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New Role For Trump Adviser And Former Lawmaker: Lobbyist For Syrian Opposition

OpenSecrets Blog | Posted 10.05.2016 | Politics
OpenSecrets Blog

Paperwork filed this week indicates that current Donald Trump campaign senior adviser and former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.), now of lobbying firm Squire Patton Boggs, has become a registered lobbyist for the High Negotiations Committee of the Syrian Opposition.

This Congressman's Heart-Wrenching Defeat Proves That Politicians Are Actually Human

The Huffington Post | Jason Cherkis | Posted 03.04.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For nearly two months, we have given you a weekly episode of Candidate Confessional in which a recovering politician revisits a famous -...

A Senate Candidate Spills The Beans: Running A Positive Campaign Is For Suckers

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 03.01.2016 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There is a high-minded theory of politics, perpetuated by the melodramatic scripts of Aaron Sorkin, that campaigns really don't have to ...

This Congressman Proved Why Republicans Can Never Embrace Obamacare

The Huffington Post | Sam Stein | Posted 12.19.2016 | Politics

In the fall of 2013, Rep. Jack Kingston committed political heresy. Speaking to a local conservative radio station, the then-Republican House member f...

GOP Rep Doesn't Want 'Another Half-Pregnant War'

The Huffington Post | Adriana Usero & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 09.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Less than a week after President Barack Obama revealed his strategy to defeat the Islamic State, one GOP congressman spoke out in defens...

Alex Lazar

George H.W. Bush Endorses David Perdue For Senate, Despite Ties To Michelle Nunn | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush endorsed Republican David Perdue in Georgia's U.S. Senate race Monday, despite his long-standing ties to Perdue's De...

Friday Talking Points -- Slouching Off to War

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.12.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

Congress needs to vote on this war. They need to vote not just on a budget item to move some money to some rebels, they need to vote on a clear Authorization for Use of Military Force resolution.

Independents Helped David Perdue Beat Jack Kingston in the Georgia GOP Senate Primary

John A. Tures | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Though nearly every poll showed Congressman Jack Kingston poised to win the runoff for the Georgia Senate Republican primary, businessman David Perdue narrowly prevailed (50.9% to 49.1%) setting up a match of political neophytes with Michelle Nunn, the Democratic nominee.

Amanda Terkel

Chamber Of Commerce Attacks GOP Senate Candidate As A Crying Baby | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Georgia GOP Senate candidate David Perdue has been going hard after the Chamber of Commerce, portraying himself as the anti-establishmen...

Amanda Terkel

Long, Bitter Georgia GOP Senate Primary Comes To An End | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The Republican Party will finally settle on a Senate candidate in Georgia on Tuesday, when Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) and former Dollar ...

Paul Blumenthal

A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For This Year's Senate Candidate | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.19.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- This year, for the first time since the Supreme Court's 2010 Citizens United ruling unleashed the unlimited-money super PAC, the majorit...

Can Georgia's GOP Senate Runoff Top Mississippi's?

John A. Tures | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Just as Mississippi provided a thrilling GOP Senate primary runoff that still doesn't seem to be over, Georgia is giving political pundits more excitement this summer.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman: Congress Will Start Looking At Impeachment 'Very Seriously' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.16.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) declined to comment this week when asked whether he supports impeaching President Barack Obama, but in a radi...

GOP Congressman Endorses Anti-Islam Candidate As Successor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Retiring Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) endorsed radio show host and Baptist minister Jody Hice (R) as his successor on Monday. "I encourage the voters of...

Convicted Felon Co-Hosted Fundraiser For Democratic Senate Candidate

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

Convicted felon Virtual Murrell co-hosted a fundraiser Tuesday evening in Washington, D.C., for Michelle Nunn (D), who's running to represent Georgia ...

Senate Candidate Asks GOP Opponents To Sign Pledge Limiting Outside Spending

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 07.09.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn is joining the club of candidates who have proposed pledges to limit outside spending in their competi...

GOP Senate Candidate Has Ties To Company That Supported Cap And Trade

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.02.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate candidate may be forced to defend his ties to a utility company that supported a cap-and-trade system, after President Barack Obam...

Defeated GOP Senate Candidate To Endorse Her Former Rival

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 05.28.2014 | Politics

Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel will endorse one of her former Senate Republican primary rivals as the race heads to a runoff. Hand...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off Again In Senate Runoff

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) and businessman David Perdue, the top two finishers in the Republican primary for Georgia's open Senate seat, will compete ...

Nunn Wins Democratic Nomination In Georgia Senate Race

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Georgia Democrats have selected Michelle Nunn as their nominee in the state's U.S. Senate race, the Associated Press reports. Nunn bested a field ...

Winners Emerge In Georgia Senate Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn emerged victorious Tuesday night in the Democratic primary for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga...

Michelle Nunn Wins Georgia Senate Nomination

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.21.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn has won the Democratic nomination in the race to represent Georgia in the U.S. Senate, the Associated Press reports. Nunn will face ...

Georgia Primary Puts All Eyes On Senate Races

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

A crowded Republican Senate race is taking place Tuesday in Georgia, one of six states with elections in what's being dubbed a mini-Super Tuesday. ...

New Poll Shows Democratic Senate Candidate Leading All Republican Challengers

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn, who's looking to take back a Georgia Senate seat for the Democrats in 2014, is leading all her Republican opponents, according to a new...

Sabrina Siddiqui

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