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Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C.

Senator (3rd term)

Republican



Biography

Political Highlights: S.C. House, 1993-95; U.S. House of Representatives, 1995-2003; sought Republican nomination for president, 2016
Born: July 9, 1955; Seneca, S.C.
Residence: Seneca
Religion: Southern Baptist
Family: Single
Education: U. of South Carolina, B.A. 1977; U. of South Carolina, attended 1977-78; U. of South Carolina, J.D. 1981
Elected: 2002
Committee Assignments: Appropriations (Commerce-Justice-Science; Defense; Energy-Water; Homeland Security; Labor-HHS-Education; State-Foreign Operations - Chairman); Armed Services (Emerging Threats & Capabilities; Personnel - Chairman; Strategic Forces); Budget; Judiciary (Constitution; Crime & Terrorism - Chairman; Oversight, Agency Action, Federal Rights and Federal Courts; Privacy, Technology & the Law)
Social Media:

Roll Call Vitals

House Seniority: 14th ranked Senate Republican
Twitter: 105,452 followers
State Clout: South Carolina is 12th on Roll Call's Clout Index, which measures influence in Congress by state


Election History

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