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Jimmy Carter's Grandson Will Run for Ga. Governor

Jason Carter tries to be first Democrat to win in 12 years

(Newser) - Jason Carter will attempt to follow in his grandfather Jimmy's footsteps from Georgia's state senate to the governor's mansion in next year's election, he revealed in an interview with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. "We can't wait as a state," Carter says in announcing... More »

Jimmy Carter's Grandson Wins Ga. Senate Race

Jason brings Carter name back to Georgia politics

(Newser) - The Carter name is back in Georgia politics for the first time since the '70s. Jason Carter, grandson of Jimmy Carter, was elected to the State Senate for a suburban Atlanta seat in a special election to fill the seat vacated when David Edelman was appointed US ambassador to Singapore.... More »

Meet 2010's Political Dynasty Hopefuls

Reid, Paul, Biden heirs seek to join ranks of Bushes, Kennedys

(Newser) - The 2010 elections will see a big crop of political legacies trying to break into the family business. Children and grandchildren of prominent pols will appear on the ballot in gubernatorial, Senate, and House races across the country, trying to leverage their names into political dynasties, The Hill reports. Here... More »

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