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What Johnny Isakson said about Charlottesville

11:11 am Aug. 17, 2017

We’re a little bit slow in doing so, but allow us to point you to this sound clip of remarks that U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson made to the Georgia Chamber on Tuesday, courtesy of the GPB Macon bureau:

https://cmgajcpolitics.files.wordpress.com/2017/08/isakson-speech-jim.mp3

Isakson began by citing that Ben Franklin quote in which the founding father says that we have a republic – if we can keep it. And then, said the senator:

“There are times

The local take on Karen Handel’s decision to skip a Sixth District debate

10:02 am May. 10, 2017

As tempting as it might be to leave coverage of the Sixth District congressional race solely to national outlets, or even large-ish organizations like the AJC, this is no time to give up on smaller, neighborhood-oriented news operations.

They do good work – essential work. Tuesday provided a pair of examples.

You know that, during this year’s session of the Legislature, state Rep. Bert Reeves, R-Marietta, floated the first rewrite of