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Senator Lindsey Graham skips final debate in South Carolina amid battle to keep seat

CBS News Wednesday, 21 October 2020
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 Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. Jamie Lovegrove, South Carolina political reporter with The Post and Courier, joined CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss the latest on the race.
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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 Republican Senators and a vocal supporter of Trump. Graham is seeking a fourth term to office in 2020,...

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