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Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race

Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate raceCampaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquartersCampaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
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Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason CarterCampaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Campaign 2014: Election Night

Campaign 2014: Election NightNathan Deal headquarters
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Senator Isakson announces plans for re-election

Senator Isakson announces plans for re-electionIsakson discusses his campaign for re-election for 2016
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Poll: Resistance to Obama order on immigration

Poll: Resistance to Obama order on immigrationPresident Obama's plan to sign an executive order on immigration, expected as early as this week, will meet more resistance than support, a new USA TODAY Poll finds. Close to half of those surveyed, 46%, say he should wait for the new Republican-controlled Congress...
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Politics

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders dies

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders diesCarl Sanders passed away on Sunday. He was 89 years old and served as Georgia's governor from 1963 to 1967.
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  • 1 week, 2 days ago
News

Obama returns home to battles on immigration, Iran

Obama returns home to battles on immigration, IranPresident Obama, who has made aggressive moves since Democratic losses on Election Day, faces more battles with newly empowered Republicans after he returns from his foreign trip on Sunday.
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  • 1 week, 3 days ago
Politics

Pres. Obama: We didn't mislead on health care bill

Pres. Obama: We didn't mislead on health care billPresident Obama says he and his administration did not mislead the public on the financing of the health care law.
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  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Officials debate timing of Obama immigration orders

Officials debate timing of Obama immigration ordersThere's no doubt President Obama will issue executive orders changing immigration policy — the only question is when.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Bush vs. Clinton: Ex-presidents duke it out via hashtag

Bush vs. Clinton: Ex-presidents duke it out via hashtagAh, those ex-presidents and their social media! Don't get between Bill Clinton and George W. Bush when it comes to hashtags.
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  • 1 week, 6 days ago
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Midstate lawmakers getting leadership posts

Midstate lawmakers getting leadership postsState Rep. Larry O'Neal of Bonaire chosen for House Majority leader during the 2015-16 legislative sessions.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
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Defeated Rep. John Barrow selling his Augusta home

Defeated Rep. John Barrow selling his Augusta homeAfter losing his seat in the U.S. House, Rep. John Barrow is selling his Augusta home.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Obama on Asia: Incredible opportunity to create jobs

Obama on Asia: Incredible opportunity to create jobsPresident Obama delivered a speech at an economic summit in Beijing on Monday, saying he wants the United States and China to strengthen ties that could lead to more jobs and for China to "do well."
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Bush's 'love letter' to Dad and message to Jeb: Run

Bush's 'love letter' to Dad and message to Jeb: RunFormer president George W. Bush, who has written a book he calls "a love letter" to his father (that would be former president George H.W. Bush), also has a message in mind for brother Jeb.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Tech

Obama endorses 'net neutrality'

Obama endorses 'net neutrality'President Obama came out strongly Monday for the concept of "net neutrality," saying that "an open Internet is essential to the American economy, and increasingly to our very way of life."
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

George W. Bush says dad pondered skipping 2nd term

George W. Bush says dad pondered skipping 2nd termA new book says Republican President George H.W. Bush seriously considered not running for re-election in 1992 even though he loved his job.
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  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Obama: Democratic election losses are my responsibility

Obama: Democratic election losses are my responsibilityPresident Obama is borrowing a phrase from predecessor Harry Truman in taking the blame for last week's election losses by Democrats: "The buck stops with me."
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Nation

Obama praises Lynch as tough, fair, independent

Obama praises Lynch as tough, fair, independentLoretta Lynch, 55, would be the first African-American woman to serve as attorney general.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Clinton backers, Democrats gear up for 2016

Clinton backers, Democrats gear up for 2016Democratic strategists and donors Wednesday sought to quickly pivot away from their coast-to-coast midterm defeats, and prepare for the 2016 political battleground that includes the high-stakes presidential fight and more than two-dozen Senate races.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Barrow's defeat built into Ga. congressional map

Barrow's defeat built into Ga. congressional mapNow that Democratic Rep. John Barrow has been defeated, it could be several elections before Georgians get to vote in another fall race for Congress that's truly competitive.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

GOP pledges to avoid ideological warfare with Obama

GOP pledges to avoid ideological warfare with ObamaAmericans handed Republicans control of Congress for the first time since 2006, and leading GOP lawmakers pledged in the wake of sweeping victories that they would not screw it up.
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  • 3 weeks ago
Elections

Perdue defeats Nunn, captures U.S. Senate Seat

Perdue defeats Nunn, captures U.S. Senate SeatMichelle Nunn has conceded the race.
  • Elections
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Republicans take Senate majority

Republicans take Senate majorityRepublicans gained at least five seats in their bid for control of the Senate
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

UPDATE: CBS News projecting more winners

UPDATE: CBS News projecting more winnersHere are some races being called by CBS News
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Nation

CBS News projects Perdue winner of U.S. Senate seat

CBS News projects Perdue winner of U.S. Senate seatCBS News projects Perdue winner
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

U.S. Rep. Barrow loses to GOP challenger Allen

U.S. Rep. Barrow loses to GOP challenger AllenAfter 10 years in Congress, Democratic Rep. John Barrow of Augusta has been defeated by a Republican challenger.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago