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Sat Feb 23, 2013, 04:53 PM

Senate Decisions Could Put Lindsey Graham's Seat At Risk

by Tamara Keith
February 23, 2013 5:32 AM

It seems Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham has done his best in recent weeks to get as much ink as possible, talking about things that play well with the conservatives in his home state of South Carolina, like Benghazi and gun rights.

Graham also held up the nomination of Chuck Hagel as defense secretary to get more answers about what happened in Benghazi, even as he admitted Hagel had nothing to do with it. But his opposition might have more to do with home state politics than the nomination itself.

Republican senators who have shown moderate leanings have been hit with primary challenges from the right recently, and while no serious challenger has emerged yet in South Carolina, there are a whole lot of people hoping one does ...

http://www.npr.org/blogs/itsallpolitics/2013/02/23/172746815/will-sen-lindsey-graham-be-the-next-republican-to-face-a-primary-challenger

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Reply Senate Decisions Could Put Lindsey Graham's Seat At Risk (Original post)
struggle4progress Feb 2013 OP
Angry Dragon Feb 2013 #1
Third Doctor Feb 2013 #2
Blue4Texas Feb 2013 #6
Cha Feb 2013 #3
southernyankeebelle Feb 2013 #4
northoftheborder Feb 2013 #7
TwilightGardener Feb 2013 #5
Filibuster Harry Feb 2013 #8

Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 04:59 PM

1. I am just really glad to see a Senator to put his re-election above the

good of the country ........ we need more Senators like Lizzy

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:01 PM

2. I would love to see Graham's

whining ass go down. I would prefer a good democrat but since this is SC I will take a rebup teanut from his own party.. This should happen to his buddy Mccain too.

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Response to Third Doctor (Reply #2)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 06:07 PM

6. Pure teabagger better than pretender LOL

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:12 PM

3. Rabid Liars attacking Rabid Liars.

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Response to Cha (Reply #3)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:17 PM

4. Boy you got that right. The right and the extreme right wouldn't recognize the truth

 

if their tongue was notorized.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sat Feb 23, 2013, 05:27 PM

5. Graham's as unreasonable and obstructionist now as any teabagger who would replace him, so

I truly hope the state of SC reaches deep into its bag of nuts for this race and picks a winner to replace him. I say, let the Party Of Stoopid reach new levels of crazy and dumb.

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Response to struggle4progress (Original post)

Sun Feb 24, 2013, 03:02 PM

8. Afraid of doing the correct things for this country because of being primaried?? A true statesman

that the forefathers would be proud of. The Rs who keep mentioning the constitution are full of shit. The forefathers would never
be afraid of doing the correct thing for this country.

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