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Colleagues and friends in Georgia and nationwide remember Senator Johnny Isakson
On Sunday morning, the family of Senator Johnny Isakson announced he had died overnight at age 76.
The Passion of Jen Jordan: How an unlikely politician became the new voice of Georgia’s Democratic party
Jen Jordan is now approached constantly by women—“it’s almost always women,” she says—telling her how much her speech meant to them and sharing their own stories of reproductive trauma: infertility, miscarriage, stillbirth, abortion. Still, although she is strongly pro-choice, Jordan says she never wanted to be known as “the abortion speech lady.”
Peach State in Play: What will it mean if Georgia turns blue this election?
Could Georgia’s 16 electoral votes actually go for a Democratic presidential candidate for the first time in 20 years? According to political strategists on both sides of the aisle, the short answer is yes—or, at least, maybe.
Jim Barksdale, Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, stumbles into the spotlight
"I can throw out my various ideas. But I think they aren’t very well vetted out at this point, so I’d rather not.”
Johnny Isakson appears to scare off all potential challengers
They’d settle for an old dog, a new dog, even a Blue Dog, but so far Georgia Democrats don’t have any dog in the fight for U.S. Senate.
The Running Man: A conversation with U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson
Few Georgia politicians are more respected than Johnny Isakson. But he isn’t taking a third senate term for granted—even if there’s no one to seriously challenge him.
7. Johnny Isakson
Georgia’s senior U.S. senator commands respect from both sides of the aisle. The Marietta Republican has capitalized on his popularity; he’s currently the only senator chairing two committees.
PPP on Georgia: Jason Carter
Public Policy Polling released some new Georgia-centric data this week. A number and a name stood out to me.