Tag Archives: Lynn Westmoreland

Political Notes — Pridemore files to run for PSC seat

Tricia Pridemore, a longtime ally of Gov. Nathan Deal, files to run for the Public Service Commission . . .,

Tags: Johnny Isakson , Lynn Westmoreland , Plant Vogtle , PSC , Tricia Pridemore

Westmoreland takes himself out of governor’s race

Lynn Westmoreland decides that a run for governor isn’t in his future after all . . .

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Westmoreland endorses Ferguson in 3rd District race

Outgoing Rep. Lynn Westmoreland favors Drew Ferguson over Mike Crane in the GOP runoff in the 3rd Congressional District . . .

Tags: Drew Ferguson , Lynn Westmoreland , Mike Crane

Political Notes — Bishop votes for Confederate flag, Westmoreland aide goes berserk

Rep. Sanford Bishop of Albany was the only U.S. House Democrat to vote against banning Confederate flag at national cemeteries; here’s why he voted that way . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , Confederate flag , disqualified candidate , Lynn Westmoreland , Polymer Logistics , Sanford Bishop , teacher of the year

Political Notes – Westmoreland will deliver his papers to West Georgia

U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland picks the University of West Georgia to archive his official records and papers from a life in politics . . .

Tags: Lynn Westmoreland , Rush Limbaugh , special legislative election , Tim Bearden , Trump landslide

Political Notes – Isakson says Lopez may get a vote after all

The nomination of Dax Lopez to a federal court judgeship may yet be salvaged, Sen. Johnny Isakson suggests . . .

Tags: Dax Lopez , Donald Trump , Johnny Isakson , Lynn Westmoreland

After saying he’ll run, Westmoreland says he won’t run for reelection

Rep. Lynn Westmoreland has changed his mind and will not run for another term in Congress . . .

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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 – Predictions to the contrary, Trump still runs strong in polls

Donald Trump is proving wrong the pundits who keep predicting his campaign will implode and his candidacy will collapse . . .

Tags: Benghazi , Brian Kemp , Donald Trump , GOP presidential nomination , Hillary Clinton , Lynn Westmoreland , Nydia Tisdale , Planned Parenthood , voter data

Highway funding bill passes U.S. House – more help for Ga.?

U.S. House passed highway funding bill; if agreement can be worked out with the Senate, Georgia can start awarding highway construction contracts again . . .

Tags: federal highway funding , GDOT , Lynn Westmoreland , Rob Woodall