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Says Congressman Jack Kingston voted to "raise his pay seven times."
David Perdue said he’d raise taxes.
President Obama has left the U.S. with the lowest number of active-duty troops since before World War II, putting the nation at risk.
"Gov. Deal has the worst record on education in the history of this state."
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "requested more earmarks than any other GA Congressman and all GA GOP members combined."
U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue’s company took $3 million from the federal stimulus program that President Barack Obama created.
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has avoided taking a stand on Obamacare.
The wages of about 60,562 state and local government employees would be affected if the minimum wage is increased to $10.10 in Georgia, for a combined cost to taxpayers of more than $164 million annually.
"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."
"Even when all other state agencies took cuts, Gov. [Nathan] Deal increased education spending every year."
It would be illegal for the Fulton County Commission to raise the county tax rate.
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.
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."
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