Tim Scott becomes first African-American elected to Senate from SC
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Sen. Tim ScottTim ScottLobbying World Juan Williams: The complicated story of black conservatism We need to pass the Anti-Semitism Awareness Act to fight hate and bigotry 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 GrahamRussian interference looms over European elections Graham: I’m ‘all in’ for Trump Graham: US on a collision course with North Korea MORE (R-S.C.) has also won reelection, cruising to victory in the general election after crushing his Tea Party challengers in his primary.