10 hrs ago
Yu blasts Kingston, Broun, Gingrey for missed votes
Next week, televisions across Georgia will feature ads by a political newcomer attacking three congressmen in the Republican Senate primary for missing votes while serving in the House of Representatives.
11 hrs ago
GOP House Members Join Criticism of Boehner
Several Republican lawmakers joined in criticizing language used by House Speaker John Boehner about conservative groups who opposed the bipartisan budget deal.
15 hrs ago
Boehner hits tea party groups as budget vote nears
The battle-fatigued U.S. House moved toward passage Thursday of legislation to ease across-the-board spending cuts and prevent future government shutdowns after Speaker John Boehner unleashed a stinging attack on tea party-aligned conservative groups campaigning for the measure's defeat.
Tue Dec 10, 2013
Thomasville Times Enterprise
Kingston takes aim at Obamacare
First District U.S. Congressman Jack Kingston passed through town on Monday as part of a southwest Georgia tour.
Georgia Senate race heats up
Today in Zpolitics , Walter Jones of the Morris News Service wrote, "For Republican primary voters the question next year will be which candidate's approach to ObamaCare makes the most sense."
Experts Predict 'Fast And Furious' Legislative Session Ahead
In a briefing for journalists Tuesday, experts from the Atlanta firm McKenna Long and Aldridge shared insights and predictions for the 2014 General Assembly session, which begins Jan. 13. "This session is going to be a fast and furious and that's really because of the primaries being moved from July to May," said Chuck McMullen, a manager director ... (more)
Mon Dec 09, 2013
The Coastal Courier
Candidate stumps for food donations
John McCallum, center, a candidate for Congress from Georgia's 1st District, stands with a man and a baby in support of America's Second Harvest of Coastal Georgia.
Rep. Kingston: "We need to de fund Obamacare"
On Monday, Georgia Representative Jack Kingston made a stop in Valdosta. He said one of things he would like to see happen is for Obamacare to be de funded.
C-SPAN series to feature Rosalynn Carter tonight
The subject this week is ham. In an effort to get AuA gusta Commission members to agree on balancing next year's general fund/law enforcement budget, City AdminA istrator Fred Russell said, 'The budget is like a sandwich.
Sat Dec 07, 2013
Support for Usa Freedom Act grows with Ga Republican Jack Kingston signing on
The "Uniting and Strengthening America by Fulfilling Rights and Ending Eavesdropping, Dragnet-collection, and Online-Monitoring Act" would : A require the attorney general to disclose decisions made by the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance court ; A allow telecom companies to publicize some information about their FISA court orders ; A establish a ... (more)
Fri Dec 06, 2013
Hill staffers face health enrollment snags
Capitol Hill staffers are hitting multiple obstacles in trying to enroll in the Obamacare exchange just days before the federal government's deadline for getting coverage.
The Washington Post
To GOP primary voters, even wanting to fix Obamacare is a liability
If you want to understand why Democrats believe they are not uniformly on the defensive over Obamacare - and why the GOP stance on the health law is also a liability - take a look at this ad that Rep. Paul Broun is running against Rep. Jack Kingston, his opponent in the Georgia GOP Senate primary: "A lot of conservatives say, just step back and let ... (more)
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Rep. Kingston: GOP Doesn't Need 'Marketing Plan' to Appeal to Women
Republicans don't need a "marketing plan" to appeal to women, despite House Speaker John Boehner's declaration that men in Congress "aren't as sensitive as they ought to be" according to Rep. Jack Kingston of Georgia.
Maximizing the 2014 Primaries
Sitting out the upcoming Republican primaries is not an option for conservatives.
The Town Talk
Another View: 6-month nuclear deal will work -- for Iran
All it has to do is tell the rest of the world that it is now willing to be a team player, if only temporarily.
Republican candidates shift their messages on Obama healthcare law
In a significant development, GOP candidates have embraced a concept that was unthinkable a year ago: fixing President Obama's landmark law.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
Kingston: GOP needs to 'push ObamaCare over the cliff'
Rep. Jack Kingston on Wednesday sought to clarify earlier comments that it wasn't the "responsible" thing to let ObamaCare fail, saying he meant the GOP should take an active role in dismantling it.
The News Journal
HealthCare.gov turned a Democratic success story
Winds were calm in the capital on Monday, except in the immediate vicinity of the White House, where gale-force exhalations were blowing out of the West Wing.
Tue Dec 03, 2013
The Las Vegas Sun
N. Georgia key battleground in Senate GOP primary
North Georgia is home to one of the country's most Republican congressional districts and will be a key battleground in next year's GOP primary for the state's open U.S. Senate seat.
McKeon supports Thornberry as next HASC chairman - Biden wants...
MCKEON BACKS THORNBERRY AS NEXT HASC CHAIR, via POLITICO's Austin Wright: It's been discussed behind the scenes, and now it's on the record: House Armed Services Committee Chairman Buck McKeon is considering retirement, and if he opts not to run again, he'd support Vice Chairman Mac Thornberry of Texas to replace him, Wright reports.