Lindsey Graham Helps Democrats

Lindsey Graham: Can a relative progressive win over the GOP?

Brad Knickerbocker, Christian Science Monitor

Graham is a hawk who is also is known as a Republican who can work in bipartisan fashion with Democrats, and he’s more inclined than many in his party to vote for a Democratic president’s nominees to Senate-confirmable positions – as he did with US Attorney General Loretta Lynch, whose nomination had languished for more than five months in the Republican-controlled Senate, and with President Obama’s nominees to the US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor and Elena Kagan.

McCain calls Rand Paul 'the worst possible candidate' on national security

Fox News

A feud between Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz. and Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., escalated Wednesday when McCain called the 2016 presidential hopeful “the worst possible candidate” on the issue of national security. McCain’s comments, made on Fox News’ “Your World with Neil Cavuto,” were in response to Paul calling McCain and Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C,. “lapdogs for President Obama” on foreign policy.

Rand Paul Says Lindsey Graham, John McCain are 'lapdogs' for President Obama’s foreign policy

Nick Gass, Politico

Lindsey Graham and John McCain are “lapdogs” for President Barack Obama’s foreign policy, Rand Paul said Tuesday, at once firing back at recent remarks from the hawkish Republicans and seeking to distinguish his defense credentials. “This comes from a group of people wrong about every policy issue over the last two decades,” the Kentucky Republican said in an interview with Fox News, touting his credentials as the “one standing up to President Obama.”

Graham Plays Two-Face Politics

Streiff, Red State

Lindsey Graham has followed the estab. R's playbook – talk conservative at home but help Dems in DC – for years. It's catching up with him. WaPo revealed his threat to block Obama nominees until Benghazi survivors were allowed to speak to be nothing but a kabuki theater aimed at helping his electoral chances.