113th Congress, Most Diverse

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R)

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz (R) has pledged that his first bill would seek to repeal “every syllable of every word” of the Obama administration’s “‘Affordable’ Health Care Act.”

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R)

South Carolina Sen. Tim Scott (R) of was sworn into office Thursday  on a historic day that saw him become the first African-American United States senator from the South since Reconstruction and the upper chamber’s only current black member.

Links: Cruz Sworn In As Texas’ First Hispanic US Senator, Will Introduce Bill To Repeal ‘Obamacare’ « CBS Houston.  |   Sen. Tim Scott’s Swearing-in Caps Historic Rise  |  113th Congress Is Most Diverse Yet; Hispanics Make Gains

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