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Georgia Senate Race

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate David Perdue: 'Don't Worry About That Unemployment Number'

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 08.26.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The state of the economy in Georgia has been a hot topic in the 2014 elections there, with Democrats pointing out that under the GOP gov...

Igor Bobic

Polls Scramble Perceptions In Two Key Senate Battleground Races

HuffingtonPost.com | Igor Bobic | Posted 08.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Two surveys released this week shattered perceptions of key Senate battleground races in New Hampshire and Georgia, but dig a little dee...

Paul Blumenthal

Leaked Memo Tells Senate Candidate To Spend 80 Percent Of Her Time Raising Money

HuffingtonPost.com | Paul Blumenthal | Posted 07.29.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A campaign strategy memo prepared for Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn last year and leaked online on Monday reveals fa...

Republicans Unload On Democratic Senate Nominee In Georgia

AP | BILL BARROW and CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.26.2014 | Politics

ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Republicans are on the offensive in the opening days of Georgia's Senate campaign, hammering Democrat Michelle Nunn as a rubber s...

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 ...

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...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Congressman: Congress Will Start Looking At Impeachment 'Very Seriously'

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

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...

Michelle Nunn To Return Cash Linked To Ex-Con

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.11.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn will be returning donations linked to a political operative convicted of bribery in 1995 who r...

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. ...

Amanda Terkel

May 20 Primaries Pose Tests For Mitch McConnell, Tea Partiers And The Clintons

HuffingtonPost.com | Amanda Terkel | Posted 05.20.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Tuesday marks a big day for primary elections around the country, with races testing the tea party's strength, the power of the Clintons...

Republicans Cry Foul

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.18.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Dollar General CEO David Perdue says his chief rivals in the GOP race for Georgia's open Senate seat are falsely accusing him ...