(POLITICO) CHARLESTON, S.C. — Senator Lindsey Graham is expected to endorse former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush for president this morning, according to two sources familiar with the plans.
Graham, a hawkish South Carolina senator and influential foreign policy voice, had been running for president until last month when he dropped out.
His endorsement is a major get for Bush, who has struggled to gain traction in the contest. The former governor is looking to make a South Carolina, along with New Hampshire, a key state in his push for the Republican nomination.
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