Georgia

Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to……

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Nunn, Lobbyists Get Big Tax Break On Land Deal

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn experienced a week of embarrassment late last month when National Review‘s Eliana Johnson published a leaked memo from Nunn’s Senate campaign. The memo was essentially Nunn’s plan for how to…

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In Georgia, leaked campaign memo ensures attacks

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has weathered the initial fallout from an unintended leak of a campaign plan that detailed her……

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David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

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Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution calls a “political shocker” by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in Georgia Tuesday. Perdue defeated Republican congressman…

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Businessman David Perdue defeats Rep. Jack Kingston in runoff to win Georgia GOP Senate nomination

Businessman David Perdue narrowly defeated 11-term Rep. Jack Kingston Tuesday in a Republican runoff election for Georgia’s U.S. Senate nomination,…

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Michelle Nunn leads potential GOP challengers in Georgia Senate race

A senate” target=”_blank”new poll released Friday shows that Democrat Michelle Nunn holds an edge over the two Republicans who are vying to run against her in the Georgia race to replace retiring GOP Sen.…

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Super-PAC hits Kingston as ‘career politician’

A conservative super-PAC is slamming Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) as a “career politician” and the “King of earmarks” in a new ad, the latest salvo in Georgia’s crowded Senate race.
Citizens for a Working America,…

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Jack Kingston Raised $1.1 Million in 1st Quarter

Georgia Rep. Jack Kingston, one of a handful of Republicans vying for the state’s open Senate seat, raised $1.1 million in the first fundraising quarter of 2014, according to figures provided first to CQ Roll…

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Palin heads to Georgia to defend ally

Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) is in Georgia to campaign for former Secretary of State Karen Handel’s (R) Senate campaign.
Palin, who endorsed Handel and a number of other candidates last week, will attend…

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Georgia split highlights discord in ranks of pro-life movement

Ending abortion may unite the pro-life movement, but a rift between the nation’s oldest and largest organization and a state affiliate shows there is still a raging battle over how to do it.
The National…

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Tom Graves Returns to Leadership’s Good Graces, Vows to Keep Conservative Edge

Once chosen as heir to the conservative movement on Capitol Hill, Rep. Tom Graves is coming back into the establishment fold.
The Georgia congressman known for his votes against government spending is poised to next…

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Georgia gun law ready for signing: Bill will allow firearms in bars, churches

The Georgia Senate passed a new bill on Friday that will allow concealed carry weapons in bars, airports (before TSA security checkpoints), places of worship and some government buildings.
The bill’s co-sponsor, Rep. Dustin Hightower,…

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Poll: Atlanta voters blame ‘everyone’ for snow traffic

A majority of voters in Atlanta are blaming both city and state elected leaders for widespread traffic jams that resulted after a rare Southern snowstorm, according to a new poll released on Friday.
Atlanta highways…

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