S.C. Sen. Lindsey Graham and challenger Jaimie Harrison square off in 1st debate

US Politics

COLUMBIA, S.C. (NBC) Republican incumbent S.C. Sen. Lindsey Graham and Democratic challenger Jaimie  Harrison went head to head Saturday during their first debate.

Saturday night’s debate was held in Columbia, South Carolina at Allen University.

A plexiglass barrier stood in between the two as they took questions from moderator Judi Gatson and other panelists.

Among the hot topics discussed – the coronavirus pandemic and the nomination of Amy Coney Barrett to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Graham and Harrison will debate two more times before election day.

The next debate is set for Oct. 12.

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