Tag Archives: Rick Perry

On the campaign trail: One publication that doesn’t consider Barrow so vulnerable

Rep. John Barrow, the Georgia Democrat who draws the strongest opposition from Republicans, does not make the list of the 10 most vulnerable congressmen . . .

Tags: endangered House members , John Barrow , retention election , Rick Allen , Rick Perry , Tennessee Supreme Court

Nothing secedes like secession

Residents of more than 30 states, including Georgia, have submitted petitions asking for permission to “peacefully” secede from the United States . . .

Tags: Barack Obama , Georgia , Rick Perry , secession

They’re for Romney, but reluctantly

Mitt Romney has probably wrapped up the GOP nomination for president, but in a most grudging fashion . . .

Read Tom's Blog | Tags: Herman Cain , Mitt Romney , Newt Gringrich , nomination , Republican base , Rick Perry , Rick Santorum

Political Notes – Another Cain complaint surfaces

Herman Cain is still grappling with the controversy surrounding complaints of sexual harassment, blames the campaign of Gov. Rick Perry for spreading the story . . .

Tags: Herman Cain , HOT lanes , Newt Gingrich , Peach Pass , Rick Perry , sexual harassment complaints , Tollway Authority

Cain leads Romney in Times/CBS poll

Herman Cain is still running strong in polls of likely GOP voters, besting Mitt Romney in a national survey conducted for the New York Times/CBS . . .

Tags: Herman Cain , Mitt Romney , Newt Gingrich , Republican primary voters , Rick Perry

Political Notes – Cain-mentum continues to build

Herman Cain finishes atop independent polls of Republican voters in three states as Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s numbers collapse . . .

Tags: GOP presidential candidates , Herman Cain , Mitch Seabaugh , Newt Gingrich , Paul Smith , Rick Perry , Savannah harbor dredging

Perry is linked to the N-word

Texas Gov. Rick Perry gets caught up in a controversy over the use of a racially inflammatory word . . .

Tags: N-word , Republican nomination , Rick Perry , Texas hunting compound

Political Notes — Perry swings at Romney, gets swung at in return

Rick Perry and Mitt Romney take jabs at each other as the Texas governor drops by Georgia to talk about policy matters . . .

Tags: Buddy Carter , EPD , Georgia Rural Health Association , GOP nomination , Healthcare reform , King America Finishing , Mitt Romney , Ogeechee River fish kill , Rick Perry , small business grant , troy davis

Political Notes – Cain-mentum in the Florida straw poll

Herman Cain wins a straw poll in Florida, raises doubts about the strength of Rick Perry’s presidential candidacy; a Republican lawmaker doesn’t like the Republican-drawn House map . . .

Tags: Beth Beskin , Doug Stoner , Florida straw poll , Georgia House redistricting plan , Herman Cain , Josh Belinfante , Martin Scott , Rick Perry , Sam Olens , Stacey Abrams , state Senate race , water wars

Political Notes – Cagle, Black get on the Perry bandwagon

Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle and Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black endorse Rick Perry in the race for the GOP presidential nomination; more candidates jump into state Senate races; a new Senate floor leader for Gov. Nathan Deal . . .

Tags: Butch Miller , Casey Cagle , Doug Stoner , Gary Black , Jim Butterworth , John Wilkinson , Josh Belinfante , Ralph Hudgens , Rick Perry