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Bush, others donate to Lindsey Graham

Friday, Oct. 25, 2013 8:15 AM
Last updated 7:15 PM
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CHARLESTON, S.C. — U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham’s re-election campaign is getting a boost from former President George W. Bush.

The Post and Courier of Charleston reports campaign finance records show that the former president has donated $5,000 to the Graham campaign.

Graham has about $7 million in the bank for his re-election campaign against three challengers who say he is not conservative enough.

Others who donated to Graham include former Secretaries of State Henry Kissinger and George Shultz, former World Bank President Paul Wolfowitz and former Treasury Secretary Hank Paulson.

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deestafford
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deestafford 10/25/13 - 08:47 am
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As much as I respect all of those named contributors, they have

become part of the "establishment" which has lost the conservative way--if they ever had it--and are out of touch with how Graham has gone "native" in DC and lost touch with the people of SC. He needs to go. Maybe he and his bosom buddy McCain should jointly buy a sail boat and sail around the world enjoying each other's company.

soapy_725
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soapy_725 10/25/13 - 09:07 am
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Graham by any other name would just be a cracker. Useless.
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Graham by any other name would just be a cracker. Useless.

seenitB4
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seenitB4 10/25/13 - 09:22 am
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Not so fast

I wouldn't push him out so fast ...he will be needed if this is true...

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/10/24/house-republicans-2014-election...

KSL
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KSL 10/25/13 - 09:32 am
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Not a conservative in the

Not a conservative in the bunch.

deestafford
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deestafford 10/25/13 - 09:50 am
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KSL, That list is so much horse squeeze. All they did was to

take their wish list and superimpose it onto Romney's votes as a barometer of the way people think about their local representatives. PPP is a liberal polling organization.

I would bet that when Nov 14 rolls around the Republicans will gain in the Senate and hold control of the House because the slimdown blame perpetuated by the media will have dissapated and the fiasco of obamacare will be still be stinging and fresh in the people's mind.

Riverman1
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Riverman1 10/25/13 - 10:10 am
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I'm With Deestafford

With many Democrats now asking for a delay in implementing Obamacare exactly as Ted Cruz and the Tea Party were doing, it appears to me, Republicans have been vindicated. Obamacare is proving to be a disaster and sooner or later people will come to their senses and realize Republicans were accurate in trying to stop it.

harley_52
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harley_52 10/25/13 - 10:20 am
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The Goal Of The Mainstream Media....

...is to do whatever they can to help elect left-wing, democrat candidates.

Keep that in mind when you read stories like the one SeenitB4 posted from Huffington Post.

Obamacare is bad law. It will seriously injure millions of Americans and kill others. The public has been misled and outright lied to by Obama, democrats in Congress, and the mainstream media. It will all come out eventually.

The "sin" committed by Senator Cruz and his supporters was that they tried to save American citizens from Obamacare. They tried stopping it, changing it, delaying it, and re-authorizing it. All of their efforts failed, mainly because their efforts were thwarted by Republicans in the Senate (like Lindsey Graham) and usually Conservative media sources (like the Augusta Chronicle Editors).

Senator Cruz and his cohorts eventually will be applauded and thanked for their valiant efforts and their honesty. They will be vindicated, though such vindication is not at all necessary in the minds of Conservatives.

I predict Graham will lose the next election with, or without, George W. Bush's campaign contribution.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 10/25/13 - 10:23 am
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Thinking people see it for

Thinking people see it for what it is; the gateway to universal, government run health care. Just look at the proven lies about it, and it isn't even fully implemented.

itsanotherday1
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itsanotherday1 10/25/13 - 10:26 am
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Graham

I know the firm right hates him, but moderates like him just fine. I've never seen a poll, but I wager more people like him than don't.

bright idea
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bright idea 10/25/13 - 10:29 am
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Voters won't remember

Voters won't remember an Oct. 2013 shutdown when they vote next year unless absolutely nothing else dumb happens in the government before them. Fat chance of that. Most voters would have never known the gov. was shut down without the talking heads. With that said, any Republican would be wise to let the Dems continue to hang themselves, but Obama is best at smoke screening. Public in a real pickle; McCain/Graham types or a Democrat. !#%^$*&)(!

harley_52
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harley_52 10/25/13 - 10:58 am
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ragingbull
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ragingbull 10/25/13 - 11:52 am
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Obamacare is just the

Obamacare is just the beginning. If all these people are rushing to sign up for Obamacare now, why weren't they trying to sign up for health insurance before? Where is the outrage at the cost and deductibles associated with Obamacare? Did those trying to sign up for Obamacare really think it was going to be free? Obama has ulterior motives and probably does not care if this initial Obamacare fails. I hope they are selling plenty of Febreze and Lysol in Washington and elsewhere, because when the Democrats finally get their nose back in the sunshine, they are going to need it. Oh, and the stain on their noses is pretty much permanent by now.

djkillaran
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djkillaran 10/25/13 - 12:41 pm
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???????

How did this thread go from a Bush donation to Lindsey Graham to Obamacare? Really!! Even when the topic is about something totally different (re-election) Obamacare found its way into this thread. Please just stick to the topic. Thanks a lot Riverman1 for the new topic.

bentman
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bentman 10/25/13 - 12:45 pm
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The ruling class is circling

The ruling class is circling the wagons.

harley_52
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harley_52 10/25/13 - 02:21 pm
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"Please just stick to the topic."

Discussing Lindsey Graham's upcoming election without throwing his support for Obamacare into the mix is like taking a shower without soap.

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Bizkit 10/25/13 - 03:03 pm
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I agree Riverman and not only

I agree Riverman and not only are the Rep vindicated but it shows you how vindictive and petty the President is against Rep -just being spiteful. Either he knew about problems with the website and went ahead or if he didn't know which is unacceptable-he should have which demonstrates the administration is unorganized, unresponsive, and out of touch. It's ridiculous the president either doesn't know anything or blames someone else. He'll go down in history as the president who was just "Present" and that's about it.

Bizkit
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Bizkit 10/25/13 - 03:07 pm
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What about the Koch brothers

What about the Koch brothers are they donating? I wonder if Buffet, Soros, Bill Maher, etc are donating to their Dem senators in opposition.

Darby
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Darby 10/25/13 - 05:44 pm
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"Graham has about $7 million in the bank for his

re-election campaign against three challengers who say he is not conservative enough."

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That's always the problem. We need ONE challenger who is more conservative.

We divide ourselves while the RINO's conquer.

KSL
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KSL 10/25/13 - 06:15 pm
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dj

Obamacare is on our minds because it is the single worst thing that has happened to the American people.

KSL
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KSL 10/25/13 - 07:30 pm
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Dang

I get emails from Lindsey because I sent him an email objecting to amnesty. Now I get udates on his ideas and requests for contributions.

Ever thought about the behind the scenes money they get to run their "businesses" tax free? How about all of those free junkets?

Did not they vote themselves immunity from insider trading?

shrimp for breakfast
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shrimp for breakfast 10/26/13 - 06:54 am
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No way

I'd never vote for a man with a girly name.

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