Stories by Christina A. Cassidy

Saturday, Oct. 18, 2014

In Georgia Senate bid, Nunn talks economy to women

Michelle Nunn has tailored her message in the final few weeks of her campaign against Republican David Perdue to reach women.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Wednesday, Oct. 15, 2014

Democrats signal Georgia Senate race still in play

ATLANTA - With an infusion of cash into the race for Georgia's open Senate seat, national Democrats are signaling they believe the state is still in play with less than three weeks left before the ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Monday, Oct. 13, 2014

In Georgia Senate race, Nunn, Perdue each raise over $4 million

ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue each raised over $4 million in contributions during the past three months.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Nunn, Perdue each raise $4 million

Nunn, Perdue each raise $4 million in Georgia's U.S. Senate race.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014

Deal collects money for possible runoff

PERRY, Ga. - Republican Gov. Nathan Deal has begun stockpiling funds in case of a December runoff against Democratic challenger Jason Carter.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Tuesday, Oct. 7, 2014

Nunn, Perdue work to undercut each other's message

PERRY, Ga. - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Re­pub­lican David Perdue accused each other of offering false hope to voters during a rowdy debate. 
By Christina A. Cassidy

Monday, Oct. 6, 2014

Perdue says he's 'proud' of career

ATLANTA - Georgia Republican Senate candidate David Perdue said Monday he's proud of his career, pushing back against critics who say the former CEO cared more about the bottom line than employees ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Friday, Oct. 3, 2014

Perdue outsourcing remark unearthed

David Perdue, asked during a 2005 deposition about his experience with outsourcing, responded: "Yeah, I spent most of my career doing that." The candidate's campaign says he wasn't talking about ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Wednesday, Sept. 17, 2014

28 forged documents uncovered in probe of registration group

ATLANTA - A state probe into a voter registration group that claims to have submitted nearly 86,000 applications this year has so far uncovered 28 forged documents with 26 more considered suspicious.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Monday, Sept. 15, 2014

Gov. Deal, Democrat Carter duel over education

ATLANTA - A forum with Republican Gov. Nathan Deal and Democratic challenger Jason Carter turned contentious over public education.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA - First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working for a Democratic seat.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Friday, Sept. 5, 2014

Ethics agency chief placed on administrative leave

ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission was placed on administrative leave with pay Friday.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Ethics chief put on leave

ATLANTA - The head of the state ethics commission has been placed on administrative leave with pay, a few days after she was fined by a judge for failing to turn over key documents in a lawsuit ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Thursday, Sept. 4, 2014

AG defends actions of state lawyers in ethics case

ATLANTA - State lawyers handling a lawsuit against the state ethics commission were dealing with a "difficult client" who acted inappropriately in withholding key documents, Attorney General Sam ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014

$20,000 in sanctions issued in Georgia ethics case

ATLANTA - A judge imposed fines of $10,000 each on the Georgia attorney general's office and the head of the state ethics commission Wednesday, saying they had failed to turn over key documents in ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Saturday, Aug 30, 2014

Nunn, Perdue spar over business backgrounds

ATLANTA - Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case that their experiences couldn't be more different as they campaign for Georgia's ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Wednesday, Aug 27, 2014

Teacher group backs Carter for governor

ATLANTA - One of the largest teachers' groups in Georgia has announced its support for Democrat Jason Carter, as he challenges Republican Gov. Nathan Deal in the fall.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Sunday, July 20, 2014

Senate race zeroes in on Atlanta

FLOWERY BRANCH, Ga. - Neither Republican running in Georgia's Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state's most populous area is serving as the key battleground ahead of ...
By Christina A. Cassidy

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Carter blasts Deal over ethics complaint memo

ATLANTA - A memo by the head of the state ethics commission in which she claims an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal threatened her agency during its investigation against the governor.
By Christina A. Cassidy

Nunn to report $3.45 million in contributions

CLARKSTON, Ga. - The campaign of Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn raised about $3.45 million in the past three months, outpacing two potential GOP opponents.
By Christina A. Cassidy
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