Bernie Sanders may be picking up steam nationwide in the Democratic primary, but here in Georgia it’s all about Hillary. Fresh off the news that Vice President Joe Biden would not be entering the race, the former First Lady picked up the endorsements of several of Georgia’s most high profile Dems, including Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, former Mayor Shirley Franklin, and former U.S. Rep. and Ambassador Andrew Young. It may be a tough road to hoe in the general election, but for the primary Hillary’s Georgia ship is RISING…
It was inevitable that some Georgia state reps. would be dismayed by the proposed redistricted map, the first draft of which was unveiled this week. Eight representatives, six Democrats and two Republicans, have been drawn into the same districts. Among those – Democratic Reps. Sam Park and Greg Kennard of Lawrenceville, Reps. Teri Anulewicz and Doug Stoner of Smyrna, and Republican Reps. Beth Camp of Concord and David Knight of Griffin. The maps will be debated and potentially updated during the special session but for incumbent legislators drawn into the same districts the ship is DRIFTING…
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