He's been in the Senate since 2003, but this year could be his last. Today on POLITICO Dispatch, AndrewDesiderio and jersiegel discuss Lindsey Graham’s last stand. Listen and subscribe 🎧
Listen to this episode from POLITICO Dispatch on Spotify. He's been in the Senate since 2003, but this year could be his last. POLITICO's Andrew Desiderio traces Lindsey Graham's transformation from a moderate Republican known for working across the aisle to a staunch defender of President Trump — and explains why that's put him at risk of losing his seat this November. Plus, the government's watchdog will probe whether Trump officials interference with the CDC and FDA's Covid response. And Trump attacks Biden for trusting scientists. Andrew Desiderio is a congressional reporter for POLITICO. Jeremy Siegel is a host for POLITICO Dispatch. Irene Noguchi is the executive producer of POLITICO audio. Jenny Ament is the senior producer of POLITICO audio. Read more: Lindsey Graham runs for his lifeRead more: POLITICO »
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Lindsey Graham’s challenger, Jaime Harrison, is recharging S.C. — and the SouthWith money and a message, a Democratic challenger is taking a page from a Republican incumbent's playbook for winning elections in the state. Sure won't get my family's vote no way in hell Lol.
Lindsey Graham Warmed To Trump, And Some Voters Feel Left In The ColdLindsey Graham has won easily every time since he was first elected in 2002. But he's always relied on moderate voters — who aren't happy with how close he's grown to Trump. Now, he's in an unexpectedly tight race against Democrat Jaime Harrison. LindseyGrahamIsLosing harrisonjaime is going to win! If he loses, Trump won’t care and will drop him like he does everyone else who can no longer help him.
Lindsey Graham runs for his lifeIn the final weeks of the election, Lindsey Graham is staking his campaign on a bet that Amy Coney Barrett’s expected Supreme Court confirmation — and his flip-flop that led to her even getting a hearing — will pull him over the finish line 🙄
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