The loser of the most expensive congressional race in American history will challenge Senator David Perdue in 2020. From Bluestein: Former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff said he will challenge Republican U.S. Sen. David Perdue and “mount a ruthless assault on corruption in our political system” that’s prevented Congress from addressing urgent issues. The Democrat told
I will admit that as someone who lives well outside of “The Donut,” I don’t always clue in on races this far out that affect only the metro area. However, Donnie Bolena is one of those cases who you can’t miss, even if you try. Bless his heart. I’ve had a lot of emotions surrounding
As you are aware by now, Georgia’s senior US Senator Johnny Isakson will resign from his office at the end of this year. Governor Brian Kemp will have the opportunity to appoint someone to fill the vacancy until the next General Election in 2020. So, let’s speculate who may (or may not) be on that
On Wednesday morning Senator Johnny Isakson rocked Georgia’s political world by announcing he is retiring at the end of the year. Isakson has been a fixture in public service for over four decades. His name sits alongside others such as Coverdell and Gingrich in the small circle of founders of the modern Georgia Republican party.
This morning we were greeted with a bit of a surprise from Senator Isakson, with the now well covered news of his early retirement. He’s made no secret of his health challenges, and a recent fall with broken ribs combined with a newly discovered issue with his kidneys have led him to decide that it
The road to the White House runs straight through Georgia. The chair of the Georgia Democratic Party, Senator Nikema Williams has a new mantra. She is right. Tonight, begins a two night debate with the top twenty Democratic 2020 candidates. Partly thanks to the national groundwork laid by Stacey Abrams’s gubernatorial campaign and her potential
From Wednesday to Thursday our lives will be improved as four Democratic Presidential hopefuls deign to grace us with their presence. Vice President Joe Biden, Senator Corey Booker, Mayor Pete Buttegieg and former congressman Beto O’Rourke will be in Atlanta for a series of fundraisers and Thursday’s African American Leadership Summit and IWillVote Gala. Really
This week’s Courier Herald column: Condolences to David Shafer. The Georgia Republican Party held its biennial convention for the election of state officers last weekend in Savannah. Shafer, the former candidate for Lieutenant Governor and President Pro Tempore of the Georgia Senate prior to that, takes the helm of the party’s grassroots structure in advance