Tag Archives: David Perdue

Political Notes — Isakson, Perdue vote to kill the filibuster

Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue vote to strike the Senate’s longstanding filibuster rule . . .

Tags: coal ash dumps , David Perdue , Jeff Jones , Johnny Isakson , Savannah dredging project , Senate filibusters

Political Notes — The appearance of a rat triggers the inevitable jokes

This rat was in a standing capitol, not a sinking ship . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Dee Dawkins-Haigler , Ken Hodges , rats

Ga. senators back Trump’s immigration ban

Trump’s new ban on immigrants from predominantly Muslim nations gets the enthusiastic support of Georgia’s U.S. senators . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Trump immigration ban

Political Notes — DeVos squeaks through with help of Isakson, Perdue

With the votes of Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, Betsy DeVos is confirmed as education secretary . . .

Tags: Betsy DeVos , David Perdue , Dispute Resolution Commission , Harris Hines , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — New committees on tap for House, Senate

Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are setting up new committees in their respective legislative chambers . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Drew Ferguson staff , Johnny Isakson , legislative committees , Turner Field

Political Notes — Trump’s Georgia lead down to 1 point in Q-poll

The race in Georgia between Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton narrows to one point in the latest Quinnipiac poll . . .

Tags: battleground states , Brian Kemp , David Perdue , early voting , Georgia poll , legislative control

Georgia delegation votes to override Obama veto

Congress votes for its first override of a veto by President Obama . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , veto override

Political Notes — Not even the Orlando shootings move the Senate on gun control

Four bills aimed at keeping terrorism suspects from buying firearms are blocked in the U.S. Senate, with Johnny Isakson and David Perdue among those who were doing the blocking . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , firearms purchases , Johnny Isakson , Michael McNeely , State Bar of Georgia , terrorism suspects , Tom Taylor

Political Notes — Another year, another congressional fight over water rights

Georgia and Alabama senators are back fighting over the water wars dispute between the two states . . .

Tags: Beth Beskin , David Perdue , Georgia Chamber awards , Jeff Mullis , John Meadows , Johnny Isakson , Rick Thompson , water wars

Is Sen. Perdue aiming for higher office?

Donald Trump may have two Georgians wanting to be picked as his vice presidential running mate — Sen. David Perdue and former speaker Newt Gringrich . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Donald Trump , running mate