Tag Archives: Paul Ryan

Political Notes – Speaker Ryan is retiring from Congress

Another troubling sign for Republicans in this year’s elections? . . .

Tags: Colleen Kiernan , Paul Ryan , Zell Miller

Lewis, House Democrats stage sit-in over gun control vote

U.S. House Democrats try to force a vote on gun control legislation by staging a sit-in, but the Republican leadership adjourns the session . . .

Tags: gun control legislation , John Lewis , Paul Ryan , U.S. House

Ryan is the new speaker, Georgia delegation’s OK with that

Georgia’s Republican House members went along with the vote to elect Rep. Paul Ryan as the new speaker . . .

Tags: Georgia delegation , House speaker , Paul Ryan

Political Notes – Georgia voters could go for Hillary, and they also believe in creationism

The PPP survey of Georgia voters says Hillary Clinton would run a close race here in 2016 against the Republican presidential nominee . . .

Tags: 2016 presidential race , Chris Christie , Hillary Clinton , Jason Spencer , Jeb Bush , libel suit , Paul Ryan , PPP , Rand Paul

On the campaign trail: Congressional runoffs are in the spotlight on Tuesday

The headliner for Tuesday’s runoff elections is the Republican battle between Martha Zoller and state Rep. Doug Collins in the 9th Congressional District . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , 9th Congressional District , Alan Abramowitz , Bill Byrne , Cobb County Commission , Doug Collins , legislative runoffs , Martha Zoller , Paul Ryan , Tim Lee

Political Notes – Ralston gives in on lobbyist cap

House Speaker David Ralston says he may support a prohibition on any spending by lobbyists on legislators . . .

Tags: David Ralston , Dianna Wedincamp , discharge permit , EPD , Johnny Isakson , Josh McKoon , King America , lobbyist spending limitation , Ogeechee River , Paul Ryan , Tom Graves

Political Notes – Chambliss, Isakson face tough vote on Medicare proposal

Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson could be forced into voting on Paul Ryan’s controversial proposal to end Medicare . . .

Tags: Johnny Isakson , Kasim Reed , Medicare , Nathan Deal , Paul Ryan , Savannah harbor , Saxby Chambliss