Tag Archives: President Obama

Political Notes — Obama visits Atlanta for disabled vets and fundraising

President Obama will speak to the disabled veterans convention being held in Atlanta on Monday; what’s all the uproar about upskirt photos? . . .

Tags: Clinton fundraiser , Johnny Isakson , judicial appointments , President Obama , upskirt photos , voter turnout

EPA issues water quality rule, farmers and business groups protest

The Obama administration finalizes a new water quality rule that is lauded by environmentalists, but denounced by business organizations . . .

Tags: clean water rule , David Perdue , environmentalists , farm groups , Lynn Westmoreland , President Obama

Olens, Perdue laud court action blocking immigration order

Federal appeals court upholds injunction that blocks President Obama’s orders to defer the deportation of undocumented immigrants; Georgia officials are pleased with the decision . . .

Tags: David Perdue , executive orders , immigration , President Obama , Sam Olens

Political Notes – In first Senate speech, Perdue targets Obama

Sen. David Perdue lambastes President Obama in his first formal speech to the U.S. Senate; consulting firm says the new hotel tax will have a major impact on Georgia’s lodging industry . . .

Tags: David Perdue , GTLA , hotel room tax , Mark Sanford , Nathan Deal , offshore drilling , P. K. Martin , President Obama

White House breaks logjam of federal judgeships in Georgia

President Obama nominates five new federal court judges for Georgia . . .

Tags: federal judgeships , Georgia , President Obama

Political Notes – Obama’s Georgia judicial candidates raise some static

Objections are raised to some of President Obama’s proposed nominees for federal court judgeships in Georgia . . .

Tags: Ben Harbin , Bill Hardman , federal court judges , Mark Cohen , Mike Boggs , music industry committee , Nathan Deal , President Obama

On the campaign trail: Gingrey says GOP prepared to lose the House over the fiscal crisis

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey and state Rep. Ed Lindsey say their colleagues should stay the course and force President Obama to come to the negotiating table . . .

Tags: David Pennington , default , Ed Lindsey , government shutdown , governor\'s race , Kasim Reed , Lamar Willis , Phil Gingrey , President Obama , Ralph Long , Richard Woods , Roger Hines