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Georgia: Republican Perdue Wins Senate Seat Over Democrat Nunn

There won’t be a runoff in Georgia’s Senate race after all.

November 4, 2014

In Georgia’s U.S. Senate Race, It’s All About…Race

Can black voters save the Senate for Democrats?

November 3, 2014

The Blue-Collar Imperative

Can Democrats overcome the politics of resentment and save their Senate majority?

October 20, 2014

Despite Polls, GOP Still Quietly Opposes Marriage Equality

Republicans still oppose marriage equality — they’ve just learned to keep quiet about it.

October 18, 2014

Midterm Roundup: Deadlocked In Georgia

Get the latest news from the campaign trail.

October 13, 2014

Poll Roundup: Colorado Senate Race Is A ‘Nail Biter’ Leading Up To First Debate

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

September 5, 2014

Romney Redux? Nunn Uses Familiar Attack In Georgia Senate Race

Democrat Michelle Nunn is staying on the offensive in Georgia’s Senate race, with a new ad hammering Republican nominee David Perdue for his role in a factory closing in North Carolina. The 60-second ad centers on Perdue’s brief tenure at Pillowtex, a North Carolina textile company. Perdue served as CEO for just eight months in […]

August 20, 2014

Poll Roundup: Kentucky Senate Race Remains Close Ahead Of Fancy Farm

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

August 1, 2014
David Perdue greets supporters at his election night party at Doubletree Hotel in Buckhead, Ga., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Hyosub/Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

After Perdue Win, Senate Control Could Be Decided In Georgia

In the wake of Republican businessman David Perdue’s upset victory over U.S. Representative Jack Kingston in Tuesday’s Senate primary runoff in Georgia, all eyes will turn to his general election campaign against Democrat Michelle Nunn. If Perdue fails to defend the seat currently held by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss (R-GA), then Republican hopes of winning a Senate majority […]

July 23, 2014
David Perdue greets supporters at his election night party at Doubletree Hotel in Buckhead, Ga., on Tuesday, May 20, 2014. (Hyosub/Shin/Atlanta Journal-Constitution/MCT)

Georgians Choose Millionaire Newcomer Perdue In GOP Senate Runoff

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Georgia voters Tuesday chose a millionaire from a political family, David Perdue, over longtime congressman Jack Kingston as the Republican nominee for an open Senate seat, ending a bruising primary fight that may have roughed up the party’s prospects this fall in the battle for control of […]

July 23, 2014

Women Hold Democrats’ Keys To Control Of Senate

By David Lightman, McClatchy Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — Women might be the Democrats’ 2014 firewall, the force that holds back a Republican wave that appears to be building toward seizing control of the Senate. Kentucky Secretary of State Alison Lundergan Grimes and Georgia’s Michelle Nunn won primaries Tuesday and are their states’ Democratic U.S. Senate nominees, […]

May 22, 2014

WATCH: Georgia GOP Primary Gets Ugly In Home Stretch

The Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia is coming down to the wire — and it’s getting ugly as voters prepare to cast their ballots on Tuesday. The contentious primary, which has largely played out as a mad dash to the right, has featured five viable candidates: U.S. Representatives Paul Broun, Phil Gingrey, and […]

May 19, 2014

Poll Roundup: Can Arkansas Stay Blue?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those predictions in focus and provide a brief summary of key polls. Here’s our roundup from the week […]

May 16, 2014

GOP Divide Is Democrat’s Gain As Georgia Senate Primary Nears

By Lisa Mascaro, Tribune Washington Bureau WASHINGTON — The freewheeling Republican primary for an open Senate seat from Georgia was always expected to be a bruising affair. New polling confirms just how much. Ahead of next week’s primary election, voters remain highly divided among the five main candidates, all but guaranteeing a tough, costly runoff […]

May 12, 2014
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Poll Roundup: Are Democrats Done In Montana?

As the 2014 midterm elections draw closer, pollsters across the country will begin releasing masses of data and their predictions of who will control the House of Representatives, the Senate, and statehouses across the country. We’ll put those polls in focus and provide a brief summary of some key polls. Here’s a poll roundup from […]

May 9, 2014

WATCH: Tied In The Polls, Nunn Launches First TV Ad In Georgia

Georgia Senate candidate Michelle Nunn (D) released her first television ad of the campaign Thursday, providing a preview of how the likely Democratic nominee hopes to win in the solidly red Peach State. The ad, titled “Optimist,” is backed by at least a $55,000 buy on Atlanta broadcast stations, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution. “Some […]

April 3, 2014

Poll: Gingrey Leads Crowded GOP Field In Georgia Senate Race

Gaffe-prone U.S. representative Phil Gingrey (R-GA) holds a narrow lead in the Republican primary for U.S. Senate in Georgia, according to a new survey from The Polling Company. The poll, which was commissioned by right-wing group Citizens United and released Tuesday, finds Gingrey leading the seven-candidate Republican field at 19 percent. Former Georgia secretary of […]

February 5, 2014

Poll: Democrat Michelle Nunn Holds Narrow Leads In Georgia Senate Race

Democrat Michelle Nunn narrowly leads all of her Republican rivals in Georgia’s 2014 race for U.S. Senate, according to a new Public Policy Polling survey. The poll, which was commissioned by progressive advocacy group Americans United for Change, finds that Nunn leads Rep. Paul Broun 42 to 41 percent, Rep. Jack Kingston 44 to 42 […]

January 30, 2014