Archive for the 'South Carolina 08' Category

Witherspoon Hits the Airwaves; McBride in the Race

Monday, January 21st, 2008

Republican National Committeeman Buddy Witherspoon is on the air with the opening salvo in the Republican primary for Senate in South Carolina.  He is challenging Sen. Lindsey Graham, who has betrayed conservatives on issue after issue, most notably with his participation in the Gang of 14 agreement and, more recently, his support for McCain’s amnesty […]

McBride Testifies on Immigration, Challenges Graham

Thursday, January 17th, 2008

Lindsey Graham’s latest primary opponent, former Myrtle Beach Mayor Mark McBride, testified before a House subcommittee on Monday on the issue driving his campaign: immigration.  McBride is challenging Sen. Graham because of the Senator’s support of John McCain’s comprehensive immigration reform plan last year.  In 2002, he finished a distant third to now-Sen. Jim DeMint.
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Graham Gets a Primary Challenger

Wednesday, November 14th, 2007

Orthodontist Buddy Witherspoon, South Carolina’s RNC Committeeman, has decided to challenge Sen. Lindsey Graham in a primary next year.  Witherspoon, who is more combative on social issues than Graham, will launch his challenge largely on the immigration issue.  Graham has been among the more liberal of Republicans in the Senate with regard to guest worker […]