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Jack Kingston speaks to the crowd after losing his runoff election for U.S. Senate in July. (AJC/Curtis Compton)

Unshackled from elected office, Jack Kingston goes hardcore on Twitter

2:30 pm Oct. 17, 2016

Former U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston has been spending a lot of time on television lately.

As an adviser to Donald Trump, the longtime Savannah congressman has become one of the campaign’s go-to surrogates for cable news.

And it seems that Trump’s pugnacious social media style has rubbed off on Kingston, whose own Twitter presence has grown substantially sassier or more combative as of late, depending on who you ask.

Now free from the political constraints that come

Jack Kingston on the dangers of being bipartisan in Georgia

1:43 pm Mar. 4, 2016

Sen. David Perdue is getting some national credit for being the 2014 embodiment of the outsider-fueled movement that has swept over the 2016 Republican presidential race. But what of his vanquished Republican establishment-backed opponent?

Former Rep.