Tag Archives: Newt Gingrich

On the campaign trail: Deal, Carter stake out their ground on Medicaid expansion

Gov. Nathan Deal and Sen. Jason Carter start the general election war over one of its defining issues: Medicaid expansion . . .

Tags: David Perdue , Jack Kingston , Jason Carter , Josh McKoon , Nathan Deal , Newt Gingrich , Obamacare , raising taxes , rural hospitals

Political Notes – Senate poll shows there’s not much separation among the candidates

The latest Senate poll shows the leading Republican candidates are still closely bunched, with not a lot of daylight between them . . .

Tags: Amanda Maddox , Austin Scott , Bruce Williamson , Ed Lindsey , Jack Kingston , karen handel , Landmark Communications , Medicaid fraud , Newt Gingrich , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Rosetta Stone , Senate race , voter fraud

Will Adelson place a winning bet on Georgia Senate race?

Sheldon Adelson, the casino magnate who gave millions of dollars to Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign, is rumored to be looking at Georgia’s upcoming Senate race . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Georgia Senate race , Newt Gingrich , Paul Broun , Phil Gingrey , Sheldon Adelson

Political Notes – Three more legislative elections set for Tuesday

Three more special elections will be held Tuesday to fill vacant seats in the General Assembly; a work stoppage is avoided at the Georgia Ports facility in Chatham County . . .

Tags: Georgia Ports Authority , Nathan Deal appointments , Newt Gingrich , special legislative elections , Wayne Oliver

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

On the campaign trail: Newt’s for Martha

Former House speaker (and presidential candidate) Newt Gingrich endorses Martha Zoller in the 9th Congressional District’s GOP primary . . .

Tags: 9th Congressional District , Carol Fullterton , Doug Collins , Martha Zoller , Newt Gingrich , Nikki Randall

Political Notes – Carley will take over, briefly, as chief justice

Supreme Court Justice George Carley prepares for his swearing in as the next chief justice of the Georgia Supreme Court . . .

Tags: bankruptcy , Brenda Fitzgerald , Carol Hunstein , childhood obesity , George Carley , Georgia Supreme Court , Nathan Deal , Newt Gingrich , SHAPE

Political Notes – Newt will have things to do after the campaign

Newt Gingrich, fresh from his unsuccessful race for president, will address the state GOP convention in Columbus next month . . .

Tags: Arizona immigration law , Charles Kuck , GOP state convention , Helen Kim Ho , Jerry Gonzalez , Newt Gingrich , Sue Everhart , Supreme Court , Travis Kim

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

Romney sweeps 5 primaries; what is Newt’s role now?

Newt Gingrich will have to make a final decision on exiting the presidential race now that Mitt Romney has effectively wrapped up the GOP nomination . . .

Tags: Delaware primary , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Republican primaries , Ron Paul