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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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Benghazi: What New Details Reveal About The ‘Scandal’ — And Its Promoters

In the years since the terrorist attack that killed Ambassador Chris Stevens, his aide Sean Smith and CIA officers Tyrone Smith and Glen Doherty in Benghazi on September 11, 2012, President Obama’s congressional critics have complained long and loudly about his failure to apprehend the perpetrators immediately. Republican experts like Ted Cruz and Darrell Issa, […]

June 20, 2014
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The Tea Party Falls Flat: How Lindsey Graham Survived A Right-Wing Challenge

When South Carolinians head to the polls on Tuesday, it’s very likely that the Tea Party’s years-long effort to unseat Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) will end with a whimper. Polls suggest that Graham is will crush his six primary challengers; according to The Huffington Post’s polling average of the race, the two-term incumbent is on track […]

June 9, 2014
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Senators’ Doubts Persist As Administration Explains Bergdahl Deal

By Michael A. Memoli and Christi Parsons, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl appeared “drugged” and “very weak” in a Taliban video shown to senators Wednesday during a classified briefing, the administration’s most broad-ranging consultation with lawmakers after a controversial prisoner swap. The Obama administration contends that there was increased concern that […]

June 5, 2014
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GOP Probe Of Benghazi Holds Political Peril For Both Parties

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The creation of a special committee to investigate the 2012 Benghazi attacks carries the potential for political gains — and risks — for Republicans. The House of Representatives voted Thursday create a special panel to investigate the Sept. 11, 2012, attacks, a vote pushed through by the Republican […]

May 9, 2014
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GOP Senators Call For Joint Select Committee To Investigate Benghazi (Again)

Just days after House Democrats demanded an end to the House Oversight Committee’s “partisan investigation” into the 2012 attacks on the American diplomatic mission in Benghazi, Libya, three Republican senators requested a new inquiry into the incident. “We are once again calling for the appointment of a Joint Select Committee to investigate the terrorist attacks […]

March 31, 2014
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Framed For Crimea: Obama Critics Issue Hollow Indictments

To hear the Republicans shrieking about Crimea — from those howling simpletons on Fox News to the churlish statesmen of the United States Senate – all blame rests with Barack Obama.  In the midst of a real and potentially dangerous crisis, every opportunistic politician and pundit on the right excoriates him as a president so […]

March 21, 2014
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South Carolina Sideshow Deepens As Challenger Labels Graham ‘Ambiguously Gay’

Dave Feliciano, a fringe challenger to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in South Carolina’s 2014 Senate race, made it clear on Thursday just how poor a job the Tea Party did in finding a serious candidate to oppose the two-term incumbent. In a news conference announcing an alliance between all four of Graham’s Republican challengers, Feliciano […]

March 14, 2014
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Blaming Obama First

WASHINGTON — Certain political clichés cry out to join the list of the biggest lies in the world. Today’s candidate: Partisan politics stops at the water’s edge. The sentiment was first voiced by Sen. Arthur Vandenberg, a Michigan Republican who became chair of the Foreign Relations Committee in 1947. Vandenberg was for real, providing enthusiastic […]

March 6, 2014
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Kerry Tells Senators That Obama Syria Policy Is Collapsing

Feb. 3 (Bloomberg) — Two prominent Republican senators say that U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told them — along with 13 other members of a bipartisan congressional delegation — that President Barack Obama’s administration is in need of a new, more assertive, Syria policy; that al Qaeda-affiliated groups in Syria pose a direct terrorist […]

February 3, 2014
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Meet Lee Bright, The Tea Partier Who May Be Too Extreme For Even South Carolina

South Carolina state senator Lee Bright (R), who is running a Tea Party-backed challenge to Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) in South Carolina’s Republican primary, is a magnet for controversy. Bright most recently grabbed headlines on Monday’s edition of Fox News Radio’s The Alan Colmes Show, when he suggested that teachers should be allowed to carry […]

January 21, 2014

5 Republicans Kicking Christie While He’s Down

As a perceived moderate and potential 2016 presidential candidate, Chris Christie has long been a target for some of the more vocal members of the Republican Party’s right wing. Many GOP pundits and politicians still blame the governor for meeting with President Obama after Hurricane Sandy struck the New Jersey coast, supposedly guaranteeing the president’s […]

January 10, 2014