Tag: Democrats

House Democratic Caucus Elects Officers

The House Democratic Caucus sent the following release: ATLANTA – The House Democratic Caucus met and elected its key leaders on Tuesday, November 10, 2020. The Minority Caucus elected the following caucus members for leadership positions: State Rep. James Beverly (D-Macon), House Minority Leader; State Rep. Billy Mitchell (D-Stone Mountain), House Minority Caucus Chairman; State Rep.

Former Congressman Jack Brinkley dies in Columbus at 88

Earlier this morning, former Congressman Jack Brinkley (D-Columbus) died at St. Francis Hospital of natural causes, according to the Ledger-Enquirer. Congressman Brinkley was born in Faceville, Georgia in Decatur County on December 22, 1930. He received his undergraduate degree from Young Harris College and served as a pilot in the United States Air Force. He

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

EMILY’s List Endorses in 6/7 CD, PSC and Four State House Races

Eight Democratic women woke up to some good news. EMILY’s List endorsed Lucy McBath in CD-6, Carolyn Bourdeaux in CD-7,Lindy Miller for Public Service Commissioner, Park Cannon for HD-58, Betsy Holland for HD-54, Angelika Kausche for HD-50 and Aisha Yaqoob for HD-97. Stephanie Schriock, president of EMILY’s List said in separate press releases: “Lucy McBath is