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Political Notes – Kemp says voter data ‘was not breached’

The computer disks that mistakenly included sensitive personal information about registered voters have all been retrieved, Secretary of State Brian Kemp says . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , dubose porter , Georgia Hospital Association , Newton County Commission , Tommy Craig , voter registration information

Political Notes – Trump, still the leader, swings through Georgia this weekend

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was “disinvited” to an earlier political event in Georgia, but he plans a swing through the Peach State this weekend . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Democratic debate , Donald Trump , dubose porter , Johnny Isakson , water wars

Political Notes – Camden County launches its spaceport project

Camden County is putting down serious money on its proposal to develop a commercial spaceport in Georgia’s coastal region . . .

Tags: Bruce Williamson , Camden County spaceport , dubose porter , Georgia Chamber of Commerce , Jason Spencer , John Kennedy , Medicaid fraud , Ron Stephens , Sam Olens , Steve Gooch

Georgia Democrats reelect Porter as state chairman

The Democratic Party’s state committee members elect former legislator DuBose Porter to a full four-year term as Georgia chairman . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , dubose porter , Kip Carr , Nikema Williams , R. J. Hadley , Ted Terry

Georgia Democrats to elect officers for new term

The Democratic Party of Georgia will elect officers for a new four-year term on Jan. 31 . . .

Tags: Democratic Party of Georgia , dubose porter , party officers , Tharon Johnson

Political Notes: GOP lawmaker makes a case for Medicaid expansion

Republican Sen. Chuck Hufstetler says the Legislature should try to develop its own version of Medicaid expansion and try to get federal approval . . .

Tags: Chuck Hufstetler , dubose porter , Medicaid expansion , Medical Association of Georgia , Mike Dudgeon , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Legislative leaders look very familiar

The legislative caucuses elect familiar leadership slates for the next session; Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed snipes at Democratic Party Chairman DuBose Porter . . .

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Political Notes – Porter says he’ll run again for Democratic Party chairman

DuBose Porter says he will run for a full term as chairman of the Georgia Democratic Party; a legislative committee is appointed to draw the maps of new DeKalb cities . . .

Tags: Amy Carter , DeKalb cities , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Kasim Reed

Political Notes – The circular firing squads are being formed

There’s already some squabbling going on among Georgia Democrats about the party chairman’s role in the recent general election . . .

Tags: Avery Niles , Brookhaven , dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , Georgia polling , J. Max Davis , Kasim Reed , Pink Pony nightclub , Tharon Johnson , Todd Rehm

On the campaign trail: Washington handicapper sends a mixed message

A Washington handicapper says Gov. Nathan Deal is in better shape than recent polls indicate — but still downgrades his chances in the governor’s race . . .

Tags: dubose porter , Georgia Democratic Party , governor's race rating , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Rothernberg Report , Senate race