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Palin stumps for Georgia's Chambliss

Palin stumps for Georgia's Chambliss

ATLANTA, Dec. 1 (UPI) -- Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin has joined the list of Republican figures to campaign in Georgia for U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, observers said.

Money pours into Ga. U.S. Senate runoff

ATLANTA, Nov. 28 (UPI) -- Campaign documents show that the Republicans are making a high-priced stand in Georgia's U.S. Senate runoff election.

Gore campaigns for Senate candidate

ATLANTA, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- Former Vice President Al Gore is among big-name surrogates campaigning in Georgia, where one of the last two U.S. Senate races remains unsettled.

Outsiders involved in Ga. Senate runoff

ATLANTA, Fla., Nov. 22 (UPI) -- Political celebrities and millions of dollars have poured into Georgia for the runoff between Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss and his Democratic rival.
Chambliss, Martin may have runoff in Ga.

Chambliss, Martin may have runoff in Ga.

ATLANTA, Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., apparently will have a runoff election against Democrat Jim Martin after failing to win enough of the vote under Georgia law.

Ga. legislator wins Dem nod for Senate

ATLANTA, Aug. 6 (UPI) -- Jim Martin, a longtime state legislator, won a primary runoff Tuesday in Georgia, making him the Democratic candidate to oppose U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss.

GOP senators freed to side with Democrats

WASHINGTON, July 22 (UPI) -- Republican leaders in the U.S. Senate have freed GOP members to go against the traditional party platform if it will help them get re-elected, aides say.

Bush surveys wildfire devastation

BRUNSWICK, Ga., May 29 (UPI) -- U.S. President George Bush Tuesday commiserated with those affected by the Georgia and Florida wildfires, visiting a fire station in Brunswick, Ga.

Senate passes Voting Rights Act

WASHINGTON, July 20 (UPI) -- The U.S. Senate voted 98-0 in Washington Thursday to extend the Voting Rights Act for 25 years.

Ga. senator pushing to keep planes

WASHINGTON, Jan. 13 (UPI) -- Two dozen senators have called on President Bush to order the continued production of the C-130 military transport plane.

Georgia senator to head agriculture panel

WASHINGTON, Dec. 21 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., has been chosen to head the Senate Agriculture Committee, replacing Sen. Thad Cochran, R-Miss.

Georgia gets second GOP senator

ATLANTA, Nov. 3 (UPI) -- Johnny Isakson easily defeated Rep. Denise Majette, D-Ga., giving Georgia two Republican senators for the first time in its history.

First black woman nominated in Georgia

ATLANTA, Aug. 11 (UPI) -- Rep. Denise Majette, R-Ga., became the first woman and the first black in Georgia to be nominated for the Senate by winning a runoff election Tuesday.

Ga.'s Chambliss defends attacks on Cleland

BOSTON, July 28 (UPI) -- U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss, R-Ga., Wednesday defened questions he raised in 2002 about Democrat Max Cleland voting record. Chambliss' charges, which Democrats said amounted to an attack on Cleland's patriotism, have been a bete noire for he Democratic Part

Suspicious letters in Capitol not anthrax

WASHINGTON, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Letters containing white powered discovered in at least five Capitol offices Friday do not contain anthrax, Capitol police sources said. Although police briefly locked the offices down, field tests determined no anthrax was present.
P. MITCHELL PROTHERO

Politics of the new South

ATLANTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- If the only people you listened to were Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton, D-N.Y., and former Georgia Gov. Roy Barnes, also a Democrat, you might conclude that the politics of the South were still stuck in the 1960s.
MARTHA ZOLLER, A UPI Outside Vew Commentary

UPI Newsmaker Q&A: Colo. Gov. Bill Owens

WASHINGTON, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- On a recent visit to Washington, Colorado Gov. Bill Owens met with United Press International editors and reporters for a candid discussion of state, national and world events.
By United Press International

UPI's Capital Comment for Jan. 21, 2003

WASHINGTON, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press I
By United Press International

Georgia Sen. Zell Miller to retire in 2004

WASHINGTON, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- Zell Miller, the Democratic Georgia senator who helped the Bush administration put the "bi" into many of its bipartisan legislative initiatives, announced Tuesday that he will not be a candidate for re-election in 2004.
PETER ROFF, UPI National Political Analyst

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Minority Vision

WASHINGTON, Nov. 23 (UPI) -- The Democrats lost their majority in the Senate because they haven't learned how to be a minority. If that seems senseless, consider that out-of-power political parties rise or fall on the quality of the substitute agenda they offer. If a minority part
AMY RIDENOUR, An UPI Outside View commentary

Analysis: Dems 2002 -- Southern disaster

SACRAMENTO, Nov. 18 (UPI) -- The conventional wisdom about the 2002 midterm election was that it went badly for the Democrats who boldly predicted -- along with this writer-- that they woul
PATRICK REDDY

UPI's Capital Comment for Nov. 14, 2002

WASHINGTON, Nov. 14 (UPI) -- Capital Comment -- Daily news notes, political rumors and important events that shape politics and public policy in Washington and the world from United Press International.
By United Press International

Think tanks wrap-up

WASHINGTON, Nov. 12 (UPI) -- The UPI think tank wrap-up is a daily digest covering opinion pieces, reactions to recent news events and position statements released by various think tanks.

Analysis: Whites, not Latinos, win for GOP

LOS ANGELES, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- The demographic headline on the 2002 election was expected to be either "Democrats ride growing numbers of nonwhite voters to victory," or "GOP wins by attracti
STEVE SAILER, UPI National Correspondent
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