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A new GaPundit poll in Georgia finds an extremely tight race for the GOP Senate nomination with Rep. Jack Kingston (R) at 18%, Rep. Phil Gingrey (R) at 16%, Karen Handel (R) at 16%, Rep. Paul Broun (R) at 14% and David Perdue (R) at...
Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, who made headlines in her 2010 run for governor when she said that she would "absolutely" outlaw gay adoptions and that "gay parents aren't as legitimate as heterosexual parents", is running for Saxby...
Karen Handel The already crowded Republican primary to replace retiring Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss just got a little more crowded and... well, maybe it couldn't get much more crazy, but the newest addition didn't make it any less crazy. Show More Summary
Chick-fil-A champion Karen Handel made it official on Friday: She's ramping up her brand of red meat, anti-gay sleaze to run for Georgia's open Senate seat. Oh, joy.
strong>Karen Handel is in the news again. You will recall she was a gubernatorial candidate in 2010 and lost to Nathan Deal. She also resigned abruptly from the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure after an uproar involving Planned Parenthood. Yep, she almost wrecked the organization and her debut on the national stage was [...]
And that makes four! Karen Handel has finally declared that she'll run for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss' seat in 2014.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Senate candidate was at center of funding controversy at Susan G. Komen for the Cure.
GEORGIA: “Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel announced her campaign for Senate on Friday morning, as the state’s Republican convention was set to kick off in Athens,” Roll Call writes.
Former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel (R) announced her campaign for U.S. Senate, Roll Call reports. "Handel is the fourth Republican to enter the race for the seat of retiring GOP Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Notably, she is also the first woman and first candidate who is not a member of Congress. Show More Summary
The speculation is over. Karen Handel is now officially a candidate for the U.S. Senate. Her press release: Karen Handel Announces Campaign For U.S. Senate –“Georgians want a conservative Senator with the courage to take on the status quo, to fight for them and our constitutional ideals, to be accountable to them — and not [...]
Republican representative Tom Price told the Marietta Daily Journal on Friday that he won’t run for Senate in 2014. This means that Karen Handel, a former Georgia secre tary of state, will “more likely than not” enter the Senate primary, according to a source familiar with her thinking. Show More Summary
This week’s Courier Herald Column: As Georgia media outlets were breaking the news that Jack Kingston was moving his “unofficial” candidacy for the US Senate into a formal and official campaign last week, Karen Handel was sending out an email reminding Georgia voters that she too is officially an unofficial candidate. In the note, she [...]
Word has reached Peach Pundit that former Secretary of State and Gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel has begun openly asking for support for her Senate bid. Seems that US Rep. Phil Gingrey not carrying his own district in a straw poll emboldened Mrs. Handel. We don’t believe straw polls much, but wish her the best of luck. [...]
National Review has an article on the GOP side of the race for US Senate here in Georgia. Most of the article discusses whether or not former Secretary of State and Candidate for Governor Karen Handel will jump into the fray. The article mentions what has long been assumed around these parts that if Congressman [...]
Yesterday, I posted about how Dalton Mayor David Pennington and former Secretary of State Karen Handel visited Poole’s BBQ yesterday in East Ellijay, GA. I was more interested in the fact that Mayor Pennington heading out there for lunch. I was right…there was some interesting political buzz floating amongst the plates of pulled pork. From [...]
Both former Secretary of State Karen Handel and Dalton Mayor David Pennington are visiting Poole’s BBQ in East Ellijay, GA today at 11a. Colonel Oscar Poole is definitely one of the “Who’s Who” in Georgia’s 9th District Republican politics…if not the entire state (he normally shows up at conventions in his signature yellow suit and [...]
Former Georgia Secretary of State and 2010 gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel is now exploring entering the U.S. Senate race to replace Saxby Chambliss as an active possibility. Handel has been mostly quiet since Chambliss’ surprise retirement announcement, while allowing conventional wisdom to linger that she would seek the 6th District Congressional Seat presumably to be [...]
A poll conducted by Wenzel Strategies out of Columbus, Ohio showed former Secretary of State Karen Handel far, far ahead of all the competition in a potential primary match-up for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District. 40% of the voters surveyed said they preferred Handel, while only 13% opted for Hill, and nobody else broke 5%. Toplines [...]
Breaking: In Gwinnett County at a metting for CHARGE (a Republican-leaning ethics and Good government group) Paul Broun made an unscheduled appearance. Featured at the event was potential US Senate candidate Karen Handel (who was a scheduled speaker). Broun’s wife apparently announced to the crowd, her husband’s intention to run for the US Senate in [...]