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Johnny Isakson To Formally Announce Re-Election Bid For Georgia Senate

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 01.11.2015 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson will be announcing plans next week to run for a third term with a special event at the state Capitol. ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Candidate Wants To 'Prosecute' Democrats

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Georgia voters are looking for someone to cool the partisan rancor in Washington, Republican Senate candidate David Perdue served not...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polling Gives Michelle Nunn An Edge In Georgia

HuffingtonPost.com | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

New polls show Democrat Michelle Nunn with the edge in Georgia and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen hanging on in New Hampshire. The American public remains deeply...

David Perdue Holds A Narrow Lead In Georgia Senate Polls

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 09.12.2014 | Politics

Two new polls in Georgia find Republican David Perdue running narrowly ahead of Democrat Michelle Nunn in one of the year's most competitive Senate ra...

Michelle Obama Hits The Campaign Trail In Key Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 11.08.2014 | Politics

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

Candidates Zero In On Key Battleground In Heated Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 09.19.2014 | Politics

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. (AP) — Neither Republican running in Georgia's closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the s...

Kingston, Perdue Come Out Swinging In Georgia Senate Debate

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.13.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue sharpened their attacks on each other during a heated debate Sund...

Tea Party Mobilizes In Georgia GOP Primary

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 05.31.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — When Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's Senate race, the tea ...

Dem Candidate Skirts Questions On Obamacare Vote

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is refusing to say whether she would have voted for President Barack Obama's signature health ...

Sabrina Siddiqui

GOP Senate Candidate In Georgia Can't Decide If He Actually Hates Obamacare

HuffingtonPost.com | Sabrina Siddiqui | Posted 04.14.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If voters were to catch a glimpse of Rep. Jack Kingston's latest campaign ad, the Georgia Senate hopeful would appear to be just another...

GOP Senate Candidate Doesn't Want To Repeal Dodd-Frank

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.21.2014 | Politics

Although a Georgia Republican Senate candidate slammed the 2010 Wall Street reform law known as Dodd-Frank this week, his past comments indicate that ...

Georgia Senate Panel Approves Narrower Gun Bill

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution | Janel Davis and Kristina Torres | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

One of two versions of a major gun bill in the Georgia Legislature won approval Wednesday from a state Senate committee, setting up negotiations with ...

GOP Senate Candidate Who Wants To Repeal Obamacare Once Backed Federal Solution

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 03.10.2014 | Politics

A Georgia Republican Senate candidate who has called for a "full repeal" of the Affordable Care Act -- characterizing it as an "overreaching federal p...

Republicans Struggle In Senate Primary

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Seeking promotion to the U.S. Senate, Republican Rep. Jack Kingston avoids an explicit yes-or-no answer when asked by a vot...

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...

Sam Stein

Organizing For Action Won't Do Electoral Campaigns

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 08.08.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Following a report it was considering involvement in the Georgia Senate campaign of Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn, the head of Orga...

Poll: New Candidate Could Shake Up Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Ariel Edwards-Levy | Posted 08.15.2014 | Politics

Democrat Michelle Nunn is still little known to most in Georgia, but she is narrowly leading or tied with seven possible GOP rivals in the 2014 United...

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

GOP Lawmakers Seek To Repeal Century Old Practice

The Huffington Post | John Celock | Posted 02.20.2013 | Politics

A group of Republican state lawmakers in Georgia wants to end direct election of United States senators and return the power to state legislatures. ...

Anti-Evolution GOP Rep Looks For Big Step Up

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 02.06.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.), a conservative firebrand with a knack for controversy, became the first candidate to officially enter the race to replace Sen...

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...

Sam Stein

Herman Cain's 2004 Campaign: 'Godless' Gays And Planned Parenthood Eugenics

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 12.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Herman Cain's widespread appeal, which has helped him ascend the ranks of the Republican primary field, stems in part from his ability t...

Sam Stein

Georgia Dem Senate Candidate Attacked On Family Safety, Even Though His Daughter Was Once Kidnapped

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

There is an eerie familiarity taking hold in Georgia's runoff Senate race. The same tone that defined the much lamented 2002 contest -- in which chall...