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Gov. Nathan Deal stumps for Sen. Johnny Isakson at Chatham County GOP headquarters in Savannah on Nov. 6, 2016. Tamar Hallerman/AJC

Nathan Deal’s closing argument for why Georgians should back Johnny Isakson

6:28 pm Nov. 6, 2016

SAVANNAH – Gov. Nathan Deal had a parochial argument Sunday for why voters should back his pal Johnny Isakson on Nov. 8.

The governor said the incumbent Republican needs a third term in the Senate in order to continue looking out for the Savannah port expansion, a $706 million project that’s long been the subject of push and pull between Washington and the Peach State.

Deal argued that Isakson, through his seniority

Rev. Raphael Warnock, Senior Pastor of Ebenezer Baptist Church (R) along with other dignitaries walk into the Adamsville Recreational Center to vote Sunday in Atlanta, GA, October 30, 2016. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Democrats: ‘Colored people’ remark why voters should reject OSD

2:14 pm Nov. 4, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal’s recent remarks that “colored people” should support his proposed Opportunity School District on Tuesday’s general election ballot has already sparked outrage and a call for an apology.

Now, Georgia Democrats are using it to criticize the governor and his proposal before votes are counted. The OSD proposal is Amendment 1 on this year’s ballot.

“Hearing the comments Governor Deal made only solidified in my mind, my neighbors’

How Georgia hopes to cash in on Panama Canal expansion

6:00 am Jun. 27, 2016

The first wave of enormous boats chugged through the Panama Canal’s newly-expanded locks over the weekend, marking the end of a multi-billion construction project that escalated the push in Georgia to deepen Savannah’s port.

Georgia leaders

Kasim and Nathan’s excellent Hollywood adventure

6:00 am Jun. 23, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are headed to California on Thursday to keep Georgia on Hollywood’s mind.

The annual “Georgia Night in L.A.” has been a staple on the governor’s schedule as the