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Republicans David Perdue and Jack Kingston in 2014, when they were both vying for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.

Long before Trump, Georgia politicos paid lip service to term limits — but the needle hasn’t moved

3:29 pm Oct. 20, 2016

WASHINGTON — Donald Trump isn’t the first person to propose “draining the swamp” here in the nation’s capital. Many current and former Georgia lawmakers have paid lip service to the idea of congressional term limits over the past two decades — but the talk hasn’t translated into much action.

Term limits obviously aren’t very popular among D.C.’s political class. Who voluntarily wants to give up power?

Proponents of the idea say it prevents lawmakers

A MARTA promise: No invasion of Cherokee County

9:57 am May. 16, 2016

Lower that drawbridge, boys. The chairman of MARTA’s board of directors wants Cherokee County voters to know that the transit agency has no plans to send rail, buses or even skateboards into their territory. And