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.

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