Tag Archives: Jim Marshall

Political Notes – Jim Marshall will head Institute of Peace

Former Georgia congressman is named the new president of the U.S. Institute of Peace, a federal agency . . .

Tags: Common Cause Georgia , Curtis Foltz , European junket , Georgia Ports , Jim Marshall , kennesaw state , Nathan Deal

Congressmen applaud repeal of ‘onerous’ tax law – after voting twice to pass it

Georgia congressmen take credit for repealing a tax withholding requirement, but don’t mention that they voted to adopt it in the first place . . .

Tags: Eric Cantor , government contractors , Jack Kingston , Jim Marshall , John Barrow , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , Phil Gingrey , repeal tax provision , tax withholding requirement , Tom Price

Political Notes – Perdue’s first (and final?) words on Oaky Woods

Sonny Perdue finally makes some comments about the controversial Oaky Woods property sale; it’s the time when elected officials are stepping down to make way for their successors . . .

Tags: Erick Erickson , Jim Marshall , Kasim Reed , Margaret Kaiser , Michael Thurmond , Nancy Denson , Oaky Woods , Sonny Perdue , Tharon Johnson

Political Notes – Isakson will vote for START treaty

Johnny Isakson breaks with his Republican Senate colleagues, says he will vote for President Obama’s START arms control treaty . . .

Tags: Alabama lobbyists , Jim Marshall , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , START , steam

Marshall, Bishop losing congressional races

Two of Georgia’s Democratic members of the U.S. House are in danger of losing their congressional seats . . .

Tags: Austin Scott , Jim Marshall , John Barrow , Mike Keown , Ray McKinney , Sanford Bishop

GOP poised to take back congressional seats

Jim Marshall and Sanford Bishop could be among the Democratic congressmen who get swept out in Tuesday’s Republican wave; Emory University’s Alan Abramowitz projects an overall GOP pickup of 45 to 50 House seats . . .

Tags: 2010 midterm election , Alan Abramowitz , Jim Marshall , Republican sweep , Sanford Bishop , U.S. House

Political Notes – Deal says he’ll avoid runoff

Nathan Deal says he can win next Tuesday without a runoff; a special TV commercial for Halloween; some more polls in the 8th and 2nd Districts . . .

Tags: 2nd Congressional District , 8th Congressional District , Austin Scott , Georgia Democratic Party , Jim Marshall , Markos Moulitsas , Mike Keown , Nathan Deal , roy barnes , Sanford Bishop

Marshall says his poll shows 3-point lead in 8th

Rep. Jim Marshall says his internal poll shows a “down to the wire” race in the 8th Congressional District . . .

Tags: 8th Congressional District , Austin Scott , Jim Marshall

Poll has good news for Scott, bad news for Marshall

Republican legislator Austin Scott has a 13-point lead over Democratic Rep. Jim Marshall in an 8th Congressional District poll . . .

Tags: 2nd Congressional District , 8th Congressional District , Austin Scott , Jim Marshall , Mike Keown , Sanford Bishop

Scott’s divorce papers will remain sealed until after the election

Congressional candidate Austin Scott gets a reprieve from a Tift County judge; the motion to have his divorce records unsealed won’t be heard until Dec. 6, well after the Nov. 2 election . . .

Tags: 8th Congressional District , Amy Morton , Austin Scott , Jim Marshall , sealed divorce records