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Herschel Walker a no-show for GOP Senate debate

Five Republican U.S. Senate candidates attacked frontrunner Herschel Walker Tuesday night for refusing to participate in a televised debate aired statewide by Georgia Public Broadcasting Tuesday. “This is pathetic,” said Latham Saddler, an Atlanta banking executive and former Navy SEAL officer, pointing at an empty podium placed on the stage. “I’ve shown up every time […]

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Herschel Walker running for U.S. Senate

By Dave WilliamsBureau ChiefCapitol Beat News Service University of Georgia football icon Herschel Walker filed paperwork Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for the Georgia U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Raphael Warnock. Walker’s long-anticipated entry into the race promises to touch off a long, divisive campaign pitting Georgia Republicans loyal to former President […]

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Warnock-Walker runoff; Kemp wins

Low voter turnout frustrates local leaders A seesaw night across Georgia races has ended with wins for most Republicans, including Gov. Brian Kemp, who beat challenger Stacey Abrams in their rematch and a December 6 runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Gabriel Sterling of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office said […]

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Internal poll shows Walker +10 over Warnock

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker is leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock by 10 points, according to a poll released Wednesday by a political action committee supporting the University of Georgia football great. The survey of 2,500 registered Georgia voters put Walker at 51.4%, compared to 41% for Warnock. The poll was conducted from April […]

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NAACP hosts candidate forum Sunday, March 5

The NAACP Clayton County Branch is holding a candidate forum today, Sunday, March 5 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. at the Forest Park Recreation Center, 803 Forest Parkway. NAACP Clayton County Branch members will pose prepared questions to the candidates for Clayton County Sheriff, Georgia House District 75, Jonesboro mayor, and Jonesboro City Council. […]

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