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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

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Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

Meet The Front-Runners In The Crowded GOP Senate Primary

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Seven Republicans are competing for the nomination to Georgia's open Senate seat. All are conservative, but the primary on May 20 will be a test of how well the Tea Party is doing. At least three of the candidates carry the Tea Party mantle. Some party leaders worry that if one of the more extreme conservatives gets the nomination, it could clear the way for a win by a moderate Democrat in the general election.

Correction May 15, 2014

We say that GOP Senate candidate Karen Handel never attended college. Actually, she did attend some college but never graduated.

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