Tag Archives: Johnny Isakson

Political Notes — Trump flip-flops on Afghanistan, Ga. congressmen flip-flop right along with him

Georgia’s Republican congressmen support Trump on his major policy reversal in Afghanistan . . .

Tags: afghanistan , Atlanta Confederate monuments , David Perdue , Donald Trump , Doug Collins , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Isakson, Perdue vote to proceed with Obamacare repeal

Senate Republicans vote to move ahead with debate on legislation that would repeal the Affordable Care Act . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Obamacare , Senate procedural vote

Political Notes — Cagle hasn’t announced, but he’s officially running

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle may not have announced yet, but he’s filed the papers to start campaigning for governor . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , Georgia Hospital Association , Johnny Isakson , rural broadband access

Political Notes — Isakson, Perdue vote to kill the filibuster

Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue vote to strike the Senate’s longstanding filibuster rule . . .

Tags: coal ash dumps , David Perdue , Jeff Jones , Johnny Isakson , Savannah dredging project , Senate filibusters

Isakson again undergoes back surgery

Sen. Johnny Isakson, alreade dealing with Parkinson’s disease, has back surgery for the second time in a month . . .

Tags: back surgery , Johnny Isakson

Ga. senators back Trump’s immigration ban

Trump’s new ban on immigrants from predominantly Muslim nations gets the enthusiastic support of Georgia’s U.S. senators . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Trump immigration ban

Isakson recovering from back surgery

Sen. Johnny Isakson, already suffering from Parkinson’s disease, undergoes back surgery at an Atlanta hospital . . .

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Political Notes — DeVos squeaks through with help of Isakson, Perdue

With the votes of Georgia senators Johnny Isakson and David Perdue, Betsy DeVos is confirmed as education secretary . . .

Tags: Betsy DeVos , David Perdue , Dispute Resolution Commission , Harris Hines , Johnny Isakson , Nathan Deal

Political Notes – Yates is praised by Democrats and Republicans

Suddenly, Georgia lawyer Sally Quillian Yates is one of the most talked-about people in America after she opposes Trump’s immigration order . . .

Tags: Donald Trump , Johnny Isakson , Ken Poston , Nathan Deal , Sally Yates

Political Notes — New committees on tap for House, Senate

Speaker David Ralston and Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle are setting up new committees in their respective legislative chambers . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Drew Ferguson staff , Johnny Isakson , legislative committees , Turner Field