In the end, the political insurgency that supposedly would sweep incumbents out of office in last week's primaries turned out not to be much of an insurgency.
This is one of those times when I feel like I'm watching the movie "Groundhog Day." The same things keep happening over and over, with the same ending.
Whether you like or dislike Donald Trump, there's no question he has pulled off an impressive political feat.
The casual political observer might be asking this question after taking in the events of the past few weeks: When did Gov. Nathan Deal become a liberal Democrat?
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 so much fun?"
Imagine that you are the loan officer at the local community bank.
It's never a good time for a politician to get arrested for driving under the influence, but it's especially bad to get pulled in by law enforcement when the next election is less than six weeks away.
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't mean what they're saying.
This year's General Assembly session could be described as the one where legislators started to declare their independence from Gov. Nathan Deal.
Georgia legislators have some problems when it comes to telling time.
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 Republican governors handled this particular issue.
U.S. Rep. Doug Collins, R-Gainesville, is the kind of politician who would seem to be very conservative.
Qualifying week, when candidates fill out the paperwork to be on the election ballot, is something I call "put up or shut up" time.
Talk to any member of the General Assembly, and most of them will tell you one of their biggest goals is to bring business to the state and create more jobs.
In every election cycle, political pundits will spend a lot of time talking about why endorsements are so important to a candidate.
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To get an understanding of the major problem facing state legislators this year, you have to have been watching a town hall meeting televised on ...
When Donald Trump was campaigning for president, he pledged he would "drain the swamp" in Washington and put an end to all the influence peddling ...
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