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David Perdue

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

John A. Tures | Posted 07.24.2014 | 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 Takes Down Ad Depicting GOP Candidate As Crying Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- With the brutal GOP Senate primary in Georgia finally over, the sparring parties are mending fences and hoping to move on. Toward that e...

Baseball Legend Makes Major Push For Dem In High-Stakes Race

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 07.24.2014 | Politics

Baseball legend Hank Aaron sent an email to supporters of Democrat Michelle Nunn, who's running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. In a Wednesday emai...

GOP Senate Candidate Scoffs At Opponent's Experience Running Major Nonprofit

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

David Perdue won the Georgia Republican Senate primary over Rep. Jack Kingston Tuesday night, surprising many national Republicans after polls showed ...

Senate Race Could Decide Control Of Chamber

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to ...

Perdue Bests Kingston For Republican Nomination

AP | Posted 07.23.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in the Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, sett...

Amanda Terkel

Chamber Of Commerce Attacks GOP Senate Candidate As A Crying Baby

HuffingtonPost.com | 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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 ...

Candidates Zero In On Key Battleground In Heated Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.20.2014 | 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...

Paul Blumenthal

A Personal Super PAC Is The Latest Weapon For This Year's Senate Candidate

HuffingtonPost.com | 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 07.18.2014 | 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.

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...

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...

Georgia GOP Race Attracts 'Dark Money'

The Center for Public Integrity | Michael Beckel | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity, a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Super PAC...

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...

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 ...

Kingston, Perdue To Face Off In GOP Senate Runoff

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue have advanced to a Republican runoff in Georgia's hotly contested ...

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 ...

Perdue Headed For Primary Runoff In Georgia Senate Race

AP | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue has advanced to a GOP runoff in Georgia's hotly contested Senate race that will eventually hel...

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. ...