David Perdue, left, and Jack Kingston answer questions at a debate in Atlanta on July12, 2014. (Atlanta Journal-Constitution photo)
It's been a bruising battle between veteran Savannah Congressman Jack Kingston and millionaire businessman David Perdue. PolitiFact Georgia has been fact-checking the contest for the Republican nomination for U.S. Senate.
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