As I predicted ten months ago, Karen Handel is being endorsed as a pro-life candidate. We don’t do a lot of “Candidate _____ is endorsed by ___________” post around here, because most of the time they are just press releases that don’t tell a story of why it matters in an election, or have enough […]
Georgia offers a serious conservative as a candidate for the U.S. Senate.
ThinkProgress ran with a video yesterday of U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel discussing immigration and border security. Handel’s comments aren’t controversial, though she presents a different point of view from some of her Republican primary opponents by, rightly, pointing out that many illegal immigrants who come to the United States entered via legal means. “First […]
Karen Handel is out with a new radio ad this morning. In it, she reminds voters that she too has a record of government service, and contrasts her budget performance with that of her congressional rivals. The script for the commercial is below the fold: FINAL HANDEL FOR SENATE, INC. RADIO:60 — “RESULTS” ANNOUNCER: When […]
And to think, Karen Handel, the right-winger who brought down the Susan B. Koman Foundation, was only involved in spirit.
While Senate Candidate #8 announces he has a website (hopefully that means there’s also a Twitter and Facebook page) Karen Handel has announced her state wide endorsement list. My own two cents is that it’s a nice list too. Today, I am excited to announce a list of local leaders from across Georgia who are [...]
Karen Handel is out with a new radio ad that’s highlighting Obamacare doublespeak in Washington. You can listen to the audio over at Youtube, or read the text of the ad below: HANDEL :60 RADIO – “Trust” The career politicians in Washington just can’t seem to do the right thing. Special exemptions under Obamacare are [...]
As part of today’s chili cookoff, Gwinnett Republicans held straw polls on the Senate and House District 10 Races. Here are the results: Senate: Paul Broun 35.3% Karen Handel 32.6% Jack Kingston 16.8% Phil Gingrey 6.3% David Perdue 5.8% Eugene Yu 3.2% Derrick Grayson 0.0% House District 10: Jody Hice 56.5% Mike Collins 32.6% Stephen [...]
Anti-gay sludge master Karen Handel is basking in the embrace of a like-minded lady friend, big haired marriage bigot Sue Everhart, who just backed her campaign for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
Georgia Senate candidate Karen Handel will begin a jobs tour across Georgia on Monday that will include stops in Roswell, Savannah, Dublin, Augusta, Macon, and Columbus. From the press release: “It is clear that Congress does not live in the real world where regular Americans are not allowed to run endless deficits, have no budgets, [...]
Former Chairman of the Georgia Republican Party Sue Everhart has made a stance in the Republican primary race for Georgia’s next US Senator. From Karen’s campaign: Former Georgia GOP Chair Sue Everhart endorsed Karen Handel’s campaign for the U.S. Senate today. Everhart, the popular three-term state party chair (the only person to have been elected [...]
New Handel Web Ad: Term limit Pledge ROSWELL, GA — Former Georgia Secretary of State and U.S. Senate candidate Karen Handel today unveiled a new internet ad promoting her pledge to serve only two terms in the United States Senate and underlining the damage that career politicians in Washington are doing to our country and [...]
Former Georgia Secretary of State and GOP Senatorial contender Karen Handel is going after Michelle Nunn over Obamacare and Syria in a new radio ad. You can listen to the ad, or you can read the transcript of the ad below the fold. HANDEL :60 RADIO – “CHOICES” KAREN: Campaigns are about choices—and we have [...]
Last week, Democratic candidate for Senate Michelle Nunn announced her support for the President’s plan to conduct limited strikes on Syria in response to their use of chemical weapons on non-combatants including children and even babies. Polling at the time showed weak support for the President’s plan, but Nunn seeks to pick up the muscular [...]
Karen Handel this morning continued an offensive against her opponents in the 2014 U.S. Senate race. Today's target: Democratic rival Michelle Nunn.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
Karen Handel has been taking issue with Congressional members and staff over their inclusion and use of employer provided heathcare insurance under the Affordable Care Act. Today, she announced the end of her 42 day “Only in Washington” campaign with a billboard targeted at the issue: Phil Gingrey, in a not so direct (but [...]
Karen Handel isn’t letting any grass grow under her feet in her efforts to define her role – and that of the Congressmen she’s running against. She’s out with the first radio ad of the campaign which will begin airing tonight in Atlanta on WSB and in Savannah and Athens – coincidentally home to the [...]
Karen Handel addressed the Cobb Young Republicans last evening and gave a fairly unequivocal statement on her position regarding a possible military strike on Syria. Today, the campaign has released the following written statement: The murders of so many innocent people by their own government are horrific and beyond reprehensible and must be condemned in the harshest possible [...]
Here’s Karen Handel speaking at the Smart Girl Politics event. Worth a watch.