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
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms will campaign for Joe Biden on Friday. The AJC is reporting Bottoms will be in the scenic cities of Fort Dodge, Algona and this blogger’s favorite, Mason City. Mayor Bottoms has previously campaigned for Biden in Texas and South Carolina.
The Gulch will remain a gulch. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said earlier today she has “no intention of asking the authors of [Gulch redevelopment] proposals” to vote on said package. She also seemed to take a shot at the City Council members who torpedoed her $1.75-billion redevelopment plan, saying “we have negotiated an unprecedented deal
Yes, Kasim Reed is term-limited but let’s be honest: His hand-picked candidate, Keisha Lance Bottoms, will be Mayor Reed the Second if she is elected. And right now I doubt she will*. The slew of endorsements for Mary Norwood from virtually every one of her erstwhile opponents and Mayor Shirley Franklin are stunning–for their anti-Reed
Let’s play a fun game of “What If?” I cannot begin to predict who will make it to the run off because the field is so crowded in Atlanta’s Mayoral race. However, I am willing to predict a low voter turnout in this general election due to overwhelming number of candidates in the race. A
Stop me if you’ve heard this one before: Mary Norwood has a commanding lead in the polls throughout her mayoral candidacy only to see it evaporate at the last second. Well sorry but we’re getting an encore presentation of the 2009 Atlanta mayoral race. (Even better, she’s poised to head to a runoff with Mayor
UPDATE: WHAT IS GOING ON IT IS NOT EVEN 7:00 AM AND THE ATLANTA CITY COUNCIL IS NOT SURE WHAT IS HAPPENING (and thus, I don’t, and you, dear reader, are poorer in life). Apparently Reed did not veto the pot legislation. And at least one City Council social media staffer will be fired before
The only real news from the latest 11Alive poll on the Atlanta Mayoral race is that we appear to have a two-woman race shaping up. Mary Norwood continues to lead in the polls with 28% of those polled supporting her, while Keisha Lance Bottoms is clawing her way up to a firm second place with