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File photo of U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) speaks at a news conference in the Capitol on August 25, 2008 in Washington, DC. House Republicans called on House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) to schedule a vote on a comprehensive energy bill.  (Photo by Brendan Hoffman/Getty Images)

Kingston’s Senate Loses Means Less Clout For Ga.

For two decades, Rep. Jack Kingston was a congressman who routinely crushed his opponents on election night — winning a new term every other year with vote totals between 63 and 77 percent.

07/27/2014

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Roland Martin: Are African Americans Willing To Cross Party Lines?

Question of the day: Black voters crossed party lines to torpedo a Mississippi Tea Partier. Should this strategy be expanded in the South? Why are conservatives & Tea Partiers mad because Black voters crossed the […]

WAOK-AM–06/25/2014

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Libertarians Swafford, Hunt Qualify For Ga. Ballot

Libertarian candidates running for U.S. Senate and governor qualified Tuesday for the November ballot with the hope that their message of small government and fiscal restraint will resonate with Georgia voters.

06/24/2014

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Roland Martin: The Power Of Our Vote

Roland Martin is now ‘Officially’ launched here on News and Talk 1380 WAOK! To set off his first day in Atlanta, Roland had on Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed to discuss the possibility of Georgia becoming […]

WAOK-AM–06/23/2014

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Ala. Man Asked To Store Loaded Gun Before Voting

An Alabama gun rights supporter who took a loaded pistol to the polls got to vote, but only after putting the weapon in his pickup truck.

06/03/2014

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Ga. GOP Senate Runoff: Businessman Vs. Politician

Georgia’s Republican Senate primary runoff pits a multimillionaire businessman who’s never held public office against a congressman who’s spent more than two decades on Capitol Hill.

05/21/2014

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Nathan Deal Wins The GOP Primary For Ga. Governor

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal easily beat two challengers to win the Republican nomination, allowing him to run for re-election against former President Jimmy Carter’s grandson.

05/20/2014

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Palin Campaigns For Handel In Ga. Senate Race

Sarah Palin forcefully defended the only woman fighting for the Republican nomination for Georgia’s open Senate seat and hit back Thursday against a rival’s apparent dismissal of Karen Handel’s high school education.

04/03/2014

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In Georgia, Cheers For Their Shutdown Congressman

Undeterred, U.S. Rep. Tom Graves is stepping up his criticism of President Barack Obama’s health care law and defending his role in last month’s partial government shutdown, even though tea party demands weren’t met to dismantle it.

11/04/2013

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Sen. Isakson Plans To Vote Against Striking Syria

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson says he plans to vote against authorizing a military strike in Syria.

WAOK-AM–09/09/2013

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