Groups spend big to influence Georgia Senate race

IN this May 14, 2014, photo, Georgia Republican Senate candidate, Rep. Jack Kingston, speaks at a campaign event in Douglasville, Ga. Corporations and special-interest groups are spending more than $6 million to influence the crowded election for the open Senate seat from Georgia. Federal Election Commission records show that outside groups have spent $4.6 million on advertising either supporting or opposing individual Senate candidates in party primaries next Tuesday. Kingston, for example, has gotten a boost from $920,000 worth of ads bought by the U.S. Chamber of Commerce. (AP Photo/David Goldman)SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — The U.S. Chamber of Commerce shelled out $920,000 for TV and online ads promoting Rep. Jack Kingston in the crowded race for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat.

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