Sen. Tim Scott, the Senate’s only Black Republican, announced his presidential bid on Monday in North Charleston, S.C. Photo: Madeline Gray for The Wall Street Journal

Tim Scott Bets Personal Story Will Boost Long-Shot 2024 White House Bid

Senate’s only Black Republican launches candidacy in South Carolina

NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C.—Tim Scott’s effort to secure the 2024 Republican presidential nomination will test whether a campaign centered on his own rise from poverty and the need for better economic opportunities can garner support in a field dominated by former President Donald Trump.

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