Tag Archives: Lynn Westmoreland

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 . . .

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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

House passes bill to defund Planned Parenthood

House Republicans pass bills that would freeze federal funding for Planned Parenthood, but the legislation will likely be blocked in the Senate . . .

Tags: federal funding , Lynn Westmoreland , Planned Parenthood , Rob Woodall