Mike Pompeo was confirmed today by a vote of 57-42 to become the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of State. One of those voting for his approval was Sen. Johnny Isakson (R, GA). Isakson stated: “I’m pleased the Senate has confirmed Mike Pompeo to lead the State Department, where he will have an important
Georgia Sen. David Shafer has released his first TV ad that will be televised across Georgia. The ad, entitled “Changed My Life,” talks about Sen. Shafer’s own adoption and his “fight to make adoptions more affordable in Georgia.” Sen. Shafer: “As an adopted child of two wonderful and loving parents, I have fought to keep
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, the Republican frontrunner for Governor, released two new TV ads this weekend. The first ad, entitled “Hand,” focuses on Cagle’s efforts to “transform Georgia’s education system.” Cagle states: “Education is the great equalizer. My public school education allowed me to find great success despite a tough upbringing, and I want to
Brian Robinson, Communications Adviser for the Cagle Campaign, provided the following response to Clay Tippins’ most recent ad: “No wonder this guy is in fifth place and polling below 5 percent. If Clay Tippins is talking about strip clubs and the Revolutionary War, it’s because he can’t talk about his record of working for a
From Cody Hall, Communications Director for the Hunter Hill campaign: “This ad is disgusting and Clay Tippins should be ashamed of himself. Benedict Arnold betrayed his countrymen to the British and was a traitor to our nation. Hunter Hill led men in battle on three combat tours in Iraq and Afghanistan to defend America and
The legal murder of Robert Earl Butts by the State of Georgia has been set for May 3, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. The State of Georgia states that Mr. Butts “has concluded his direct appeal proceedings and his state and federal habeas corpus proceedings.” Mr. Butts was convicted of the 1996 murder of Donovan Corey Parks.
Sen. David Shafer’s campaign released released the following statements from Sen. Shafer and his attorney in response to today’s report from the Georgia Senate. The report dismisses the allegations made against him based upon an independent investigation that found “a lack of credible evidence to support the allegations.” A copy of the Senate’s letter to Sen.
Gov. Nathan Deal made an announcement today that Perdue Farms will create 125 additional jobs and invest $42 million in Houston County by expanding its cooking operations. The company produces cooked and frozen chicken products that are available to restaurants and directly to consumers. They have created over 900 jobs since 2004 and support more
A permit has been issued to the National Socialist Movement to allow the organization to hold a rally on April 21 in Greenville Street Park in Newnan, Georgia. Despite an assurance by Harry Hughes, National Socialist Movement spokesman, that they “don’t come to these events with the intention of starting any sort of violence what so
Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle has released a new TV ad for his gubernatorial campaign that is part of a $4.5 million media buy. The ad will air via broadcast, cable, and satellite across the Albany, Atlanta, Augusta, Chattanooga, Columbus, Jacksonville, Macon, Savannah, and Tallahassee media markets. The ad is entitled “Difference” and touts “Cagle’s partnership with Gov.