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Associated Press: Carter wins GOP runoff for Kingston's House seat

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) – Buddy Carter has won the Republican nomination to replace GOP Rep. Jack Kingston in the U.S. House.

Carter, a state senator from Pooler, defeated Savannah surgeon Bob Johnson in a Tuesday runoff in the 1st Congressional District, which covers southeast Georgia from the coast to the Florida line. 106 more words

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Web Extra: Gary Palmer full interview

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) — Policy analyst Gary Palmer is set to face-off against Paul DeMarco on July 15th to win the Republican nomination for the District 6 Congressional seat. 59 more words

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Meet The Newest American Running Mate: The Rifle - by JOHN BURNETT June 30, 2014 3:25 AM ET

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell holds a rifle on stage at the Conservative Political Action Committee annual conference earlier this year.

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This political primary season has seen an unprecedented use of guns to get votes. 299 more words

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Llano County incumbent wins nomination after coin toss

LLANO, Texas (KXAN) – A Llano County justice of the peace won the Republican nomination for Precinct 2 after a coin toss on Thursday.

After a runoff, incumbent Linda Ballard and Steve Lange were tied at 371 votes each. 55 more words

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Ed Gillespie Wins Va. GOP Senate Nomination

ROANOKE, Va. — Former presidential adviser and lobbyist Ed Gillespie has won the Republican nomination at the state party convention and will face Democratic Sen. Mark Warner in the general election in November. 148 more words

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Hog Castrator Ernst Wins Republican Iowa Senate Nomination

Hog Castrator Ernst Wins Republican Iowa Senate Nomination

03 Jun 2014 Joni Ernst, who made national headlines for a campaign ad that touted her hog castration skills, won Iowa’s Republican nomination for U.S. 46 more words

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