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Harrison +2 Over Graham In New SC Senate Poll

Newsweek reports: Democratic Senate candidate Jaime Harrison has taken a two-point lead over Republican South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, according to a new poll. Conducted by Morning Consult, the latest survey found 47 percent of South Carolina respondents saying they’d vote for Harrison, while 45 percent sided with Graham. Morning Consult surveyed an approximate sample size of 926 likely voters …

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Graham Suggests “Foreign Influence” In Senate Race

The Hill reports: Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), who has seen a tsunami of Democratic small-dollar donations flood the South Carolina Senate race, says the sources of the massive amounts of money flowing through ActBlue and other groups need to be reviewed by policymakers. Graham says that Congress has little idea who’s behind the huge inflows of money …

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New NYT South Carolina Poll: Graham +6, Trump +8

The New York Times reports: President Trump and Senator Lindsey Graham have established clear but not overwhelming advantages in South Carolina, a heavily Republican state that is showing signs of competitiveness this year, according to a new New York Times/Siena College poll. Mr. Trump leads Joseph R. Biden Jr., 49 percentage points to 41, while Mr. Graham, who is facing …

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Jaime Harrison Breaks Senate Fundraising Record

Politico reports: South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison raised a staggering $57 million in the third quarter of this year, shattering the previous record for a Senate candidate as he seeks to unseat GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham. The haul only increases Harrison’s massive financial advantage over Graham, who is seeking a fourth term in the Senate and facing the most competitive …

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SC Senate Debate Canceled After Graham Refuses Test

Charleston’s CBS News affiliate reports: A debate between Sen. Lindsey Graham and Jaime Harrison in Spartanburg tonight has been canceled, and two separate forums will take its place instead. This comes after Harrison’s campaign called for Graham to take a COVID test. “We’re disappointed that Lindsey has failed to take a simple coronavirus test, but we appreciate our hosts were …

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Graham Refuses COVID Test Before Tonight’s Debate

Columbia’s ABC News affiliate reports: Democratic candidate for the U.S. Senate, Jaime Harrison, released a statement Thursday saying he plans to take a Coronavirus test before Friday night’s second debate, and wants the Republican incumbent, Senator Lindsey Graham to take one as well. Harrison saying, in light of recent events including, President Trump and at least a dozen of others …

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Handicapper Shifts SC Senate Race To “Toss Up”

Just in from the Cook Political Reports: There has been no more surprising race on the Senate map than South Carolina. Even early this year, it looked like Sen. Lindsey Graham would cruise to re-election. Instead, the Republican incumbent finds himself in a tied race in both public and private surveys with challenger Jaime Harrison, who has proven to be …

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GOP Super PAC To Dump $10M Into SC Senate Race

McClatchy reports: A Republican super PAC is preparing a massive ad blitz in South Carolina, hoping to boost GOP Sen. Lindsey Graham in a re-election campaign that has become unexpectedly competitive despite the state’s rightward lean. Senate Leadership Fund plans to spend $10 million over three weeks starting Saturday on TV and radio ads in the state, an enormous late …

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Dem Super PAC To Spend Millions Against Graham

The Washington Post reports: The main super PAC supporting the election of Democrats to the Senate is preparing to invest millions in South Carolina — a fresh signal that Democrats see the race against Sen. Lindsey O. Graham (R-S.C.) as winnable. Senate Majority PAC will launch a new, $6.5 million ad campaign in South Carolina on Monday, marking the first …

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CBS Poll: South Carolina Senate Race In Virtual Tie

CBS News reports: Georgia, North Carolina and South Carolina all have Republican senators up for reelection this year, and Senate control may hinge on these races. Perhaps the biggest surprise of the group is in South Carolina, a reliably Republican state where Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison has pulled almost even with incumbent Republican Lindsey Graham. We find Graham just a …

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Graham: I’m Getting Killed Financially, They Hate Me

The Hill reports: Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) said on Fox News Thursday that he was “getting killed financially” by his Democratic opponent Jamie Harrison. “My opponent will raise $100 million in the state of South Carolina,” Graham said. “The most money ever spent in the history of the state on a Senate race in this state was by me in …

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Lincoln Project Launches $1M #LindseyMustGo Ads

The Associated Press reports: It falls to Sen. Lindsey Graham, as committee chairman, to vet Trump’s pick to replace the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg and manage the spectacle of televised hearings on the nomination. It’s one of the most volatile tasks in all of politics, more so now with a pandemic raging, a country on edge, and the ideological …

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Sen. Lindsey Graham Challenged To Four Debates

Charleston’s ABC News affiliate reports: On Tuesday, U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham easily breezed through the June 9 primary, and now he’s set to face Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison. On Wednesday, Harrison sent a letter to Graham to challenge him to four debates anytime between now and Election Day on Tuesday, Nov. 8. “While we may disagree on many issues, I …

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SOUTH CAROLINA: Harrison And Graham Tied At 42%

Charleston’s ABC News affiliate reports: Republican incumbent Lindsey Graham, who has held the seat since 2003, is going up against Democrat Jaime Harrison, and a poll by Civiqs has both of them tied at 42 percent. Additionally, the poll said that 56 percent of the voters had an unfavorable view of Graham, with 35 percent viewing him favorably. It also …

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Top Graham Donor Flips Support To Dem Challenger

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: A former top South Carolina business executive and supporter of U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham has decided to back the Republican incumbent’s Democratic challenger in his 2020 re-election race. Richard Wilkerson, the former chairman and president of Michelin’s Greenville-based North America operations, said he chose to endorse Democrat Jaime Harrison because of his experience working …

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Jaime Harrison Outraises Lindsey Graham In Senate Bid

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s Democratic challenger Jaime Harrison outraised the incumbent Republican for the first time in the race over the initial three months of 2020, setting a South Carolina campaign fundraising record in the process. Harrison brought in $7.36 million to Graham’s $5.6 million, according to releases from the campaigns Wednesday night, meaning …

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Lindsey Graham’s Challenger Raises $3.5 Million In Q4

The Hill reports: South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison on Monday announced that he raised more than $3.5 million in the last three months as he campaigns to unseat Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham. Harrison faces a tough challenge against the three-term senator, but the Democrat’s campaign is touting the fourth quarter fundraising as the most any South Carolina Democratic challenger has …

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POLL: Lindsey Graham +2 Against Senate Challenger

Here’s some very encouraging news: A Change Research/Post and Courier poll released Friday shows that longtime Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) has just a two-point lead on his Democratic challenger. In the left-leaning poll, 47 percent of likely general election voters said that they would vote from Graham, 45 percent said that they would vote for Democratic challenger Jamie Harrison and …

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SC Dem Leader To Challenge Lindsey Graham In 2020

The Charleston Post & Courier reports: Jaime Harrison filed federal paperwork Thursday to form an exploratory committee for a campaign to challenge U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C. The former South Carolina Democratic Party chairman, who is now an associate chairman and counselor at the Democratic National Committee, has stoked speculation for months that he would run against Graham, who is …

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