Tim Scott becomes first African-American elected to Senate from SC

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Sen. Tim ScottTim ScottMcAuliffe: I wouldn't want a 'caretaker' in Kaine's Senate seat Ryan calls out GOP in anti-poverty fight Tim Kaine backs call to boost funding for Israeli missile defense MORE (R-S.C.) has won election to a full term in the Senate, making him the first African-American elected to the upper chamber from South Carolina.

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Multiple networks have called the race for Scott, who faced token opposition.

He was appointed to the Senate in late 2012, after Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) resigned to head the conservative Heritage Foundation.

Sen. Lindsey GrahamLindsey GrahamTrump: 'I hope' Russia is able to get Clinton's emails Syria activists cheer Kaine pick Vulnerable GOP senators praise Kaine MORE (R-S.C.) has also won reelection, cruising to victory in the general election after crushing his Tea Party challengers in his primary.

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