Jul 10 2013

Graham to Obama -- ObamaCare is Unworkable and Harmful to the Economy

"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."

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.  


 


Jul 03 2013

Graham Statement on Delay of Obamacare

"The decision to delay the implementation of Obamacare is driven by the 2014 elections."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made this statement today on the delay in Obamacare implementation. 

Jun 26 2013

Graham on Supreme Court Ruling on Defense of Marriage Act

"I believe in the traditional definition of marriage."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Supreme Court ruling on the Defense of Marriage Act.


 


Jun 25 2013

Graham on Supreme Court Decision on Voting Rights

"Voting is a fundamental right guaranteed to all United States citizens. I will continue to do everything in my power to ensure elections are free and fair for every South Carolinian."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the Supreme Court decision Shelby County v Holder.

Jun 25 2013

Graham Opposes Obama Decision on Keystone XL Pipeline

"Mr. President, what are you thinking?"

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on President Obama's decision on the Keystone XL pipeline.

Jun 25 2013

Graham Says Folly Beach To Receive $20.4 Million

"I appreciate Secretary Darcy working with us to get these funds reprogrammed."

WASHINGTON - U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today said Folly Beach will receive $20.4 million in beach renourishment funding.

Jun 21 2013

Graham Supports Border Surge

If you believe in strong border security, this amendment practically militarizes the border.


When people in South Carolina say ‘Secure the Border,' I get it. The Corker-Hoeven amendment is a border surge and designed to help us regain over sovereignty. It is a robust border security measure which calls for the hiring, training and deployment of an additional 20,000 Border Patrol agents on the southern border.



 


Jun 19 2013

Graham Says Friends of the Earth No Friend to South Carolina

The Department of Energy (DOE) made a commitment to South Carolina


Friends of the Earth is no friend to South Carolina.  The Department of Energy (DOE) made a commitment to South Carolina on plutonium disposition and they have a responsibility to live up to their end of the deal. Unfortunately, President Obama seems intent on reneging on this valuable program which takes tons of weapons-grade plutonium, enough to make 17,000 nuclear warheads, off the market.


Jun 14 2013

Graham Amendment Strips Out Provision Upending Abortion Policy at Military Hospitals

My amendment will help ensure military hospitals do not become abortion clinics," said Graham.

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham today said he was pleased the Senate Armed Services Committee had adopted his amendment to strip out a provision that would have upended a policy on elective abortion in military hospitals.


 


Jun 12 2013

Graham Ranks in Top 5 for Spending Cuts

Proposed and sponsored legislation over the past two years which would cut more than $400 billion in federal spending

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) proposed and sponsored legislation over the past two years which would cut more than $400 billion in federal spending according to a report released by the conservative National Taxpayers Union Foundation (NTUF).