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GOP Congressional Candidate Will 'End Muslim Immigration,' Fundraising Email Says

A fundraising email on behalf of Karen Handel, a Republican running for office in Georgia, promises that she will end Muslim immigration if elected. “If elected to Congress, she will work to build a wall on the border and end Muslim immigration,” says the email, which the Save The American Way PAC sent Friday. Show More Summary

Karen Handel finds ‘compassion’ for LGBT people

4 days agoLGBT / Gay : Project Q

Karen Handel – the former Georgia Secretary of State who took anti-LGBT positions during past campaigns for higher office – struck a compassionate tone as she joined a crowded field in the 6th District race.

Dear GOP, Including the Bush Family, Please Return Nancy G. Brinker’s Donations

A few years ago, former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, persuaded the Susan G. Komen Foundation to stop giving money to Planned Parenthood. There was a leftwing orchestrated public backlash and, on the advice of Karl Rove, the Komen Foundation dismissed Karen Handel and resumed tithing to Planned Parenthood. Show More Summary

Karen Handel Endorses Nathan Deal Again

Yes, again. It seems to be lost on some that Karen Handel endorsed Nathan Deal in 2010 at the end of the GOP primary.  Yet there have been…lingering tensions within the camps of supporters of each since that time, and as such, the 2014 endorsement of Handel for Deal was a bit more public and […] The post Karen Handel Endorses Nathan Deal Again appeared first on Peach Pundit.

No Woods Endorsement From Karen Handel; “Disappointing”

Facebook is running ads from Richard Woods this evening claiming an endorsement from Karen Handel.  I was contacted by Karen this evening who indicates the ads are unauthorized and that there is no endorsement.  She has since posted the following on Facebook: A quick message to my FB friends — while I did vote for […]

Phil Gingrey Endorses Jack Kingston

Congressman Phil Gingrey became the second former Georgia Senate candidate to endorse Jack Kingston in the July 22nd Senate primary runoff, joining Karen Handel, who announced her support for Kingston a week ago. Kingston and Gingrey held a press event this morning in Marietta. In a press release, Gingrey issued this statement: Through the years […]

The Chamber, the TEA Party and the Big Tent

One of the more interesting questions to come up as Karen Handel endorsed Jack Kingston during Wednesday’s press conference was from the AJC’s Political Insider, Jim Galloway. “You’re kind of in the middle of pulling off a pretty good hat trick here,” Galloway told Kingston.  “You’ve got the U.S. Chamber of Commerce laying out half […]

Morning Reads for Thursday, May 29th

Georgia: The Republican Governor’s Association places an ad bashing Jason Carter’s support of Obamacare. Jack Kingston picks up Karen Handel’s endorsement. About those polls saying Michelle Nunn can beat either David Perdue or Jack Kingston. What might happen if David Perdue wins the GOP Senate Runoff election. Will Georgia battle Notre Dame in football? Progress […]

Karen Handel Endorses Jack Kingston

Third place finisher Karen Handel endorsed Senate candidate Jack Kingston today, saying Kingston had been a long-time soldier in the Republican trenches. Handel said, “Over the course of campaigning for the past year, you really get to know your opponent. Throughout the campaign, I observed Jack Kingston as a man of integrity. He is committed […]

Julianne Thompson Endorses Jack Kingston for Senate

Now that we’re a week past the Senate primary, we will begin to see endorsements for the two remaining candidates in the Senate race from former supporters of Karen Handel, Phil Gingrey and Paul Broun, in addition to statements of support from individuals who were previously neutral. This morning, Julianne Thompson, who previously supported Handel, […]

Look Who Marched in Gwinnett’s Memorial Day Parade

Four years ago, Republican candidates for Governor, including Nathan Deal, Karen Handel, John Oxendine and Eric Johnson spent their Memorial Day morning marching in the Dacula Memorial Day Parade. It’s one of the biggest in the state, lasting over an hour and a half from beginning to end of the mile long route. The candidates […]

A Note About My Friend Karen Handel

The morning after an election is a weird time for all of us.  Campaigns that seemed to have lasted forever have come to a sudden end.  Some in victory.  Others, a swift and final stop.  A few more must re-invent themselves for another nine week sprint.  Those who worked on the ones that fell short […]

Daily Kos Elections Arkansas, Georgia, Idaho, Kentucky, Oregon, and Pennsylvania primary preview

Georgia Senate candidate Karen Handel is trying to survive Tuesday and advance to the July GOP runoff. Tuesday brings us our biggest primary night in a long while, with voters in six states going to the polls. Below is our guide to each state arranged by poll closing times. Show More Summary

GA GOP Senate candidates, in less than 35 words

Phil “Pornstache” Gingrey: “God hates teen fags and the people who support them.”  Karen Handel: “I was too busy supporting my family to even ponder teenage homosexuality.”  David Perdue: “I mistook far right for center right. Or center right for far right. Show More Summary

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