Tag Archives: Sally Yates

Political Notes — Yates says she won’t run for governor

Former federal prosecutor Sally Yates rules out any race for governor in 2018 . . .

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Georgia gives Trump some problems

People from Georgia have been making a lot of trouble lately for Donald Trump . . .

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Political Notes – Yates is praised by Democrats and Republicans

Suddenly, Georgia lawyer Sally Quillian Yates is one of the most talked-about people in America after she opposes Trump’s immigration order . . .

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Political Notes – Yates tells DOJ not to defend Trump’s immigration order

Georgia attorney Sally Quillian Yates pushes back against Donald Trump’s controversial order to ban immigration from selected Muslim countries . . .

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Yates confirmed as deputy attorney general

The U.S. Senate voted 84-12 to confirm Sally Yates as deputy attorney general of the Justice Department . . .

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Political Notes – Georgia senators like Yates, but what about their colleagues?

Sally Yates can at least count on the votes of Johnny Isakson and David Perdue if her nomination as deputy attorney general ever comes up for a vote in the Senate . . .

Tags: Brian Kemp , David Perdue , Johnny Isakson , Obama nomination , Sally Yates , SEC primary

Political Notes – Yates is on the upswing, but not Boggs

President Obama nominates U.S. Attorney Sally Yates of Atlanta to a high-ranking position in the Justice Department — but will the Senate ever confirm her? . . .

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Political Notes – House Republicans to elect new caucus officers

Republican House members will convene Friday to elect new caucus officers . . .

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Guilty plea closes out Alpharetta bank fraud case

Miami hotel developer pleads guilty in fraud cause involving one of Georgia’s largest bank failures . . .

Tags: bank failure , FDIC , Guy Mitchell , Integrity Bank , Jack Murphy , Sally Yates

Political Notes – It’s election day, again, in Georgia

The off-year election season in Georgia gets off to an early start with special elections in four legislative districts and another one on the way . . .

Tags: Eric Holder , GBPI , General Assembly , Kathy Ashe , Russell Hinton , Sally Yates , special elections , U.S. Attorney