Tag Archives: Charles Gregory

Ralston survives tea party challenge; 2 tea party legislators are booted

The tea party’s attempt to topple House Speaker David Ralston fails, as he wins his Republican primary race; two tea party incumbents in the House are ousted . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , Georgia House races , Jason Spencer , Sam Moore

Corporate giants make late push in state legislative races

Georgia’s wealthiest corporate citizens are raising money through an independent committee organized by Republican Party lawyers to try to beat tea party legislators and support incumbents with primary opposition . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , Coca-Cola , Delta Air Lines , Don Parsons , Fran Millar , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Georgia Power , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Sam Moore , SunTrust

Ralston’s race is one of several challenges to legislative veterans

Several prominent lawmakers are faced with challengers in their own party primaries, including Speaker David Ralston . . .

Tags: Brooks Coleman , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , Debbie Dooley , Don Balfour , Greg Morris , Jack Murphy , Jason Spencer , Legislative elections , Ray Boyd , Sam Moore , Sam Snider

On the campaign trail: Moore controversy provides a peek at the leadership’s strategy

There were several factors that contributed to Friday’s pile-on by the House leadership of newly elected legislator Sam Moore . . .

Tags: Bert Reeves , Charles Gregory , David Ralston , David Studdard , Marty Harbin , Meagan Biello , Ronnie Chance , Sam Moore , sex offenders

On the Campaign Trail: Latest reports from congressional candidates

Here’s the latest look at how the contributions are flowing in Georgia’s congressional races . . .

Tags: Bob Barr , Buddy Carter , Charles Gregory , Congressional races , Donna Sheldon , Ed Lindsey , Jeff Chapman , John Barrow , Judy Manning , Mike Collins , Rick Allen , Tricia Pridemore

On the campaign trail – Nunn checks in with $1.7 million raised

Michelle Nunn raises some eyebrows with the announcement that she raised $1.7 million for her U.S. Senate campaign . . .

Tags: Art Gardner , Bert Reeves , Charles Gregory , Don Parsons , Jack Kingston , Michelle Nunn , Senate race , Steven Fellowes

House passes consolidated gun carry bill

An extensive gun carry bill is passed by the House and will probably move to a House-Senate conference committee . . .

Tags: Charles Gregory , Donna Sheldon , gun carry , public places

Political Notes – Gingrey will ‘listen’ to gun control ideas

Rep. Phil Gingrey says he might be open to some gun law changes, defends the rape remarks of Missouri senatorial candidate Todd Akin . . .

Tags: Charles Gregory , gay marriage , gun laws , Kasim Reed , Phil Gingrey , pregnancy , rape

Political Notes – Loudermilk wants to eliminate Medicaid

State Sen. Barry Loudermilk says the solution to Medicaid’s budget problems would be to eliminate the program entirely; former legislators will be making their return to the General Assembly . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , Charles Gregory , former legislators , gun carry laws , Judson Hill , Medicaid , NRA

In wake of Newtown shootings, legislator wants to make it easier to carry guns

Georgia lawmaker pre-files bills that would make it legal to carry firearms in more public places . . .

Tags: Charles Gregory , churches , college campuses , firearms , gun carry laws , schools , Vincent Fort