Tag: Election 2018

Chairman’s Corner: Mr. Kavanaugh Goes to Washington

by Jason Shepherd 29 days until Election Day. In the 1939 Frank Capra classic movie Mr. Smith Goes to Washington, newly appointed Senator Jefferson Smith (Jimmy Stewart) is falsely accused by the political machine back home run by Boss Jim Taylor, of corruption, bribery, and everything but sexual assault when he was in high school. The…

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AJC: Ga. Republicans see Kavanaugh’s confirmation as rallying force

By Tamar Hallerman October 06, 2018 What took you so long? That was the sentiment broadcast by many metro Atlanta Republicans on Saturday as the Senate prepared to cast a final vote on Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination. At a pair of county GOP meetings in Atlanta’s northern suburbs, the party faithful cheered the news that…

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AROUND TOWN: Cobb Sheriff to Congress: stand up to ICE criticism; GOP float flap

FLOAT FLAP: A few years ago, Cobb GOP Chair Jason Shepherd came across the Liberty Square area at Disney World, sporting an attractive red brick wall with tea chests. He thought it would make a good design for this year’s Fourth of July float, and the Cobb GOP modeled their float in the Marietta Fourth of July parade…

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Chairman’s Corner – Code Red (Hen)

CODE RED: This week, according to the owner of the Red Hen Restaurant, in Lexington, VA, she refused to serve White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders and her family on “moral grounds.” Co-owner Stephanie Wilkinson cited the fact a number of her employees were gay and did not approve of Trump’s desire to bar transgender…

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June Cobb County Republican Breakfast

Join the Cobb County Republican Party for its June Republican Breakfast Featuring: Casey Cagle Candidate for Governor and Brad Raffensperger Candidate for Secretary of State Special Guest Shelley Wynter Host of the “Shelley Wynter Show” Weekdays from 6AM-9AM on the New Talk 106.7 FM Doors open at 8:00 AM Program begins at 8:30 AM COST:…

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Bet You Didn’t See that One Coming – An Evening with Governor Robert Ehrlich

Cobb County Republican Party Chairman Jason Shepherd   and The Cobb GOP Chairman’s Council    Neera Bahl  Frank Molesky  Thomas Cheek  Douglas Muzik  Sue Everhart   Josh Roland  Pat Gartland   Chris Waldman TABLE SPONSORS Neera Bahl   VIP SPONSORS Cong. Bob and Jeri Barr S & S Consulting of Georgia Cordially Invites You to a Very…

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April Cobb Republican Breakfast

Join the Cobb County Republican Party for its April Republican Breakfast Featuring: Richard Woods State School Superintendent and Clay Tippins Candidate for Governor Doors open at 8:00 AM Program begins at 8:30 AM CLICK HERE TO GET YOUR TICKETS! COST: $8.00 in advance $10.00 at the door $100.00 for Sponsoring (includes 2 tickets. VIP reserved…

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AJC: With qualifying set to begin, Georgia can expect more contested races

By Greg Bluestein – The Atlanta Journal-Constitution The room of chattering Democrats quieted when Valerie Habif strode to the podium with an announcement. After ticking off the names of politicians and political contenders in the room, she had an admonition for the crowd. “Let me tell you who’s not here tonight: a Democratic candidate for this House…

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Delta’s NRA move could put airline tax break in Georgia at risk

Political Insider An AJC blog about Atlanta politics, Georgia politics, Georgia and metro Atlanta election campaigns. Because all politics is local. By Greg Bluestein Some conservatives say the airline’s decision should ground a lucrative sales tax exemption on jet fuel 21h ago, February 24, 2018 Delta’s decision to sever marketing ties with the National Rifle Association on Saturday…

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You are Invited to the January Cobb County GOP Annual Congressional Pancake Breakfast with invited guests Johnny Isakson U.S. Senator and Karen Handel Congresswoman (GA-6) Saturday, January 6, 2018 8:00 AM – Doors Open 8:30 AM – Program Thank You to Our January  Breakfast Sponsors: Frank Molesky Lance Lamberton, Cobb Taxpayers Association Breakfast $8 in…

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