Article Photos: Rep. Tim Scott picked to replace DeMint in Senate 7/8

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, left, speaks at a news conference as she announces U.S. Rep Tim Scott, center, as the state's next U.S. senator as Sen. Jim DeMint looks on at the South Carolina Statehouse on Monday, Dec. 17, 2012, in Columbia, S.C. Haley's pick makes Scott the only black Republican in Congress and the South's first black Republican senator since Reconstruction. (AP Photo/Rainier Ehrhardt)