Lindsey Graham crosses party lines to defend Joe Manchin against attacks from …

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* Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) is crossing party lines to defend Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) after Sen. Rand Paul’s (R-Ky.) PAC released an new TV ad criticizing

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