Tag Archives: John Lewis

Georgia gives Trump some problems

People from Georgia have been making a lot of trouble lately for Donald Trump . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Donald Trump , John Lewis , Sally Yates

Political Notes — In the Lewis-Trump feud, Deal isn’t going there

Gov. Nathan Deal is definitely a non-combatant in the war between U.S. Rep. John Lewis and Donald Trump . . .

Tags: Brett Harrell , death penalty , Donald Trump , John Lewis , Nathan Deal

Political Notes — Carr doubles down on environmental attacks

Attorney General Chris Carr wants the Trump administration to stop the enforcement of a clean water regulation . . .

Tags: Chris Carr , House sit-ins , John Lewis , Waters of the U.S. Rule

DeKalb will name new schools after Obama, John Lewis

President Barack Obama and Congressman John Lewis will be honored by the naming of two new elementary schools in the DeKalb County system . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , DeKalb County schools , John Lewis

Lewis, House Democrats stage sit-in over gun control vote

U.S. House Democrats try to force a vote on gun control legislation by staging a sit-in, but the Republican leadership adjourns the session . . .

Tags: gun control legislation , John Lewis , Paul Ryan , U.S. House

Political Notes – This isn’t the first time Republicans have been peeved with Deal

Republican Party activists, once again, are unhappy about Gov. Nathan Deal, this time over his veto of the ‘religious liberty’ bill . . .

Tags: Georgia Republicans , Harriet Tubman , Jim Barksdale , John Lewis , Mohawk Industries , Nathan Deal , religious liberty

Political Notes – Does Trump already have the nomination wrapped up?

Princeton analyst Sam Wang contends that Donald Trump is already in a historically strong position to win the GOP presidential nomination . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , GOP nomination , Invest Atlanta , John Lewis , Kasim Reed , Sam Wang

Obama’s gun control proposal stirs legislative action as well

Gun carry could flare up as a major legislative issue this year in the wake of President Obama’s executive orders on gun control . . .

Tags: assault weapons , Barack Obama , campus carry , David Perdue , gun control , Heath Clark , John Lewis , Lynn Westmoreland , Mary Margaret Oliver

Political Notes – Deal loses one, keeps one on his political team

Gov. Nathan Deal loses Rep. Allen Peake from his House floor leaders team but hangs on to Sen. Butch Miller as a Senate floor leader . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , floor leaders , John Lewis , Kasim Reed , Larry Walker , Nathan Deal , Ozell Sutton , religious freedom

Political Notes – DOT picks developer for I-285/400 interchange

State Transportation Board picks North Perimeter Contractors to handle the massive interstate interchange project . . .

Tags: affirmative action , Antonin Scalia , I-285 interchange , Jack Kingston , John Lewis , State Transportation Board