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Samantha Lachman

Bros Before Foes: Fraternity And Sorority PAC Supports Its Own | Samantha Lachman | Posted 12.09.2015 | Politics

It seems as though the nation’s largest political action committee for fraternities and sororities embraces the same principle college students use ...

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...

GOP Congressman Opposes Government Subsidies He's Set To Receive For Life

The Huffington Post | Ashley Alman | Posted 02.21.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) is once again saying his constituents don't deserve government handouts like the one he receives as a result of his job as ...

David Perdue Portrays GOP Primary Opponents As Crying Babies In Campaign Ad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 02.05.2014 | Politics

If Georgia Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) was aiming to set himself apart from a crowded field running for...

GOP Senate Candidate Backs Impeaching Obama

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 02.03.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) indicated at an event Saturday that he would support impeaching President Barack Obama if the issue came up for a vote in Cong...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate's Campaign Co-Chair Tells 'Whining' Atlantans Affected By Storm To 'Be A Man' | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.31.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- For the past few days, Atlanta has been trying to recover from a rare ice storm that stranded thousands of commuters and turned the city...

GOP Congressman Takes Advantage Of Perk He Condemned

The Huffington Post | Mollie Reilly | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) has taken advantage of another congressional perk he's condemned in the past. The Daily Caller reported Sunday that Kin...

For The Congressman Who Suggested That Kids Who Get Free Lunch Should Clean Floors

Melissa Sher | Posted 02.28.2014 | Parents
Melissa Sher

Half of all American children live in a home that has used or will use federal food assistance. It's almost unimaginable. And it makes what one high-ranking Congressman said nearly impossible to believe. In fact, it too would be unimaginable, had he not said it on video.

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...

Congressman Kingston's It's Not Just Lunch Program

Ashley Underwood | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Ashley Underwood

Georgia Congressman Jack Kingston is introducing a new program for Georgia schools, It's Not Just Lunch. If you want that peanut butter and jelly sandwich all you have to do is mop the floor of your Social Studies class. It's like detention, only with rewards.

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman Proposes That Poor Students Sweep Floors In Exchange For Lunch | Amanda Terkel | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) wants kids to learn early in life that there's no such thing as a free lunch. To make sure they absorb that l...

Jason Linkins

For Obamacare, Assume Repeal Dead | Jason Linkins | Posted 01.25.2014 | Politics

After forty some-odd attempts to repeal the Affordable Care Act, some of which were sexier than others, it would seem that the GOP is slowly putting t...

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...

GOP Senate Candidate: 'I'll Help Repeal Obamacare In My First Term, Or Go Home'

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.13.2013 | Politics

With almost a year left of campaigning in Georgia's 2014 race to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga.) has tied a h...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Members Back Simple Solution Leaders Won't Embrace | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.14.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Time is running out, but there's still a simple solution to the twin fiscal terrors Congress seems intent on inflicting on America: Just...

Michael McAuliff

Food Stamp Cuts Derail Farm Bill | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican and Democratic leaders waged a blame game Thursday after GOP-backed cuts to food stamps unexpectedly derailed a trillion-doll...

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...

Tight-Knit GOP Unity Frays As Contentious Race Looms

The Hill | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The nine Republicans in Georgia’s House delegation are, by most accounts, a close-knit group....

Critical Musings on the RNC From a Tampa Resident

Gary Stein | Posted 11.04.2012 | Politics
Gary Stein

The buses have finally left, the barricades are being sent to wherever they came from, and Tampa is getting back to normal, whatever that is. I took ...

Arthur Delaney

'The Witch Hunt Continues' | Arthur Delaney | Posted 11.13.2012 | Politics

Georgia businesses have complained recently that they have had trouble finding workers who can pass drug tests. But since February, when the Georgia D...

Gingrich Works To Sweep Home State

Buckhead Patch | Timothy Darnell | Posted 03.04.2012 | Politics

GOP presidential contender Newt Gingrich has the endorsement of several high-profile Georgia Republicans, including Gov. Nathan Deal. But few of them ...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Jobs Bill Allows States To Drug-Test Unemployed | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.09.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican leaders in the House of Representatives unveiled legislation Friday that would cut 40 weeks from the duration of federal unem...

Arthur Delaney

GOP Congressman: Drug Test The Jobless | Arthur Delaney | Posted 12.08.2011 | Politics

A Republican congressman has proposed drug testing people who apply for unemployment insurance. The bill by Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) would requi...

Vote To Cut Food Aid Splits GOP

Politico | David Rogers | Posted 08.16.2011 | Politics

Already on the defensive, scores of House Republicans joined with Democrats on Wednesday to beat back repeated conservative attempts to make still dee...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Cuts Food Assistance For Low-Income Families While Protecting Azaleas | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.14.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If you're an azalea at the National Arboretum, you're in luck -- a Republican on the House Appropriations Committee is looking out for y...