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Topic - Lindsey Graham
"The first thing we can thank God for this Thanksgiving is that we Americans still have Thanksgiving. This holiday, so bound up with our history and our traditions, is in danger. Most department stores have long since put up their Christmas — correction, holiday — decorations and filled the air with 'Yuletide' carols," declares Bob Morrison, a senior fellow with the Family Research Council.
Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Monday to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year's deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.
The cruelty of fetal dismemberment is fostering palliative measures
Sen. Lindsey Graham introduced a bill Thursday that would ban most abortions nationwide after 20 weeks of pregnancy — putting the veteran lawmaker in the middle of a national debate over late-term abortions that has picked up speed in conservative states.
Reid's abuse of power is more than a matter of injustice
Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said Sunday that his threat to block all presidential nominees until Congress can speak with survivors of the Benghazi attack is warranted.
After months of waiting and speculation about who would take the lead, Sen. Lindsey Graham — not Sen. Marco Rubio — will be the chief sponsor of a bill designed to ban abortions nationwide after 20 weeks, or the point at which some scientific evidence says fetuses may feel pain.
Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki urged the U.S. Thursday to provide his government with counterterrorism aid, including intelligence sharing, to help it tackle a rising tide of al Qaeda-inspired violence.
Sen. Lindsey Graham said Wednesday he will "hold" every future Obama nominee, creating a hurdle for them to reach the Senate floor, until President Obama and the State Department allow Congress to hear from those who were on the ground during last year's Benghazi terrorist attack.
South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham threatened Monday to hold up all nominations for federal government positions until survivors of last year's deadly attack on the diplomatic post in Libya appear before Congress.
Some advise the Republican Party to be ready to capitalize on the implementation failures of the Affordable Care Act by picking up support of vexed voters subject to potential collateral damage. It could be a mighty big voting bloc.
GOP senators took to the airwaves Sunday to criticize their party for the recent government shutdown.
Bad guys such as al-Libi should face justice in U.S. courts
The blame game begins, and the usual suspects are shooting into their own ranks. If you think you can't hit your own feet, you aim at the toes of someone else.
As the 16-day government shutdown ended Thursday, a stern President Obama blasted Republicans for deliberately trying to "break" the federal government and allowing their hatred of him to justify un-American tactics.
"A sensible outcome would mean stop enriching, dismantle the centrifuges, stop the plutonium-producing reactor at Iraq," Mr. Graham said on CNN's "State of the Union."