Know Who Your Choices Are – XII – Lindsey Graham

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On June 1, Lindsey Graham announced that he was putting his bid in for President of the United States in the 2016 election. Below I have provided his political history.

Age:       60

Place of Birth:    Central, SC

Political Office:  Republican

Military Career:

1982 –    Commissioned Officer and Judge Advocate in the United States Air Force

1989 –    Joined South Carolina Air National Guard

1995 –    Joined U.S. Air Force Reserve

Political History:

1992 –    Elected to South Carolina House of Representative for the 2nd District

1994 –    Elected U.S. Congressman of South Carolina for the 3rd Congressional district

1996 –    Re-elected for a second term

1998 –    Re-elected for a third term

2000 –    Re-elected for a fourth term

2003 – 2015 –      elected U.S Senate for the State of South Carolina

Committee:

1995 –    1998       –              Committee of International Relations

1995 –    2002       –              Committee of Education and the Workforce

1997 –    2002       –              Committee on the Judiciary

1999 –    2002       –              Committee on Armed Services

Political Position:

  • Supports NSA surveillance
  • Supports comprehensive immigration reform
  • Oppose the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act

References:

Official Website:

http://www.lgraham.senate.gov/public/

http://www.lindseygraham.com/

General Links:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lindsey_Graham

http://www.washingtontimes.com/topics/lindsey-graham/

Voting Record:

http://votesmart.org/candidate/key-votes/21992/lindsey-graham#.VaXn1flViko

https://www.govtrack.us/congress/members/lindsey_graham/300047

http://www.ontheissues.org/Senate/Lindsey_Graham.htm

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