General Assembly Trade Group: GA. To Lose ‘Hundred of Millions’ Over RFRA

The chief executive of Dragon Con, the massive science fiction convention that draws some 50,000 attendees to Atlanta annually, said in a statement on behalf of the conference Thursday that it considers the religious freedom legislation “discriminatory.” Dragon Con President Pat Henry* said his team, which has called the capital city home for nearly three…

Former Black Panther and ex-felon co-hosts DC fundraiser for Michelle Nunn

    A Tuesday evening fundraiser on Capitol Hill for Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn could prove troublesome for her campaign. As reported by National Review, former Senator Sam Nunn, her father, was the special guest for the event’s proceedings, with suggested entry fee being $2,600 a head. However, co-hosting the event was Virtual Murrell,…

Democrats hope to find early consensus choice for U.S. Senate race

Believing their ability to win Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat next year is predicated on dodging a costly and divisive nominating contest, Democratic leaders have begun quietly working to anoint a consensus candidate, multiple party donors and operatives say. U.S. Rep. John Barrow, the coastal blue dog who has thwarted consecutive Republican efforts to bounce…

Gingrey to announce Senate bid Wednesday

    U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey will formally announce a bid for Georgia’s Republican Senate nomination to replace retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss, a well-placed GOP strategist has confirmed. A Republican with knowledge of Gingrey’s plans told Tipsheet the congressman, now in his sixth term in the House, would file a federal statement of candidacy Wednesday…