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The exodus from Jim Barksdale’s Senate campaign continues

8:30 am Sep. 27, 2016

The exodus from Democrat Jim Barksdale’s Senate campaign hasn’t ended yet.

We’ve gotten word that two more senior staffers are no longer with the campaign: Communications Director Emily Oh and Political Director Lacey Morrison.

Their departure comes shortly after Barksdale

November 5, 2013 Atlanta: Atlanta City Council Post 2 At-Large  candidate, Mary Norwood cheers with supporters at her campaign headquarters Tuesday November 5, 2013. Norwood is trying to reclaim her post after leaving the position to run for mayor, losing by just over 700 votes in a 2009 run-off.  BRANT SANDERLIN /BSANDERLIN@AJC.COM

Mary Norwood mulls return to Atlanta mayoral fray

8:56 am Sep. 22, 2016

This year’s election circus may be coming to an end in 46 days (who’s counting?), but Atlanta’s 2017 mayoral race continues to heat up, with yet another candidate mulling a bid to replace the outgoing Kasim

A Georgia Republican plots to counter cyber-hacks

8:23 am Sep. 21, 2016

Two thoughts crossed many Republican minds when personal emails from the Democratic National Committee were hacked and then leaked: Glee at a jaw-dropping embarrassment for their political nemesis, and horror that the same could happen