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.
Tue., April 30, 2013 9:00am
Three Georgia politicians have written to President Barack Obama urging him to include the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project authorization increase in his budget amendment to Congress. The president’s budget allocated just $1.28 million for the harbor expansion project — which is expected to cost $652 million.
Tue., April 16, 2013 9:00am
Rep. Jack Kingston hasn't said he's running for the U.S. Senate, but he's raising money as if he plans to ask Georgia voters for a promotion. The Savannah Republican raised $842,000 in the first three months of 2013, according to campaign filings with the Federal Election Commission.
Tue., February 5, 2013 5:13pm
Georgia Congressman Paul Broun is expected to announce his run for the US Senate. The news is just the start of what could be be a year of dominoes falling in state politics. US Senator Saxby Chambliss' decision last week not to seek re-election is prompting several Congressmen to consider running for his seat.
Mon., November 5, 2012 7:00am
Savannah Republican Jack Kingston says the chances of Congress funding Georgia's long-awaited harbor deepening project are 50-50. A U.S. Army decision last week approving the project came without Congressional dollars.
Wed., August 1, 2012 12:20am
Republican Rep. Jack Kingston will face Democrat Lesli Rae Messinger in the November 6 general election for southeast Georgia's 1st Congressional District. Both are from Savannah. Messinger, a 56-year-old businesswoman, defeated Nathan Russo, a St. Simons Island retiree, in Tuesday's Democratic primary.
Mon., July 9, 2012 4:00pm
Jack Kingston is facing opposition from two new faces in the Democrat crowd. Nathan Russo is one of them. He talks about his positions on important election issues with GPB's Orlando Montoya.