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Sahil Kapur

Sahil Kapur is TPM's senior congressional reporter and Supreme Court correspondent. His articles have been published in the Huffington Post, The Guardian and The New Republic. Email him at sahil@talkingpointsmemo.com and follow him on Twitter at @sahilkapur.

Articles by Sahil

Sen. Lindsey Graham, who is setting up a political committee to test the waters for a 2016 presidential run, told reporters to take him seriously because he reflects a "center-right" consensus within his party.

"I won in South Carolina by about 41 points," he said, referring to the margin of victory in the GOP primary for his 2014 reelection bid.

The South Carolina Republican, best known as an outspoken military hawk and a fixture of the Sunday talk show circuit, was responding to a reporter's point-blank question Thursday in the Capitol about why he should be taken seriously.

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