Skip to main content
  1. News
  2. Politics
  3. Government

Ga Rep. Paul Broun comes out against the Murray-Ryan budget deal

See also

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga), who is running for U.S. Senate in 2014, released a campaign ad today voicing his opposition to a congressional budget deal announced on Wednesday.

The text of the ad is as follows:

"There they go again, the politicians in Washington have a new plan that spends more, borrows more, and taxes more. And get this: they still want us to keep paying for Obamacare. Washington's budget deal is bad news for Georgia families and it's time we fight back.

"Dr. Paul Broun will say no to big spending budgets, no to debt ceiling increases, no to funding Obamacare. In fact, Dr. Broun has introduced more targeted spending cuts than any other member of Congress and he's proposed the toughest balanced budget amendment we've ever seen.

"Other candidates talk about cutting spending; Dr. Broun has actually done it. That's the difference. Conservative Republican Paul Broun for U.S. Senate."

Broun is one of just a handful of congressmen to quickly oppose the Senate Budget Committee chairman Senator Patty Murray (D-Wash.) and House Budget Committee chairman Representative Paul Ryan's (R-Wisc.) budget deal. They announced their agreement on Wednesday afternoon.

(UPDATE: The House passed the budget 332-94, with Broun voting against it.)

Broun, who currently represents Georgia's tenth congressional district, is running to replace retiring Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga) in the upper chamber of U.S. Congress.

The primary season on the Republican side should be very competitive. From the declared Republican candidates, Broun's competition includes:

· patent attorney Art Gardner,

· U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey (R-Ga-11),

· conservative political activist Derrick Grayson,

· former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel,

· U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston (R-Ga-01),

· Georgia Ports Authority board member David Perdue ( who is also cousin of former Georgia Governor Sonny Perdue),

· businessman, President of the Federation of Korean Associations, and former deputy sheriff Eugene Yu.

The primary will be held on Tuesday May 20, 2014, and the almost certain run off - Tuesday July 22, 2014.



  • Mt. Everest avalanche
    Disaster strikes Mt. Everest as at least 12 people were killed in an avalanche
    Watch Video
  • Most Earthlike planet discovered
    The Kepler telescope has discovered the most Earthlike, possibly habitable planet yet
    Space News
  • Easter crosses create debate
    Easter crosses spark a debate of separation of church and state in Ohio
  • Chelsea Clinton is preggers
    Former first daughter Chelsea Clinton is pregnant with her first child
  • Stanley Cup playoffs
    The battle for Lord Stanley's Cup is on, don't miss a minute of playoff action
  • Ukraine discussed amongst U.S., E.U., Russia
    The U.S., E.U. and Russia agree on ways to diffuse the tension in Ukraine
    Watch Video

Related Videos:

  • Marco Rubio
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518020994" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Elizabeth Warren
    <div class="video-info" data-id="518188215" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>
  • Eric Cantor
    <div class="video-info" data-id="517797227" data-param-name="playList" data-provider="5min" data-url=""></div>

User login

Log in
Sign in with your email and password. Or reset your password.
Write for us
Interested in becoming an Examiner and sharing your experience and passion? We're always looking for quality writers. Find out more about and apply today!