GOP Sen. David Perdue refuses to concede Georgia runoff election

2022 Campaign 01/06/21, 19:40

A Republican from Georgia resisted demands to admit he lost his Senate seat in the latest election. Sen. David Perdue (R-Ga.) is refusing to concede defeat to Democratic rival Jon Ossoff at the Georgia runoff on Jan. 5. Perdue's campaign team vowed to challenge the election result and verify every single vote ...

Senator Perdue backs Trump’s call for integrity in Georgia elections

01/04/21, 17:15

Republican candidate for the Georgia Senate, David Perdue, defended President Trump on Monday after the Washington Post leaked an audio recording. He exposed some of his doubts about electoral integrity. During the call in question with Georgia's Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, the president mentioned several irregularities in the state, such ...

Georgia senate candidate Jon Ossoff promoted CCP-run media outlet Xinhua

2022 Campaign 12/29/20, 04:51

Georgia Senate candidate Jon Ossoff (D) promoted the Chinese Communist Party's state-run outlet Xinhua on social media just a month after his brief tenure as a congressional national security aide. "Esp. during 18th Party Congress, #follow @XHNews (Xinhua - Chinese state media)," Ossoff wrote on Twitter in November 2012. Just Jon Ossoff ...

Stacey Abrams says she’s still considering presidential bid

Politics 05/09/19, 16:16

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she's still considering running for president in 2020. Abrams answered "yes" when asked in an interview with Pod Save America airing Thursday afternoon if she was still contemplating joining the crowded Democratic presidential field. Abrams has also been floated as a possible vice-presidential pick, though ...

GOP senators getting briefing on Kushner’s immigration plan

Politics 05/07/19, 14:30

Looking for feedback and support, the White House invited Republican senators Tuesday to discuss a "fairly comprehensive" new immigration plan being spearheaded by senior adviser and presidential son-in-law Jared Kushner. The group was expected to include lawmakers who have been in discussion with Kushner's team about the plan, as well as ...

Another blow for Schumer as Democrats look to reclaim Senate

Politics 05/01/19, 01:23

Senate Democrats are stinging from a trio of high-profile failures to recruit candidates who could help reclaim the majority, including Stacey Abrams' announcement that she would pass up a U.S. Senate run in Georgia. That decision, announced Tuesday, was a blow to Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer. After Abrams gained fame ...

Stacey Abrams to give Democrats’ response to Trump’s State of Union

Politics 01/29/19, 15:19

Stacey Abrams will deliver the Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address, congressional Democrats said Tuesday. The choice elevates Abrams in Democratic politics as the party looks to keep core supporters, such as black women who anchor the base, energized ahead of the 2020 congressional and presidential ...

Georgia Tech student sues US senator over cellphone dispute

U.S. 10/22/18, 22:15

A Georgia Tech student is suing U.S. Sen. David Perdue, accusing the politician of snatching a cellphone from him during a campaign event in Atlanta.Perdue's staff has disputed the allegations, saying the senator thought he was being asked to take a picture so he grabbed the phone to take a ...

Georgia senator accused of briefly snatching student’s phone

Politics 10/14/18, 16:06

A Georgia Tech political group said Sen. David Perdue snatched a phone from a student who was video recording while asking the Republican lawmaker a question about Georgia's governor's race.Young Democratic Socialists of America's Georgia Tech chapter posted video from the phone on social media after Saturday's incident during Perdue's ...

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