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David Perdue

  1. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  2. extremism
    Conspiracy Theorist Ron Johnson the New Model for Swing State GOP SenatorsSenators from battleground states used to be mostly moderates. Johnson has gone sharply the other way, making wild claims about the Capitol riot.
  3. capitol riot
    Trump Repays His Sycophants With Needless BetrayalTrump could have left office with some dignity and support intact. But instead he is self-isolating more than any president since Nixon.
  4. georgia senate runoffs
    As Trump Thugs Attack Congress, Senate Flips to DemocratsGeorgia voters took away the Republican Party’s remaining source of power in Washington and ensure that Trump leaves office as a serial loser.
  5. georgia
    Democrats Sweep Senate Runoffs: Georgia Election UpdatesThe races have been called for Warnock and Ossoff, and the Senate will be controlled by Democrats.
  6. georgia senate runoffs
    The Georgia Runoffs Should Scare the GOP“Trumpism without Trump” doesn’t seem to work.
  7. intelligencer chats
    Why Dems Are Now Optimistic About Winning Both Georgia RacesUnderwhelming Republican turnout has been a major story on Tuesday night.
  8. politics
    Trump Makes Georgia Senate Runoffs All About HimselfNarcissistic to the very end, Trump has ensured that whatever happens in Georgia, the heaviest consequences will involve his own political future.
  9. georgia
    Senator David Perdue Quarantining After COVID ExposureIt’s not clear if the Georgia Republican will be able to return to the campaign trail again before the crucial runoffs on Tuesday.
  10. georgia senate runoffs
    The GOP Just Let Democrats Have Their Stimulus and Campaign On It TooThanks to Trump’s $2,000 check demand, Democrats were able to secure economic relief while retaining it as an issue in the Georgia runoffs.
  11. politics
    Georgia Senate Runoffs Head Toward a Dramatic FinishAmid epic spending and strong early voting, the contests that will determine Senate control remain in a dead heat.
  12. politics
    Why Did McConnell Block $2,000 Stimulus Checks?Trump wants it. Georgia’s embattled Republican senators want it. Mitch says no — for now.
  13. politics
    The Devils Went Down to GeorgiaIn America’s newest swing state, all of the Senate runoff candidates are relying on Trump for one last turn out extravaganza.
  14. georgia
    Trump Asks for Donations to Georgia Senate Runoff, Gives $0 to CandidatesIt’s not a great sign of Trump’s post-presidency cooperation with the Republican party.
  15. intelligencer chats
    What an Actual Socialist Makes of Republicans’ Anti-Socialism HysteriaSocialists, radical liberals, whatever … Trump and his party are wildly incoherent in their descriptions of Democrats.
  16. georgia senate runoffs
    Do Democrats Have Reason to Be Optimistic in Georgia?January’s two crucial Senate races are difficult to compare to past special elections, thanks in part to President Trump’s mixed messaging.
  17. troublemaker
    Will Trump’s Antics Suppress Republican Turnout in the Georgia Senate Runoffs?By falsely claiming the GOP-run election was stolen, he could damage his party in two very close Senate races it can’t afford to lose.
  18. politics
    The Extensive New Scale of David Perdue’s Shady Stock Trading RevealedThe Republican from Georgia is far and away the most prolific trader in the Senate — often with shares of companies he oversees in office.
  19. georgia senate runoffs
    Trump Divides Georgia Republicans Ahead of Crucial Senate RunoffsThe GOP needs unity to win on January 5, but Trump’s still furious at Governor Brian Kemp for refusing to help him steal the 2020 election.
  20. vision 2020
    Will Trump Screw Up Republican Efforts to Hang On to the Senate?Most Republicans want to move on, and fear the crucial Georgia Senate runoffs will become a referendum on Trump’s efforts to contest his defeat.
  21. vision 2020
    Georgia Certifies Biden Win, But Republican Infighting ContinuesBrad Raffensperger and Brian Kemp will help end the 2020 election, but the party’s split could get worse as crucial Senate runoffs approach.
  22. politics
    Perdue Hit With More Allegations of Shady Stock TransactionsHe bought stock in a submarine company, helped it out in the Senate, then made a windfall. And the news comes as he fights for his political life.
  23. politics
    The Voting ‘Irregularity’ in Georgia Is That Republicans Didn’t WinRepublicans feel cheated because they were doing the cheating in the first place.
  24. politics
    Georgia Republicans Break Into Civil War to Appease TrumpEndangered senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler call for the secretary of state’s head as the president keeps falsely claiming a stolen election.
  25. 2021
    The Fate of the Country Rests on GeorgiaIn a state that’s been so red for so long, to hope feels daring, even dangerous.
  26. 2020 elections
    Senate Control Will Now Be Decided by Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaWe may have never seen anything like the intensity these runoffs will generate, particularly among Democrats trying to give Biden a chance to govern.
  27. poll position
    COVID Resurgence May Keep Trump From Closing the Gap With BidenAs Trump urges voters to stop dwelling on his handling of the pandemic, COVID-19 is making an attention-grabbing comeback, especially in the Midwest.
  28. poll position
    The Three States With Both Close Presidential and Senate RacesIn Georgia, North Carolina, and Iowa, Biden and Trump are virtually tied, and so too are Senate candidates.
  29. racism
    GOP Senator David Perdue Deliberately Butchers ‘Kamala’ at Georgia Trump RallyHis reelection campaign later tried to claim that Perdue referring to Harris as “Kamamboamamla” was an innocent, not-at-all race-baiting mistake.
  30. 2020 elections
    We May Have to Wait for Senate Election Results, TooFor reasons ranging from slow counts of mail ballots to funky majority-vote requirements, we may not know who controls the Senate until January.
  31. poll position
    It’s Harder Than it Looks for Democrats to Win the SenateRecent polls show many newly competitive Democratic Senate candidates, but they could still fall short of a majority even if Biden wins.
  32. poll position
    New State Polls Show Biden Landslide and Narrow Trump Win Are Both PossibleBiden’s national lead is steady, but a shift of a few points in either direction could produce a big shift in Electoral votes.
  33. 2020 elections
    Democrats’ Chances of Retaking the Senate Keep ImprovingRight now the Senate landscape is shifting steadily toward Democrats, who have far fewer vulnerable seats to defend.
  34. 2020 elections
    Control of the U.S. Senate May Not Be Decided Until January in GeorgiaThere’s a nontrivial chance that there may be one or even two general-election runoffs for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seats on January 5.
  35. vision 2020
    Jon Ossoff Wins Senate Primary in GeorgiaThe 2017 wunderkind is back, having won a Senate primary without a runoff. He’s part of the most promising Georgia Democratic ticket of this century.
  36. 2020 elections
    Jon Ossoff’s Back, and Other News From Battleground GeorgiaThe fundraising champ of 2017 is back for a Senate run in a state with more competitive contests than you can count.
  37. 2020 elections
    More Insider Trading Suspicions Follow Vulnerable Georgia SenatorKelly Loeffler’s wealth is her main political asset, but has become a handicap as she faces accusations of profiting from the pandemic.
  38. 2020 elections
    Trump and Kemp Butt Heads Over Georgia Senate AppointmentTrump wants his impeachment pit bull Doug Collins in the Senate, but Brian Kemp wants someone — perhaps a woman — who can do well in the suburbs.
  39. 2020 elections
    So You Want to Be a U.S. Senator?Georgia governor Brian Kemp has thrown open the door to anybody who wants to apply to fill the seat Johnny Isakson is giving up at year’s end.
  40. 2020 elections
    How Control of the Senate Could Come Down to Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaBoth parties are jockeying for position in Georgia with two Senate seats on the line. If no one wins a majority, huge runoff elections could follow.
  41. 2020 senate elections
    Battleground Georgia: Isakson’s Retirement Gives State Two 2020 Senate RacesIt’s looking like Georgia will be a Democratic target across the board in 2020, even though Stacey Abrams cannot be talked into a Senate race.
  42. immigration
    Cotton Gets to the Right of the Trump Administration on ImmigrationThe administration is more generous about temporary guest-worker visas — like those used at some Trump properties — than about immigrants generally.
  43. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  44. vision 2020
    With Stacey Abrams Taking Her Time, Democrats Eye Backup Senate CandidateIf Abrams runs for president or just sits out 2020, Columbus mayor Teresa Tomlinson plans take her place in a challenge to Senator David Perdue.
  45. john mccain
    GOPers Balk at Honoring John McCain instead of Segregationist DemocratIt’s not Richard B. Russell’s fellow Democrats but Republicans who are hesitant about renaming a Senate building to honor McCain.
  46. Trump’s Candidate Brian Kemp Wins Georgia GOP Governor’s Bid EasilyNow Kemp will face Stacey Abrams in a partisan, ideological, and personal grudge match.
  47. Who Will Win Georgia’s Insane GOP Gubernatorial Runoff?Democrats are hoping the wild GOP contest will help their candidate Stacey Abrams.
  48. Will Trump Make or Break an Immigration Deal?The odds of any legislation making it through the abattoir of both houses of Congress is limited at best — unless Trump gives Republicans cover.
  49. The Dispute Dividing the GOP in the Debate Over ImmigrationSenate Republicans are resisting the House–Trump effort to force restrictions in legal immigration into a deal with Democrats. But maybe not for long.
  50. How Trump’s Immigration Proposal Could Be Trouble for DemocratsTurns out Americans are much more open to restrictions on legal immigration than they are to deporting Dreamers.
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