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House Speaker David Ralston, center, at a 2015 press conference. Bob Andres, bandres@ajc.com

David Ralston: Let Congress take a crack at ‘religious liberty’ measure

10:40 am Dec. 4, 2016

On Friday afternoon, House Speaker David Ralston joined host Bill Nigut and I for some conversation on GPB’s “Political Rewind.”

Many topics were touched, and you can listen to the entire exchange here. Perhaps most important was Ralston’s contention that an end to gridlock in Washington was a reason to give the “religious liberty” issue a rest come January – and let Congress take a crack at it.

The House

Why Florida Democrats are roasting Chick-fil-A

2:51 pm Oct. 1, 2016

Orlando, Fla. – A Florida Democratic group is roasting a local elections director for holding voter drives at Chick-fil-A restaurants, saying that using outposts of the Georgia-based fast food chain would be akin to letting