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12:56 p.m. — The jury that is in it’s 11th day of deliberations in the corruption trial of suspended DeKalb County CEO Burrell Ellis took it’s hour-long break of lunch, still unable to agree on verdicts for any of the 13 charges against him.
“The evidence shows Georgia is falling behind other states,” said Carter spokesman Bryan Thomas, adding: “If Gov. Deal thinks this is the best we can do, then it’s clear that Georgia needs new leadership and a new vision for our state.”
The Democratic Party of Georgia also poked fun at the lack of diversity in the ad:
Here’s the text of the spot, which is called “Mean:”
Narrator: Georgia is on the move.
[TV anchors rattle off jobs deals]
Narrator: But what’s it really mean?
Deal: “People now have hope. Jobs are coming to their communities. It allows families to say to their children, ‘If you do get an education, there is going to be a job right here in Georgia that you stay and you can be employed and that way we’ll get to see our grandchildren in the process.”