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There are now two Democrats in the race to replace Saxby Chambliss in the U.S. Senate. And one of them has the name recognition that at least makes her campaign notable. Michelle Nunn, daughter of former Georgia Sen. Sam Nunn, filed the paperwork to run for the office this morning. The first Democrat to file was Branko Radulovacki, an Atlanta physician. What I've read says Radulovacki doesn't have a chance, even that any Democrat will have a hard time getting elected in our state, which is increasingly dominated by Republican politicians. That may be true. But at least the Republican who wins that party's nomination may have to switch from trying to prove how knee-jerk conservative he or she is to talking about what really is best the Georgia and the country.

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MikeLongCounty commented on Tuesday, Jul 23, 2013 at 19:00 PM

Sam Nunn is fun, Sam Nunn is young, put Sam Nunn in Washington...oh wait my bad, that catchy tune was for a different Democrat named Nunn when they initially ran for Senate. Sam Nunn was a good Senator from Georgia, no doubt about it. But the breed of U.S. Senate Democrats in the early 70's and some even into the 80's was a whoooole lot different from the breed we have running around now, catering to just about every special interest group that there is. Michelle Nunn has the name, and perhaps she is a moderate, but some of you know what the Bible says about "luke warm", and in most cases, that's how I view a moderate. We don't know a lot about Ms. Nunn at this point, but in most cases, politicians do stick with party lines, and I know at the state and federal level, I don't like what I see when we speak of the Democratic platform. We may not know a lot about Ms. Nunn but we do know a lot about a guy by the name of Jack. Let's hope he is the guy to replace old Saxby in Washington.

timeontarget commented on Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 07:33 AM

Basically I'm in agreement with sebekm and MikeLongCounty.

We do know Jack Kingston and I'm more concerned with the race to fill his seat here at home. Don't know who I will support in our congressional race.

Career politicians of both major parties are at the root of most of our difficulty and blind allegiance to either party has given us nothing but gridlock.

Nunn's daughter is a fresh face and I like that. She comes from a family well entrenched in politics and I don't like that.

At any rate I think we will have an interesting campaign.

SportsFan31313 commented on Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 12:19 PM

The State Of Georgia has always been dominated by Republicans over the years, but it is possible that a Democrat could win.

mountain commented on Wednesday, Jul 24, 2013 at 13:49 PM

Not sure if I could support anyone that favors fixing Obamacare versus repealing it. This is the largest piece of legislation that will have the most impact on the demise of America. It's too bad that she doesn't see it.

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