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Ex-Republican named head of Common Cause of Georgia

9:29 am Jun. 2, 2015

You could say Common Cause of Georgia is doubling down. The nonprofit was accused last month of purging itself of conservative-leaning members. Now the His new digs are one floor below Saxby Chambliss’ former home and

Karen Handel’s ex-campaign manager hired to save Pat Roberts in Kansas

9:44 pm Sep. 7, 2014

No pressure here – just GOP control of the U.S. Senate at stake. From Politico.com:

Republican operative Corry Bliss will take over day-to-day operations for Kansas Sen. Pat Roberts’ struggling reelection campaign, according to GOP sources.

Bliss was most recently campaign manager for Karen Handel’s Georgia Senate campaign. The former secretary of state finished third in the May primary, just missing a chance at the runoff.

On that campaign, Bliss worked with

Karen Handel’s next step: Boosting female candidates at ShePAC

11:25 am Jun. 20, 2014

WASHINGTON — Consider this a sign that Karen Handel plans to remain plenty active in politics after her third place finish in the U.S. Senate race. Georgia’s former Secretary of State is joining the advisory board of ShePAC, a national group boosting conservative female candidates for office, and a supporter of her Senate bid.

From Handel this morning:

While I won’t be on the ballot this November, I am going to continue to