Thursday, October 30th, 2014
U.S. Senate hopefuls Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn focused mainly on two key talking points during their Atlanta Press Club debate on Oct. 26. David Tulis/ for the AJC

Fact-checking the flashpoints in the U.S. Senate race

Republican David Perdue's business record and Democrat Michelle's Nunn's ties to President Obama have become the most talked about claims in Georgia's effectively tied U.S. Senate race. We look at the facts behind the talking points.

 

The Latest from PolitiFact Georgia

Full Flop

Lottery funds have been door opener

Half-True

Some efforts may preserve American work

False

Education spending a major campaign theme

Mostly True

Being against the farm bill isn't the same as opposing farmers

Mostly False

Immigration reform included border protection first

Mostly True

Budget votes at issue

Mostly False

Nunn moved from Perry at age 6