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David Perdue Wins GA Senate Seat

David Perdue Wins GA Senate Seat

ATLANTA, Georgia–Georgia businessman Republican David Perdue won his senate race against Democrat Michelle Nunn on Tuesday night and also broke 50 percent, so the GOP’er will not be forced to compete in a January runoff. Perdue took 55 percent of

5 Keys to Republicans Winning the Senate Majority

5 Keys to Republicans Winning the Senate Majority

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are poised to take control of the Senate, provided they avoid Election Day upsets and win at least three of a half-dozen close races they feel they are ahead. The campaign map gives Republicans several ways

'Oppo' Attacks Likely Fodder In GA Senate Debate

'Oppo' Attacks Likely Fodder In GA Senate Debate

Familiar Georgia political family names are expected in Perry tonight as Republican Senatorial nominee David Perdue, cousin of the Peach State’s former governor Sonny Perdue, and Democratic nominee Michelle Nunn, daughter of former Senator Sam Nunn face off at the

Polls Point to GOP Senate Majority

Polls Point to GOP Senate Majority

A flurry of new polls including in Iowa, North Carolina and Louisiana are good news for the GOP and some serious odds makers now view them favorably in terms of their taking over control of the U.S. Senate in November.

Democrats War on Southern White Men?

Don’t blame us, the headline is right out of Bloomberg News: “Democrats See South as No Country for White Men in Senate.” Talk about your southern strategy … Bloomberg explains why we are seeing mostly female Democrat candidates in the

Third Party Threatens GOP Senate Dreams

Third Party Threatens GOP Senate Dreams

With Obama’s poll numbers worse today than they were in 2010, Republicans seemed poised for an historic sweep in November’s midterm elections. A switch of just 6 seats in the Senate, where Democrats are defending almost twice as many seats,

Sen. Chambliss to Obama: Declassify Info on the 'Taliban Five'

Sen. Chambliss to Obama: Declassify Info on the 'Taliban Five'

Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) has sent a letter to President Obama requesting the release of information relating to the exchange of Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl for five senior Taliban officials, known as the “Taliban Five,” according to CQ Roll Call. Saxby is

Ad: Democrat Michelle Nunn 'Last Thing Georgia Taxpayers Need'

Ad: Democrat Michelle Nunn 'Last Thing Georgia Taxpayers Need'

Ending Spending Action Fund, a group that relentlessly fights against wasteful government spending, has released an advertisement in Georgia to spotlight Democratic Senate candidate Michelle Nunn’s espousal of higher taxes and Obamacare.   “Under the Michelle Nunn-Obama plan, the IRS

Sen. Tom Coburn Powers Through Health Struggles, Cancer Treatment

Sen. Tom Coburn Powers Through Health Struggles, Cancer Treatment

Sen. Tom Coburn, 65, the fiery, conservative Oklahoma Republican who is well-known for pushing socially conservative measures such as anti-abortion bills and defending gun rights and the death penalty, is fighting prostate cancer and might not serve out his term. 

NY Times Editorial Board Lauds Book by Breitbart News Editor

NY Times Editorial Board Lauds Book by Breitbart News Editor

All sides of the political spectrum, from Gov. Sarah Palin to the New York Times editorial board, are endorsing the new book Extortion by senior Breitbart News editor-at-large Peter Schweizer. In a rare moment of ideological similitude, a Wednesday piece

Congress Set to Let DNI Clapper Skate on Possible Perjury

Congress Set to Let DNI Clapper Skate on Possible Perjury

Despite Congress apparent ire over the possible perjury of Director of National Intelligence James Clapper, it seems that Clapper has now emerged without so much as a scratch over his National Security Agency surveillance testimony earlier this year. In March

Gang of Eight Unlikely to Get 70 Votes for Immigration Bill

Gang of Eight Unlikely to Get 70 Votes for Immigration Bill

Supporters of the Senate’s immigration bill may not have the 70 votes they felt were needed to pressure the House to pass similar legislation.  There will be procedural votes on the bill Thursday. And while the final vote is slated

Chambliss: Phone Record Seizure 'Meritorious'; Graham Approves

Chambliss: Phone Record Seizure 'Meritorious'; Graham Approves

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) defended the federal government’s reported seizure of Verizon customers’ cell phone records, saying on Thursday that the seizure had been “proven meritorious” in the fight against terror. Sen. Chambliss, who serves as the Ranking Member on

Top 5 Obama Sports Disasters

Top 5 Obama Sports Disasters

On Tuesday, during a visit with Gov. Chris Christie to the Jersey Shore, President Barack Obama went 0-for-5 throwing a football in an arcade game, while the New Jersey Republican nailed a touchdown on the first toss. President Obama often boasts about

Obama: We Don't Know Who Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

Obama: We Don't Know Who Used Chemical Weapons in Syria

Speaking at 10:45 AM EST on April 30, President Obama explained that the delay in responding to Syria’s alleged use of chemical weapons is due to the fact that no one possesses a clear “chain of custody” for the use

Report: Russia Warned U.S. Government Numerous Times About Boston Bomber

Report: Russia Warned U.S. Government Numerous Times About Boston Bomber

Reports indicate Russian authorities warned the U.S. government about Tamerlan Tsarnaev multiple times before he bombed the Boston Marathon on April 15. During a closed briefing on April 23, Senate Intelligence Committee members learned Russia had made “multiple contacts” with U.S.

Open Seat: GOP Scramble in Georgia Senate Race

Open Seat: GOP Scramble in Georgia Senate Race

(AP) Big scramble seen in open Senate seat in GeorgiaBy BILL BARROWAssociated PressATLANTAA rare open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia promises a scrambled 2014 campaign that already has some Republicans quietly nervous about retaining it. Democrat Barack Obama lost the

AWOL: Meet The GOP Senators Who Refused to Stand With Rand

AWOL: Meet The GOP Senators Who Refused to Stand With Rand

It’s time to name names.   Yesterday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY) embarked upon an historic filibuster in an attempt to coax the White House to answer a basic and fundamental constitutional question that affects every American’s 5th Amendment rights. He was joined

Brennan Vote Delayed Without Explanation

Brennan Vote Delayed Without Explanation

The Senate Intelligence Committee has postponed the vote on CIA Director nominee John Brennan until next week, and it has declined to offer an explanation for the delay. The committee’s vice chairman, Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), would only say he expects the

Senate Panel Delays CIA Nominee Brennan's Confirmation Vote

Senate Panel Delays CIA Nominee Brennan's Confirmation Vote

(Reuters) – The Senate intelligence committee on Wednesday postponed until next week a vote on the confirmation of White House aide John Brennan to be CIA director, dashing hopes of Democratic leaders who had hoped to have a vote on