Why HB 1 is Still Crucial for Georgia Citizens

Even though the medical marijuana bill has been cut back somewhat, Rep. Allen Peake argues that it's still important for legislators to pass it . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , medical marijuana

The Clash of Titans Must End

A retired federal prosecutor takes a look at the mistrial of DeKalb County's indicted CEO, Burrell Ellis . . .

Tags: Burrell Ellis , DeKalb County , extortion trial , Robert James

Georgia already has a history of general election runoffs

General election runoffs are not something new to Georgia politics -- there have been at least five of these statewide races over the past 22 years . . .

Tags: general election runoffs , governor\'s race , Libertarian candidates , Senate race

Pay attention to these statewide races — they matter

There are other statewide races on the election ballot besides the campaigns for governor and the Senate . . .

Tags: 2018 governor's race , Statewide constitutional offices

The statewide races shouldn’t be this close, but somehow they are

A year ago at this time, practically no one thought Georgia's races for governor and the U.S. Senate would be as close as they are today . . .

Tags: David Perdue , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Senate race

Georgia’s great experiment didn’t work very well

The idea that continued tax cuts for businesses and corporations would create jobs and spur economic development hasn't worked that effectively in Georgia, which now has the nation's highest unemployment rate . . .

Tags: Jason Carter , job creation , Nathan Deal , tax cuts , unemployment rate

Fighting the battle of the ballot

Fifty years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act, the two major parties are still battling over the issue of who gets to vote on election day . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , election fraud , Fran Millar , Nathan Deal , Stacey Abrams , voter registration , voter suppression

The camera never blinks

Georgia becomes nationally known for beating up journalists who are just doing their job at public meetings -- which is not a great development for the state's image . . .

Tags: Burt's Pumpkin Farm , Dawson County sheriff's office , journalist assaulted , Nydia Tisdale , Sam Olens , trackers , videotaping candidates

Now the serious campaigning starts

Labor Day marks the time when general election campaigns traditionally begin -- so what's in store for Georgia vcoters? . . .

Tags: Congressional races , general election campaigns , governor\'s race , Senate race

A pollster offers some thoughts on why polls can be so far apart

The Landmark Communications president, Mark Rountree, talks about how polls are done and how polling firms can reach different conclusions on political races . . .

Tags: governor\'s race , Landmark Communications , Mark Rountree , polling , Senate race
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