Tag Archives: Jim Barksdale

Isakson’s health issue is raised at Senate debate

Sen. Johnny Isakson’s medical problems are discussed in a contentious debate with Allen Buckley and Jim Barksdale . . .

Tags: Allen Buckley , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Parkinson's , Senate debate

Political Notes — Georgia slips back into battleground status

It may be only temporary, but Georgia is once again considered to be a state “in play” for the presidential election . . .

Tags: battleground state , Berrien County sheriff , Jim Barksdale , Tricia Chastain , water wars trial

Is there still a Georgia senate race? Yes

Overshadowed by the race for president, Georgia’s senate race carries on . . .

Tags: Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Senate race

Isakson agrees to one rather than six debates with Barksdale

There will be just one debate in Georgia’s Senate race this fall . . .

Tags: debates , Georgia Senate race , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson

Will Trump knock Isakson out of his Senate seat?

The Senate race in Georgia is turning out to be closer than expected; how badly is Donald Trump’s presence on the ticket hurting Sen. Johnny Isakson . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Georgia Senate race , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson

Isakson leads Barksdale 46-41% in WSB poll

A second poll this week shows the senate race between Sen. Johnny Isakson and Democrat Jim Barksdale is closer than expected . . .

Tags: Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Senate race

Poll puts senate race in single digits; Barksdale calls for six debates

Sen. Johnny Isakson has 9-point lead over Democrat Jim Barksdale, a political unknown, in latest poll of Georgia’s Senate race . . .

Tags: Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Senate race

Political Notes — Isakson, Barksdale quietly bringing in the money

Johnny Isakson and Jim Barksdale are both putting away money for the fall campaign in the Senate race; NAACP official reacts to Gov. Nathan Deal’s police proposal . . .

Tags: Francys Johnson , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , NAACP , Nathan Deal , police pay , Senate race

Political Notes — AJC calls out operative for using bogus quote

Republicans get caught attacking a Democratic candidate for something he didn’t actually say; Clarkston votes to ease the penalties for possession of marijuana . . .

Tags: Clarkston , decriminalize marijuana , GAE , Georgia Republican Party , Jim Barksdale , Sid Chapman

Political Notes — Who’s got more campaign cash than Trump?  Isakson, Price, Shafer . . .

Several Georgia politicians have the distinction of raising more cash on hand than Donald Trump’s presidential campaign . . .

Tags: Amazon , David Shafer , Donald Trump , fundraising , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Marco Rubio , Tom Price , Walter C. Jones