Nunn And Perdue Shift To Fall Battle Of Outsiders – Yahoo News

David Perdue Wins Georgia GOP Senate Runoff

Neither has held public office, making Georgia’s Senate race the only one in the country to feature two self-styled “outsiders” who now must find other distinctions to capitalize on voter discontent. “I do think that our records are very different,” Nunn told reporters in Athens, a liberal enclave that is home to the University of Georgia. Nunn, 47, is on a leave of absence as CEO of Republican former President George H.W. Bush’s Points of Light foundation, which coordinates various volunteer efforts. “My record, obviously, is around building communities, lifting people up, trying to make a difference, working in collaboration with folks from the other side,” she said in offering a more muted version of earlier criticism from Perdue’s primary rivals who noted that he presided over layoffs and outsourcing. David Perdue waves to supporters after declaring victory in the Republican primary runoff for nomina Perdue, 64, downplayed Nunn’s resume as inferior to his. “My issue isn’t so much how she ran that organization,” he said in a Wednesday interview. “It’s just that that leadership does not prepare you, in my mind, to deal with issues we have in a free-enterprise system.
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