Obviously picking up the endorsement from the congressman representing one of the most Democratic counties in the country is a boon to Joe Biden. But another nugget from The AJC‘s story on Congressman Hank Johnson’s endorsement is perhaps more interesting: [S]tate Rep. Billy Mitchell, the president-elect of the National Black Caucus of State Legislators, promised
I’m sorry, I should be more charitable and merely say: the most quixotic. Yeah. That’s it. Angela Stanton-King qualified to run against John Lewis. That alone makes it, stupid silly. But being a Republican doubles the–whatever adjective we’re using. Having your felony pardoned by President Trump trebles that. Her platform seems to be overall thin
Attorney General Chris Carr’s office says there was no attempt from the DPG to hack election information during the 2018 election. Two days before the election in a totally-not-politically-motivated case based off totally-not-specious claims that Democrats had committed “possible cyber crimes” with online election databases. The AG’s memo about the state’s investigation said in short:
Former state senator and U.S. Attorney Ed Tarver is running for Senate. We wrote that he was prepping his bid against Kelly Loeffler even as Democratic kingmakers were clearing the deck for Raphael Warnock. Tarver said he in Georgia Senate Race Boogaloo Seat 1: “to restore decency to Washington, bring real leadership, and fight for
Vice President Joe Biden is poised to comfortably win the Georgia POTUS Primary. The latest poll from Landmark Communications/WSB has Biden with more than twice the amount of his two closest rivals, Senator Bernie Sanders and former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg. The triumvirate have 32.1%, 14.2% and 14% respectively. However, the most dangerous foe is
The NAACP announced this year’s Chairman Award will go to Congressman John Lewis. Congressman Lewis will receive the honor during the February 22 NAACP Image Awards. NAACP Chairman Leon Russell hailed Lewis as a “modern hero in American history” who has “dedicated his life to protecting our constitutional rights, fighting injustice and speaking truth to
Democrats seemed poised to be to rally behind Raphael Warnock for Senate on Thursday. Buried in Politico’s reporting on Warnock’s announcement is news that Ed Tarver is finalizing his campaign for the same Senate seat. Warnock picked up the endorsement of Stacey Abrams right after announcing his candidacy to fulfill the term of Johnny Isakson.
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will campaign for Joe Biden on Friday. The AJC is reporting Bottoms will be in the scenic cities of Fort Dodge, Algona and this blogger’s favorite, Mason City. Mayor Bottoms has previously campaigned for Biden in Texas and South Carolina.
Hey guys–remember party switching? It’s back! In Republican-to-Democrat form! Former Snellville City Councilman Roger Marmol told The Gwinnett Daily Post he was becoming a Democrat partly because of President Trump and how Republicans have treated minorities. In a statement to the GDP he said: “Most have embraced an agenda and policies that are more about
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