There were rumors of a brewing floor revolt. Threats of an coming primary challenges. Predictions of an embarrassing rejection of GOP leaders by their own rank-and-file. 1,713 more words
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WASHINGTON – With the clock ticking toward a midnight funding stoppage for the Department of Homeland Security, the U.S. House failed to pass a three-week funding bill Friday, with Georgia Republicans Barry Loudermilk and Jody Hice objecting. 759 more words
WASHINGTON – Georgia Republican Sens. Johnny Isakson and David Perdue opposed a bill to fund the Department of Homeland Security for the rest of the year without preconditions about the Obama administration’s immigration action, but it passed the Senate with room to spare. 743 more words
We’ve already heard the opening arguments. Now the fight over “religious liberty” bills has veered into the expert-witness stage.
Former attorney general Mike Bowers, who declared the proposals… 2,122 more words
Leading Georgia Republicans are heading into battle with Grover Norquist over transportation funding.
In a post that calls out Gov. Nathan Deal and House Speaker David Ralston by name, Americans for Tax Reform announced its opposition to the proposal to raise at least $1 billion to tackle the state’s commuting woes. 1,139 more words