Tag Archives: Rick Allen

Political Notes — Barksdale reveals a little more about himself

Jim Barksdale talks some more about his political philosophy; Rep. Rick Allen reads some anti-gay bible passages . . .

Tags: bible passages , Casey Cagle , Georgia Chamber , Jim Barksdale , Johnny Isakson , Rick Allen , Senate race , WIN List

Political Notes – Loudermilk wasn’t expecting such a strong reaction

Georgia’s freshmen congressmen learn that when you break a campaign promise, there’s hell to pay . . .

Tags: Barry Loudermilk , David Perdue , Doug Collins , Dusty Hightower , Emory Healthcare , Jody Hice , Johnny Isakson , Rick Allen , Saxby Chambliss , Stan Wise

Lawmakers will try again on medical marijuana

As a study committee finishes its work, supporters of legalizing medical marijuana will try again to pass legislation in the upcoming General Assembly session . . .

Tags: Allen Peake , Curt Thompson , medical marijuana , Rick Allen , Virginia Galloway

Republicans finally knock out John Barrow

U.S. Rep. John Barrow was the top target of Georgia Republicans for 10 years — in Tuesday’s election, Rick Allen defeated him . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , Barry Loudermilk , Buddy Carter , Jody Hice , John Barrow , Rick Allen

Conflicting polls in 12th District race have Allen AND Barrow ahead by 4 points

Two late polls have differing results in the 12th Congressional District race between John Barrow and Rick Allen . . .

Tags: Congressional races , John Barrow , Rick Allen

On the campaign trail: NRSC takes credit for finding – and leaking — Nunn’s strategic plan

The mystery of Michelle Nunn’s leaked campaign strategy plan appears to have been solved; early voting numbers may be good news for Democrats . . .

Tags: campaign strategy plan , Dan McLagan , David Perdue , Ed Helms , Georgia Life Alliance , Jason Carter , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , NRA , NRSC , Rick Allen

On the campaign trail: Is Olens hearing footsteps in his reelection race?

Attorney General Sam Olens appoints a prosecutor to handle human trafficking cases; the attack ads are getting more brutal in the closing days of the campaigns . . .

Tags: Greg Hecht , HOPE scholarships , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Nathan Deal , Rick Allen , Sam Olens , Stacey Evans

Debates are fought on familiar terrain

Candidates stuck to their guns in Sunday night debates in the races for governor, Senate, and the 12th Congressional District . . .

Tags: David Perdue , debates , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Rick Allen

On the campaign trail: Perdue, Allen maintain the Obama attacks

Barack Obama’s name isn’t on the Georgia election ballot, but it is invoked frequently in the Senate and 12th Congressional District races by David Perdue and Rick Allen . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , David Perdue , John Barrow , Michelle Nunn , Rick Allen , Ron Klain

On the campaign trail: Tis’ the season for bus tours

Bus tours will be criss-crossing Georgia over the next two weeks as the general election nears; the Senate race gets tighter; the commercials from Nathan Deal and Jason Carter get tougher . . .

Tags: 12th Congressional District , David Perdue , Jason Carter , John Barrow , Michelle Nunn , Nathan Deal , Rick Allen , Senate race