Tag Archives: David Scott

Political Notes: Burkhalter, Smith try to grab that DOT board seat

Former House speaker pro tem Mark Burkhalter and attorney Ray Smith are angling for a vacant seat on the State Transportation Board . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , David Perdue , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , Georgia Watch , Liz Coyle , Mark Burkhalter , Ray Smith , State Transportation Board

‘Turncoat’ Lewis says he won’t support confirmation of Boggs

U.S. Rep. John Lewis now says he does not support the controversial nomination of Georgia judge Michael Boggs to the federal bench . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Scott , federal judgeships , John Lewis , Johnny Isakson , Michael Boggs , Saxby Chambliss

On the campaign trail – Kingston is the Grinch for this holiday season

Jack Kingston sets the media ablaze with his comments about poor children and “free lunches” . . .

Tags: David Perdue , David Scott , Jack Kingston , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Matt Dollar , Michelle Nunn , Paul Broun , Senate race

Here’s a congressional race that more candidates are leaving than entering

The race for Paul Broun’s House seat in the 10th Congressional District is discouraging more candidates than it is attracting . . .

Tags: 10th Congressional District , 13th Congressional District , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , Jody Hice , Leo Smith , Paul Broun

On the campaign trail: Where does the candidate stand? You’d better ask his spokesperson

In one congressional race, a candidate lets others do the speaking for him; the debates over the charter school constitutional amendment keep rolling on . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 13th Congressional District , Carter Kessler , charter school constitutional amendment , David Ralston , David Scott , Donna Sheldon , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Shahid Malik , Spencer Frye , Terry England

Political Notes – Cagle shines a light on the Senate GOP squabble

Lt. Casey Cagle declines an invitation to a fundraiser, throwing some light on the internal bickering among members of the Senate’s Republican caucus . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Chip Rogers , David Scott , John Lewis , Senate Republicans , Tommie Williams , voter registration day

Political Notes: Sometimes you can still find bipartisanship

Republicans and Democrats alike support candidates in two judicial races; Carol Porter criticizes Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in her latest TV spot; a tighter race in the 2nd Congressional District . . .

Tags: Bo Callaway , Carol Porter , Casey Cagle , David Nahmias , David Scott , Ken Hodges , Mike Keown , Sam Olens , Sanford Bishop

Senate race will be Isakson vs. Thurmond

Mike Thurmond wins the Democratic nomination for the U.S. Senate; Congressmen John Barrow, David Scott and Hank Johnson appeared headed for victory in their primaries . . .

Tags: David Scott , hank johnson , John Barrow , mike thurmond

Congressional incumbents have primary opposition

There are party nominations at stake in several of Georgia’s congressional primaries next Tuesday . . .

Tags: David Scott , Georgia congressional primaries , hank johnson , John Barrow