On Monday, the U.S. Senate got its newest member and lost its most senior member.
The newest senator is South Carolina Rep. Tim Scott, who Gov. Nikki Haley said she would appoint to fill the vacancy caused by the pending resignation of Jim DeMint.
The most senior senator was Hawaii's Daniel Inouye, who died at 88 just a few hours after Haley's announcement.
Much has been made of the fact that...