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Michelle Nunn

The Joy of Losing: What Red-State Democrats Still Don't Get

Mark Olmsted | Posted 11.06.2014 | Politics
Mark Olmsted

Memo to Grimes and Nunn and the rest of the sad parade of upsets-that-never-were: Most of you knew damn well you were almost certain to lose the second you decided to run. But rather than accept it, you saw that utter likelihood as a reason to double down.

David Perdue Wins Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics

Republican Senate candidate David Perdue defeated Democrat Michelle Nunn in the race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Perdue, a long-time businessma...

David Perdue Defeats Michelle Nunn In Georgia Senate Race

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 11.05.2014 | Politics

Republican David Perdue defeated Democrat and nonprofit executive Michelle Nunn for retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss' (R-Ga.) seat, CNN and CBS News proj...

My Final Midterm Election Picks

Chris Weigant | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
Chris Weigant

We've got six states in the Too Close To Call category, but fear not! After providing a rundown of the races, I am adding a section below where I make my own picks for each of them (since it is Election Eve, after all, and thus time to put up or shut up).

Will Georgia Voters Embrace Political Corruption on Tuesday?

Kathy Gill | Posted 11.04.2014 | Politics
Kathy Gill

Georgia voters have the power to kick corruption in the face in two key, statewide races on Tuesday.

Georgia Chooses Between Two Pairs of Moderates

John A. Tures | Posted 11.03.2014 | Politics
John A. Tures

Now I'm sure folks on both sides in the Peach State are going to cry foul, and insist their candidate is a true liberal or conservative, and the other guy or gal is from their party's extreme wing or faction, but that's simply not the case.

When The 2014 Debates Got Real, What Were These Candidates Really Thinking?

The Huffington Post | Christine Conetta & Chris Gentilviso | Posted 11.01.2014 | Politics

In politics, candidates are usually on their best behavior during debates. But then comes that smile, that smirk, even a frown -- each of which is ...

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.

Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections

Chris Cormier | Posted 10.28.2014 | Gay Voices
Chris Cormier

Attention gay men: You need to vote on November 4. Here are a few campaign highlights as a Gay Man's Guide to the 2014 Elections, because pundits don't know how to explain how important this election is in "gay man's terms." Meet your ballot box divas.

Family Can Be A Blessing Or Curse For Candidates

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ah, the family. They can be a candidate's sounding board, worthy surrogates and an attractive image for a television ad. Or they ...

Michael McAuliff

GOP Senate Candidate Wants To 'Prosecute' Democrats | Michael McAuliff | Posted 10.27.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- If Georgia voters are looking for someone to cool the partisan rancor in Washington, Republican Senate candidate David Perdue served not...

Mark Blumenthal

HUFFPOLLSTER: New Polling Gives Michelle Nunn An Edge In Georgia | Mark Blumenthal | Posted 11.02.2014 | Politics

New polls show Democrat Michelle Nunn with the edge in Georgia and Sen. Jeanne Shaheen hanging on in New Hampshire. The American public remains deeply...

Christina Wilkie

GOP Senate Candidate Has Up To $1 Million Managed By Swiss Private Bank Fund | Christina Wilkie | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republican David Perdue, the Georgia businessman running for U.S. Senate, has as much as $1 million invested in an exclusive fund manage...

Michelle Nunn vs. David Perdue Nonpartisan Candidate Guide For Georgia Senate Race 2014

Campus Election Engagement Project | Posted 10.19.2014 | Politics
Campus Election Engagement Project

Are you looking for a nonpartisan voter guide to the Michelle Nunn vs. David Perdue Senate race? One that will give you an unbiased, no-spin comparison of candidate positions on key issues? That's what our Campus Election Engagement Project guide will give you!

The October Surprise Will Be Last-Minute Billionaire Dollars

Darrell West | Posted 10.14.2014 | Politics
Darrell West

Ultra-wealthy individuals are investing in American elections because it is a way to shape public opinion and control public policy. They are doing so through direct electoral advocacy, super-PACS that run ads on their behalf, and non-profit organizations that mobilize voters and push distinctive points of view.

Senate Shaping Up 50-50

Brent Budowsky | Posted 10.08.2014 | Politics
Brent Budowsky

When the new Senate convenes next year, the most influential person on Capitol Hill could be Greg Orman, the independent candidate for senator from Kansas, who I predict today will be elected in November.

Amanda Terkel

Georgia Senate Candidates Meet In Rowdy First Debate | Amanda Terkel | Posted 10.07.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) were not on stage Tuesday night for the first Georgia Senate debat...

GOP Senate Candidate Says He's 'Proud' Of His Background Outsourcing Jobs

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 10.06.2014 | Politics

Republican businessman and U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue has embraced, rather than renounced, comments he made years ago about how he had spent m...

Amanda Terkel

GOP Senate Candidate Tidies Up Economic Message For Georgia Voters | Amanda Terkel | Posted 09.30.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Georgia GOP Senate candidate David Perdue has touted his background as a businessman in his race against Democrat Michelle Nunn, arguing...

A Father Looms Large In Georgia Senate Race

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 09.27.2014 | Politics

ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — It's nothing new for a Nunn to be on the ballot in Georgia, but a casual voter might be forgiven for not knowing which one is run...

Kate Sheppard

Environmental Group Endorses Michelle Nunn, Despite Her Support For Keystone | Kate Sheppard | Posted 09.23.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The League of Conservation Voters Action Fund endorsed Georgia Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn on Tuesday, calling her an advo...

McCain, Democrats Puncture Latest Terror Ad Against Michelle Nunn

The Huffington Post | Michael McAuliff | Posted 09.18.2014 | Politics

Democrats think the latest Senate ad from Georgia contender David Perdue is "shameful," but they were entertained to note that some leading Republican...

Bush Family Member Condemns David Perdue For Linking Michelle Nunn To 'Terrorists'

The Huffington Post | Igor Bobic | Posted 09.17.2014 | Politics

Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is receiving criticism from an unlikely corner: a member of the Bush family. On Tuesday, Neil Bush...

GOP Senate Candidate Enlists Support Of His Cousin, A Former Governor

AP | By BILL BARROW | Posted 11.16.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Amid a fierce fight for middle and south Georgia voters, Republican Senate candidate David Perdue is enlisting the support of his cou...

Alex Lazar

George H.W. Bush Endorses David Perdue For Senate, Despite Ties To Michelle Nunn | Alex Lazar | Posted 09.15.2014 | Politics

Former President George H.W. Bush endorsed Republican David Perdue in Georgia's U.S. Senate race Monday, despite his long-standing ties to Perdue's De...