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Lindsey Graham: United States Senator from South Carolina
Lindsey Olin Graham is an American politician who serves as the senior United States Senator from South Carolina, a seat he has held since 2003. A member of the Republican Party, Graham has served as Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Judiciary since 2019.

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Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott [Video]

Senate panel approves Trump court pick over Dem boycott

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved President Donald Trump's nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to a lifetime Supreme Court seat despite a Democratic boycott, clearing..

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Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied [Video]

Lindsey Graham And Jaime Harrison Are Nearly Tied

Former state legislator Jaime Harrison is challenging GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. He is hoping to take Lindsey Graham's spot for US Senate in South Carolina. Graham is one of the most high-profile..

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GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority [Video]

GOP running short on time to defend Senate majority

Republicans are running short on time, money and options to stop Democrats from winning a majority of seats in the U.S. Senate, in an election that is now only two weeks away. This report produced by..

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Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote [Video]

Democrats object as Senate panel sets Barrett vote

The Republican-led U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday scheduled an Oct. 22 vote to advance conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett's nomination to the Supreme Court to the full Senate..

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'Good old days of segregation' comment was sarcasm: Graham [Video]

'Good old days of segregation' comment was sarcasm: Graham

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday referred to 'the good old days of segregation', which he later said was sarcasm, during the confirmation hearing for President Trump's..

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Barrett praised for being 'unashamedly pro-life' [Video]

Barrett praised for being 'unashamedly pro-life'

On the third day of confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, Senator Lindsay Graham praised the judge for being ‚Äėunashamedly pro-life,‚Äô..

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Graham praises Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life' [Video]

Graham praises Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life'

Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Wednesday opened the third day of Amy Coney Barrett's confirmation hearing by lauding her as "unashamedly pro-life."

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Barrett dodges questions on abortion, gay marriage [Video]

Barrett dodges questions on abortion, gay marriage

President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett said on Tuesday at her U.S. Senate confirmation hearing she is not hostile to the Obamacare law, as Democrats have suggested, and..

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Barrett owns a gun, but says she will rule 'fairly' on issue [Video]

Barrett owns a gun, but says she will rule 'fairly' on issue

Republican Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham on Tuesday asked Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett if she owned a gun and she responded with 'we do own a gun' and added that she'd rule 'fairly' on a..

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'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins [Video]

'Long, contentious week' of Barrett hearing begins

[NFA] Republican Senator Lindsey Graham kicked off the Senate Judiciary Committee's Supreme Court confirmation hearing with his party looking to push through the approval of President Trump's nominee,..

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REPLAY - US Supreme Court hearing: Republican Senator Graham makes opening statement [Video]

REPLAY - US Supreme Court hearing: Republican Senator Graham makes opening statement

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Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick [Video]

Dems ready to grill Trump's Supreme Court pick

[NFA] President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, Amy Coney Barrett, will face a grilling from Democrats this week during a multi-day Senate confirmation hearing as Republicans push ahead..

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GOP 'full steam ahead' on Barrett after Trump test [Video]

GOP 'full steam ahead' on Barrett after Trump test

Republicans Friday said they would push forward with Senate Judiciary Committee hearings on Trump's Supreme Court replacement, even after Trump tested positive for COVID-19 and went into isolation...

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Why the Biden and Trump campaigns both claim they won the final 2020 presidential debate

"I felt terrible after the first debate, to be honest with you," said Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., after the last debate. "I feel great tonight."
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Senate Judiciary Committee votes on Amy Coney Barrett's nomination

Despite Democrats' boycotting the meeting Thursday morning, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham proceeded with a party-line vote to advance the nomination of President Trump's Supreme..
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Senate Judiciary Committee authorizes subpoenas for Twitter's Jack Dorsey and Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg over Hunter Biden stories

Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said he hoped it would give the panel "leverage" to secure testimony from the CEOs.
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Senator Lindsey Graham skips final debate in South Carolina amid battle to keep seat

Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is skipping the final debate in South Carolina Wednesday to focus on confirming Judge Amy Coney Barrett to the Supreme Court. Polls show Graham is in a tight race with..
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The week in polls: Trump roars back in Florida, Biden gains in Georgia

In the Senate, a poll found Doug Jones may not be doomed after all. And another found Lindsey Graham's race may not be as tight as believed.
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Oracle founder donated $250,000 to Graham PAC in final days of TikTok deal

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Photo by Tom Williams-Pool/Getty Images Oracle CEO Larry Ellison donated $250,000 to a super PAC supporting Sen. Lindsey Graham’s (R-SC) reelection campaign as his company closed in on a coveted..
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Feinstein hugs Graham after Barrett hearing

Democrat Senator Dianne Feinstein of California hugged Republican Senator Lindsey Graham following Judge Amy Coney Barrett's Supreme Court confirmation hearing on Thursday. Democrats have been calling..
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Graham’s Star Turn as Confirmation M.C. Is Marred by Missteps

Facing a tough re-election fight, Senator Lindsey Graham has tried to leverage his role as the ringmaster of confirmation ceremonies. His stream-of-consciousness dialogue has gotten him into trouble.
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Lindsey Graham leads Jaime Harrison in the South Carolina Senate race, a new poll shows.

Lindsey Graham leads Jaime Harrison in the South Carolina Senate race, a New York Times/Siena College poll shows.
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Lindsay Graham praises Judge Barrett as 'unashamedly pro-life'

The head of the US Senate panel conducting the confirmation hearings for President Donald Trump's Superme Court called her nomination "historic" saying it was the first time an "unashamedly pro-life"..
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‚ÄėSeverability‚Äô Could Save Health Law, Graham Says and Barrett Seems to Agree

Warnings from Democrats that Republicans and their Supreme Court nominee threaten the Affordable Care Act elicited reassuring words from both Senator Lindsey Graham and Judge Amy Coney Barrett.
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Lindsey Graham, running for re-election, says his reference to ‚Äėthe good old days of segregation‚Äô was sarcastic.


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Sen. Graham on Barrett: 'She's going to the court'

Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett returned to Capitol Hill for a third day of confirmation hearings, during which she was called "unashamedly pro-life" by Sen. Lindsey Graham. He told Barrett..
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Trump names Amy Coney Barrett as his SCOTUS nominee

Senate Judiciary chair Lindsey Graham announced late Saturday that confirmation hearings would begin on October 12.
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Senator Graham's opening statement at Amy Coney Barrett confirmation hearing

In his opening statement at Monday's confirmation hearing, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Judge Amy Coney Barrett is highly qualified for a seat on the U.S. Supreme Court and..
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Senator Lindsey Graham has gaveled in the start of the hearing.


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Jaime Harrison Raises a Record $57 Million as He Challenges Lindsey Graham

The amount is the highest quarterly fund-raising total for any Senate candidate in U.S. history and part of an extraordinary flood of money pouring into Democratic campaigns.
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Lindsey Graham opponent Jaime Harrison raises record-breaking $57 million since July, campaign says

Democrat Jaime Harrison, who is challenging Sen. Lindsey Graham, raised more cash in a quarter than any other U.S. Senate candidate in history.
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Lindsey Graham in debate forum: Black people can go anywhere in South Carolina if they're 'not liberal'

"I can say without any doubt, you can be an African American and go to the Senate, you just have to share the values of our state," Graham said.
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Lindsey Graham Says Young Black People, Immigrants Can Go Anywhere if They're Conservative

It's a breathtaking comment ... Senator Lindsey Graham said South Carolina cops don't pose any problems for Black people and immigrants ... as longs as they're of the conservative persuasion. Graham..
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The South Carolina Senate race between Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison is now rated a ‚Äėtoss-up‚Äô by a prominent analyst.


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7 key takeaways from the Lindsey Graham, Jaime Harrison debate

Graham called the virus "serious" but said "we have to move on as a nation." Harrison said there had been "a failure in leadership."
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Jaime Harrison brought a plexiglass shield to his debate with Lindsey Graham.


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Senate committee issues official subpoenas to Mark Zuckerberg, Sundar Pichai, and Jack Dorsey

senate committee issues official subpoenas to mark zuckerberg, sundar pichai, and jack dorsey
Mark Zuckerberg previously testified before the House Financial Services Committee in October 2019. | Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images Thursday morning, the Senate Commerce committee voted..
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'Essential that it be done': Former FBI Director James Comey defends Russia investigation

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., has described James Comey's voluntary appearance as "the day of reckoning." Trump fired Comey during the Russia investigation.
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Top Republicans dismiss Trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer

top republicans dismiss trump's refusal to commit to peaceful transfer
Mitch McConnell insists ‚Äėthere will be an orderly transition‚Äô while Trump ally Lindsey Graham says ‚ÄėI assure you it will be peaceful‚Äô Leading Republicans have sought to quell fears that Donald..
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Lindsey Graham Says 'We've Got the Votes' to Approve Court Pick

Sure, most Senate Republicans will approve President Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. But they seem to have already done so, without a name.
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‚ÄėYou Would Do the Same‚Äô: Graham Is Defiant on Supreme Court Reversal

Senator Lindsey Graham said he would refuse to confirm a Republican’s Supreme Court nominee in a presidential election year. Now he is rushing to deliver President Trump’s third justice.
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The importance of being Lindsey Graham

the importance of being lindsey graham
Lindsey Graham may be the most misunderstood figure in Donald Trump’s Washington. For many, the Republican senator from South Carolina is the lickspittle who abandoned his principles for access to a..
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Then and now: What McConnell and others said about Merrick Garland in 2016 vs. after Ginsburg's death

What Mitch McConnell, Chuck Schumer and Lindsey Graham have said about Supreme Court vacancies since 2016.
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Lindsey Graham says Comey will testify before a Senate committee the day after the first presidential debate.


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Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump's alleged comments on troops, McCain

Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss the president's alleged comments about U.S. troops and the late-Senator John McCain.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump's judicial nominees and response to COVID-19 pandemic

South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss President Trump's newly-released list of potential judicial nominees as well as the administration's response to the COVID-19..
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Republicans pressure platforms with new 230 bill

republicans pressure platforms with new 230 bill
Photo by Greg Nash-Pool/Getty Images A group of Senate Republicans introduced a new bill Tuesday aimed at chipping away some of the protections provided to social media companies through Section 230..
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Sen. Graham thanks troops on Thanksgiving

Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., extends his gratitude to military members serving overseas in the weekly Republican address.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham holds one-point lead in tight SC race for reelection, poll finds

The poll found Graham with a one-point lead in his quest for a fourth term, which is within the survey's 4-point margin of error.
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Graham to Call Robert Mueller to Testify after Op-Ed Defending Roger Stone Prosecution

graham to call robert mueller to testify after op-ed defending roger stone prosecution
Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Lindsey Graham (R., S.C.) said Sunday that he will grant Democrats’ request to have former special counsel Robert Mueller testify about his investigation into..
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Sen. Lindsey Graham said he will call Robert Mueller to testify before his committee

Robert Mueller broke his yearlong silence Saturday, penning an op-ed that defends the Russia investigation and the prosecution of Roger Stone.
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Trump allies take aim at his global media chief for firings

trump allies take aim at his global media chief for firings
WASHINGTON (AP) ‚ÄĒ Seven U.S. senators, including two strong allies of President Donald Trump, harshly criticized Trump‚Äôs new chief of U.S.-funded global media on Wednesday for firing the heads of..
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Has Lindsey Graham Become Too Trumpy for South Carolina? Not So Fast.

Democrats are mounting a vigorous Senate campaign, backing Jaime Harrison, a candidate with strong fund-raising. But as they argue that Mr. Graham has become too conservative for the state, the senator..
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Long lines in Georgia, Lindsey Graham wards off GOP rivals in SC and other takeaways from Tuesday's primaries

Georgia voters faced long lines and problems with voting machines in Tuesday's primary. Some officials say this may signal problems for November.
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Senate to hold 'deep dive' review of Floyd death

After widespread unrest, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham announces hearings into the death of George Floyd, the police use of force and the treatment of black people in the United..
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Inside an Extraordinary G.O.P. Event: ‚ÄėPressing Flesh and Kissing Babies‚Äô Again

At the South Carolina event, attended by Senators Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott, there were few masks and no social distancing ‚ÄĒ and that was the point.
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Sen. Lindsey Graham announces new Russia probe amid Flynn controversy

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Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham said Thursday his committee is opening a wide-ranging investigation into the origins of the Russia investigation, but rejected President Donald..
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Trump Turns to an Old Ploy During Coronavirus Pandemic: Blame Obama

After pressure from the president, Senator Lindsey Graham agreed to hold a hearing, but he rebuffed Mr. Trump’s suggestion that his predecessor be called to testify.
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US senator Lindsey Graham believes Kim Jong Un ‚Äėdead or incapacitated‚Äô

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EPA US senator Lindsey Graham said he believes North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un is ‚Äúdead or incapacitated‚ÄĚ following unconfirmed reports of his demise. Mr Graham, an ally of Donald Trump and..
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U.S. senators make progress toward voting on $2 trillion coronavirus bill

A last-minute obstacle to passage of a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill in the U.S. Senate was in the process of being resolved and would likely clear the way for prompt approval of the..
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'No functioning economy unless we control the virus': Lindsey Graham, Liz Cheney warn Trump not to ease guidelines

"There will be no normally functioning economy if our hospitals are overwhelmed," tweeted GOP Rep. Liz Cheney of Wyoming.
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U.S. senator Graham calls for no-fly zone in Syria's Idlib

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday called for the establishment of a no-fly zone over Syria's Idlib and called on President Donald Trump to help stop the killing of civilians there by Syrian..
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