"Thousands of earmarks" are part of the budget
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "spent our tax dollars on thousands of wasteful earmarks."
Obama program at center of attack
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston voted for the "Cash for Clunkers" program.
Newspaper endorsements are rarer these days
Another great endorsement! Barrow Journal explains the difference between me and Jody Hice.
Members of Congress due a pay raise?
Says Congressman Jack Kingston voted to "raise his pay seven times."
Supports specific tax, not broad increase
David Perdue said he’d raise taxes.
Good or bad, Kingston a leader with earmarks
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "requested more earmarks than any other GA Congressman and all GA GOP members combined."
Health care law a hot topic
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has avoided taking a stand on Obamacare.
Numbers are right but context complicates expansion issue
"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."
When something is unlawful it doesn't mean it's illegal
It would be illegal for the Fulton County Commission to raise the county tax rate.
Increases in population don't reflect voter rolls
More than 1.5 million people moved into Georgia between the past two Census counts, and a majority consider themselves, African-American, Latino or Asian-American.
Shocking! Obamacare focus of political attack
Jason Carter supports using Georgia tax dollars to promote Obamacare
vet suicides and the VA
"We’ve got an average of 5,600 soldiers committing suicide. That’s about 20 a day."
Many voters show they like getting ahead of the crowd
"The numbers make it clear that Georgia voters are increasingly taking advantage of early voting opportunities."
HOPE at the heart of claim
State Rep. Elena Parent "supported Governor Nathan Deal’s plan to slash the HOPE scholarship."
Gun bill, now gun law remains controversial
Roughly 500,000 Georgians -- or about 5 percent of the state’s residents -- have gone through a background check to legally obtain a Georgia weapons carry license.
Arcbishop vowed to move from attention-grabbing Buckhead mansion
The Cathedral of Christ the King is one of the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s largest and fastest-growing parishes.
He says part-time lawmakers should be treated like other part-time workers
"I am the only senator who turned down the state pension plan for part-time legislators."
Secret world of sex trafficking hard to research
Atlanta is the No. 1 trading point for sexual slavery in America. Between 100 and 200 girls are sold into slavery in Atlanta every month.
Wrong to say "for the same work."
Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work.
Program participation, costs fall
"Georgia has the nation's fifth largest Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition program, serving more than 270,000 mothers, babies and children every day."
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