Brandon Howell

Posted November 03, 2014

In May, I wrote that it was time for Georgia to send someone like David Perdue to the Senate. If anything, the course of his general election campaign versus Michelle Nunn has only reaffirmed that.

Posted October 10, 2014

David Perdue and Michelle Nunn squared off in their first real debate for Georgias open Senate seat just a few days ago, meeting before a rowdy audience that helped make the contest a spirited affair.

Posted September 21, 2014

Ill be the first to admit I get a kick out of Joe Biden.

Posted September 13, 2014

If youre a red state Democrat, two things you dont want dotting your week are an obvious lack of even appearing to be a moderate and the words under investigation.

Posted August 02, 2014

All in all, a pretty rugged one.

Posted July 18, 2014

?This week National Journal unveiled its “Against the Grain” awards, an evaluation of campaigns, candidates, and ads at what could be called the halfway point of the 2014 cycle.

Posted May 11, 2014

Michelle Nunn will inarguably be the Democrats’ nominee for the state’s open Senate seat, made vacant by Saxby Chambliss’s foregoing a bid for a third term.

Posted May 06, 2014

For reasons passing understanding, the FDA announced recently that it was moving forward with invoking its authority to regulate cigars, along with other forms of tobacco.

Posted March 15, 2014

Michelle Nunn’s got a gun problem.

Posted February 13, 2014

In a story not filed with The Onion, Nancy Pelosi’s House Majority PAC is defending fellow Democrats up for election in 2014 by, wait for it, bashing Obamacare.

Posted January 31, 2014

In a recent speech, Georgia Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black told the unvarnished truth about proposed regulations coming down the hatch from the Food and Drug Administration.

Posted January 29, 2014

All it took was five days for Texas gubernatorial hopeful Wendy Davis’s campaign to go from baffling to downright obscene, again showing that neither she nor those aiding the effort knew what they were getting into in the first place.

Posted January 12, 2014

At long last, there’s a bit of sanity coming out of a Georgia poll. A survey released this week by InsiderAdvantage/Fox 5 says Governor Nathan Deal enjoys a wide lead in his bid for re-election.

Posted November 17, 2013

If 2014 is a trial run for Georgia Democrats eager to regain statewide relevance, it should also serve as one for Peach State GOPers in the seemingly quixotic quest to win the youth vote.

Posted November 09, 2013

Georgia Democrats have staked their hopes for political revival on a That 70’s Show charade.

Posted October 06, 2013

The Left’s latest political celebrity has made it official, with Texas state Senator Wendy Davis kicking off a bid for governor owing its genesis to a filibuster of legislation banning restricting abortion after 20 weeks.

Posted September 25, 2013

Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton’s “reemergence” into the media spotlight (did she ever really leave?) is coming in tandem with a return to political reality, however denied by Clintonworld it may be.

Posted September 21, 2013

Look at the crop of oft-cited Democratic presidential hopefuls for 2016 and you have a hard time surmising how the party’s captured the lion’s share of young voters in recent cycles.

Posted September 14, 2013

The Democrats’ one best hope at a competitive Senate race in Georgia is already exhibiting signs of weakness.

Posted August 08, 2013

For Democrats in Georgia and across the country it feels like a good week, with a Public Policy Polling survey indicating Michelle Nunn, their likely standard bearer in next year’s Georgia Senate contest, is tied with two and leading the rest of a crowded Republican field.