Category: Presidential Politics

Atlanta in Running for 2020 Democratic National Convention

The coolest thing for politicos of any stripe is the chance to host a presidential nomination. Atlanta could have that opportunity for Democrats in 2020. #gapol https://t.co/C798bx2425 — Johnny Kauffman (@JohnnyIK) May 10, 2018 Earlier, the DNC had gauged interest from interested cities but now they’re in the Request for Proposal stage. One wonders if

Isakson: “Serious Allegations” Postponing Jackson Confirmation

Johnny Isakson, chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs, and Jon Tester, the committee’s ranking member asked the White House to submit all documents related to the accusations of misconduct from Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson (the letter is below). He was, you will recall, the nominee to be the next Secretary of the Department

Washington Post Columnist: Lying Sen. Perdue Should Resign

I mean….I’m not sure what you’d expect when a clown gets in bed with a buffoon… Jennifer Rubin writes: There is no honor among anti-immigrant advocates and liars, I suppose. After dutifully lying on behalf of the president regarding his abhorrent language (“****hole countries”), Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) and David Perdue (R-Ga.) were outed by

AJC: Trump Georgia Disapproval at 58.7%

Today’s poll from The AJC is, candidly, a bit hard to believe.  If the data is to be believed 58.7% of Georgians disapprove of President Trump and only 36.7% approve. Could there be essentially a 13-point swing since the all-important November 8, 2016 approval poll? Possibly. The numbers almost mirror national results. President Trump does create

Is Hank Johnson Already Backing Kamala Harris for President?

I’ll start by saying: let’s pump the brakes on 2020 POTUS speculation….he says unironically. Anyway, NBC News started poking around to see who Black Democratic leaders are starting to support in the 2020 Presidential race. Sens. Corey Booker and Kamala Harris are the way-too-early front-runners. Cong. Hank Johnson, still harboring some bitterness about Hillary Clinton’s