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Speaking Out: Readers react to governor’s race

Deal vs. Barnes: Readers react to governor’s race

Re: Election discussions at facebook.com/thegavoice (Aug. 11)

Editor’s note: GA Voice readers had plenty to say about Nathan Deal’s victory over Karen Handel in the Aug. 10 GOP gubernatorial primary runoff. Deal, who attacked Karen Handel on gay issues, now faces Democrat and former Gov. Roy Barnes and Libertarian John Monds on the November ballot.

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‘Daily Show’ weighs in on anti-gay Ga. GOP runoff

Last night’s "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart" highlighted the Republican gubernatorial runoff between Karen Handel and eventual winner Nathan Deal.

The segment highlighted the endorsements Deal and Handel received in the run-up to Tuesday’s vote. Deal was endorsed by former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich and former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Handel received the backing of “Momma Grizzly” Sarah Palin.

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John Oxendine reads the GA Voice

John Oxendine hits Karen Handel in a new political mailer

At least someone on Oxendine’s campaign staff does. Oxendine included us in a recent mailer attacking fellow Republican gubernatorial candidate Karen Handel for her past connections to the Georgia Log Cabin Republicans and support of gay issues. See the full mailer here.

We appreciate the shout-out, Ox! (Even if you did make up a fake page to display)

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Karen Handel: ‘I would consider’ banning gay adoption

As the July 20 primary grows closer, the race to see which Republican will compete to be Georgia’s next governor just gets uglier. And of course, more anti-gay.

Former Secretary of State Karen Handel continues to run from her previous moderate stands on LGBT issues like domestic partner benefits.

Her GOP primary opponents, including former U.S. Rep. Nathan Deal and Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine, released ads this week attacking Handel, and by extension, gay Georgians.

Today Handel fires back — not at her opponents, but at us.

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Handel, Deal, Palin and gay bashing

As if we needed another reason to oppose Karen Handel and Nathan Deal.

Former vice-presidential candidate Sarah Palin endorsed former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel in her bid to become the state’s next governor.