Author: Jessica Szilagyi

Arguing Separation of Power, Carr Joins Coalition Supporting Dismissal of Case Against Gen. Flynn

Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr is getting vocal about the federal government’s motion to dismiss the case against General Michael Flynn. Carr joined a coalition with 14 other attorneys general from around the country. The coalition collectively filed a brief in the United States District Court for the District of Columbia. The coalition contends that the court

Ted Cruz Makes Endorsement in GA-7

United States Senator Ted Cruz has backed a candidate in the race for Georgia’s 7th Congressional district.  Citing ‘continued momentum,’ the endorsement by the conservative Senator from Texas was announced by the Rich McCormick campaign on Thursday. Senator Cruz released the following statement with his endorsement: “Dr. Rich McCormick is the type of leader we

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 14, 2020

Today is the 172nd birthday of the Associated Press. It’s also the 22nd anniversary of the day that Seinfeld died. Peaches Perdue betrays. 2020 says ‘Level Up!’ South Georgia School choice can ease our looming problems. Amid Brunswick Judicial Circuit chaos, 1985 case reopens. And Georgia House Republicans are pandering at new heights. Or lows.

Morning Reads – Thursday, May 7, 2020

Today is the 28th anniversary of the ratification of the 27th Amendment – At the time, it was a 203-year-old proposed constitutional amendment barring Congress from giving itself a midterm pay raise. #TheMoreYouKnow Peaches Loeffler recuses herself from Agriculture subcommittee The Root is relentless on Kemp. College students still want pass/fail option. Duncan wants us

Judicial Emergency to be Extended

The statewide judicial emergency put in place due to the Coronavirus will be extended a second time, this time through June 12th. Georgia Supreme Court Chief Justice Harold Melton made the announcement Monday morning as the expiration date of the current declaration – May 13 – approached. According to Law.com: Melton’s new order will continue

Raffensperger Creates Task Force to Address Absentee Ballot Fraud

Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger has created an Absentee Ballot Fraud Task Force to ensure no one undermines the integrity of the vote in Georgia during this time of crisis. Secretary Raffensperger has selected experts in election administration, investigation, and prosecution from around the state of Georgia to demonstrate that he takes voter fraud concerns