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Southern Lawmakers Push To Remove Confederate Flag

Officials, businesses, and ordinary citizens are calling for Confederate emblems to be removed.

June 23, 2015
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South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley Calls For Confederate Flag To Come Down

South Carolina governor Nikki Haley is scheduled to speak in Charleston at 4 p.m. Monday, and is expected to call for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state capitol lawn, where it has flown since 1962, and be moved to a museum.

June 22, 2015
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Confederate Flag Debate Heats Up In Republican Presidential Race

Last week, civil rights leaders and President Barack Obama renewed calls to remove the flag, which flies at the top of a 30-foot flagpole near the South Carolina Capitol.

June 21, 2015
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‘The Great War Of Our Time’ Goes Inside The CIA, To A Point

In his book The Great War of Our Time, former CIA deputy Director Michael Morell explains the blunder that led to Saddam Hussein being deposed and sent him into hiding in a spider hole.

June 21, 2015
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South Carolina Politicians Defend Compromise Over Confederate Flag

Officials in Columbia lowered the U.S. flag and state flag over the capital Thursday, but the memorial’s Confederate flag remained at the top of its staff.

June 19, 2015
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Graham: Confederate Flag ‘Part Of Who We Are’ In South Carolina

“Well at the end of the day, it’s time for people in South Carolina to revisit that decision, would be fine with me,” Graham said — before then embarking upon a defense of the Confederate flag and its supporters.

June 19, 2015
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Conservatives: Charleston Shooting Is About Anything But Race

Law enforcement officials are calling it a hate crime. So why is it that some conservatives — including two running for president — have such a hard time using that phrase?

June 18, 2015
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Poll: Ben Carson In First Place For Republicans — Just Barely

The pollster’s analysis says: “You would be hard pressed to look at these results and identify an emerging top tier in the Republican field, let alone a so-called frontrunner.”

June 15, 2015
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Illinois Sen. Mark Kirk Says Single Sen. Lindsey Graham A ‘Bro With No Ho’

A hot microphone caught one endangered Republican senator making a too-hot comment about his fellow colleague and GOP presidential candidate.

June 11, 2015
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Endorse This: Okay, So Don’t Vote For Lindsey Graham!

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) is clearly laying out his platform for 2016, based on all his national security wisdom: Go right back into Iraq! And if you don’t don’t like — well, he’s got an answer for that, too.

June 4, 2015
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Appealing To Hawks, Lindsey Graham Jumps Into The 2016 Presidential Ring

Sen. Lindsey Graham formally launched his presidential bid with a predictably foreign policy-heavy speech in his hometown of Central, South Carolina.

June 1, 2015
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Lindsey Graham And ‘The Gay Conspiracy’

If Lindsey Graham were gay — and we should take him at his word that he is not — that might offend some in the GOP’s evangelical wing. But there are conspiracy theories that hint at something even worse.

May 29, 2015
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GOP Campaign Slogan: Be Afraid. Be Very Afraid.

“Republicans have always been trusted more on national security,” said Republican pollster Whit Ayres, “and Obama has been a weaker leader than people expected.”

May 2, 2015
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Late Night Roundup: The Clinton Paranoia Industry

Seth Meyers realized there are only a few kinds of books that ever sell these days — and the cottage industry of anti-Clinton writing is one of them.

April 24, 2015
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GOP’s Libertarians Aren’t All That Libertarian

A funny thing is happening on the way to the Republican primaries: The whole notion of small government libertarianism has been hijacked by politicians who often represent the opposite.

April 17, 2015
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What Would The 2016 Republican Hopefuls Do With An Iran Deal?

All of the prospective Republican candidates for 2016 agree they would undermine President Obama’s nuclear deal between Iran and the U.S.

March 27, 2015
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This Week In Crazy: Generalissimo Graham Prepares To Seize Congress

Welcome to “This Week In Crazy,” The National Memo’s weekly update on the wildest attacks, conspiracy theories, and other loony behavior from the increasingly unhinged right wing. Starting with number five: 5. Lindsey Graham Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) has long complained about President Obama trampling the Constitution, and over the weekend, we may have learned […]

March 13, 2015
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Endorse This: You Won’t Catch Lindsey Graham Doing That!

Lindsey Graham explains that you can have all of his emails — in fact, you kind *already* have all of them.

March 9, 2015
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Adelson Presidential Endorsement ‘A Year Away,’ Aide Says

The Adelson primary is already well under way.

February 19, 2015
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Home-State Voters Give Tepid Support To A Lindsey Graham Presidential Candidacy

Lindsey Graham wants to run for president. But does anyone else want him to join the race?

February 16, 2015
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Senator Graham Rejects GOP Benghazi Report As ‘Garbage’

Some Republicans still aren’t ready to give up on Benghazi-mania.

November 24, 2014
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Graham, Scott, Haley Win South Carolina Elections

Get the election results from South Carolina.

November 4, 2014
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Endorse This: Meet Senator Lindsey Graham (R-Blair Witch Project)

  The Daily Show Get More: Daily Show Full Episodes,The Daily Show on Facebook,Daily Show Video Archive   During his nearly two decades in Congress, Senator Lindsey Graham has flip-flopped on many positions. But the South Carolina Republican has been remarkably consistent on one point: He’s pretty sure that terrorists are about to kill us […]

September 16, 2014
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McConnell Promises To Fight Abortions If GOP Wins Control Of Senate

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) is hard at work on the Senate’s agenda — that is, of course, if Republicans take over in November. As Cortney O’Brien reports at the conservative site Town Hall, McConnell used the last day of the National Right to Life Convention to vow that he and his fellow Republicans would […]

June 30, 2014
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Back To Iraq?

June 23, 2014
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