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David Perdue: ‘It’s time to let Trump be Trump’

10:30 am Jun. 1, 2016

Two kinds of Republicans will gather in Augusta on Friday for the two-day state GOP convention.

One brand will express support for the “Republican presidential nominee,” or “the person at the top of our ticket,” or

Evangelist Franklin Graham, NBC News

Take one Legislature, mix in a presidential primary — then stand back

9:00 am Jan. 9, 2016

This barely used year is about to bring us something Georgia has never seen. For the first time since Republicans gained control of the state Capitol, a session of the Legislature will coincide with a statewide, GOP presidential primary that could truly matter.

On a scale of volatility, the combination falls somewhere between a torch parade through a fireworks factory and a power tool seminar with an open bar.

Shrapnel is not