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UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 02: Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and his mother Frances, wait to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Scott was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., retired. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

UNITED STATES - DECEMBER 02: Sen. Tim Scott, R-S.C., and his mother Frances, wait to conduct a mock swearing-in ceremony with Vice President Joe Biden in the Capitol's Old Senate Chamber, December 2, 2014. Scott was sworn in to serve the remainder of his term since he was appointed to the seat after Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., retired. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call)

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