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Jason Carter supports using Georgia tax dollars to promote Obamacare    

"We’ve got an average of 5,600 soldiers committing suicide. That’s about 20 a day."

"The numbers make it clear that Georgia voters are increasingly taking advantage of early voting opportunities."

Says he never wanted to raise the debt ceiling.

"Nathan Deal cut the HOPE scholarship program so that literally 100,000 Georgians will not be able to go to college or get technical training that they so badly needed to raise -- you know, give them a chance at a good job."

Says Democratic candidate for state school superintendent Alisha Thomas Morgan voted to slash funding for the preschool programs for disabled and special needs students.

Says he’s "the only licensed firearms dealer in America running for Congress."  

State Rep. Elena Parent "supported Governor Nathan Deal’s plan to slash the HOPE scholarship."  

Says U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue flip-flopped on releasing his tax returns.

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.

The Cathedral of Christ the King is one of the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s largest and fastest-growing parishes.                                                                                                              

Says Georgia Democratic Senate hopeful Michelle Nunn supports higher taxes.

David Perdue supports Common Core

"I am the only senator who turned down the state pension plan for part-time legislators."

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.

"When you get a commercial pilot’s license, you learn to communicate in English no matter where you are in the world."

Women are paid 77 cents for every $1 men get for the same work.

"On average, women make 77 cents for every dollar men make."

"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."

Seventy-two percent of Georgians did not have a chance to finish college.

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