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  • ** FILE ** Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican (The Washington Times)

    GOP wants amendment for balanced budget

    With the debt-limit deadline only 16 days away, congressional Republicans on Sunday reiterated their support for a balanced-budget amendment as the answer to the nation's fiscal woes.


  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, responds to questions and offers remarks during an interview in Washington, D.C., Wednesday, July 6, 2011. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Interrogation at sea skirts Obama pledge

    The Obama administration, which refuses to send terrorism suspects to the detention center at Guantanamo Bay Naval Base, on Wednesday defended its decision to interrogate a detainee for two months aboard a U.S. Navy ship, outside the reach of American law.


  • Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, responds to questions and offers remarks during an interview on July 6, 2011, at The Washington Times' building in Washington, D.C. (Rod Lamkey Jr./The Washington Times)

    Graham pushes Boeing fight as 2012 campaign issue

    Republican candidates for president should make Boeing's fight with the National Labor Relations Board over a massive new plant near Charleston, S.C., a centerpiece of their campaigns next year, Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said Wednesday.


  • ** FILE ** Sen. Joseph I. Lieberman (left), Connecticut independent, and Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican (The Washington Times)

    Graham, Lieberman concerned over Iran's actions

    Sens. Lindsey Graham and Joseph I. Lieberman expressed concern Sunday that Iran is aggressively extending its support for anti-democracy forces wherever they appear.


  • Sen. John McCain (Associated Press)

    Senator: Bomb Gadhafi's inner circle

    Fearing a stalemate in Libya, three members of the Senate Armed Services Committee want immediate military aid for the rebels fighting Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces, stepped up NATO airstrikes and more direct U.S. involvement.


  • LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Rolling back freedoms emboldens extremism

    Since its inception, Islam has used the sword to advance and establish itself and today is no different ("When Muslims burn Korans," Comment & Analysis, Tuesday). Although the means used today are more indirect, the goal of achieving world hegemony remains.


  • Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, Nevada Democrat, talks about the possibility of a government shutdown over a budget impasse and U.S. military action in Libya on CBS' "Face the Nation" in Washington on Sunday, April 3, 2011. (AP Photo/CBS, Chris Usher)

    Lawmakers urge caution on arming Libyan rebels

    The United States and its allies need to know much more about the rebels in Libya before providing them with advanced weapons to fight Libyan leader Col. Moammar Gadhafi's forces, key U.S. lawmakers said Sunday.


  • Republicans slam Obama's strategy of contractors in Iraq, limits in Libya

    Sen. Lindsey Graham said Sunday that the Obama administration's plan to replace troops in Iraq with private security contractors — what the South Carolina Republican referred to as a "mini State Department army" — puts hard-won American progress in that country at risk.


  • Graham reiterates U.S. support for Israel

    Sen. Lindsey Graham, South Carolina Republican, said Sunday the United States will "stand by Israel without equivocation" as Egypt transitions to a new government.


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