On Tuesday, Georgia voters will decide the fate of their senior Senator. Republican David Perdue, 70, finds himself in a tight race against Democratic rival Jon Ossoff. The two were forced into a January runoff after falling short of the 50% needed to win outright. Perdue, a former Fortune 500 CEO, is one of President Trump’s most vocal allies in the U.S. Senate and is … [Read more...] about Georgia Runoffs: Senator David Perdue Locked In Tight Race As Election Nears
The Trump presidency appears to be ending the way it began: with Jon Ossoff in the national spotlight. After falling short in a blockbuster and expensive 2017 special election for a congressional seat in Atlanta’s northern suburbs, the 33-year-old documentary filmmaker is back with his eyes on a bigger prize: a seat in the United States Senate. Even before his 2017 … [Read more...] about Georgia Runoffs: Jon Ossoff Lost the First Big Election of the Trump Presidency. Can He Win the Last?
For the last few weeks, you have probably been paying very close attention to the runoff elections for U.S. Senate in Georgia. The two races are drawing national attention and millions of dollars in outside spending, and understandably so: both races are set to decide the balance of power in the U.S. Senate. But the flood of outside money and nonstop television ads are … [Read more...] about The Other Georgia Runoff Happening on January 5
The fallout over the presidential election results in Georgia continues as the state prepares for 2 U.S. Senate runoffs. This week, Republicans in the Georgia Legislature announced a series of proposals to overhaul Georgia's elections, all of which were met with criticism from Democrats. Republicans in the State Senate announced this week that they would fight to end … [Read more...] about Georgia Republicans Propose Sweeping Election Overhauls
Georgia farmers got huge news out of Washington this week. House Democrats chose Rep. David Scott, a Blue Dog Democrat who was first elected to the House in 2002, to chair the powerful Agriculture Committee, following Chairman Collin Peterson's defeat in Minnesota. The 75-year-old Democrat from Atlanta, who entered the race with Peterson's endorsement, handily defeated fellow … [Read more...] about Georgia Rep. David Scott Becomes Chairman of Agriculture Committee