Tag Archives: Tom Price

Political Notes – A convicted (and pardoned) felon on the ballot

One of the candidates who wants to run for Ross Tolleson’s state senate seat has a history of felony convictions — but he also has a pardon from the Board of Pardons and Paroles . . .

Tags: budget deal , Denis O'Hayer , department of revenue , Kelly Gardner , license tag renewals , Michael Reece , Special Election , Tom Price , Tyrone Brooks

McCarthy withdraws from speaker’s race; election postponed

Rep. Kevin McCarthy will remain as House Majority Leader, apparently killing Rep. Tom Price’s bid to become majority leader . . .

Tags: Kevin McCarthy , speaker's race , Tom Price , U.S. House Republicans

Political Notes – Does Scalise have the votes to beat Price?

Louisiana Rep. Steve Scalise says he has enough votes lined up to beat Rep. Tom Price in the race for House majority leader . . .

Tags: GeorgiaCarry , Manuel's Tavern , Nathan Deal , Raphael Warnock , Senate race , Steve Scalise , Tom Price , VW emissions scheme

Political Notes – Price says he is, indeed, running for majority leader

Rep. Tom Price makes it official that he’s running for House majority leader; Bob Barr has a role in the Ted Cruz campaign . . .

Tags: Amanda Seals , Bob Barr , Dawson County News , Ray Henry , Ted Cruz , Tom Price , TPP trade pact

Political Notes – Price seeks an opening in leadership re-shuffling

U.S. Rep. Tom Price mulls a run for the House majority leader’s job as House Republicans also near the deadline for shutting down the federal government over the Planned Parenthood controversy . . .

Tags: federal government shutdown , Georgia Senate race , House majority leader , Johnny Isakson , Planned Parenthood , Raphael Warnock , Tom Price

Political Notes – No massive resistance here to gay marriage decision

Gov. Nathan Deal and Attorney General Sam Olens say Georgia will follow the Supreme Court’s decision on gay marriage; the state’s first same-sex weddings have already been conducted . . .

Tags: gay marriage , Nathan Deal , Obamacare , Sam Olens , Supreme Court , Tom Price

Political Notes – Kennesaw mosque finds an interesting ally

The ADL’s southeast regional chapter supports the application for a Muslim mosque in a Kennesaw shopping center . . .

Tags: ADL , Bubba McDonald , Doug Everett , Kennesaw City Council , Muslim mosque , Nathan Deal , Tom Price

Price moves up to budget committee chairman

U.S. Rep. Tom Price is elected chairman of the House Budget Committee; Sen. Johnny Isakson has a shot at a chairmanship also . . .

Tags: committee chairmen , House Budget Committee , Johnny Isakson , Tom Price

Political Notes – Price introduces bill attempting to repeal Obamacare

U.S. Rep. Tom Price brings out his proposal to repeal Obamacare . . .

Tags: Boyd Austin , Clay Land , Don Siegelman , GEFA , Obamacare repeal , Tom Price

On the campaign trail: Some strange twists in the A-G’s race

Attorney General Sam Olens has some odd circumstances to deal with in his race against Democrat Greg Hecht; Johnny Isakson and Tom Price are the men with money in Georgia’s congressional delegation . . .

Tags: attorney general's race , Don Balfour , Greg Hecht , Jimmy Carter , Johnny Isakson , Sam Olens , Tom Price , wealthy congressmen