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GOP Senate Candidate Picks Sarah Palin To Narrate Her First TV Ad

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 04.11.2014 | Politics

Nearly two weeks after netting Sarah Palin's endorsement, Georgia GOP Senate candidate Karen Handel has turned to the former vice presidential candida...

Palin Campaigns For GOP Hopeful In State Senate Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

UNION CITY, Ga. (AP) — The hotly contested Senate race in Georgia was all about the political power of women Thursday, with Sarah Palin defending GO...

GOP Senate Candidate Criticizes Primary Challenger For Being Just A High School Grad

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 04.03.2014 | Politics

GOP Senate candidate and former Dollar General and Reebok CEO David Perdue (R) doesn't think much of his competition for the Republican nomination to ...

Sarah Palin Endorses GOP Candidate With Controversial Planned Parenthood Past

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.27.2014 | Politics

Former vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin (R) waded into one of the GOP's more competitive Senate primaries Thursday, choosing a ...

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...

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...

Hot-Button Issue Divides GOP Candidates In Crowded Race

AP | CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and BILL BARROW | Posted 09.04.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion. Two ...

'Planned Bullyhood' Author Shakes Up GOP Primary

AP/The Huffington Post | Posted 05.17.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive at the center of last year's public clash with Planned Parenthood, says she'...

Michael McAuliff

Dems Think They Have Shot At Georgia, Kentucky

HuffingtonPost.com | 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...

Laura Bassett

Karen Handel, Former Komen Executive, Issues Warning To Cecile Richards

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 12.14.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former executive at Susan G. Komen for the Cure who instigated the breast cancer charity's plan to pull grants from Planned Parenth...

Former Susan G. Komen Executive Reportedly Considering Senate Bid

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.21.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive who drove the charity's attempt to defund Planned Parenthood, is considering running fo...

Laura Bassett

Karen Handel: Debbie Wasserman Schultz Threatened Susan G. Komen Founder In 'Extremely Ugly' Call

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.11.2012 | Politics

In her new tell-all book, "Planned Bullyhood," former Susan G. Komen executive Karen Handel paints Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz (D-Fla.) as one of th...

Laura Bassett

'Planned Bullyhood:' A Tell-All Memoir On Planned Parenthood-Komen Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 09.10.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen executive who spearheaded the effort to stop sending breast cancer screening grants to Planned Parenthood, all...

John Celock

GOP Taps Anti-Abortion Figure To Head Women's Group

HuffingtonPost.com | John Celock | Posted 07.27.2012 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A Republican campaign group has tapped the architect of the Susan G. Komen Foundation's policy to cut cancer screening funding to Planne...

ReThink Review: Pink Ribbons, Inc.

Jonathan Kim | Posted 08.06.2012 | Women
Jonathan Kim

This film urges us to look hard at what charities like Komen are really saying about breast cancer, those who have it and the companies trying to "pinkwash" themselves, insulating themselves from criticism.

Laura Bassett

More Top Komen Executives Resign Amid Reports Of Internal Troubles

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 03.20.2012 | Politics

Two top executives at Susan G. Komen for the Cure have announced their resignation, amid reports that the breast cancer charity is struggling to raise...

Laura Bassett

Komen To Donors: Should We Apologize?

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.23.2012 | Politics

After Susan G. Komen for the Cure's controversial decision several weeks ago to cut funding to Planned Parenthood, and the subsequent reversal of that...

For Komen To Survive, Brinker Family Must Give Up Control

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 04.16.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Handel was only a symptom. The real problem at Komen is the board and CEO that hired her in the first place.

Shades of Pink: Komen and Planned Parenthood

Deborah Stambler | Posted 04.14.2012 | Politics
Deborah Stambler

Frankly, I am tired of this controversy. It's a private matter for women and those she chooses to share with. The laws in this country are not dictated by religious beliefs, no matter how powerful the beliefs of those running for public office.

Halftime in Pink America

William O'Rourke | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
William O'Rourke

It's been another bad week for the GOP, because of yet more Hail Marys: the Susan G. Komen for the Cure pink ribbon flap, defunding Planned Parenthood, and, consequently, the women of America reacting and Komen's decision eventually reversed.

WATCH: Breast Cancer Survivor Gives Stirring Response To Komen Controversy

Posted 02.08.2012 | Politics

Linda Burger, a 56-year-old breast cancer survivor from Las Vegas, Nevada, filmed an emotionally charged message earlier this month, expressing her pe...

Ex-Komen Board Member: Planned Parenthood Reversal Is Not Enough -- Brinker and Board Must Go

Jeffrey Campagna | Posted 04.09.2012 | Politics
Jeffrey Campagna

Eve Ellis, the former board member of Komen NYC who last week urged progressives to stay "far away" from Susan G. Komen for the Cure, is not ready to put the Planned Parenthood fiasco behind her.

Laura Bassett

Handel Breaks Her Silence

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 02.07.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, the politically embattled former vice president of public affairs for Susan G. Komen for the Cure, has broken her silence about her role...

Laura Bassett

Susan G. Komen Official Quits Over Planned Parenthood Dispute

HuffingtonPost.com | Laura Bassett | Posted 04.08.2012 | Politics

Karen Handel, vice president for public affairs at Susan G. Komen for the Cure, resigned on Tuesday following public outcry over the announcement Kome...