In Georgia and North Carolina, both sites of competitive and high-stakes races, voters picked Republican candidates. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Merle Black of Emory University and Mac McCorkle of Duke University for their reactions. Continue reading
Some of us can’t wait for Election Night. Instead of pundit talk, we get actual raw vote. There’s a lot to keep track of, especially for what to watch in the race for the Senate. There are several counties to watch in several key states, but let’s take a look at possible bellwethers in six key states. These counties may not reflect the perfect or closest match to the statewide results in every instance, but they are close and, importantly, they have enough votes to matter. Continue reading
Three novice politicians will face off tonight at the Georgia National Fair in pursuit of Georgia’s vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Candidates Michelle Nunn (D), David Perdue (R), and Amanda Swafford (L) will compete for the office held by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) in a debate hosted by WMAZ-13 Macon. Frank Malloy, an anchor for the station, will moderate. Continue reading
First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
ATLANTA — Self-proclaimed political outsider David Perdue may not be able to hold onto that title for very long. The businessman bested longtime U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston for a second time Tuesday night. Continue reading