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50 min 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, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Thad Cochran, US Senate, Mississippi, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

5 hrs ago | Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: John Walsh hit by plagiarism allegations

Want the scoop on hot races around the country? Get the digest emailed to you each weekday morning.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Georgia, Senator Kay Hagan, US Senate, Democrat, Pat Roberts

8 hrs ago | Roll Call

Number of Potential Senators in the House Dwindles

Rep. Jack Kingston's Tuesday defeat in a Senate primary runoff means no more than nine House members could join the ranks of the Senate in the 114th Congress - and that number could shrink again next month.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, Georgia, Georgia Government, Representative Steve Stockman

Wed Jul 23, 2014

International Business Times

US Green Billionaire to Spend $100 Million in Campaign to Stop Republicans from Entering Senate

In the upcoming US mid -term elections, Hedge funds tycoon Tom Steyer will unleash a $100 million campaign spread in 7 states as an offensive against Republican party candidates, reports CNN.

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Related Topix: US News, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives, Barack Obama, Oil & Gas

WBTV

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

His pilot's license fresh in his hands, an Indiana teenager set out in June for the adventure of a lifetime: an around-the-world flight with his father designed to break a record and raise money to build schools in his... A federal judge in Denver has declared Colorado's gay marriage ban unconstitutional, but he issued a temporary stay of the ... (more)

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Related Topix: Air Accidents, Capitol Hill (Denver, CO), Denver, CO, Wedding, US News, US Supreme Court, US Politics, Republican, US House of Representatives

WAVE-TV Louisville

Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

A condemned Arizona inmate gasped and snorted for more than an hour and a half during his execution Wednesday before he died in an episode sure to add to the scrutiny surrounding the death penalty in the U.S. Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle ... (more)

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Related Topix: Drugs, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Death Penalty, Capitol Hill (Seattle, WA)

The Wall Street Journal

The Surprise in Jack Kingston's Loss in the Georgia Runoff

Republican Senate candidate Jack Kingston delivers a short speech during a press conference and campaign stop in the lobby of the office building at the Augusta Daniel Field Airport on July 21. That Rep. Jack Kingston lost his primary race for the open Senate seat in Georgia Tuesday night wasn't a complete shock.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, Mitt Romney

WTKS-AM Savannah

A Loss for Georgia--and America

No one has yet to explain to me why Georgia needed nine--count 'em, NINE--weeks before we had our runoff election.

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

Business Journal

Primary Election Results

The headline-grabbing and often nasty competition between U.S. Rep Jack Kingston and businessman David Perdue for Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate nomination was just one of the many battles decided on Tuesday.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phil Gingrey, Ron Paul, Representative Paul Broun, Kingston, GA, Bartow County, GA

WYFF-TV Greenville

Georgia Primary Runoff's highly watched

RIGHT...AND WHEN THEY DO...THE BALLOT BOXES WILL BE BROUGHT HERE TO BE TALLIED. AT ONE OF THE LARGEST POLLS IN HART COUNTY... TURNOUT WAS SPARSE...BUT STEADY.

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

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, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Phil Gingrey, Georgia, Georgia Government, Dollar General, Retail, US Governors, Sonny Perdue

The Island Packet

Runoff primary to decide nominations for Congress

The retirement of Republican U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss set off a political game of musical chairs that will be partially settled with Tuesday's runoff election.

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Related Topix: US News, Representative Paul Broun, Nathan Deal, US Politics, Phil Gingrey, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss

WAVE-TV Louisville

GOP voters in Georgia to decide Senate nominee

The owner of an allergy-testing laboratory near Atlanta has pleaded guilty to faking the results of blood tests for food and environmental allergies.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Paul Broun, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Georgia, Ron Paul

The Washington Post

A viewera s guide for tonighta s Senate runoff in Georgia

There's a big Senate primary runoff in Georgia on Tuesday night , with Rep. Jack Kingston facing off against businessman David Perdue in the GOP race to face Democrat Michelle Nunn.

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Related Topix: Republican, US House of Representatives, US Politics, US News, Sports

WTVC

GA Voters Head to the Polls in Primary Runoff

Some registered voters in Georgia are spending Tuesday casting ballots in the state's party primary runoff.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Ringgold, GA, Catoosa County, GA

Bloomberg

Georgia Republican Senate Runoff Today: What to Watch

Candidate for U.S. Senate Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., poses for a photo with 2014 Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Sarah DeLoach at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on April 17, 2014.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Dollar General, Retail, Hillary Clinton

Daily Kos

Elections Morning Digest: Two new polls show John Walsh down but still in the fight

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Related Topix: US Politics, Ron Paul, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Representative Steve Daines, Representative Bill Cassidy, Nathan Deal, Representative Tom Cotton

KATV Little Rock

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against Democrat Michelle Nunn for a seat the GOP can ill afford to lose as the party looks to... After a bruising nine-week runoff campaign, Georgia Republicans will finally have their Senate nominee who will compete against ... (more)

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Georgia, World News, Palestinian Territories, Middle East,

Mon Jul 21, 2014

The Macon Telegraph

Houston school board, state races on ballot for Tuesday runoff

Polls open Tuesday across Georgia to decide three statewide primary runoff races.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, US Senate, Saxby Chambliss, Houston County, GA, Education Etc., Perry, GA

WALB-TV Albany

Valdosta Regional Airport could get an update

Congressman Jack Kingston and his opponent David Perdue made stops across south Georgia Monday ahead of Tuesday's runoff election.

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Related Topix: Lowndes County, GA, Valdosta, GA, US Politics, US News, Republican, US House of Representatives, Federal Aviation Administration

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