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Will the ‘Trump effect’ oust Georgia incumbents?

Whether you like or dislike Donald Trump, there’s no question he has pulled off an impressive political feat.

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Updated: may. 22, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Democrats' divisiveness and the House of Cards

While there has been much consternation and media coverage of the split between Trump supporters and the Republican establishment in the past few months, the ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:46 p.m. | Updated: may. 22, 2016 5:00 a.m.

A life in numbers

Numbers are how one keeps score. Those who engage in any competitive endeavor — business, sports, even weight loss — seek numbers to tell them how well ...

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Posted: may. 21, 2016 1:47 p.m. | Updated: may. 22, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Your Mission -- Learning to Live

Donald Trump is the presumptive Republican nominee, and Hillary Clinton continues to battle Bernie Sanders for the Democratic nomination. This week, Trump stated that he ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 5:28 p.m. | Updated: may. 15, 2016 4:00 a.m.

When did Gov. Deal become a liberal?

The casual political observer might be asking this question after taking in the events of the past few weeks: When did Nathan Deal become a ...

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Posted: may. 14, 2016 5:24 p.m.

It’s been a strange election year

When friends ask me if I’m ever going to retire as a working journalist, I respond, “How can I leave when I’m having ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 11:24 a.m.

Trump drives spike into culture war politics

Days before the Indiana primary, Ted Cruz paraded his two young daughters in matching pink dresses and spoke darkly of "putting little girls alone in ...

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Posted: may. 10, 2016 11:23 a.m.

The PSC should learn how to say ‘no’

Imagine that you are the loan officer at the local community bank.

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 4:05 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Trump's triumph

Donald Trump's commanding win this week of all five of the Republican primaries provides him with enormous momentum for the final six weeks of ...

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Posted: apr. 30, 2016 4:07 p.m. | Updated: may. 01, 2016 4:00 a.m.

A tale of two speeches

Donald Trump gained a commanding win in New York this week, picking up 89 of the 95 New York state Republican delegates. The win brought ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:37 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

The Liberal Silent Majority

A few days before Bernie Sanders lost badly in the New York primary, 27,000 souls filled Washington Square Park, many wildly cheering him on ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:38 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 5:00 a.m.

State senator defends religious freedom legislative efforts

A couple of weeks ago, I was highly critical of the efforts of proponents of the Religious Freedom Restoration Act and particularly of State Sen ...

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Posted: apr. 23, 2016 2:41 p.m. | Updated: apr. 24, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Your elected officials want to keep you in the dark

Whenever you hear an elected official say they support the concept of “transparency” in government, you really shouldn’t take them seriously. They usually don ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:22 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Kasich's Why

With Republican frontrunner Donald Trump holding 744 of the 1,237 delegates needed to secure the nomination before the convention, the possibility of a contested ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:24 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Sanders and the Snapchat Liberals

If the polls hold, scoring tickets to "Hamilton" will be as good as it's going to get for Bernie Sanders in New York. But ...

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:28 p.m. | Updated: apr. 17, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Letter: Farewell, Old Newton

Dear Editor,

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Posted: apr. 16, 2016 5:29 p.m.

Lawmakers declare their independence

This year’s General Assembly session could be described as the one where legislators started to declare their independence from Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Posted: apr. 09, 2016 2:19 p.m. | Updated: apr. 10, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Over Here: Competence Amid Repulsive Politics

Belgians planning to "march against fear" on Sunday were told to stay home out of fear for more violence. Americans in Europe, meanwhile, are being ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 12:58 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Sharing life’s bumps and bruises with friends

She is not going to be pleased that I have told you this, but we are all family here, even if some of you consider ...

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 1:03 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Lawmakers don’t follow the clock

Georgia legislators have some problems when it comes to telling time.

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Posted: apr. 02, 2016 12:57 p.m. | Updated: apr. 03, 2016 4:00 a.m.

Gov. Deal has two choices on ‘religious liberty’ bill

As Gov. Nathan Deal ponders the “religious liberty” bill that the General Assembly has adopted, he can look to recent examples of how two other ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:01 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Identifying ideology versus tactic

The terrorist attacks in Brussels this past Monday, claimed by the Islamic State, are a clear indication that the West has a lot of work ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:02 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

Terrorists and their Privacy

One inevitable sequel to a terrorist attack is seeing the ugly mugs of creeps-turned-monsters thrust before us over a multitude of news cycles. Another is ...

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Posted: mar. 26, 2016 4:03 p.m. | Updated: mar. 27, 2016 5:00 a.m.

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