GOP Victory in Georgia Upsets Politics-As-Usual Susanna Capelouto of Georgia Public Radio reports that the surprise victory of Republican Sonny Perdue over incumbent Democrat Roy Barnes has upset the state's political establishment. It's the first time a Republican has been governor of Georgia for 130 years, and there's a rush to fill positions.
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GOP Victory in Georgia Upsets Politics-As-Usual

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GOP Victory in Georgia Upsets Politics-As-Usual

GOP Victory in Georgia Upsets Politics-As-Usual

GOP Victory in Georgia Upsets Politics-As-Usual

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Susanna Capelouto of Georgia Public Radio reports that the surprise victory of Republican Sonny Perdue over incumbent Democrat Roy Barnes has upset the state's political establishment. It's the first time a Republican has been governor of Georgia for 130 years, and there's a rush to fill positions.