Archive for the 'Georgia 08' Category

Potential Primary Challenger Makes Right Decision

Thursday, June 14th, 2007

Georgia State Senator Chip Rogers announced that he will not challenge Sen. Saxby Chambliss.  Rogers would have been a single-issue challenger, with the issue being immigration.  Because the pro-enforcement forces are not yet as well-organized as other members of the conservative coalition, he almost certainly would have failed in a primary bid.
I’m not pleased with […]

Democrats Find Chambliss Challenger

Tuesday, June 5th, 2007

Television reporter Dale Cardwell announced that he will challenge freshman Sen. Saxby Chambliss.  Cardwell is a political novice, but is well known for his television reporting.  This gives him a big advantage over his primary opponent, DeKalb County Chief Executive Officer Vernon Jones.
Cardwell has a steep hill to climb.  First, he must translate his name […]

Desperate Dems Get Candidate

Wednesday, March 28th, 2007

DeKalb County Chief Executive Vernon Jones has decided, in the wake of an utter lack of viable candidates, to challenge Sen. Saxby Chambliss.  Jones has set his sights so high that his first fundraiser went at $100 a plate.  Jones is in the race because Democrats failed to recruit Rep. Jim Marshall, and Rep. John Barrow […]

Cleland says No; Chambliss Looks Safe

Friday, December 1st, 2006

Former Sen. Max Cleland has decided not to seek a rematch against freshman Sen. Saxby Chambliss, who took the seat from him in 2002.  With Democrats struggling to remain relevant in the state, the decision comes as a severe, probably fatal, blow to their chances of getting back either of the state`s Senate seats.  Count […]