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Aug 27
2011

AJC: Young Republicans internal strife ends up in court

By Chris Joyner The Atlanta Journal-Constitution 4:35 p.m. Saturday, August 27, 2011 DeKalb County Superior Court Judge Tangela Barrie took a parental tone with the feuding board of the Georgia Young Republicans Friday, telling both sides, in effect, to use your words. It was the second time in seven days the parties had appeared before […]

Feb 06
2008

AJC: Oh, those Young Republicans: ‘Talk radio is inflammatory, divisive’

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Things were moving too fast on Tuesday to make mention of it, but the Georgia Young Republicans have picked a fight with the likes of Rush Limbaugh, Sean Hannity and Laura Ingraham over their denunciation of emerging Republican nominee John McCain. “It’s hard enough to reunite after a tough primary process,” said […]

Mar 06
2007

AJC: More Republican opposition surfaces against mandated HPV vaccine

Tuesday, March 6, 2007, 08:59 AM The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The two-week hiatus by the state Legislature has become an opportunity for critics to gin up opposition to Sen. Don Balfour’s measure to mandate that girls entering the sixth grade be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted virus that causes cervical cancer. Late Monday, Sadie Fields, chairman […]

Jan 25
2007

AJC: Underdog role OK to Young Democrats

By Kevin Duffy The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Published on: 01/25/07 The governor’s Republican. The lieutenant governor’s Republican. The state Senate and House are Republican. What’s a YD —- a Young Democrat —- to do? Move to New York? Nah. Head to happy hour. If you have to be the underdog, at least have some fun. “It’s […]

May 25
2006

Columbus Ledger-Enquirer: Columbus residents see bright future for young GOP group

Two Columbus residents will help guide the Georgia Federation of Young Republican Clubs through this year’s elections. H.L. Barnett and Josh McKoon were elected to the group’s executive board at a two-day convention held recently in Columbus. Barnett will serve as the group’s treasurer and McKoon as the national committeeman. ‘I think we have a […]

Apr 23
2006

AJC Political Insider: Blut und Boden auf dem Potomac

Blut und Boden auf dem Potomac A (beer-soaked?) report on U.S.-German political diplomacy Sunday, April 23, 2006, 06:27 PM The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Jason Shepherd, a member of state Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine’s staff, sends this report from the next generation of politicians: “Approxiately 200 Young Republicans and YR alumni were hosted at the German Embassy […]

Sep 02
2004

AJC: Politics 101 – More From Jason Shepherd

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Zell Miller rocked the Republican Convention last night. It’s odd to think that just four short years ago, Republicans were desperate to keep Zell in retirement. Most of us were aware of the ads being run in Georgia and New York by the Democrats denouncing his support of the Republican President. While […]

Sep 01
2004

AJC Politics 101: Jason Shepherd Checks In, Too

Here’s the latest from NYC. Jason Shepherd’s another delegate up there. Tonight is Georgia’s night to shine as our Democratic Senator Zell Miller takes center stage. But during the day, today, there are no activities planned. This gives the delegates the chance to site-see or do what most are doing…recooperate from three days of no […]

Aug 02
2003

MDJ: Young republicans return

The Georgia Young Republicans took a delegation to the National Young Republicans convention in Boston on July 13. The Georgia Young Republicans represent republicans in the state between the ages of 18 and 40. With its headquarters in Marietta, the Georgia Young Republicans is the largest republican auxiliary in the state. The national convention elected […]

Jul 22
2003

AJC Political Insider: It turns out you can be a Young Republican until just before you qualify for your AARP card

By TOM BAXTER and JIM GALLOWAY The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Tuesday 7.22.03 The Senate majority leader is different, but the medical connection remains Senate Majority Leader Bill Stephens (R-Canton) has started putting together his staff for his new role. Katie Grove, formerly with WellStar, started Monday as his chief of staff. Stephens’ predecessor in the job, […]