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Candidate for U.S. Senate Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., poses for a photo with 2014 Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Sarah DeLoach at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on April 17, 2014.

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Candidate for U.S. Senate Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., poses for a photo with 2014 Miss Georgia Sweet Onion Sarah DeLoach at the Law Enforcement Cookout at Wayne Dasher's pond house in Glennville, Ga., on April 17, 2014.

Georgia Republican Runoff: What to Watch

It’s Republican primary runoff day in Georgia. The marquee race is the U.S. Senate contest between businessman David Perdue and Rep. Jack Kingston, who were the top vote-getters in a May primary that produced no majority-vote winner. The winner of...

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Iowa Republican Senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, left, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, center, and U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., right, during a campaign rally for Ernst, on April 27, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

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Iowa Republican Senatorial candidate Joni Ernst, left, former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, center, and U.S. Sen. Deb Fischer, R-Neb., right, during a campaign rally for Ernst, on April 27, 2014, in West Des Moines, Iowa.

U.S. Chamber, Debt-Increase Supporter, Backs Candidates Who Didn’t

In February, Bruce Josten, chief lobbyist for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, sent a letter to members of the House and Senate. “Raising the debt limit is necessary to avoid any question of a threat of government default of any...

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A poll worker lays out stickers for voters at a polling site for Georgia's primary election on May 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

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A poll worker lays out stickers for voters at a polling site for Georgia's primary election on May 20, 2014, in Atlanta.

Georgia Primary: What to Watch

The big question in today’s Republican Senate primary in Georgia: Which two candidates qualify for a runoff in July? The seven-candidate primary features no runaway front-runner, and so no one will secure the majority of votes needed for an outright...

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Speaker of the House John Boehner walk to a meeting of the House Republican Caucus to discuss the Senate's legislation that is supposed to blunt the effects of the "fiscal cliff" during a rare New Year's Day session  Jan. 1, 2013 in Washington.

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House Majority Leader Eric Cantor and Speaker of the House John Boehner walk to a meeting of the House Republican Caucus to discuss the Senate's legislation that is supposed to blunt the effects of the "fiscal cliff" during a rare New Year's Day session Jan. 1, 2013 in Washington.

Republican Opposition to Tax Deal Yielding to Late-Night House Vote

Updated at 9 pm EST The word from the House’s Republicans today carried three messages: – The Senate-passed tax bill negotiated by the White House and the Senate’s Republican leader wouldn’t fly in its current form. – It’d probably return...

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