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RNC calls out Michelle Nunn's 'liberal agenda' during Biden's fundraising visit

The Republican National Committee (RNC) gave a response to Vice President Joe Biden's visit in Atlanta today, a brief stopover by the VP to help the Georgia Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn at a local fundraiser.

Chris Christie (C) speaks as Points of Light CEO Michelle Nunn (L) and Wendy Spencer (R), look on during a discussion of the 21st annual Conference on Volunteering and Service, June 21, 2013 at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, DC.
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“After months of lying low and ducking the issues, Democrat Michelle Nunn has finally shown where her true allegiance lies: with the Obama Administration and its liberal agenda of government run health care, higher taxes, and record debt," said RNC spokesman Michael Short. "If the Obama Administration’s agenda is good enough for Michelle Nunn to support it in private, then why isn’t it good enough for her to support it in public?”

Nunn has positioned herself as a centrist, non-political candidate, and therefore hasn't mentioned the Obama Administration much on the campaign trail.

The fundraising event was hardly mentioned anywhere, the candidate herself didn't advertise it on social media, and it was closed to the press.

The RNC is also pointing to Nunn's refusal to debate the Republican candidates at several forums across the state, as in "lying low and ducking the issues."

The Democrat is most likely waiting for the general election to debate, especially considering that the Republican field has seven candidates right now, each trying to sound more conservative than the next one.

Nunn would seem extremely liberal next to the Republicans right now, and that wouldn't work for her in conservative-leaning Georgia.

However, the GOP candidate is likely to water down the rhetoric once in the general election, helping Nunn stay comfortably in the center throughout the campaign.

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