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Senators Graham, Scott endorse Sanford

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Both U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Sen. Tim Scott endorsed Mark Sanford in the 1st District House race.

In a statement to News 2, Sen. Scott said Sanford will fight against what he calls a government takeover of healthcare and against the National Labor Relations Board.

"On all the most important issues facing our state and country, from dealing with our dangerous levels of debt, to repealing or resisting the government health care takeover, to standing up for Charleston jobs against the NLRB, 1st District voters have a stark choice. Mark Sanford is hands down better on all of those issues, and that's why I believe he merits support," the statement said.

Sen. Graham also announced his support for Sanford through his official Twitter earlier Wednesday.

"In Congress, Mark Sanford will vote to cut wasteful spending, eliminate debt & make gov't work for the taxpayer," the tweet said. "We need him in Washington."

The election for the 1st District seat is Tuesday, May 7th.

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