Melissa Block is in Charleston, S.C., where she talks with freshman Republican Rep. Tim Scott. He's a Tea Party favorite, he's considered a rising star in the GOP, and he's one of just two African-American Republicans in Congress. The presidential contenders are actively pursuing Scott's endorsement, but so far, he hasn't endorsed. He talks with Melissa about Rick Perry's decision to drop out of the race and endorse Newt Gingrich — and how that might reshape the primary in South Carolina.
In a 3-2 vote on Feb. 26, the FCC approved new rules, regulating broadband internet as a public utility. NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Mat Honan, San Francisco bureau chief for BuzzFeed News, about the political implications of the vote.
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