Tag Archives: Mitt Romney

On the campaign trail: Mitt’s marching through Georgia

Mitt Romney comes to the state to provide campaign boosts to Sam Olens and David Perdue; Libertarian Andrew Hunt cites a poll that shows he’s in second place in the governor’s race . . .

Tags: Amanda Swafford , Andrew Hunt , congressional franking , David Perdue , governor\'s race , Jimmy Carter , Michelle Nunn , Mitt Romney , Richard Woods , Rob Woodall , Sam Olens , Senate race , state school superintendent's race , Valarie Wilson

On the campaign trail: GOP plays down the Obamacare angle

All of a sudden, Republicans are soft-pedaling the Obamacare issue in their efforts to defeat Democratic candidates . . .

Tags: Chris Christie , corporate CEOs , David Perdue , health insurance exchanges , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Mitt Romney , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , rasmussen

Newspaper does story on trackers, but omits two of Georgia’s most prominent ones

Trackers are an accepted part of the political landscape by both Republicans and Democrats; here are two of Georgia’s most prominent names in that field . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Ben Jarrard , David Perdue , Jack Kingston , James E. Carter IV , Jason Carter , Joe Jarrard , Mitt Romney , Nathan Deal , political gaffes , trackers

Political Notes – Obama finally meets the ’47 percent’ guy

James Carter IV, who played a key role in surfacing the “47 percent” video of Mitt Romney in last year’s presidential race, meets President Obama during a visit to Atlanta . . .

Tags: 47 percent , Barack Obama , Bubber Epps , Dodd-Frank Law , DOT , James Carter , Jason Carter , Mitt Romney , principal of the year , Sam Olens

Political Notes – Georgia wraps up its presidential voting

Georgia’s Republican presidential electors meet at the capitol and cast their ballots for Mitt Romney . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Brian Kemp , Mitt Romney , presidential electors , Tim Scott

Romney takes Georgia, but Barrow grabs 12th District seat

Democratic Rep. John Barrow wins another term in Georgia’s conservative, Republican-leaning 12th Congressional District . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Mitt Romney

On the campaign trail: New poll shows split on charter schools, edge for Barrow

A statewide poll for the Better Georgia advocacy group show a closely divided electorate on the charter school constitutional amendment . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Better Georgia , charter school constitutional amendment , Chuck Eaton , Doug Stoner , Hunter Hill , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Mitt Romney , PSC , Steve Oppenheimer

On the campaign trail: Romney maintains strong Georgia lead

Mitt Romney still has a strong lead over President Obama among Georgia voters; look out for a vicious legislative race in DeKalb County . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Carla Roberts , Chris Boedeker , Georgia poll , Mitt Romney , Scott Holcomb

Political Notes – Gingrich sees ‘near landslide’ coming for Romney

Newt Gingrich predicts a big victory for Romney on Nov. 6; Georgia voters will be able to cast early ballots on Saturday . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Augusta , Barack Obama , Brian Kemp , Georgia Regents University , John Barrow , Lee Anderson , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Saturday voting , University System

Political Notes – Colin Powell again endorses Obama

Just as he did in 2008, former secretary of state Colin Powell endorses Barack Obama for president; MAG doesn’t oppose or support an expansion of Medicaid . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Charles Darwin write-in , Colin Powell , John McCain , Medicaid expansion , Medical Association of Georgia , Mitt Romney , Paul Broun