Passes Senate 64-36 and will now go to President Obama
12/18/2013 7:11:00 PM
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) voted against the budget deal because it cuts retirement benefits for current and future military retirees. The legislation passed the Senate by a vote of 64-36 and will now go to President Obama.
I am proud that every Senate Republican has united in support of the House-passed defund Obamacare provision.
09/27/2013 2:17:00 PM
Today, I proudly voted to defund Obamacare, and I am proud that every Senate Republican has united in support of the House-passed defund Obamacare provision. I only wish that more Senate Democrats, many of whom were responsible for Obamacare's passage into law, would have voted with us.
With Democrats in control of the Senate, we needed Democrats to join with the American people who want Obamacare stopped in its tracks. Based upon the Democrats unanimous votes in support of funding Obamacare, they must not have gotten the message.
As the U.N. General Assembly is set to begin, Graham and Menendez write Obama: "Iran is not a friend whose world can be taken as a promise."
09/23/2013 4:10:00 PM
WASHINGTON, DC - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-SC) and Robert Menendez (D-NJ) wrote President Obama today urging him during his speech to the U.N. General Assembly to re-state the U.S. goal of not permitting Iran to achieve nuclear weapons capability and demanding verifiable action from the Iranian government in order to permit the possibility of a diplomatic accord with the international community.
By Senator Lindsey Graham
09/11/2013 10:40:00 AM
Today, we honor the memories of those who tragically lost their lives twelve years ago in the attacks on our homeland in New York, Washington, and Pennsylvania.
If you weren't worried about the federal government bailing out municipalities like Detroit, now you should be.
07/25/2013 5:02:00 PM
U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham's (R-South Carolina) amendment to the Fiscal Year 2014 Financial Services and General Government Appropriations Act to prohibit the federal government from bailing out municipalities which are facing bankruptcy, like Detroit, failed by a vote of 14-16.
"On multiple fronts, Russia is becoming one of the bad actors in the world," said Graham.
07/19/2013 12:02:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) and Charles E. Schumer (D-New York) have introduced a bipartisan resolution encouraging the Russian government to turn over Edward Snowden to the United States. Since June 23 Snowden has been on Russian territory in the Sheremetyevo Airport.
"I hate to say I told you so, but I told you so."
07/18/2013 4:17:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement on news that Medical Mutual of Ohio, the parent of the Carolina Care health plan, will be pulling out of South Carolina by the end of the year. Carolina Care is the second largest issuer of individual health insurance plans in South Carolina.
"This law is unworkable and harmful to the economy and to American families and your actions to delay the employer mandate are an acknowledgement of this fact."
07/10/2013 5:34:00 PM
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today signed a letter to President Obama urging him to permanently delay the implementation of ObamaCare for all Americans.
"The decision to delay the implementation of Obamacare is driven by the 2014 elections."
07/03/2013 2:54:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement today on the delay in Obamacare implementation.
"I believe in the traditional definition of marriage."
06/26/2013 3:26:00 PM
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act.