Nov 18 2009

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement on the nomination of Judge David F. Hamilton to the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals.

In June, Graham voted against the Hamilton nomination in the Senate Judiciary Committee. Late yesterday, Graham voted against bringing the nomination to a final Senate vote. The motion passed by a vote of 70-29.

Nov 05 2009

There are simply not the votes to pass this bill through the Senate. If the Boxer bill were to come to the Senate floor as written, I would vote 'No.'

I will continue to work on ways we can combine our need to become more energy independent with our need to reduce carbon pollution. I believe there is a pathway forward - if we choose to take it -- that makes us more energy independent, creates sound environmental policy, promotes job creation and frees our nation from dependency on foreign oil.

Nov 05 2009

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today released a letter from 150 family members of the 9/11 attacks in support of the Graham Amendment.

The Graham Amendment would prohibit the Obama Administration from trying anyone accused of plotting the 9/11 attacks on America in federal district court (Article III Courts). Graham supports the use of military commissions instead.

Oct 28 2009

We are proud to be part of the Boeing team. We intend to be a good partner and greatly look forward to having an expanded Boeing footprint in South Carolina. Seattle remains the home of Boeing and we look forward to working closely with them in the years ahead. Today’s announcement is proof positive that South Carolina is a great place to do business.

Oct 22 2009

Graham Votes Against Defense Authorization Bill

Opposes Inclusion of Hate Crimes Provision

WASHINGON – U.S Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made the following statement regarding his opposition to the Defense Authorization bill.  Graham is a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.

Oct 08 2009

WASHINGTON – A bipartisan group of six U.S. Senators have written to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell encouraging them to “set aside time” for Senate action on several bipartisan bills strengthening the Obama Administration’s position when dealing with Iran. 


The senators include Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina), Evan Bayh (D-Indiana), Saxby Chambliss (R-Georgia), Bob Casey (D-Pennsylvania), Joe Lieberman (ID-Connecticut), and John McCain (R-Arizona).