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What's Up At NewsLadder: Minnesota Recount, A Georgia Runoff And Hillary?

James Boyce | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
James Boyce

Friday morning is NewsLadder time and it's been a busy week, with lots of good news, good traffic and great stories bubbling up from the best of independent media.

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.

Poll: McCain's Help Could Hurt Georgia Senator

The Hill | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

As Arizona Sen. John McCain (R) travels to Georgia today to stump for Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.), a new poll suggests the former GOP nominee could h...

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.

Chambliss Returns To Slimy Campaign Roots

Bob Geiger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Bob Geiger

Saxby Chambliss is back with a lying television ad that's kind of a first cousin to the McCain offering that claimed Obama once wanted to teach sex education to kindergartners.

Neck And Neck: Senate Races Deadlocked

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

The three Senate races that will determine whether the Democrats gain that coveted 60-seat majority are still deadlocked - by the slimmest of margins ...

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 ...

Sam Stein

Obama Dispatching Aides To Georgia Senate Race

HuffingtonPost.com | Sam Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Democratic officials confirm that Barack Obama is sending aides to help with the runoff senatorial campaign in Georgia, putting his post-election coat...

Why Do We Need Veterans?

Richard Klass | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Richard Klass

I should have said that we need veterans to bring the values of leadership, honor and service to the civic life of this country.

McCain To Campaign For Chambliss In Georgia Runoff

Politico | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

John McCain will be campaigning for Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga.) in the all-but-assured runoff against Democrat Jim Martin next month, according to Ch...

Do it for Max Cleland

Max Bernstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Max Bernstein

Help Jim Martin defeat Saxby Chambliss in the name of sweet, sweet retribution for the scare campaign that painted a Max Cleland as unconcerned with the safety of our country.

Georgia Senate Race Still In Doubt, Could Go To Runoff

Atlanta Journal Constitution | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Georgia's U.S. Senate race remained in doubt Wednesday morning as neither major party candidate had more than 50 percent of the vote. Incumbent U.S. ...

Rachel Weiner

Chambliss: "The Other Folks Are Voting"

HuffingtonPost.com | Rachel Weiner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Via John Cole, the Politico reports on Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss' candid assessment of what motivates Republicans in his state: The Republican is ...

Polls: Georgia Could Flip Dem In Prez Race And Senate

Political Wire | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

According to a new Democracy Corps poll in Georgia, Sen. John McCain leads Sen. Barack Obama by just two points, 46% to 44%. In the U.S. Senate race,...