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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 ...

The Perils of Religious Politicking

Peter Montgomery | Posted 02.10.2014 | Politics
Peter Montgomery

Sen. Mark Pryor's ad is a cautionary tale about the fact that, as he himself has said, the intersection of faith and politics can be difficult to navigate. It can come across as saying, "vote for me because I'm a Christian," a message that fails to respect America's constitutional ideals and growing religious pluralism.

GOP Congressman: Not 'Responsible' To Let Obamacare Fail

The Huffington Post | Amanda Terkel | Posted 11.26.2013 | Politics

A Republican congressman running for the U.S. Senate in Georgia broke with many members of his party on Monday and said it was irresponsible to just l...

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...

Will Republicans Listen to Paul Broun or Paul Ryan?

Joe Hansen | Posted 12.01.2013 | Politics
Joe Hansen

We want to give aspiring citizens an opportunity to achieve the American Dream. We want an immigration policy that reflects our values. Speaker Boehner, we want a vote. Listen to your friend Paul Ryan. Listen to reason.

Back to the Struggle Against Ignorance

Paul Stoller | Posted 10.20.2013 | Politics
Paul Stoller

As a society we seem to no longer place high value in scientific knowledge, intellectual excellence or, for that matter, artistic creativity -- three elements that have heretofore contributed to the greatness of our society. Can we get back on track?

Fate Of Southern Democrats Could Determine Senate Control

AP | DONNA CASSATA | Posted 08.09.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- Republicans are counting on some Southern comfort to win Senate control next year. The fate of Democratic incumbents in GOP-trending Ar...

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 ...

Michael McAuliff

Defense Bill Would Ban Drone Strikes On Americans

HuffingtonPost.com | Michael McAuliff | Posted 06.15.2013 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- There's one measure that quietly passed in the House along with Friday's massive defense bill that libertarians may like: a ban on drone...

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...

GOPers Quietly Nervous About Open Senate Seat

AP | BILL BARROW | Posted 06.21.2013 | Politics

ATLANTA -- A rare open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia promises a scrambled 2014 campaign that already has some Republicans quietly nervous about retainin...

GOP Senate Candidate Talks Opposition To Sex-Change

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 04.08.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) took his opposition to President Barack Obama's health care law to his constituents last week, blasting certain aspects of the...

Tight-Knit GOP Unity Frays As Contentious Race Looms

The Hill | Posted 03.25.2013 | Politics

The nine Republicans in Georgia’s House delegation are, by most accounts, a close-knit group....

Tea Partier Slams Fellow Republicans On Immigration

The Huffington Post | Elise Foley | Posted 03.22.2013 | Politics

Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga.) told conservative radio host Laura Ingraham on Friday that his fellow conservatives are "getting soft" on immigration enforcem...