Tag Archives: Zell Miller

Political Notes – Speaker Ryan is retiring from Congress

Another troubling sign for Republicans in this year’s elections? . . .

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Zell Miller left his mark on Georgia

Remembering a giant in Georgia politics . . .

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Zell Miller dies at 86

A revered senator and governor who developed the HOPE scholarship program . . .

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Political Notes — State Board of Education hires chief turnaround officer

Eric Thomas is hired as the “chief turnaround officer” to help Georgia’s ailing schools improve their performance . . .

Tags: Alabama Senate race , chief turnaround officer , Eric Thomas , Ga. Supreme Court , Rockdale District Attorney , Zell Miller

Jane Miller Ross, Zell Miller’s sister, dies

The sister of former governor and senator Zell Miller, Jane Miller Ross, has died at age 90 . . .

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Elections should be about the future, even in Georgia

Elections are usually about the future, but Georgia’s statewide campaigns are dominated by images from the past . . .

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Miller endorses Nunn in Senate race

Former governor and senator Zell Miller endorses Michelle Nunn in the Senate race, surprising Democrats and Republicans . . .

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Marcus Collins, old school Georgia politico, dies

Marcus Collins, one of the most influential people in state government for four decades, dies at the age of 87 . . .

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Thurmond tries to rebuild a troubled school system

Michael Thurmond sees some progress being made in turning around the DeKalb County school system . . .

Tags: DeKalb County school system , DeKalb school board , Michael Thurmond , Nathan Deal , Zell Miller

Tom and Zell, and the ways they changed

There are some fascinating parallels between the political careers of Tom Watson and Zell Miller, two Georgians who began as populists and changed into something entirely different . . .

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