Tag Archives: Johnny Isakson

Political Notes – On this issue, Obama follows Gov. Deal’s lead

On the issue of “banning the box” for job applicants, Gov. Nathan Deal was way out in front of President Obama . . .

Tags: Asian American candidates , ban the box , Barack Obama , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal , Waters of the U.S.

Political Notes – Isakson, Perdue can’t quite stop sanctuary cities

Georgia senators try to push through an anti-immigrant bill, but Senate Democrats successfully block it with a filibuster . . .

Tags: Bear Creek reservoir , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , MAG , Newton County Commission , sanctuary cities

Political Notes — Who will get those new seats on the Court of Appeals?

Eleven names have been recommended for the Georgia Court of Appeals; which three will Gov. Nathan Deal pick? . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Perdue , Georgia Court of Appeals , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal appointments , Peanut Poll , sanctuary cities

Political Notes – Trump, still the leader, swings through Georgia this weekend

GOP presidential frontrunner Donald Trump was “disinvited” to an earlier political event in Georgia, but he plans a swing through the Peach State this weekend . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Democratic debate , Donald Trump , dubose porter , Johnny Isakson , water wars

Political Notes – How could there be a presidential race without a Gallup poll?

One of the most recognized names in presidential election surveys is the Gallup Poll, but Gallup may stay out of next year’s race entirely . . .

Tags: Allen Buckley , Brian Kemp , Gallup poll , Johnny Isakson , Peanut Poll , Senate race

Isakson now at $5 million for reelection campaign

Sen. Johnny Isakson’s fundraising now tops the $5.3 million level for his reelection campaign . . .

Tags: fundraising , Johnny Isakson

Political Notes — Senate passes ‘clean’ funding bill that could avoid shutdown

The Senate, with Johnny Isakson and David Perdue voting for it, passes a funding measure that would avoid a federal government shutdown but would not defund Planned Parenthood . . .

Tags: avian flu , David Perdue , Doug Collins , federal budget , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood

Political Notes – Price seeks an opening in leadership re-shuffling

U.S. Rep. Tom Price mulls a run for the House majority leader’s job as House Republicans also near the deadline for shutting down the federal government over the Planned Parenthood controversy . . .

Tags: federal government shutdown , Georgia Senate race , House majority leader , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood , Raphael Warnock , Tom Price

Senate kills Planned Parenthood defund bill; shutdown looms?

Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue vote for a bill to defund Planned Parenthood, but the Senate kills the measure . . .

Tags: David Perdue , defund , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood

Senate Dems block 20-week abortion ban that Ga. senators support

Senate Democrats block a final vote on a bill that would have prohibited abortions after 20 weeks of pregnancy . . .

Tags: 20-week abortion ban , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Senate vote