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Politics Jaime Harrison Taunts Lindsey Graham After Senator Says He's 'Getting Killed Financially'

13:32  25 september  2020
13:32  25 september  2020 Source:   newsweek.com

Lindsey Graham's Opponent Raises $1 Million in One Day Amid Dead-Heat Polling

  Lindsey Graham's Opponent Raises $1 Million in One Day Amid Dead-Heat Polling That equates to more than $41,600 per hour, for 24 hours.That's how much the Jaime Harrison campaign said it raised on Wednesday amid a new Quinnipiac poll showing the Democratic challenger tied against incumbent Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.). The survey, which showed both candidates with 48 percent among likely voters, represented yet another poll that suggested the confidant to President Donald Trump is in serious jeopardy of losing his seat.

Senator Lindsey Graham told Fox News' Ainsley Earhardt that he ' s " getting killed financially " in his South Carolina race against Democrat Jamie Harrison , who has raised considerably more money than him. Graham said his opponent's fundraising efforts have skyrocketed since the death of Supreme

Sen . Lindsey Graham (R- S .C.) said on Fox News Thursday that he was “ getting killed financially ” by his Democratic opponent Jamie Harrison . Sen . Lindsey Graham Lindsey Olin Graham Senate GOP aims to confirm Trump court pick by Oct.

Democrat Jaime Harrison mocked Republican Senator Lindsey Graham on Thursday, after the incumbent said he was "getting killed financially" in the race for his South Carolina seat with less than two months to go until election day.

Jaime Harrison wearing a suit and tie: Jaime Harrison speaks to the crowd during the King Day celebration at the Dome March and rally on January 20, 2020 in Columbia, South Carolina. © Sean Rayford/Getty Images Jaime Harrison speaks to the crowd during the King Day celebration at the Dome March and rally on January 20, 2020 in Columbia, South Carolina.

The senator's Democratic challenger suggested that Graham "realized he's going to lose on November 3rd" with his admittance that his campaign coffers were lagging behind Harrison's fundraising haul.

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He said Mr. Graham ’s embrace of Mr. Trump had been enough to repel him, but that he was actively supporting Mr. Harrison because of his constituent-focused message. “ Lindsey Graham commands that audience,” she said . “Because he ’ s logical, he ’ s done a good job messaging well, and in crisis

Sen . Lindsey Graham (R-SC) repeatedly begged for campaign donations during an appearance on Fox & Friends, claiming he ' s "being killed “And God bless Justice Ginsburg, we are celebrating her life — I appreciate waiting Saturday to announce the replacement — but I’m being killed financially .

Speaking to Fox News earlier this week, the Republican senator pointed out that Harrison had enjoyed a boost to his campaign fund in the days following the death of Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

"I'm being killed financially," Graham said. "This money is because they hate my guts."

Appearing on the network's Hannity show last night, the Republican added that he was "getting overwhelmed" and pleaded with viewers to help him boost his fundraising efforts.

Reacting to Graham's remarks on the state of his campaign coffers, Harrison tweeted: "Anybody else get the sense that Lindsey Graham just realized he's going to lose on November 3rd?"

The Democratic Senate candidate later tweeted the hashtag "#LindseyGrahamIsLosing" as he called for supporters to "keep it that way" by donating more cash to his campaign.

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Democrat Jaime Harrison has a narrow path to beating Republican Lindsey Graham for U. S . Senate in South Carolina in November 2020 Jaime Harrison has broken statewide fundraising records and impressed the national Democratic Party that typically ignores reliably red states like South Carolina.

A day later, Jaime Harrison , Graham ’s likely Democratic opponent this fall, entered the tiny, cinder The real question is getting people to believe that it’s possible here,” Harrison says . He ’ s equally wary of the efforts among progressives to replace incumbent Democrats with more liberal members.

Newsweek has contacted the Graham campaign for comment and further details on its finances. This article will be updated with any response.

According to the latest Federal Election Commission campaign finance data, Sen. Graham had $15 million cash on hand while Harrison had a little more than $10 million at his disposal.

But the Democratic candidate had also raised and spent more than his GOP rival. At the end of the second quarter of this year, Harrison had raised almost $29 million compared to the $26.3 million drummed up by Graham.

The Republican incumbent's spending on campaign resources also trailed Harrison's output by a little more than $4 million.

Polling from South Carolina indicates that the key swing state race could be a close call, with one survey released by Morning Consult on Monday finding Graham just 1 percentage point ahead of Harrison—putting him within the margin of error.

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Democrat Jaime Harrison has formed a group of top party bundlers to help him raise campaign cash in his battle against Lindsey Graham . Jaime Harrison , the former chairman of the state' s Democratic Party, has the backing of several big-dollar fundraisers as he seeks to unseat the powerful Republican

South Carolina Democrat Jaime Harrison announced on Wednesday he will seek to unseat GOP Sen . Harrison -- a top Democratic Party official, previous state party chairman and former lobbyist -- is making his first "Here' s a guy who will say anything to stay in office," Harrison said of Graham .

Another poll released by Quinnipiac University on September 15 found the candidates were level pegging among likely voters in the state. Both had the support of 48 percent of South Carolina voters.

Analysts at the Cook Political Report have rated the South Carolina Senate race as "leaning Republican," similar to the races in Georgia and Kansas.

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