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Political Roundup: January 2007

Ed Holcombe was once a Georgia Power lobbyist who helped then-governor Roy Barnes change the state flag; now he's Gov. Perdue's new chief of staff.

January 2007

Politics January 2007

Now that the GOP has consolidated its control of state government, how far to the right is it willing to go?

January 2007

Political RoundUp: December 2006

When President George W. Bush finally signed a bill authorizing the construction of a fortified fence along 700 miles of the U.S.-Mexican border, several Georgia congressmen were cheering him on.

December 2006

The Company You Keep

Do we want to put ourselves in the company of progressive Southern states like Virginia and North Carolina or are we satisfied to keep company with states like South Carolina, Alabama and Mississippi?

November 2006

Political Roundup: November 2006

November 2006

We Do Things Our Own Way

Does Governor Perdue's smashing re-election victory set the stage for a triumphant second term, or is it a high point from which he, like other second-termers, slides slowly into lame duck status?

November 2006

The Last Of A Dying Breed

If you have the opportunity between now and election day, you should try to attend a speech or political event hosted by Gov. Sonny Perdue or Lt. Gov. Mark Taylor. You'll be seeing a bit of political history not likely to be repeated in our lifetimes

October 2006

Political RoundUp: October 2006

Families first, High-energy move, Probation and incarceration

October 2006
The Big Sleep

The Big Sleep

Ever since Georgia voters messed up and began allowing governors to run for another four years, second terms have tended to be snoozefests in which nothing much happens.

July 2006
Political RoundUp: July 2006

Political RoundUp: July 2006

He nailed it, An ethical guy, Missing in action, Don't make me mad

July 2006
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