Former Sen. David Perdue has filed to challenge Sen. Raphael Warnock for U.S. Senate in Georgia in 2022, according to the Federal Election Commission.
Mr. Perdue, who lost a runoff election last month against Senator Jon Ossoff, is taking the first step in the Republican Party’s effort to try to win back a Senate seat in 2022.
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Republican former Sen. David Perdue (Ga.) wants to get back into the U.S. Senate, after losing his seat last month in a runoff race against Democratic rival and now Sen. Jon Ossoff.
The announcement came just a week after Mr. Perdue, a former senator and a Republican, said he had filed paperwork for a possible campaign, and just days after a meeting with Donald Trump.
The last time the U.S. raised its federal minimum wage was 2009 to its current level of $7.25, although many states have a higher rate.
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While the decision is not final, sources reportedly told both Fox News and The Atlanta Journal-Constitution that Perdue is leaning towards a run.