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Augusta voters to see few local races on Nov. 4 ballot

...22 runoff, Augusta voters' races with local ties to decide Nov. 4 are two contested school board posts, two state Senate races and the 12th Congressional District election.Three candidates ? Frank Beckles, Monique Braswell and Charlie Hannah...
Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

...primaries ? not far behind PAC donations this year.It's difficult to compare third-party spending to previous Senate races, in part because court rulings have changed the campaign finance landscape so much. But most campaign leaders and...
Senate races unfair to poor, group says $89,000, including money from companies in at least a dozen states. The 2-year-old case centers on state Senate races. However, Republican U.S. Senate and gubernatorial nominee Guy Millner, a temporary-services tycoon, set the...
Georgia primary dynamics are shaping up to favor the establishment

...Chamber of Commerce, and unlike Palin's, this one is likely to come with money behind it as the Chamber has done in Senate races in other states. Plus, Kingston continues to top the fundraising marathon over all the GOP primary contenders.The...
Democrats promise to vet candidates in 2014

...But they also have talked to credible, competent potential challengers for every statewide race and both U.S. Senate races, said state Democratic party Chairman Jamie Harrison.The message those challengers will give is simple ? look at...
DeMint will exit Senate to head conservative group

...DeMint easily won re-election in 2010 without almost no in-state campaigning. He defeated Democrat Alvin Greene, an unemployed political unknown, with 61 percent of the vote, as he focused on Senate races outside South Carolina.
Nunn's daughter enters Senate race in Georgia

...Nunn, a political newcomer, is for Republicans to elect a flawed candidate, much like they did in the 2010 and 2012 Senate races."Nunn's candidacy, it really sort of matters only if Republicans nominate, how do I say this, an exotic or potentially...
Senate races target veterans

ATLANTA --- Democratic challenger Jim Martin on Tuesday tried to show veterans why they shouldn't vote to re-elect Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Odd candidates highlight Senate races

Should both Alvin Greene and Christine O'Donnell win in November, we would have an interesting congressional session in January.
Races benefit by Bush effort

...million for U.S. Rep. Lindsey Graham, who is seeking the seat being vacated by GOP Sen. Strom Thurmond. "The Senate races are very important for me. I want Republicans to take control of the Senate. I want (Republican Rep.) Denny Hastert...