Tag Archives: Maria Sheffield

Only two congressional primaries are really contested

Most of the congressional races on Tuesday’s primary ballot are meaningless, with the exception of the 9th District and 12th District GOP primaries . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 9th Congressional District , Congressional races , Doug Collins , Lee Anderson , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , Rick Allen , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Candidates dig into their own pockets

In the Republican primary for the 12th Congressional District, candidates are putting a lot of their own money into their campaigns . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 9th Congressional District , Chuck Hufstetler , David Doss , Doug Collins , Georgia Senate District 52 , Lee Anderson , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , Rick Allen , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Rogers gets some backlash over his voucher support

Chip Rogers stirs up some local controversy with his support of school vouchers; Barrow votes against repeal of Obamacare after he voted against passage of Obamacare . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Brandon Beach , Chip Rogers , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Maria Sheffield , Obamacare , Rick Allen , school vouchers , T-SPLOST , Untie Atlanta , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: War of words over an endorsement in the 9th District

Doug Collins and Martha Zoller keep snarling at each other in the 9th Congressional District race; the NRA makes its endorsements in legislative races . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 9th Congressional District , Doug Collins , Jimmy Pruett , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , NRA , Rick Allen

On the campaign trail: Rogers was for this ‘waste of money’ before he was against it

Chip Rogers and Brandon Beach have differing ideas about the T-SPLOST transportation tax, even though Rogers voted twice for the passage of T-SPLOST legislation . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , able mable thomas , Brandon Beach , Chip Rogers , Jeff Kazanow , Ken Britt , Maria Sheffield , public education , T-SPLOST , tracking , videotaping , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Varying views of Condi

Is attending a fundraiser with Condi Rice a good thing or a bad thing? You’ll get differing opinions from the 9th Congressional District candidates . . .

Tags: 9th Congressional District , Condoleezza Rice , Doug Collins , Georgia Power , Invest Atlanta , Kasim Reed , Koch Brothers , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , Pam Davidson , PSC , Stan Wise

On the campaign trail: What are the odds that Chip Rogers might lose?

Senate Majority Leader Chip Rogers, as it turns out, is a rambling, gambling man. Will that cause him problems in the Republican primary? . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional Disrrict , Brandon Beach , Chip Rogers , gambling , John Barrow , John Edens , Maria Sheffield , sports handicapping , Tom Graves , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Barrow is THE focus in 12th District race

Republican hopefuls in the 12th Congressional District race are attacking Democratic incumbent John Barrow — but not each other; the Tea Party isn’t happy with Sen. Don Balfour . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Carol Fullerton , Don Balfour , ethics complaints , Gary Johnson , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Libertarian Party , Maria Sheffield , Rick Allen , Tea Party , Wright McLeod

On the campaign trail: Newt is kaput, Mac may be back

Newt Gingrich looks like he is ready to step down from the presidential race; Mac Collins is rumored to be looking at another race for Congress . . .

Tags: Casey Cagle , David Doss , Doug Collins , John Barrow , John Lewis , Lee Anderson , Mac Collins , Maria Sheffield , Martha Zoller , Newt Gingrich , Paul Broun , Rick Allen , Wright McLeod

Georgia politicians react to Obama’s state of the union speech

A sampling of comments from Georgia political figures on the president’s state of the union speech . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , John Lewis , Johnny Isakson , Lynn Westmoreland , Maria Sheffield , state of the union , Sue Everhart , Tom Graves , Tom Price