The nation in brief

Posted: December 18, 2012 at 5:07 a.m.

QUOTE OF THE DAY “It speaks to the evolution of South Carolina and our nation.” Rep. Tim Scott of South Carolina, who was chosen to replace Sen. Jim DeMint and will be the first black Republican senator from the South since the 1890s Article, this page

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