Tag Archives: Nick Ayers

Political Notes – Ayers is out of the governor’s race

GOP political operative Nick Ayers gets a significant White House promotion, an indication he will not run for governor next year . . .

Tags: Board of Regents , Casey Cagle , JQC , Municipal Court Judges , Nick Ayers

Political Notes – Ayers surfaces as potential candidate for governor

Republican consultant Nick Ayers is being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor; the Savannah harbor project is running up costs and schedule delays . . .

Tags: governor\'s race , Nick Ayers , Savannah dredging project

The year in politics: follow the money

You can tell who were the winners and losers in Georgia politics in the year 2011 — they’re the ones who wound up with the money . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: bank loan default , Bartow County Bank , Chip Rogers , deadbeats , Eric Tanenblatt , Kasim Reed , Nathan Deal , Nick Ayers , Nikki Haley , Savannah Harbor expansion , Sonny Perdue , Tim Pawlenty , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Olens launches another attack on healthcare reform

Attorney General Sam Olens is already involved in one lawsuit that challenges the constitutionality of the federal healthcare reform law, but he’s joined in on a similar lawsuit filed in Missouri . . .

Tags: David Plouffe , gay restaurant , Healthcare reform , Mike Berlon , Missouri lawsuit , Nathan Deal , Nick Ayers , Robert Brown , Sam Olens , Tim Pawlenty

Political Notes – It’s game on for GOP chair campaign

Sue Everhart and Tricia Pridemore are gearing up their campaigns for state chair of the Georgia Republican Party . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Eggs & Issues , Georgia Chamber , Georgia Republican Party , Nick Ayers , Sue Everhart , Tricia Pridemore

RGA spends $3.2 million on governor’s race

The Republican Governors Association, which is run by former aides to Sonny Perdue, has spent more than $3.2 million on the governor’s race in Georgia . . .

Tags: Bobby Kahn , Chris Schrimpf , Democratic Governors Association , Derrick Dickey , Nathan Deal , negative ads , Nick Ayers , Republican Governors Association , roy barnes , Sonny Perdue

Political Notes – More Obama in RGA commercials

The exchange of blood-letting TV spots between the Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes campaigns continues; state auditor Russell Hinton receives a national award . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , job credits , Mike Beatty , Nathan Deal , Nick Ayers , roy barnes , Russell Hinton , tax breaks