FILE-In this May 8, 2013 file photo, Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, center, stands with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, left, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, right, at an event where the the Coca-C

 

              FILE-In this May 8, 2013 file photo, Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, center, stands with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, left, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, right, at an event where the the Coca-C
FILE-In this May 8, 2013 file photo, Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent, center, stands with Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal, left, and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, right, at an event where the the Coca-Cola Foundation pledged $3.8 million to support statewide initiatives aimed at boosting fitness and health in Atlanta. In this era of hyper-partisan rhetoric, the unique friendship that has developed between Deal and Reed has its roots in a shared interest in economic development and has blossomed into a powerful political alliance that is paying dividends. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)