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3 hrs ago | The Times

GOP candidates in U.S. Senate runoff spend $11M total

The two Republicans vying for Georgia's open Senate seat have spent a combined $11 million so far on the race, with just over a week to go before the July 22 runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dollar General, Retail, Scott Brown

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Athens Banner-Herald

House bill seeks to end Savannah harbor delays

A budget bill in the U.S. House passed with a provision seeking to end further delays to the $706 million deepening of the Port of Savannah's busy shipping channel.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Nathan Deal

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, US News, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Herman Cain, Georgia, Georgia Government, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

Switched

Georgia GOP Race Attracts Cash From Super PAC Funded By Two 'Dark Money' Nonprofits

This story was published by The Center for Public Integrity , a nonprofit, nonpartisan investigative news organization in Washington, D.C. Nearly all of the money raised by the Citizens for a Working America PAC , a super PAC that's spent more than $2 million on ads boosting businessman David Perdue in Georgia's contentious Republican U.S. Senate ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Non-Profit, Representative Tom Cotton, Ohio

The Atlantic

The Rise of the Fusion Republicans

In primaries across the country, the war between the GOP establishment and the Tea Party ended not in a surrender but a truce.

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Related Topix: US News, Tea Party, US Politics, Representative James Lankford, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Cory Gardner, Representative Tom Cotton

Athens Banner-Herald

Voters to see Georgia candidates face each other on TV

TELEVISED DEBATE SCHEDULE Sunday 11th District congressional, Republican -- Bob Barr and Barry Loudermilk -- 5 p.m. 10th District congressional, Republican -- Mike Collins and Jody Hice -- 5:30 p.m. Superintendent of schools, Democratic -- Alisha Thomas Morgan and Valarie Wilson -- 6 p.m. Superintendent of schools, Republican -- Mike Buck and ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Georgia Government, Journalism

WTOC-TV Savannah

House approves Savannah Harbor deepening funds

It was approved Thursday evening with a bipartisan vote providing more than $1.5 million in funding for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project and opening the door to millions in state funding awaiting a green-light from the federal government.

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Examiner.com

Brian Reese talks about Republican obstructionism, prepares for July 22 runoff

On Thursday, July 10, Brian Reese, a Democratic candidate for Georgia's First Congressional District, commented about continuing efforts by Republicans to repeal the Affordable Care Act and encouraged Democrats to turn out for the July 22 runoff.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, University of Georgia Savannah State

National Review Online

July 10, 2014

The suggested contribution amounts for entry to a Capitol Hill fundraiser held Tuesday evening for Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn rose to $2,600 a head.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Prison, Non-Profit

Thu Jul 10, 2014

WBNS

BC-GA--Georgia Weekend,ADVISORY, GA

Three people are set to go on trial this week on charges that they schemed to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine, sickened hundreds and prompted one of the largest recalls in history.

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MyFoxAtlanta

Woodstock police search for missing teen

Police are searching for a missing 17-year-old boy who is believed to have run away from him home early Wednesday morning.

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Related Topix: Cherokee County, GA, Woodstock, GA, Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia Tech

The Washington Post

Guns, normcore and bitcoins a " a guide to the hottest campaign accessories this season

When constituents are thinking of reasons to vote for candidates, "They wear great shirts," is not among the top answers.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Tom Cotton, Representative Steve Stockman, Senator Mark Begich, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Ted Cruz

MyFoxAtlanta

InsiderAdvantage/FOX 5 poll shows Kingston and Perdue statistically tied in GOP Senate runoff

The latest "SuperPoll" conducted by InsiderAdvantage and OpinionSavvy of likely voters in the July 22 Georgia GOP primary runoff between Jack Kingston and David Perdue shows that the race has tightened significantly.

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LaGrange Daily News

LaGrange first stop in 50-town tour for U.S. Senate candidate Perdue

David Perdue, Republican candidate for the U.S. Senate seat left open by Saxby Chambliss, speaks to a group gathered at IHOP on Lafayette Parkway this... U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue stopped at IHOP on Lafayette Parkway Thursday morning as the first stop on an 11-day, 50-town bus tour in preparation for his July 22 runoff race against Jack ... (more)

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Roll Call

Chamber of Commerce Spends $780K for Kingston

The U.S. Chamber of Commerce reported yesterday it spent $779,116 on July 8th for independent expenditures supporting Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., in the July 22nd Republican party Senate primary runoff election.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

SavannahNow

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A coalition of Georgia business and labor organizations called Wednesday for immediate federal immigration reform, citing a new poll they say shows a majority of the voters surveyed agree.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Politics, US News, Georgia, Republican, US House of Representatives

Southeast Georgia Today

Advance Voting

July 8-- Voters have about ten more days to vote in advance for the primary runoff electiions in the state.

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Related Topix: Toombs County, GA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

National Journal

Democratic Texas State Sen. Wendy Davis.

In assessing the future of politics, former Obama campaign manager David Plouffe offered an eye-catching prediction in The Wall Street Journal 's op-ed page Monday: The Republican strongholds of Arizona, Georgia, and, yes, Texas, are poised to become swing states over the next couple of decades.

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, 2012 Presidential Election, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Jeff Flake, US Senate, Senator Jeff Flake

MDJonline.com

Kingston for U.S. Senate: He's in tune with most Georgians

Georgia has been represented on Capitol Hill in recent years by a pair of the steadiest and most-respected members of the U.S. Senate: Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson .

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Johnny Isakson, Opinion

Dalton Daily Citizen

Kingston stops in Dalton, talks jobs

In his bid for the U.S. Senate, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston has toured much of the state.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Dalton, GA, Whitfield County, GA, Nathan Deal, Savannah, GA, Chatham County, GA, US Governors

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