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Received this e-mail today from U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown (D. OH) in support of U.S. Senator Raphael Warnock’s (D. GA) re-election campaign: Sen. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) It wasn’t all that long ago I asked you to pitch in toward Senator Raphael Warnock’s runoff election in Georgia. Well, I need...

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  • February 18, 2021

Oh barf: Former U.S. Sen. David Perdue took the first steps toward a potential comeback bid by filing campaign paperwork on Monday to explore a challenge against Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. The Republican’s aides say he still hasn’t decided whether to challenge Warnock next year, though the Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported...

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  • February 16, 2021

Yes, where are David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler? Why aren’t they supporting Trump’s righteous crusade to STOP THE STEAL?!?!? x Why are my own #GA Senators ⁦@KLoeffler⁩ & ⁦@Perduesenate⁩ not supporting this effort? ⁦@SenatorLoeffler⁩ ⁦@sendavidperdue⁩ #DoNotCertify #StoptheSteal #MillionMagaMarch #JAN6 #GAsen #gagop https://t.co/ZJ8ZSZsZiN— Amy Kremer (@AmyKremer) January 2, 2021 < p...

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  • January 4, 2021

From The Huffington Post: Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) on Tuesday punted on a House-passed bill to increase coronavirus relief payments to $2,000 despite mounting bipartisan support for the checks, including from President Donald Trump. McConnell acknowledged that Trump, as he signed on Sunday the most recent COVID-19 relief...

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  • December 29, 2020

Republicans have been walking back their deeply held principles for years in the wake of Donald Trump’s massive … boat parades. All the same folks who once called me a traitor and an appeaser because of my strong opposition to the Iraq war are now suddenly against our “forever wars” and...

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  • December 29, 2020

David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler thought they had a fig leaf all ready to go—one that would help them pretend they desperately want to deliver COVID relief to their fellow Georgians. Yeah, thanks to time-honored Republican tightwaddery, it was a mere $600. But, hey, that was more than enough for Perdue...

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  • December 27, 2020

Good God, when will they learn? DO NOT tease the AOC on Twitter. She will rip your arm out of its socket. Metaphorically, of course. It started with this tweet … .@AOC, our offer still stands – come on down to Georgia, we'll buy your ticket!https://t.co/tH3cxGlqGw — David Perdue (@DavidPerdueGA)...

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  • December 12, 2020

From The Intercept: IF SEN. DAVID PERDUE wins reelection in Georgia’s runoff in January, the Republican Party will almost certainly maintain its Senate majority. Perdue, an outspoken climate denier, urged President Donald Trump to withdraw from the Paris Climate Accords; voted against a Senate resolution that affirmed that climate change is real and that...

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  • November 14, 2020

Here’s some good news today out of Georgia courtesy of Morning Consult’s latest poll: Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff gained national acclaim in the spring of 2017, when he came shy of the 50 percent threshold to flip a reliably red congressional seat in the first competitive special election of Donald...

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  • November 2, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of CBS News’ latest poll: The Georgia Senate race is nearly tied now, with Republican Senator David Perdue ahead of Democrat Jon Ossoff by just one point. Ossoff has shored up support with Democrats and liberals since September, but he's also...

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  • October 25, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: x GEORGIABiden 49% (+4)Trump 45%.#GAsen:Ossoff (D) 44%Perdue (R-inc) 44% Opinion Insight/@AAF (R), LV, 10/12-15https://t.co/aYPXpogmS8— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) October 23, 2020 x #GAsenWarnock (D) 31%Loeffler (R-inc) 19%Collins (R) 18%Lieberman (D) 3%Johnson (R) 2%Johnson-Shealey (D) 2%Bartell (I) 2%Winfield (D) 1%Tarver (D) 1% Opinion Insight/@AAF (R),...

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  • October 23, 2020

From The Daily Beast: x An internal poll from Ossoff’s camp, conducted by Garin Hart Yang Research Group on Oct. 11-14 and shared with The Daily Beast, found that in a head-to-head race, Ossoff met the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff, with Perdue at 45 percent https://t.co/mrp54kSeAh— The...

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  • October 21, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of WSB-TV/Landmark Communications: Perdue leads with 47 percent of the vote compared to Ossoff’s 45.5 percent. Six percent remain undecided. The margin of error is also 4 percent. Libertarian Shane Hazel, who has just 1.5 percent, could play a huge role...

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  • October 10, 2020

Kudos to Josh Israel at The American Independent for catching this: In an interview with a local radio network, Perdue seemed to suggest that cutting funding to the popular entitlement programs — which provide health insurance and benefits to American seniors — would help reduce the national debt. “This is...

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  • October 8, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: x Georgia Senate GE:Ossoff (D) 49% (+1)Perdue (R-inc) 48%@GBAOStrategies/@ReverendWarnock (D) Internal Poll, LV, 9/14-16— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) September 23, 2020 That’s different from the Monmouth poll posted to day: x GEORGIA VOTER POLL: #GeneralElection US Senate raceRegistered voters:48% @SenDavidPerdue (49% in July)42% Jon...

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  • September 23, 2020

Nice: x YouTube Video Today, investigative journalist and Democratic U.S. Senate nominee in Georgia Jon Ossoff launched a new ad for statewide African-American radio that informs voters of Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.)’s repeated lies downplaying the risks and human toll of the COVID-19 pandemic, which had a disproportionate impact on...

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  • September 18, 2020

Back in July, Vanity Fair’s Gabriel Sherman had a story that Trump knew he was in trouble: “What Do I Do? What Do I Do?”: Trump Desperate, Despondent as Numbers Crater, “Loser” Label Looms. Down at the end was this tidbit: Nervous Republicans worried about losing the Senate are now...

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  • September 14, 2020

From CNN: Senate Majority PAC, the top Democratic Super PAC involved in Senate races, will spend $7.2 million on ads in September aimed at defeating Republican Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, as his race against Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff has turned into one of the most competitive in the country....

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  • August 26, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Georgia: x Georgia Senate GE:Ossoff (D) 48% (+2)Perdue (R-inc) 46% Garin-Hart-Yang/@ossoff (D) Internal Poll 8/10-13— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 19, 2020 I’ll add more info once it’s available but this is very encouraging, even if it’s an internal poll. P.S. Perdue is feeling...

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  • August 19, 2020

Some good news today out of Georgia courtesy of PPP’s latest poll conducted on behalf of MoveOn.org: x NEW @ppppolls show Trump’s handling of @USPS deeply unpopular among Georgia voters & majority believe he is intentionally damaging #USPS to secure reelection in Nov. https://t.co/NxOMMF2Q6t Attn: @sendavidperdue #gapols #SaveThePostOffice— MoveOn (@MoveOn)...

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  • August 18, 2020

Add him to the list: U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s latest ad opens with a direct-to-camera assertion from the Republican: “Health insurance should always cover pre-existing conditions for anyone. Period.” It’s his latest attempt to play to the middle of the electorate in a tight race against Democrat Jon Ossoff. Libertarian...

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  • August 13, 2020

From Salon: x YouTube Video Sen. David Perdue of Georgia, a Republican up for re-election this fall, recently introduced a bill called the ''Safely Creating Healthy Opening Options Locally Act'' (the SCHOOL Act), which would give Education Secretary Betsy DeVos control over $50 billion in federal relief grants to local...

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  • August 12, 2020

Some good news today out of Georgia: x GEORGIABiden 44% (+4)Trump 40%.#GAsen:Ossoff (D) 42% (+3)Perdue (R-inc) 39% HIT Strategies/Education Reform Now Advocacy (D), RV, 7/23-31— Political Polls (@Politics_Polls) August 10, 2020 Click here for the full results. Let’s keep up the momentum to flip Georgia Blue. Click below to donate...

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  • August 10, 2020

From Roll Call: The Senate map has expanded in Democrats’ favor heading into the fall, and that’s bad news for Republican incumbents. Eight Republicans now rank among the most vulnerable senators as the GOP defends its majority in the Senate, with Georgia’s David Perdue once again making the list. Georgia...

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  • August 7, 2020

Received this e-mail today from Jon Ossoff’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: We knew this public health and economic crisis would last well beyond July. So, as millions of Georgians have filed jobless claims, what is Sen. David Perdue doing? He is calling for *CUTS* to expanded unemployment insurance. Perdue...

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  • August 5, 2020

Disgusting: Sen. David Perdue of Georgia deleted a Facebook ad targeting his Jewish election opponent, Jon Ossoff, that appeared to have been altered to make Ossoff’s nose bigger. The ad called for donations to Perdue, a Republican, by claiming that “Democrats are trying to buy Georgia.” It uses black-and-white photos...

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  • July 28, 2020

So U.S. Senator Martha McSally (R. AZ) was busted doing this: x YouTube Video Sen. Martha McSally has a new campaign ad featuring a cancer survivor who talks about how her “path collided” with McSally, whom she describes as a champion for protecting those with pre-existing medical conditions. The emotional...

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  • July 25, 2020

U.S. Senate candidate, Jon Ossoff (D. GA), did an interview with MSNBC’s Chris Jansing to discuss the tight race between him and U.S. Senator David Perdue (R. GA). In the interview, Ossoff points out that Perdue has nothing to run on but a pandemic and high unemployment because Perdue was...

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  • July 24, 2020

Some very encouraging news today out of Georgia: x New GEORGIA polling from @ossoff, conducted by Dem firm Garin-Hart-Yang: Ossoff (D) 45Perdue (R) 44 Trump 43Biden 47 (July 9-15, 800 LVs, MoE 3.5%)https://t.co/DAjwdAA7xE— Jacob Rubashkin (@JacobRubashkin) July 22, 2020 Here’s some more info: Between July 9and 15, Garin–Hart–Yang interviewed a...

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  • July 22, 2020

First Moscow Mitch hints that he’ll skip the Republican National Convention, and now this? Looks like Sen. David Perdue is fast becoming Sen. David Perdon’t. x Breaking: @sendavidperdue has undergone surgery to separate himself from Trump and is now airing ads in Georgia that don’t even MENTION Trump. No one has...

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  • July 10, 2020

Received this e-mail yesterday from Jon Ossoff’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: In the midst of an out-of-control pandemic, insurance industry-backed GOP officials just filed legal briefs asking the Supreme Court to DISMANTLE the Affordable Care Act. This would END health care protections for women, young people, and tens of...

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  • June 27, 2020

Some very good news today out of Georgia: https://twitter.com/AndrewSolender/status/1272915472267259904?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw Click here to read the full results. Let’s flip Georgia Blue this year. Click below to donate and get get involved with Ossoff, Biden, Rev. Raphael Warnock (D. GA) and their fellow Georgia Democrats campaigns: Jon Ossoff Raphael Warnock Joe Biden...

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  • June 16, 2020

Wow: On a recent call with local business leaders, Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) defended Georgia’s reopening process by comparing the risks of contracting Covid-19 to those of driving a car, indicating that calculating risk amounts to personal responsibility, according to a recording of the call obtained by Vox. “We get in an automobile, we...

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  • May 20, 2020

I certainly don’t disagree with her: Senate candidate Teresa Tomlinson had a pointed message for national Democrats: Don’t relegate the former two-term Columbus mayor to afterthought status in the June 9 race to challenge Republican Sen. David Perdue. In a weekend memo, Tomlinson’s campaign urged party leaders not to “squander”...

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  • May 20, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: 🚨GEORGIA POLL🚨 A new poll from a GOP firm finds Georgia a true toss-up, both for President and for BOTH Senate races: Joe Biden – 47%Donald Trump – 46%#GASen David Perdue – 43%Jon Ossoff (not yet the nominee) – 41%https://t.co/uuJLnYoU3H pic.twitter.com/qFgpvzxNVf — TrumpsTaxes...

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  • May 13, 2020

Republican Senator David Perdue told a group of Republicans that his state of Georgia is up for grabs in this fall’s election. In 2016, Trump only won Georgia’s electoral votes by 5. 1% and Republican Brian Kemp won the governor’s race in 2018 by only 1.4%. Stacey Abrams, who came...

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  • April 29, 2020

Kudos to Josh Israel at The American Prospect for catching this: Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) defended a provision in the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act that allowed banks to take billions in fees from the fund to save small businesses and protect their employee’s jobs. Asked about the...

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  • April 26, 2020

Received this e-mail from Jon Ossoff’s (D. GA) U.S. Senate campaign: Months ago, the U.S. Senate was briefed on the looming threat of the Coronavirus. Many Senators left the briefing truly alarmed. But how did Georgia’s Senator David Perdue respond? He didn’t try to warn us. He didn’t urge Trump...

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  • April 10, 2020

So in case you didn’t know: U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s financial portfolio saw heavy trading during the month of March, a period during which Congress passed three different spending bills to address the spread of COVID-19 and the markets took a turn for the worse. The report lists 112 transactions,...

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  • April 8, 2020

Here’s the latest news out of Georgia: Democrat Jon Ossoff will report raising more than $1 million for his U.S. Senate bid over the last three months as he races to establish himself as the frontrunner in a contest with three other well-known contenders competing to challenge Republican David Perdue....

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  • January 6, 2020

Here’s the latest news today out of Georgia courtesy of Survey USA’s latest poll: 40% of Georgians likely to vote in the November 2020 general election for US Senator say they are certain to back incumbent Republican David Perdue, according to research conducted by SurveyUSA exclusively for WXIA-TV in Atlanta....

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  • November 21, 2019

http://www.ajc.com/&#8230; Jon Ossoff who gained fame as a 2017 candidate for a special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district where he came within four percent of winning is now taking a new challenge in running against Republican Senator David Perdue. The 32-year-old announced his Senate run in tandem with the highest-profile...

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  • September 10, 2019

I can’t wait to go after this asshole in 2020: U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., sent out his recorded message last night, at 10:30 p.m. or so, on behalf of Brad Raffensperger, the state House member running against former congressman John Barrow, the Democrat, for secretary of state. Said Perdue:...

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  • December 4, 2018