Category: Congressional Races

Congresswoman Karen Handel Kicks Off Campaign In Roswell

Congresswoman Karen Handel (R-GA-06) kicked off her general election campaign yesterday in Roswell. Speaking to a packed house, the Congresswoman highlighted some of the accomplishments that have come from the Republican Congress: largest military pay increase in a decade, tax cuts that are putting more dollars in the pockets of Americans, roaring economic growth with

Former 10th Congressional Candidate Arrested on Murder Charges

On Wednesday, 30 year-old Kellie Lynn Collins was arrested by the McDuffie County Sheriff’s Office for the murder of 41 year-old Curt Jason Cain, according to the Daily Mail. Ms. Collins dropped out of the race for “personal reasons” and was not on the ballot.  Apparently, deputies found the body during a well-being check after

“I’ll Never Drink in Dalton GA Again…”

According to the Daily Citizen, a Democratic Congressional Candidate for Georgia’s 14th District was arrested in September of last year and found guilty on Monday of DUI. Steven Lamar Foster was driving home from dinner with his wife, Elizabeth, when the couple was pulled over by Whitfield County Sheriff’s Deputies. Mr. Foster’s wife commented more

A Questionable Poll With All Dems Up in Georgia

Democrats almost assuredly like the results from the latest Gravis Marketing poll. Trump disapproval 49%, only 46% approve! Generic Dem congressional candidate up by four points! Abrams over Kemp by two points! Sarah Riggs Amico(!) over Goff [sic] Duncan by two points! Barrow over Raffensberger by four(!) points! Same-sex marriage supporters outnumber opponents by three percent!  But

What’s Next for Doug Collins

The news that Paul Ryan is retiring could be a boon for Doug Collins.  Gainesville’s finest congressman is currently the vice chair of the House Republican Conference. Before Ryan’s news was official, the second- and third-ranking House Republicans were already allegedly jockeying for the Speakership. And with the increasing specter of a Democratic takeover of congress, the

Winning for Women endorses Congresswoman Handel

In a press release today, Winning for Women announced their endorsement of Congresswoman Karen Handel. Winning for Women is a a 501(c)(4) “supporting women leaders who believe in free-market principles and a strong national defense.” WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Winning For Women, an organization supporting women leaders who believe in free-market principles and a strong national

NARAL to Karen Handel: You’ve Gone “Too Far”

When does the debate on abortion begin? Probably not with tax bills. Certainly not with tax bills if you are NARAL, which took issue over Karen Handel’s “pushing” the new GOP tax bill*. In other words: NARAL views Handel’s seat as vulnerable and on that we agree. In a statement released ahead of Thursday’s vote

Is Johnny Isakson Losing Faith in Donald Trump?

Johnny Isakson sat down with The Marietta Daily Journal recently and reading between the lines, he appears to have a growing unease with U.S. President Donald Trump. The most telling exchange came when Isakson was asked about Trump’s ban on transgender Americans serving in the military. Quote Isakson (emphasis added): “That came out of left field. We

Chalis Montgomery Jumps into #GA10 Race (Rep. Hice)

We received the following press release from Chalis Montgomery announcing her candidacy as a Democrat for Congress from GA-10, which is currently represented by Republican Congressman Jody Hice. Today, Democrat Chalis Montgomery is announcing her bid to represent Georgia’s 10th Congressional District. Her run for congress is motivated by her faith and her commitment to