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SC Senator Graham will vote for Kagan

July 20, 2010 politisite 0

Elena Kagan now has at least one Republican vote for confirmation to the Supreme Court: that of Senator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina, who said Tuesday that she was not someone he would have chosen “but the person who did choose – President Obama – I think chose wisely.’’ Mr. Graham’s announcement came as the Senate Judiciary Committee took up the Kagan nomination; a vote is expected later in the […]

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Inside Baseball: Senator Graham balked, will he strike out on climate and immigration reform?

April 26, 2010 politisite 0

On Friday morning, Byron York got a note from the office of Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham asking if I would be interested in coming by Monday to talk with Graham about the new energy and climate bill he was scheduled to unveil with co-sponsors John Kerry and Joseph Lieberman. We quickly sent a few emails back and forth, trying to arrange a time, until about an hour later, when radio […]

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Sens. Schumer and Graham team up on National ID Card and Immigration Reform

March 9, 2010 politisite 0

Senator Charles Schumer (D-NY) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) have teamed up to work on comprehensive immigration reform that included developing a new Social Security Card that includes bio-metric information like finger prints for every U.S. Citizen. Some critics are calling the New ID a national Identification care that tends to be unpopular amount moderates and conservatives in America. The rational for the new card is that if a tamper proof bio-metric card was issued to US Citizens and required for employment, it would make it more difficult for illegals to get a job in the United States. The argument is that if illegals can not get work. they would be less likely to make the track to the United States.