Lindsey Graham

The Charleston Suspect Is a Racist, But Republicans Claim His Motives Are Unclear
June 18, 2015

Governor Haley: "We'll never understand what motivates anyone to ... take the life of another.” She can't be serious.

Lindsey Graham Will Test the Limits of Republican Extremism
June 02, 2015

Will the South Carolina senator moderate the GOP primary, or clear a southern path for an extreme conservative like Ted Cruz?

Lindsey Graham: A Republican That Environmentalists Can Love
June 01, 2015

The 2016 candidate argues that climate change is a national security issue.

These Senators Are About to Blow the World's Best Shot at a Non-Nuclear Iran
November 26, 2014

Diplomacy is working, and more sanctions would change that.

Why Eric Cantor Lost
June 11, 2014

By drawing the right's energy and investment into the GOP, Eric Cantor created impossible expectations, and failed to meet them.

Did Lindsey Graham Sponsor the Abortion Ban Because Marco Rubio Wouldn't?
November 08, 2013

On Thursday, South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a bill that would outlaw abortion at 20 weeks, a companion to a measure that passed the House of Representatives this June and an echo of laws that have already passed in more than a dozen

The Republican Fever Is Down. It Hasn't Broken Yet.
October 11, 2013

The Republican fever is starting to come down. It hasn’t broken yet.Members of the Senate GOP on Friday met with President Obama, just as House Republicans had done one day before.

Countdown to Shutdown: "Nobody Knows How This Will End"
September 16, 2013

Are we headed for a government shutdown? My colleague Noam Scheiber thinks so. And, in his latest dispatch, he makes an awfully good case. 

The Panama Canal Can Save Barack Obama
July 25, 2013

A man. A plan. A canal. Panama. It makes you think of Theodore Roosevelt, right? Now it might make you think of President Obama, as well.

Don't Believe What Today's GOP Says About the Foreign Policy "Mainstream"
January 10, 2013

When Barack Obama nominated former Senator Chuck Hagel to be Secretary of Defense, I assume that he knew what he was getting into. The debate over Hagel’s nomination won’t be about whether he is qualified to run the Pentagon and to negotiate budgets with Congress, but about Hagel’s views on Israel and Iran. Initially, some of Hagel’s critics charged that he was an anti-Semite. But these charges rightfully met with derision.

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