Tuesday, May 14, 2013
Politicians, Republicans especially, are scrambling for position to replace Saxby Chambliss.
Republican 10th District U.S. Rep. Paul Broun is running for Senate in 2014. So is Republican 1st District U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston. And Republican 11th District U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey. But Republican Tom Price, who represents the 6th District, announced Friday that he's not. Which might open the door for former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel, a pal of Price's, who said in a statement last week that she'd end the suspense "in the very near future." Meanwhile, John Barrow, the only white Democrat from the Deep South in the U.S. House of Representatives, announced recently that he won't seek the seat being vacated by the retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Which might mean tough 2014 sledding for Democrats, who have yet to put forth a …
Monday, January 28, 2013
Poll comes after Chambliss announced his decision to not seek re-election in 2014. Share your thoughts.
Monday, January 28
On Friday (January 25), Georgia's senior U.S. Senator, Republican Saxby Chambliss, announced in a statement on his website that he wouldn't be seeking a third term in 2014. By Monday, a poll on possible replacements already had hit the headlines. According to a press release from GaPundit.com, former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue leads that poll, followed by former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel. “If Governor Sonny Perdue decides to run for the U.S. Senate, he immediately becomes the front-runner, though it’s not a prohibitive lead,” said Todd Rehm, Editor of GaPundit.com. -- Who should replace Chambliss as Georgia's U.S. Senator in 2014? Share your thoughts in the comments below. The findings were the result of a telephone poll …