Sunday, December 26, 2010

The Frederick Douglass Foundation Congratulates Tim Scott on GOP Leadership Role

November 19, 2010
Media Contact: Alesha Martin
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WASHINGTON, DC - Timothy F. Johnson, Chairman and Founder of the Frederick Douglass Foundation, is pleased to report Tim Scott is now in GOP Leadership role.

On Wednesday members-elect of the House Republican Conference met to select leaders for the 112th Congress. Freshman Elect- Tim Scott of South Carolina has taken the role of Leadership Representative.

Dr. Timothy Johnson made the following statement of encouragement:

"Congressman Elect Tim Scott is in a very unique position in Washington. He has already shown qualities consistent with the effective leadership demands of American citizens.  We commend Tim Scott for his efforts and encourage him to be an historic figure in American politics."

Full results of those elected are as follows:

  •     Speaker of the House: John A. Boehner of Ohio
  •     Republican Leader: Eric Cantor of Virginia
  •     Republican Whip: Kevin McCarthy of California
  •     Republican Conference Chairman: Jeb Hensarling of Texas
  •     National Republican Congressional Committee Chairman: Pete Sessions of Texas
  •     Republican Policy Committee Chairman: Tom Price of Georgia
  •     Republican Conference Vice-Chair: Cathy McMorris Rodgers of Washington
  •     Republican Conference Secretary: John Carter of Texas
  •     Freshman Elected Leadership Representative: Kristi Noem of South Dakota
  •     Freshman Elected Leadership Representative: Tim Scott of South Carolina

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The Frederick Douglass Foundation is a public policy and educational organization which brings the sanctity of free market and limited government ideas to bear on the hardest problems facing our nation. We are a collection of pro-active individuals committed to developing innovative and new approaches to today's problems with the assistance of elected officials, scholars from universities and colleges and community activists. For more information, visit

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