Mon., May 20, 2013 12:00pm
Several east Georgia Republicans are weighing a possible challenge to Democratic U.S. Rep. John Barrow next year. The Augusta congressman won a fifth-term last fall even after his 12th District seat was redrawn to give Republicans a daunting advantage.
Fri., May 17, 2013 10:04am
Karen Handel, the former Susan G. Komen for the Cure executive at the center of last year's public clash with Planned Parenthood, says she'll be running for an open U.S. Senate seat in Georgia. Handel's announcement Friday shakes up an already crowded contest among Republicans vying for the seat held by retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.
Wed., May 15, 2013 9:00am
A former member of Rep. Jack Kingston's staff is running for his old boss' House seat now that the Republican congressman has launched a U.S. Senate campaign. David Schwarz of Savannah was scheduled to announce his 2014 race for Georgia's 1st District congressional seat during a news conference Wednesday.
Mon., May 6, 2013 10:00am
A Republican state lawmaker from the Savannah area plans to run for the U.S. House seat being vacated by longtime GOP Rep. Jack Kingston. State Sen. Buddy Carter, a pharmacist from Pooler, was scheduled to announce his campaign Monday.
Thu., May 2, 2013 9:00am
Rep. Jack Kingston of Savannah is joining what's turning out to be a crowded 2014 race for the U.S. Senate in Georgia. Kingston confirmed his plans Wednesday in interviews with Atlanta media outlets. He planned to officially launch his campaign Thursday in Savannah.
Mon., April 22, 2013 9:47am
A Republican state lawmaker from Bartow County says he's running for Georgia's 11th District congressional seat being vacated by Rep. Phil Gingrey. State Sen. Barry Loudermilk of Cassville announced his candidacy Saturday at the district GOP convention in Marietta.
Thu., November 29, 2012 11:00am
Sen. Saxby Chambliss told the state GOP chairwoman that he's running for re-election even as some within his own party are floating the idea of challenging him.