Is This Republican in the Run of His Life?

South Carolina, which hasn’t elected a Democratic senator since 1998, is getting renewed attention as Sen. Lindsey Graham‘s challenger’s eye-popping fundraising provides hope to Democrats that 2020 may represent a sea change for Southern politics.

On Tuesday, Democrat Jaime Harrison announced that he raised over $13.9 million from April to June, nearly double the amount he raised in the first quarter of this year. Harrison’s fundraising in 2020 sits at over $20 million.

Harrison, the former Democratic Party chairman of South Carolina and a senior official in the Democratic National Committee, is challenging Graham, an incumbent Republican, for his Senate seat in November.

“After 25 years in Washington, Lindsey Graham has lost all idea of the most basic challenges facing South Carolina families, and voters know it,” a spokesman for Harrison said in a statement.

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