Category: Presidential Politics

Remembering Life And Political Lessons From Bob Dole

This week’s Courier Herald column: In the quiet early hours of Sunday December 5th, former Senator Bob Dole passed away in his sleep.  It’s quite the contrast from the morning of April 14th, 1945, when then Second Lieutenant Dole remained critically wounded on a mountainside in northern Italy for ten hours before being rescued. Dole

Secretary of State Opens Probe of Former President Trump

A headline from Reuters has flashed across earlier today saying that the Georgia Secretary of State’s office will be launching an investigation of former President Donald Trump and efforts to overturn the election results in Georgia: “The Secretary of State’s office investigates complaints it receives,” said Walter Jones, a spokesman for the Secretary of State’s

US Senators Perdue And Loeffler Support President Trump’s Recount Request

Georgia’s election was certified on Friday. Not long after that, the Trump campaign made it known that they were planning to request a recount. Both of Georgia’s US Senators have expressed support of the Trump campaign’s request. From Senator David Perdue’s office: “I support President Trump’s request for a recount in Georgia, one in which signatures

Cook Political Report Update: Georgia A Tossup

I suppose it’s not really that much of a surprise if you live here but Georgia was moved into the toss-up category by The Cook Political Report. So sayeth the soothsayers: “Georgia has joined Arizona, North Carolina and Florida in the Toss Up column, although, at this point, Biden would be slightly favored to win at

Biden”Very Seriously” Vetting Bottoms, Abrams “Not A Priority”

In Sunday’s New York Times we moved to a new stage of uncertainty about the Veepstakes, but it appears Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is in the top tier of hopefuls. The paper said 13 women are being vetted by Joe Biden and he hopes to make a decision by August 1. It appears Mayor Bottoms’

Biden, Collins Lead in New Poll

In a brand-new poll shared with The National Journal‘s Hotline, Joe Biden leads President Trump and Rep. Doug Collins will maybe head to a runoff with Sen. Kelly Loeffler. The poll was conducted by Public Policy Polling (538 rating: B) for End Citizens United. In the presidential matchup it’s Biden’s 49% to Trump’s 45. The