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Published On: Mon, Oct 28th, 2013

’20 years’ isn’t enough for Lindsey Graham, says Senate challenger Nancy Mace, calling for term limits

Lindsey Graham will be seeking re-election in 2014, facing a new challenger for his Senate seat- Nancy Mace.

Mace, the wife and mother, made headlines as the first woman to graduate from The Citadel and now turns her attention on Graham and political changes in Washington.

 

Nancy Mace

Nancy Mace

“I believe the real fight is between the political class and the working class: the ruling elites are entrenched on one side, and the American people are taking the punches on the other. Well, it’s time the American people fight back; it is my firm belief that most Americans are tired of out of control government and the double talk that comes from the career politicians who have put us in this fiscal tailspin with no clue of how to correct course,” writes Mace in her new press release titled “Term Limits Are the Only Way to Stop the Ruling Elitists.

“For 59 years, two men have occupied the senate seat now held by South Carolina’s senior Senator Lindsey Graham.  In fact, the end of his current term will mark 20 years in Washington for Senator Graham. Of course, 20 years of “service” isn’t enough for Lindsey Graham, as he has already announced his intention to stay in the beltway for at least six more years.”

Graham and other longtime members of Congress appear to be increasingly at risk to losses in primaries or a complete defeat in November 2014.

University of South Florida political expert Dr Susan MacManus says to The Global Dispatch Graham is at risk in the “dysfunctional Congress.”

“Big Risk…He, even more than (Mitch) McConnell is one that looks like he talks one way in Washington and another way in his home state. Atleast the perceptions are…”

That sound bite is just after the 11:00 mark of the interview –  more here

Check out the full statement from Mace – here 

 Go to Nancy’s website – here

 

 

 

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- Writer and Co-Founder of The Global Dispatch, Brandon has been covering news, offering commentary for years, beginning professionally in 2003 on Crazed Fanboy before expanding into other blogs and sites. Appearing on several radio shows, Brandon has hosted Dispatch Radio, written his first novel (The Rise of the Templar) and completed the three years Global University program in Ministerial Studies to be a pastor. To Contact Brandon email [email protected] ATTN: BRANDON

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