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Georgia Runoff

Senate High Drama After Nov. 4

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.29.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

In six days, the nation will render its collective judgment in the midterm elections, and none of us knows what voters will do when they choose their poison on Election Day.

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...

Karen Handel CONCEDES Georgia Runoff Race Against Nathan Deal For GOP Nomination For Governor

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — As antiestablishment anger swept other parts of the nation, Georgia Republicans tapped an 18-year congressional veteran dogged by ethi...

Georgia Election RESULTS: Nathan Deal, Karen Handel Locked In Tight Race In GOP Governor's Primary

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA -- After a bruising runoff campaign, former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal and former Secretary of State Karen Handel were locked in a tight race Tuesd...

Sarah Palin-Backed Karen Handel Faces Nathan Deal In Georgia Gubernatorial Runoff

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP)-- Georgia's bruising three-week runoff election is drawing to a close as voters return to the polls to select a Republican nominee for go...

Sarah Palin: Karen Handel Would 'Fight Like A Mama Grizzly'

AP | SHANNON McCAFFREY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

ATLANTA — Sarah Palin handed Georgia gubernatorial hopeful Karen Handel her conservative seal of approval on Monday in a tight Republican runoff...

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...

Live From Georgia: Palin Fever, Negative Attacks, Civil Rights Anthems (VIDEO) (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As the Senate race in Georgia rushes to Tuesday's climactic runoff election, Republican incumbent Saxby Chambliss and Democratic challenger Jim Martin...

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 ...

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.

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.

Georgia GOP Sen. Chambliss: "We'll Win Again"

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) swore Sunday that if voters in Tuesday's runoff election against Democrat Jim Martin resemble the same group that showed ...

GOP Botches Georgia Runoff Absentee Ballot Push

Atlanta Journal-Constitution | 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...

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...

The Road to 60...Runs Through Georgia

Stewart Acuff | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Stewart Acuff

We all watch the counts in Alaska and Minnesota, but we can act in Georgia -- it's a place we can all play, where we can all make a difference.

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

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Bill Clinton To Campaign For Martin In Georgia Runoff

CNN | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Three weeks before Georgia's December 2 Senate runoff vote, former President Bill Clinton - the last Democratic presidential candidate to carry the st...

Georgia on My Mind

Lance Simmens | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lance Simmens

Sometimes individuals are humbled by defeat, other times they are hardened by it. I had hoped that in McCain's case the former would apply, it seems not to be the case.

Two Strong Anti-Saxby Chambliss Ads that Should See Georgia Senate Run-Off Airtime

Senate Guru | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Senate Guru

The two ads paint a clear picture that, not only is Chambliss out of touch with Georgia's working class families, but that the policies he promotes actively hurt Georgian families' ability to make ends meet.

In Georgia, McCain Saves The Worst For Last

Max Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bernstein

I don't know if John McCain's memory is starting to go and 2000-2002 is just a bit fuzzy, if he got so used to pissing away his principles for the good of the party that by now it's just reflexive.

Sam Stein

Will Obama Go To Georgia?

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

With John McCain set to hit the trail for Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss' runoff election campaign, the question on the minds of Democrats in the state ...

Chambliss Cites "High Percentage Of Minority Vote" On Runoff

Think Progress | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

In last week's election, Georgia Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) received more votes than his Democratic challenger Jim Martin but fell 0.2 percent short ...