Category: Democrats

Cong. Johnson Endorses Biden, 90% Of Legislators To Follow?

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

2020’s Stupidest Candidate Is In Georgia!

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

Carr Rejects Kemp Campaign Hacking Claim, Clears DPG

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:

Biden Leads in Georgia Primary

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

Congressman Lewis To Receive Top NAACP Award

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

Ed Tarver Still Prepping Senate Bid

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.

Party Switching in Gwinnett

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

Top Twenty of 2020 Democratic Primary

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