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Protestors Occupy Lindsey Graham's D.C. Fundraiser (VIDEO)


Graham later offered to help some of their protestors, including a now unemployed Marine who served in Iraq from 2005 to 2009. Protestors asked if he would support the American Jobs Act and extend unemployment benefits. He said he wouldn't support the Jobs Act but said he would vote for unemployment benefits.

"I really appreciate you coming by, this is a way to engage, but I'm going to run for office, and come to South Carolina and try to beat me if you don't like what I'm doing," Graham told the protestors.

Video of the incident, sent to TPM by an employee of the Service Employees International Union, is embedded below.