Nunn attacks Perdue in debate

ATLANTA -- Michelle Nunn was less than halfway through her opening remarks in Thursday's Senate debate when she began attacking David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

Barrow, Allen both target Obama in early TV ads

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Rather than take shots at each other, Democratic Rep. John Barrow and the Republican running for his east Georgia congressional seat have rolled out early campaign ads taking aim at the same target: President Obama.
By Russ Bynum

Nunn visits area to discuss plan against shutdowns

Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn spoke at a roundtable lunch discussion at 209 Café downtown on Friday.
By Wesley Brown

Nunn attacks Perdue in debate

ATLANTA -- Michelle Nunn was less than halfway through her opening remarks in Thursday's Senate debate when she began attacking David Perdue.
By Walter C. Jones

Georgia Democrats, Republicans reach out to voters

Close decisions in the primary runoffs for legislative and state schools superintendent races showed how just a few voters can change the outcome.
By Walter C. Jones

Barrow's rival close to investing $1 million of own money

SAVANNAH, Ga. - Regardless of whether he wins his race for Congress this fall, Augusta businessman and Republican Rick W. Allen is on the brink of joining an exclusive club in Georgia politics.
By Russ Bynum

Poll: Deal and Carter tied, Perdue on top

The governor's race is essentially tied, and the Senate contest has Republican David Perdue ahead, according to a survey released Thursday.
By Walter C. Jones

Isakson to visit Augusta on Tuesday

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., will be in Augusta Tuesday for a number of veteran-focused meetings and a defense update.
By Wesley Brown

Former Georgia governor endorses Nunn's Senate bid

ATLANTA - Former Gov. Zell Miller, still a popular figure across much of this GOP-leaning state, has endorsed Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn over Re­publican David Perdue, explaining his decision in a Nunn campaign ad.
By Bill Barrow

Animals entering political ads

WASHINGTON - It's a jungle out there in political television advertising, what with parrots, chicks, dogs and pigs taking turns in commercials that bite and scratch in a way no nonpartisan pet ever would.
By David Espo

Carter calls technical school 'innovative' after tour

Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter toured the Richmond County Technical Career Magnet School Wednesday, visiting the Augusta area school to see how "innovation" can be implemented into Georgia's education systems.
By Sean Gruber

Election Updates

ATLANTA — Now that Georgia Republicans have settled on businessman David Perdue as their nominee for the state's open Senate seat, the real battle begins with a marquee match-up in the fall against Democrat Michelle Nunn that could help determine control of the chamber.

Runoffs set fields for November elections

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

Election Results

  • Augusta District 6: Hasan wins 52-48%
  • Georgia Senate District 22: Jones wins 61-39%
  • 10th Congressional District: Hice wins GOP 
  • GOP U.S. Senate: Perdue wins GOP - 50.71%
  • GOP school race: Richard Woods defeats Mike Buck by 726 votes.

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