Roy Barnes

Georgia’s next governor, Republican Nathan Deal (photo courtesy of the AJC) From the AJC.com: Nathan Deal led a historic Republican sweep of Georgia on Tuesday, soundly defeating Democrat Roy Barnes to become Georgia’s next governor. Republicans seized historic gains to take control of the House on Tuesday, as voters upset with the economy, President Barack […]

There is a lot at stake with this year’s midterm elections. With the Republican Party blocking every positive action that President Obama tries to take, plus the emergence of the ultra-conservative Tea Party (which many, including the NAACP, have accused of having racists in its movement), the midterm elections in November are extremely important. Locally, […]

From the AJC.com: Former Gov. Roy Barnes successfully completed the first step of his political redemption tour Tuesday, handily winning the Democratic nomination for his old job. Almost eight years after being ousted by Sonny Perdue and becoming the first Democrat to lose a governor’s race to a Republican in modern Georgia history, Barnes overwhelmed […]