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Georgia Senate Race

GOP Lawmaker Claims Democrats Need 'Illegal Aliens' To Win In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) said Monday that Democrats will not win in Georgia for decades unless the state grants undocumented immigrants the right to vo...

Georgia Democratic Senate Candidate Posts Big Fundraising Haul

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn raised more than $1.6 million in the last three months of 2013, bringing her total haul to $3.3 mill...

Amanda Terkel

Rep. Jack Kingston Insists He Wasn't Singling Out Poor Kids: Manual Labor 'Good For All Children' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 12.20.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Facing criticism for his suggestion that poor children should be made to do manual labor in exchange for school lunches, Rep. Jack Kings...

GOP Congressman: Not 'Responsible' To Let Obamacare Fail

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia broke with many members of his party on Monday and said it was irresponsible to just l...

Hot-Button Issue Divides GOP Candidates In Crowded Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BILL BARROW | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion. Two ...

Adelson-Backed Group Gave Boost In Unusual Place

The Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

One of the largest super PACs active in Virginia’s high-profile U.S. Senate race last year has ceased operations and transferred its leftover funds ...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Think They Have Shot At Georgia, Kentucky | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.11.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Democrats may not be running with one of their top choices in Georgia's U.S. Senate contest, but they still think they have a formula to...

Leading Dem Recruit Ducks Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.07.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- One of Democrats' two top recruits for the Georgia Senate seat of retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R) bowed out of consideration Tuesday, ...

Jason Linkins

Georgia Rep. Changes His Mind On High-Capacity Magazines | Jason Linkins | Posted 03.12.2013 | Politics

Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) is apparently thinking about jumping into the race to replace retiring Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss and, as a part of gettin...

Jason Linkins

Georgia Rep Seems To Want To Be Karl Rove's Guy | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.15.2013 | Politics

Seems like it was only two days ago that I was wondering if Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) -- he of the crazy "Soviet constitution" talk, and officially in t...

Jason Linkins

Republican Pretty Proud Of Being The First Congressman To Call Obama A 'Socialist' | Jason Linkins | Posted 02.13.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) may be the only Republican with the announced intention of running for the Senate seat being vacated by the retiring Saxby Cha...

Controversial Georgia Republican To Run For Senate

The Huffington Post | Will Wrigley | Posted 01.30.2013 | Politics

The wife of Georgia Rep. Paul Broun said Tuesday that her husband will seek the seat of retiring Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss in 2014, according to...

Johnny Isakson Defeats Mike Thurmond In Georgia Senate Race

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Georgia voters are sending U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson back to Washington for a second term. An Associated Press analysis of unofficial ...

Georgia Election Results: Johnny Isakson Defeats Mike Thurmond In 2010 Senate Race

AP | ERRIN HAINES | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Georgia voters are sending U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson back to Washington for a second term. An Associated Press analysis of unofficial ...

Amanda Terkel

WATCH: Republican Senator Warns Against Government Shutdown | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Breaking with many other leaders in his party, Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) warned against a government shutdown in a debate on Sunday, saying it would...

Michael Thurmond: Georgia State Labor Commissioner To Challenge Johnny Isakson For Senate

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Jim Galloway | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Michael Thurmond, known as one of the most cautious men in Georgia politics, spent the weekend on the phone with the essential stage hands of the stat...

Chambliss: Palin Key To My Win (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss, fresh off his victory in a runoff election against Democrat Jim Martin, says Sarah Palin gave him the boost he needed. "...

Georgia Senate Runoff: Martin Aims To Bring Democrats One Step Closer To A Super-Majority

Atlanta Journal Constitution/HuffPost | Katharine Zaleski | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Today's runoff race for one of Georgia's US Senate seats is crucial for Democrats in their attempt to get a 60-vote, filibuster-proof majority. The A...

Georgia Senate Runoff Results: Chambliss vs. Martin

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

UPDATE 12/2 at 9:07 PM EST: And the Associated Press just called the race for Chambliss... Georgia Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss handed the GOP a ...

GA-Sen: Saxby Chambliss Doesn't Care About You

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

Chambliss isn't willing to sacrifice himself for our national security -- he isn't even willing to skip a round of golf for our national security. Saxby Chambliss doesn't care about you.

On the Bus with Jim Martin, Georgia Candidate for Senate

Laura Packard | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Laura Packard

If the measure of a person can best be taken in the quiet moments versus on stage, it's too bad this whole state doesn't get to ride on the bus. Because Jim Martin is unfailingly polite and thoughtful, even behind the scenes.

Poll: Martin Only Two Points Behind Chambliss In Runoff

The Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee has a poll showing Georgia challenger Jim Martin within two points of his Republican rival, incumbent Sen...

Dirty Tricks? Thousands Of GOP Ballot Requests In Georgia Don't Have Signatures

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Kent A. Miles | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

A Republican-generated effort to get out the vote for the Dec. 2 runoff election has hit a snag as thousands of requests for absentee ballots have bee...

Sam Stein

Gore To Campaign With Jim Martin In Georgia Runoff | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Former Vice President Al Gore will campaign on behalf of Democrat Senate challenger Jim Martin this weekend, officials close to the race confirm to th...

Clinton To Campaign In Georgia Senate Race -- Where's Obama?

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Geiger

A 60-vote majority in the U.S. Senate would help immeasurably in moving the Obama-Biden legislative agenda forward -- shouldn't Obama find the time for at least a couple of quick flights down to Georgia?