Tim Scott

Donald Trump cheered on field at Clemson-USC rivalry game

BY: , and - November 26, 2023

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Former President Donald Trump turned the field of Williams-Brice Stadium into a giant stage as he briefly united Tigers and Gamecocks who cheered his entrance during South Carolina’s biggest rivalry game of the year. The crowd erupted as Trump walked onto the field Saturday at the start of halftime with Gov. Henry […]

GOP presidential candidates brawl in Florida debate, while Trump rallies nearby

BY: and - November 9, 2023

MIAMI — Five Republican candidates for president tussled over support for Ukraine and abortion policy at a debate in Miami Wednesday evening, while the leading contender for the nomination, former President Donald Trump, sought Latino votes in an event across town. Trump, who consistently garners more than 50% in polls of Republican voters, once again […]

GOP presidential candidates focus on abortion, Israel, parental rights at evangelical event

BY: and - September 17, 2023

DES MOINES, Iowa — Republican presidential candidates emphasized their support for abortion restrictions, parental rights and Israel while working Saturday night to win over evangelical Iowa caucusgoers. More than 1,000 people gathered in Des Moines for the Iowa Faith and Freedom Coalition annual fall banquet. The conservative Christian organization has played an influential role in […]

Democrats call for raising FDIC insurance limits at Senate hearing

BY: - July 24, 2023

WASHINGTON DC — Members of the Senate banking committee  explored the pros and cons of reforming deposit insurance on Thursday, which has been a topic of debate among policymakers since the aftermath of bank collapses earlier this year. The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC) insures each depositor for up to $250,000 — a fact that took […]

Where the GOP presidential candidates stand on national abortion bans, restrictions

BY: - June 26, 2023

WASHINGTON — The 2024 Republican presidential primary marks the first time in half a century that candidates will debate whether abortion should be restricted or banned at the federal level without the Roe v. Wade ruling making most of their proposals moot. The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision last summer to overturn the nationwide, constitutional right […]

RWU aquaculture research farm aims to boost bivalve industry

BY: - May 23, 2023

When Tim Scott started teaching at Roger Williams University in the late 1990s, aquaculture was hardly a part of the vernacular, much less a moneymaker for the state.  In the intervening years, the biology professor has watched the industry explode, with  whopping increases in annual wholesale sales along with spreading appreciation for the science of […]