To: Supporters of Jaime Harrison

From: Zack Carroll, Campaign Manager, Harrison for Senate

Date: October 22, 2020

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Jaime Harrison is poised to make history in South Carolina and beat Lindsey Graham. The latest Morning Consult poll shows Jaime is up two points. This race could not be tighter.

But our campaign woke up the Republican giant. Mitch McConnell and Lindsey Graham combined have spent $43 million in South Carolina in the last 8 weeks.

McConnell’s super PAC has raised $92 million, and now he and Graham are already spending an enormous chunk of that to try to stop Jaime’s momentum.

Too many pundits don’t understand what we are up against and have said that Senate campaigns like ours don’t need to keep fundraising. …

When I was a boy, my grandfather taught me, “Jaime, a man is only as good as his word.”

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My grandfather faced a lot of challenges in life, and he understood what it meant to have character. He understood that your word doesn’t just say a lot about you; it says everything about you.

I’ve been telling folks since we started: This election has never been about conservatives and liberals, or Democrats and Republicans, or whatever lines pundits try to draw in the sand between the hardworking people of South Carolina. …

As a kid, I dreamed about being a superhero, and I learned to read from comic books. To me, superheroes could do anything. They always did what was right, and always saved the day.

In America right now, we need superheroes now more than ever.

Over 7,000,000 Americans have fallen sick from the Coronavirus. The virus has taken the lives of over 200,000 Americans. That includes over 3,000 of our fellow South Carolinians, and my great-aunt.

Unfortunately, no superhero is coming to save the day. Superman isn’t going to fly in and vanquish COVID-19 with his heat vision. When we do have a vaccine, it will take time and resources to distribute and administer safely. …

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