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Focus on state's needs, not foreign conflicts

Hutto said he would not, like Graham, focus on foreign conflicts, Instead, he said he would focus on job creation and the state's infrastructure needs.

"I grew up on a dairy farm in Orangeburg County. On that farm, I learned the value of hard work, family and community. I know how great the people of South Carolina really are," Hutto said. "It would be nice if Lindsey Graham would leave Washington and come home long enough to meet them. Maybe he'll have time for that after we win in November."

Source: The State magazine on 2014 South Carolina Senate race , Jun 11, 2014

We should not act as the world's policeman

Hutto took the fight to incumbent Lindsey Graham: "Rather than appearing on the Sunday talk shows and manufacturing stunts to make the national news, I believe the people back home should be the highest priority for a Senator," Hutto said. "I'll stand up to the party bosses and special interest groups that control Washington politicians like Lindsey Graham. I'll be an independent fighter for South Carolina."

Hutto said that Graham spends too much time in the Washington D.C. bubble and not enough time working for his home state. "He cares more about foreign affairs than about South Carolina. We all see him on talk shows every Sunday pretending to be the junior Secretary of State. He's always talking about anything but us."

Hutto said that Graham's firm belief that the US should act as the world's policeman is wrong. "It's time for our allies abroad to take more responsibility for their own security," he said. Instead, Hutto said he would focus on job creation, public education, and infrastructure.

Source: 2014 South Carolina Senate campaign website, BradHutto.com , Jun 10, 2014

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