Tag Archives: Jimmy Carter

Political Notes — Carter does a little fundraising for Clinton

Former president Jimmy Carter helps Hillary Clinton raise money for her presidential campaign . . .

Tags: Bibb-Monroe boundary dispute , Hillary Clinton , Jimmy Carter , judicial nominations

Senate okays savings accounts for disabled

Senate approves tax-exempt savings program for persons with disabilities . . .

Tags: cancer patients , disabilities , Jimmy Carter , palliative care , provider directories , tax-exempt savings accounts

Carter shows a special kind of courage

At the age of 90, former president Jimmy Carter prepares to deal with the dreaded disease, cancer . . .

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Carter: ‘I’ll be prepared for it when it comes’

Former president Jimmy Carter begins radiation treatments Thursday for melanoma, which has been detetected in four areas of his brain . . .

Tags: cancer treatments , Jimmy Carter

Carter says he has liver cancer

Former president Jimmy Carter disclosed Wednesday he’s been diagnosed with liver cancer . . .

Tags: cancer , Jimmy Carter

On the campaign trail: Some strange twists in the A-G’s race

Attorney General Sam Olens has some odd circumstances to deal with in his race against Democrat Greg Hecht; Johnny Isakson and Tom Price are the men with money in Georgia’s congressional delegation . . .

Tags: attorney general's race , Don Balfour , Greg Hecht , Jimmy Carter , Johnny Isakson , Sam Olens , Tom Price , wealthy congressmen

On the campaign trail: Election officially begins with the start of early voting

Early voting started Monday in Georgia’s 159 counties as the general election officially got underway . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Perdue , early voting , Jason Carter , Jimmy Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , New Georgia Project , NRSC , voter registration lawsuit

On the campaign trail: Mitt’s marching through Georgia

Mitt Romney comes to the state to provide campaign boosts to Sam Olens and David Perdue; Libertarian Andrew Hunt cites a poll that shows he’s in second place in the governor’s race . . .

Tags: Amanda Swafford , Andrew Hunt , congressional franking , David Perdue , governor\'s race , Jimmy Carter , Michelle Nunn , Mitt Romney , Richard Woods , Rob Woodall , Sam Olens , Senate race , state school superintendent's race , Valarie Wilson

Elections should be about the future, even in Georgia

Elections are usually about the future, but Georgia’s statewide campaigns are dominated by images from the past . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Jimmy Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Sam Nunn , Senate race , Zell Miller

On the campaign trail: Unterman plans a run for Senate president pro tem

Sen. Renee Unterman is challenging Sen. David Shafer for the post of Senate president pro tem; Gov. Nathan Deal and Jimmy Carter spar about global warming “nutcases” . . .

Tags: David Shafer , Ft. McPherson land deal , global warming , governor\'s race , Jason Carter , Jimmy Carter , Nathan Deal , Reince Priebus , Renee Unterman , Senate president pro tem , Tyler Perry