Category: Presidential Politics

Jim Clyburn Likes A Georgia Dem For VP (It’s Not Abrams)

Fresh off his king-making endorsement in the Democratic Presidential Primary, Jim Clyburn is setting his sights on Georgia. In last weekend’s “Lunch with the FT”, Clyburn made clear what he’s looking for from Joe Biden’s VP nod: an African-American woman. (The Financial Times is so exceedingly good you should all subscribe to it–and you’ve got

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

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

Georgians Weigh In On Impeachment Vote

Tonight, without a vote from the Minority Party, Democrats in the U.S. House voted to impeach President Trump. Congressman Doug Collins from GA-9, Ranking Member of the Judiciary Committee, was the highest profile Georgian on the matter to this point. Collins office sent over the following press release: “Without offering sufficient evidence or alleging actual

Republicans Respond To Democratic-Led Formal Impeachment Inquiry

The circus has come to town. Okay, the circus has been in town, but it’s about to get bigger. US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced this afternoon that the House will proceed in a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump’s actions. Speaker Pelosi has been very reserved in pursuing impeachment since Democrats gained the

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