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GOP Congressman Endorses Anti-Islam Candidate As Successor

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 07.14.2014 | Politics

Retiring Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) endorsed radio show host and Baptist minister Jody Hice (R) as his successor on Monday. "I encourage the voters of...

Georgia Republican: 'Most People Think Islam Is A Religion, It's Not'

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 06.25.2014 | Politics

Jody Hice, a radio show host and GOP congressional candidate from Georgia, made anti-Islamic statements in his 2012 book, according to the Atlanta Jou...

Gun Giveaways Are This Cycle's Hottest Campaign Ploy

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 06.19.2014 | Politics

Clint Didier, a tea party-backed Republican and former Washington Redskins player, announced Thursday that he would be giving away three guns to raise...

Michael McAuliff

House Vote Maintains Military Ability To Jail People Without Trial

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 05.22.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The House voted down a measure Thursday that would have ended the military's ability to indefinitely jail anyone without charge or trial...

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. ...

New Poll Shows Democratic Senate Candidate Leading All Republican Challengers

The Huffington Post | Alex Lazar | Posted 05.12.2014 | Politics

Michelle Nunn, who's looking to take back a Georgia Senate seat for the Democrats in 2014, is leading all her Republican opponents, according to a new...

GOP Candidate Makes Last-Ditch Effort To Secure Primary Victory

AP | By CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY | Posted 07.08.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Senate candidate David Perdue's personal investment in his campaign has grown another $1 million, for a total of $2.1 million...

Republicans Face Big Divide Ahead Of Key Elections

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 04.07.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Republicans can't seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to...

GOP Rep Shuts The Door On Questions About His $33,000 Rhetoric Coach

The Huffington Post | Chris Gentilviso | Posted 03.18.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) sidestepped questions about a large chunk of his office's spending with taxpayer dollars, shutting the door on a reporter in t...

Broun Has Double-Digit Lead In Latest GOP Senate Primary Poll

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.11.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) -- the Senate candidate who has raffled off assault weapons, backed impeaching President Barack Obama, said Democrats need "il...

GOP Senate Candidate Makes Assault Weapon Giveaways A Hallmark Of His Campaign

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 03.05.2014 | Politics

A Republican Senate hopeful in Georgia is making the calculation that nothing gets primary voters more fired-up than free gun giveaways. Rep. Paul...

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...

Watch: When Congressmen Deny Climate Change and Evolution

Bill Moyers | Posted 04.01.2014 | Politics
Bill Moyers

Bill Moyers takes on radical-right Republicans for denying the science behind evolution and climate change, showing a video clip of Rep. Paul Broun (R-GA), who says evolution is a lie "straight from the pit of hell" and climate change, a hoax.

Darrell Issa, Other Lawmakers Want Obama To Fire James Clapper For 'Lying To Congress'

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 01.27.2014 | Politics

Rep. Darrell Issa (R-Calif.) and five other lawmakers wrote a letter to President Barack Obama lamenting "the continued role of James Clapper as Direc...

Republicans Struggle In Senate Primary

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 01.26.2014 | Politics

WATKINSVILLE, Ga. (AP) — Seeking promotion to the U.S. Senate, Republican Rep. Jack Kingston avoids an explicit yes-or-no answer when asked by a vot...

Another GOP Senate Candidate Is Giving Away An Assault Weapon

The Huffington Post | Samantha Lachman | Posted 01.24.2014 | Politics

This cycle's hottest campaign trend, apparently: free assault weapons. Following Republican South Carolina state Sen. Lee Bright's announcement Th...

GOP Lawmaker Claims Democrats Need 'Illegal Aliens' To Win In Georgia

The Huffington Post | Andrew Perez | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) said Monday that Democrats will not win in Georgia for decades unless the state grants undocumented immigrants the right to vo...

Health Care Tactics Split Republican Senate Rivals

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 12.26.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Most Republicans agree the unwieldy health care overhaul offers a golden opportunity for the GOP in the 2014 midterm elections. What ...