South Carolina’s New Senator Has a ‘Team’ of Prayer ‘Warriors’ on His Side

Tim Scott (Photo: TimScott.House.gov)
Tim Scott (Photo: TimScott.House.gov)

South Carolina Congressman Tim Scott, who has reportedly been chosen to replace Jim DeMint as that state’s senator by Governor Nikki Haley, has had a heavenly helping hand during his time in Washington. A volunteer named Tim Taylor has led a  group of “prayer team warriors” who have organized on Mr. Scott’s campaign website and prayed for God to give the congressman guidance and protection. Mr. Taylor told Politicker the team has been praying for Mr. Scott, who was elected to the House of Representatives in 2010, throughout his career.

“The prayer team has been active for many years now and we’ve prayed for Tim consistently,” said Mr. Taylor. “I’m just committed to it. I’ve known Tim for a long time and, you know, I’ve just felt led to pray for him.” Continue reading “South Carolina’s New Senator Has a ‘Team’ of Prayer ‘Warriors’ on His Side”

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Vets Stephen Colbert for Senate Seat

Nikki Haley
Nikki Haley.

Comedian Stephen Colbert has made a tongue-in-cheek push for South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley to appoint  him as the Palmetto State’s senator now that Jim DeMint is leaving the job to work at the Heritage Foundation. This afternoon, Ms. Haley responded to The Colbert Report host’s campaigning and high poll numbers by releasing her findings from “vetting” Mr. Colbert.

“Mr. Colbert, clearly a whole lot of people felt you needed a second look for U.S. Senate, and because I believe in doing my full due diligence … this is what our vetting process came back with,” Ms. Haley wrote in a post on Facebook that included a link to a document containing information about Mr. Colbert.  Continue reading “South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley Vets Stephen Colbert for Senate Seat”

Poll: South Carolina Voters Want Stephen Colbert to Be Their Senator

Stephen Colbert (Photo: Getty)
Stephen Colbert (Photo: Getty)

A new poll indicates South Carolina voters want Governor Nikki Haley to make comedian Stephen Colbert their senator now that Jim DeMint is leaving Capitol Hill to become president of the Heritage Foundation. The survey, from the liberal-leaning Public Policy Polling, found 20 percent of South Carolinians want Mr. Colbert, who is a grew up in the Palmetto State, to get the job. Continue reading “Poll: South Carolina Voters Want Stephen Colbert to Be Their Senator”