Tag Archives: GOP primary

Candidates all run to the right in GOP primary

How does a voter choose among them? . . .

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Isakson has easy path in U.S. Senate primary

Sen. Johnny Isakson is the heavy favorite to the win the GOP nomination for the Senate in next Tuesday’s primary; his Democratic opponent may be Jim Barksdale . . .

Tags: GOP primary , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Senate race

Political Notes – Trump poised to sweep through Georgia?

Another poll shows Donald Trump with a strong lead over his opponents in the upcoming Georgia presidential primary . . .

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Political Notes – Collins has tea party opposition in the Ninth District

Several tea partiers in the Ninth Congressional District say they’ll run against Rep. Doug Collins in the Republican primary . . .

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Political Notes – Trump, Cruz still far out in front of GOP field

Donald Trump and Sen. Ted Cruz outpacing the other Republican contenders in the presidential primary in the latest Quinnipiac poll . . .

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Geography was destiny in some political races

The conventional wisdom a year ago was that Jack Kingston would have problems in the Senate race because he wasn’t that well known outside the coastal region; it was the coastal region that delivered the votes to put him into the runoff with David Perdue . . .

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How is the Senate race shaking out?

Georgia’s Republican Senate primary seems to be taking shape as businessman David Perdue grabs a lead in early polls . . .

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Barge makes it a trio in GOP governor’s primary

State school Supt. John Barge joins the Republican primary for governor as a supporter of the state’s public schools . . .

Tags: GOP primary , governor\'s race , John Barge , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Don’t count Newt out, Deal says

Gov. Nathan Deal says it’s still early in the process and Newt Gingrich is still a viable candidate for the GOP presidential nomination . . .

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Political Notes – Cain plan cuts taxes for upper-income brackets

Herman Cain continues his strong showing in the polls, while an economic analysis of his tax plan shows that it would actually result in tax hikes for 84 percent of the country’s taxpayers . . .

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