with former Utah Gov. Jon Huntsman.
Terri Henderson, 6, center, whose mother is El Salvador, attends a rally with members of Congress at Union Station's Columbus Circle to announce the Restore Opportunity, Strengthen, and Improve the Economy (ROSIE) Act on July 29, 2014. The legislation provides incentives for government contractors to pay a living wage and other benefits that would help low-income workers.