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12 hrs ago | The Wall Street Journal

Georgia Runoff Shows Just How Unusual Mississippi's Was

Both Republican contests featured an "insider-outsider" dynamic, with veteran incumbent Thad Cochran challenged by tea party favorite Chris McDaniel in Mississippi, and 11-term Rep. Jack Kingston facing off against first-time candidate David Perdue in Georgia.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Mississippi, US Governors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Daily Kos

In a surprise, David Perdue upsets Jack Kingston in Georgia runoff

This primary season has been full of surprises, and Tuesday night marks another one.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phil Gingrey, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, US Governors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Effingham Herald

Senate runoff: Perdue feels he's the ...

U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue, making a campaign stop at Locos Grill and Pub in Statesboro on the cusp of the primary runoff, told reporters that the other Republican in the race, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, spends money like a liberal Democrat.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Sunherald.com

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Ga.

Both Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah and former Dollar General CEO David Perdue have been spending a major portion of their time and money wooing voters along the busy stretches of Interstates 75 and 85 just before they merge south of downtown Atlanta and then as they split off heading for north Georgia and some of the most Republican parts of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, US Governors

Fri Jul 18, 2014

Q-Notes

McCrory's missed opportunity

North Carolina Gov. Pat McCrory sure knows how to get himself and his staff in hot water.

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Related Topix: North Carolina, Pat McCrory, US Governors, Beverly Perdue, Law, Employment / Labor Law

Thu Jul 17, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Perdue stops in Statesboro, accuses Kingston of liberal spending

David Perdue talks to supporters on the patio at Locos Grill & Pub. Holding the sign is Laura Lanier, from Statesboro, events director for the Perdue for Senate campaign.

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Related Topix: Bulloch County, GA, Statesboro, GA, US News, US Politics, Jack Kingston, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Governors

Mon Jul 14, 2014

WNYC-AM New York

Georgia Senate GOP Runoff Shows Little Southern Hospitality

And the winner of the debate between Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue, both vying in a runoff to be the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate from Georgia, was - Democratic candidate Michelle Nunn.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors

Sun Jul 13, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

Kingston, Perdue blast each other over ethics, Savannah port

The candidates in the Republican Senate runoff sprinted out their final debate Sunday by blasting each other over ethics and the Savannah port.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, US Governors

Sat Jul 12, 2014

ABC News

Perdue Touts Business Record in Georgia Senate Bid

David Perdue proudly points to his executive experience running major corporations as evidence that he's best positioned to tackle the nation's debt.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Apparel, Reebok International, Footwear, Dollar General, Retail, US Governors

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Daily Kos

GA-Sen: Herman Cain Goes All In For David Perdue

This will be a short and sweet one but I can never stop getting a kick out of Herman Cain: Perdue's first-cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue, will soon be featured on a TV ad boosting his candidacy, as well as campaign stops in the hours before the vote.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Herman Cain, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

GPB.org

Kingston Ally Says Dems Will Tar Perdue Like They Did Romney

The state GOP Primary runoff election is two weeks away. And one of the hottest races is for the U.S. Senate seat of Saxby Chambliss, who's retiring.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, US Governors, 2012 Presidential Election

Tue Jul 08, 2014

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Real choice for superintendent

The Georgia state school superintendent's races present the rarity of late in Georgia politics: Both the Democratic and Republican runoff candidate pairs present actual contrasts in philosophies of how the position should operate and how each candidate would govern.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Education Etc., US News, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Peach Pundit

Real Choice In The Race For School Superintendent

The Georgia State School Superintendent's races present the rarity of late in Georgia politics: Both the Democratic and Republican runoff candidate pairs present actual contrasts in philosophies of how the position should operate and how each candidate would govern.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, Education Etc., US News, US Governors, Standardized Testing, Education

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Mother Jones

Hobby Lobby Funded Disgraced Fundamentalist Christian Leader Accused of Harassing Dozens of Women

For a decade or so, Hobby Lobby and its owners, the Green family, have been generous benefactors of a Christian ministry that until recently was run by Bill Gothard, a controversial religious leader who has long promoted a strict and authoritarian version of Christianity.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, US Governors, Kids, Dallas Theological Seminary

Tue Jul 01, 2014

Peach Pundit

Hobby Lobby and Religious Freedom in Georgia

In Monday's decision in Hobby Lobby, the Supreme Court used the federal Religious Freedom Restoration Act as the basis for its decision.

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Related Topix: Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors

Sat Jun 28, 2014

Statesboro Herald

Early voting in Bulloch set to begin on Monday

It's time to vote again. Early voting starts Monday for the general primary runoff election on July 22, with the Republican runoff between U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue headlining a very short slate of races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, Jack Kingston, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Bulloch County, GA, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, US Governors

Ledger-Enquirer.com

Advance voting starts Monday for runoffs

The Community Room in the City Services Center, 3111 Citizens Way, is the only polling place in Muscogee County that will be open for the runoffs' advance voting period: Mondays-Fridays, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., until July 18, except July 4. Use the entrance facing the parking garage, not the library.

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Related Topix: Muscogee County, GA, Columbus, GA, Nathan Deal, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, Bartow County, GA, Kingston, GA, Glynn County, GA, St. Simons, GA, US Governors

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