U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham, (R-S.C.) was characterized as a possible 2016 candidate for president, according to a story posted today on PokerNewsDaily.com, a pro-gambling website.
Graham, South Carolina's senior senator, who is up for reelection in November, joined Sen. Diane Feintein (D-Calif.) and Kelly Ayotte (R-N.H.) in sending the letter to Attorney General Eric Holder and the U. S. Department of Justice asking that they go back to interpreting the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 such that gambling over the Internet would be banned,
In its attempt to analyze the three senators and explain their interest in banning online gaming, the story says Graham is getting financial backing from opponents of online gaming as he "also looks to a potential run in 2016 for President of the United States." The story also cites a recent Palmetto Politics poll for The Post and Courier that said 68 percent of 1000 likely voters in South Carolina were opposed to online gaming.
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