Georgia Senate Race

David Perdue and a Georgia Runoff

Erick Erickson, Red State

Republican U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue could have avoided a runoff in Georgia simply by accepting assistance from other prominent party members in the state, writes Erickson, but arrogance and a go it alone attitude may deprive him of what should have been an easy win.

GOP Can Win Big in Nov.

William Kristol, Weekly Standard

The danger over the next 6 weeks is that Repub. strategists & donors will play it safe and fail to take advantage of other opportunities. The focus will be on the 7 swing Senate seats & on making sure R's hold KS & GA. But there are opportunities in MI (open seat) & in 1 or more of MN, VA, OR, NJ, & IL.

GOP Businessman Wins Tough Georgia Senate Runoff

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

Businessman David Perdue (R) has won his hard-fought Senate primary, setting up a general-election battle against charity executive Michelle Nunn (D). Perdue led Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga.) by 50.7% to 49.3% with 93 of precincts reporting.

It's the Primaries, Stupid! Vote Broun and Barr in Georgia's GOP Primary

There are a number of important primary battles in the Peach State today, but the two in which we have taken a particular interest are the Georgia Republican nomination for US Senate, where CHQ has endorsed Paul Broun and the GA-11 Congressional race where we have endorsed Bob Barr.

Chamber Backs GOP-E Rep. Joyce

Cameron Joseph, The Hill

The US Chamber backed Rep. David Joyce (R-OH) against his Tea Party challenger, OH state Rep. Matt Lynch (R). The Chamber has backed business Repubs. over hard-line conservatives. They endorsed Rep. Kingston (R-Ga.) in his Sen. primary recently. 

Burdensome Taxes, Regs Are Killing Jobs

Dr. Paul C. Broun (R-GA), Breitbart

Conservative candidate Rep. Paul Broun says his JOBS Act is the solution to creating jobs and getting gov't off the backs of U.S. businesses. "It’s time the U.S. is once again seen as a land of opportunity – and that starts with putting our tax code and current job policies under microscope."

Boehner and Kingston More Conservative Than Broun? Give Us A Break!

Conservatism is not a smorgasbord from which you can select a few convenient morsels, it is a coherent view of governance. Georgia's Paul Broun has a record of holding that view and acting on it, Jack Kingston and John Boehner do not.

GOP's Next Move: Impeaching Obama?

Alexis Levinson, Daily Caller

GA Repub. Rep. Dr. Paul Broun (who is running as a conservative against GOP-E Sen. Saxby Chambliss) indicated he would support impeachment proceedings against Obama.