Article Photos: Rep. Tim Scott picked to replace DeMint in Senate 5/8

U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham speaks to the media during a news conference announcing U.S. Rep. Tim Scott as Jim DeMint's replacement in the U.S. Senate at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Columbia, S.C. South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley picked Scott to be the state's next U.S. senator Monday, making him the only black Republican in Congress and the South's first black Republican senator since Reconstruction. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)