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Topic - Phil Gingrey
State Sen. Barry Loudermilk and former Georgia congressman Bob Barr will compete in a Republican runoff for the U.S. House seat given up by GOP Rep. Phil Gingrey.
Baby, you're a star in Georgia politics.
The Republicans running for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat took aim at each other's records and experience in a debate Saturday, with the three congressmen in the race facing criticism over their time in Washington.
In just over two weeks, voters will decide among crowded fields of Republicans and Democrats vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat. To gain insights into the candidates' personal finances, The Associated Press requested access to the last 10 years of tax returns of each of the top candidates who are leading in fundraising and polls ahead of the May 20 primary.
Georgia's top Republican Senate hopefuls are scrambling to prove who'd be the most conservative opponent to take on Democratic favorite Michelle Nunn in a race that will help determine which party controls the Senate for the final two years of President Barack Obama's term.
Three Georgia congressmen running for a promotion to the Senate found themselves on the defensive Saturday night, as their Republican rivals urged voters to hold all officials in Washington accountable for the nation's ills.
Conservative groups are starting to pick sides in Georgia's crowded Republican U.S. Senate primary, underscoring how split the party is — something Democrats hope their candidate, Michelle Nunn, can exploit to score an upset victory in November.
Georgia's Republican U.S. Senate candidates take similar if not the same positions on most of the matters that tie Congress in knots.
Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican, introduced a bill Tuesday that would reverse the Obama administration's decision to let members of Congress and their staffs retain an employer subsidy that will pay for the lion's share of their health premiums even as they enter new health exchanges tied to Obamacare.
The Internal Revenue Service spends millions of dollars a year for 200 employees who actually work full-time on labor-union business even as it furloughs employees and cuts taxpayer advice services under the budget sequester, Congress' chief waste watcher said in a new letter to the tax agency.
The House of Representatives unanimously passed a resolution Friday that expresses the sense of Congress that active duty military living or stationed in the District of Columbia should have the right to carry a gun. The measure sponsored by Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican, was passed by voice vote as part of the National Defense Authorization Act, which authorizes the Pentagon’s budget for 2014.
House Republican leaders are quietly working with Mitt Romney's campaign to fashion a unified GOP health care platform to replace President Obama's health law, according to lawmakers involved in the effort.
The NFL is looking to add a little political muscle to its efforts to get human growth hormone testing started this season.
The Obama administration is more than a year late in releasing an important report on federal government union costs. Clauses within collective bargaining agreements require that the government pay some federal workers for union activities - using tax dollars. This practice, known as "official time," is documented annually in the Office of Personnel Management's (OPM) Official Time Usage in the Federal Government Report. Unfortunately, the Obama administration has not released any official time statistics since taking office; 2008 is the latest information available.
"As the unaccompanied children continue to be transported to shelters around the country on commercial airlines and other forms of transportation, I have serious concerns that the diseases carried by these children may begin to spread too rapidly to control," Mr. Gingrey said in a letter to the CDC.
"It becomes even more of a third rail," said Rep. Phil Gingrey, Georgia Republican.