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  1. The Rundown on the Georgia RunoffRead the original story

    May 19, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... will get in. He has spent a lot of money to generate name ID for himself and tie himself to former Governor Sonny Perdue, his cousin. It has worked. When he goes off talking points, Perdue makes routine flubs. He attacked those without college ...

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  2. Senator Williams Endorses PerdueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 17, 2014 | Southeast Georgia Today

    ... Senate. State Senator Tommie Williams of Lyons recommends you vote for David Perdue, cousin of former Governor Sonny Perdue with whom Williams worked closely during the Perdue administration. "He's got the acumen and the character to actually be a ...

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  3. Georgia GOP Fears Election 'Turnout Bug'Read the original story

    May 16, 2014 | News Max

    ... Perdue has been highly successful in the private sector and has the active backing of his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue. In Georgia, the backing from a popular former Republican governor, who is also a cousin, is valuable. Congressman Jack ...

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  4. Perdue's 'outsider' shtick includes 12-year term limitRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2014 | Statesboro Herald

    ... resident, 64, has been CEO of Reebok and Dollar General and is now a partner with his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue, in a company involved in trucking and international trade. But unlike his cousin, David Perdue has held no elected office and ...

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  5. Towery: Could 'turnout bug' bite Republicans in Georgia?Read the original story

    May 15, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... Perdue has been highly successful in the private sector and has the active backing of his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue. In Georgia, the backing from a popular former Republican governor, who is also a cousin, is valuable. Congressman Jack ...

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  6. Childish Georgia AdsRead the original story

    May 14, 2014 | FactCheck.org

    ... outsider" in the race, for example. Indeed, the closest he comes to being an insider is that he's a cousin of Sonny Perdue, a former two-term governor of the state. David himself has never held public office. And it's also true, as he claims, that ...

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  7. Time to deal on DixRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2013 | News Observer

    So strong was Republican Sen. Phil Berger's animosity toward former Gov. Beverly Perdue that he couldn't wait to scrap a forward-looking, reasonable, good-for-all lease arrangement for the Dorothea Dix Hospital property in downtown Raleigh.

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  8. Keith Crisco's death mourned by Democrats, Republicans alikeRead the original story

    May 12, 2014 | John Locke Foundation

    Reactions to the death of Keith Crisco from both major political parties came in not long after news reports confirmed that the former commerce secretary and 2nd Congressional District Democratic candidate had died.

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  9. In Georgia, Now’s the Time for David PerdueRead the original story

    May 11, 2014 | Free Republic

    ... someone not cut from the political cloth. The last name's familiar to Peach Staters - he's the first cousin of Sonny Perdue, the state's first Republican governor since Reconstruction. But he took a different path, this is his first run for office, ...

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  10. Teachers may have light ballot impactRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | The Times

    ... Educators. "Just ask former Gov. Roy Barnes." Barnes, governor from 1999-2003, lost in an upset to Republican Sonny Perdue in 2002. While there were multiple issues surrounding Barnes' loss, including a feud over the redesign of the state flag, many ...

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  11. GOP heavyweights make Senate contest crowded, fluidRead the original story

    May 10, 2014 | Athens Banner-Herald

    ... is probably dependent on experience, personality and circumstance. Perdue, the cousin of former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue, earned a reputation for turning around troubled companies as CEO of Reebok and Dollar General. "If you're as outraged as I am ...

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  12. When Establishment Republicans Mix It UpRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Washington Monthly

    ... on Common Core, the controversial educational standards movement launched in part by his cousin, former Gov. Sonny Perdue. David Perdue has sought to thread the needle on the standards, saying he agrees with the intent but not the execution. Perdue ...

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  13. EPD changes put marshes at riskRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Coastal Courier

    ... doesn't have a hard science background in environmental issues. He's been executive counsel for former Gov. Sonny Perdue and has had a hand in two firms that represent clients dealing with the government. But if Turner's interpretation of the ...

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  14. Kingston attacks Perdue on business failures, Common CoreRead the original story

    May 9, 2014 | The Hill

    ... its execution. Common Core standards were set into motion in the state by Perdue's cousin, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue (R).

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  15. Sonny Perdue: The Common Core Blame GameRead the original story

    May 8, 2014 | National Review Online

    ... schools at a time when only one in four students will graduate from high school fully prepared for college. - Sonny Perdue is a former two-term governor of Georgia (2003-11). He was the first Republican to be elected governor of the state since ...

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  16. Mills named vice chairman of state parole boardRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... has served the past two years as vice chairman of the parole board. He was first appointed to the board by Gov. Sonny Perdue in May of 2010. (AccessNorthGa.com's Ken Stanford contributed to this story.)

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  17. Kira Willis Fires Off At Erick EricksonRead the original story

    May 7, 2014 | Peach Pundit

    ... developed in Georgia, first by Republican State School Superintendent Kathy Cox, then by Republican Governor Sonny Perdue, as a means of making sure that measuring student progress would be consistent across states," said Willis. "States joining ...

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  18. Interesting twist on familiar old political storyRead the original story

    May 6, 2014 | Ledger-Enquirer.com

    ... six-figure salary to lobby for the hospitality industry. Bert Brantley, former media representative for Gov. Sonny Perdue and now a GPB board member, addressed the necessity for GPB's editorial independence on a recent broadcast: "It's state-owned ...

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  19. Common Core's Upcoming Ballot TestRead the original story

    May 5, 2014 | Peach Pundit

    ... was learning them. The overhaul, while not without controversy, received national acclaim. When Governor Sonny Perdue became the head of the National Governors Association, there was a concern that the Federal Government had begun to interfere too ...

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  20. Time to deal on DixRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2013 | News Observer

    So strong was Republican Sen. Phil Berger's animosity toward former Gov. Beverly Perdue that he couldn't wait to scrap a forward-looking, reasonable, good-for-all lease arrangement for the Dorothea Dix Hospital property in downtown Raleigh.

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