Tim Scott is the junior U.S. Senator for South Carolina, a position he’s held since 2013. Prior to joining the Senate, he was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives for South Carolina’s 1st congressional district, making him the first African-American to serve in both chambers of Congress. Outside of his government service, he is a businessman who owns an insurance agency and is a partner in a real estate group as well. Learn more about Sen. Scott by visiting his website, www.scott.senate.gov.