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Jun 07
2017

MDJ: Cobb leaders weigh in on 6th District debate

By Megan Reed Jun 7, 2017 Cobb political observers were split over picking a winner of Tuesday’s televised debate between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff, with each preferring the candidate from their own party. Ossoff and Handel are vying for Georgia’s District 6 seat in the U.S. House of Representatives in what has […]

Jun 02
2017

Rewire: Flood of Out-of-State Money Matches National Attention to Georgia Congressional Race

Jun 2, 2017, 11:42am Regina Willis Turnout will be the deciding factor in a Georgia congressional race that has been flooded with money from national groups, super PACs, and individuals from across the country. More than $31 million has so far flooded a race in Georgia’s Congressional District 6 between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican […]

May 03
2017

NYT: Georgia Wonders: Will Newcomers Dye the Suburbs Blue?

By RICHARD FAUSSET MAY 3, 2017 JOHNS CREEK, Ga. — At first blush, this bedroom city of 83,000 a half-hour north of Atlanta might be mistaken for the perfect example of a white-flight Sun Belt suburb. It sits squarely in the congressional district once represented by Newt Gingrich, with excellent public schools and master-planned communities […]

Mar 07
2017

Former 1st Vice-Chairman SC GOP Endorses Shepherd for Cobb Chairman

I got to know Jason back in the winter of 2006 when I was trying to reorganize the SC Young Republicans. Jason reached out to me and the chartering committee to give us some help and advice about the process as Jason played a big role in the National Young Republican Federation and knew its […]

May 15
2014

Looking Ahead; Special Georgia Primary Preview!

Originally Published in King & Spalding’s Investing In Georgia; Economic Development Newsletter While November is still six months away, Georgians will head to the polls on Tuesday, May 20 to pick their party’s nominees for that election. If May 20 seems early, that’s because it is. As the result of a July 2013 ruling by U.S. […]

Nov 08
2012

E-Day + 2…Where Do we Go From Here?

After nearly two years of campaigning, the 2012 election is over. Most people I know would emphatically add “FINALLY!” It’s E-Day + 2, two days since President Barack Obama squeaked out a second term. For many in my circle of friends and my broader network of Republican activists, I am watching as they, like me, […]

May 20
2011

Around Town: Boxing Gloves – They might have come in handy at GOP convention

by Otis Brumby, Bill Kinney, Joe Kirby Around Town Columnists The Marietta Daily Journal May 20, 2011 12:00 AM   BY THE TIME last Saturday’s state GOP convention was gaveled to an end in Macon, not only had the state party gained a chairman, the Cobb party had lost its attorney. Georgia Republicans re-elected east […]

Jan 28
2010

MDJ: Cobb lawmakers, residents focus on jobs in address

by Brandon Wilson and Katy Ruth Camp bwilson@mdjonline.com, krcamp@mdjonline.com The Marietta Daily Journal 01.28.10 – 01:00 am COBB COUNTY – Georgia’s senators and U.S. representatives from Cobb, as well as residents throughout the county, agreed that the president needed to focus on jobs and the economy in his State of the Union address. Although President […]

Jan 10
2009

AJC: On whether a college degree is necessary for a governor

Saturday, January 10, 2009, 11:46 AM The Atlanta Journal-Constitution We’ve got a three-person confrontation building on the Republican side of the 2010 race for governor: Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle, Secretary of State Karen Handel, and state Insurance Commissioner John Oxendine. One of the most sensitive issues in the contest will be the issue of education. […]

Nov 07
2006

GOP Loses it’s First Love as it Misplaces Priorities

Yet I hold this against you: You have forsaken your first love. Remember the height from which you have fallen! Repent and do the things you did at first. If you do not repent, I will come to you and remove your lampstand from its place. Rev. 2:4-5 Eight years ago I sat in a […]