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Lindsey is in Trouble: Jaime Harrison Pulls Into a Tie With Vulnerable SC Senator

There have been plenty of words written about Lindsey Graham’s flip-flopping take on Donald Trump. At one point, the South Carolina Senator said that nomating Trump would destroy the Republican party. Today, it’s a regular sight to see Graham hitting the golf course with the President.

WASHINGTON, DC – SEPTEMBER 27: U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) speaks at the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on the nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to be an associate justice of the Supreme Court of the United States, on Capitol Hill September 27, 2018 in Washington, DC. A professor at Palo Alto University and a research psychologist at the Stanford University School of Medicine, Ford has accused Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh of sexually assaulting her during a party in 1982 when they were high school students in suburban Maryland. (Photo By Michael Reynolds-Pool/Getty Images)

Americans have taken notice of this behavior and Graham has become on of the country’s most unpopular lawmakers. South Carolinians have taken notice as well. According to a new poll from Politico, opponent Jaime Harris has pulled into a tie in the race for Graham’s seat.

The survey has the race tied at 44-44, with 9% of voters being undecided.

While there are more Republicans in the red state of South Carolina, Quinnipiac shows Harrison soundly beating Graham among Independents.

Quinnipiac’s Tim Malloy says of the race, “He has been a firebrand advocate for national defense and a leader of his party for 17 years – but has Lindsey Graham’s allegiance to the president put him in jeopardy? The numbers suggest his tenure on the Hill is in trouble.”

Harrison shared his excitement about the poll on Twitter, writing, “Quinnipiac just called this race a TOSS UP. It’s anyone’s race to win—and we’re only going to defeat Lindsey Graham with your help!”

 



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