Conservatives: Court Ruling Recognizes Progress

Supreme Court ruling on Voting Rights Act celebrated by right as signal of nation’s advancement on racial issues
Ryan P. Haygood, director of the NAACP Legal Defense Fund, talks outside the Supreme Court / AP

Conservative activists and black leaders celebrated the Supreme Court’s Tuesday decision to update the Voting Rights Act (VRA) as a recognition of the progress that the nation has made in race relations.

Scott Rips Dems Over Nuke Option on NLRB

Democrats propose using the ‘nuclear option’ to prevent GOP from blocking Obama appointees
Sen. Tim Scott / AP

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R.) slammed liberal proposals to use the nuclear option to push President Barack Obama’s controversial labor board nominees through Senate confirmation.

Consent Questioned

Republicans criticize Obama and NLRB nominees
Mark Gaston Pearce, Sharon Block, Richard Griffin / NLRB.gov

Republicans on the Senate Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions Committee laid into President Barack Obama’s controversial nominees to the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) at a Thursday morning hearing.

Haley, Scott Discuss Senate Appointment: ‘He Earned This’

Scott: 'We're going to have to have a serious conversation about spending reform'

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley and Rep. Tim Scott (R., S.C.) went on Fox News to discuss Haley’s decision to appoint Scott to the open Senate position left by Sen. Jim DeMint (R., S.C.), who is leaving to head The Heritage Foundation.