Johnny Isakson News
After surgery, Georgia senator could miss crucial votes
Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson is at home recuperating from back surgery, and that means Republican leaders may have to muster the votes to overhaul the 2010 health care law without him
In Republican 'burbs, Georgia election centers on a Democrat
In the same Atlanta-area congressional district that sent Newt Gingrich to Washington, Republicans are nervous about an upstart Democrat who's running a competitive bid to win a special congressional election
House votes to give VA more power to discipline employees
The Republican-led House has approved legislation to make it easier for the Department of Veterans Affairs to fire, suspend or demote employees for poor performance or bad conduct
Postelection dominoes create 5 open House seats
The postelection dominoes of President Donald Trump's administration picks and a California Democratic appointment have created five openings in the House, and that means five special elections in the coming months
Senator Defends Tom Price Over Stock Purchase Allegations
Sen. Johnny Isakson says Trump's pick for secretary of health and human services is the "right man for the right job."
Projected 2016 Senate Race Winners
Republicans will keep control of the Senate, a surprising development after analysts predicted for months that Democrats would retake the chamber. The GOP also will maintain its majority in the House after losing far fewer seats than expected in that chamber as well. The Senate electoral map
Georgia Election Results
Voters in the state of Georgia are heading to the polls on Election Day 2016. There are 16 electoral votes at stake in Georgia in the presidential race. Georgia allows for early voting. Georgia has voted for the Republican nominee in seven of the last eight presidential elections. White voters are
The Note: What's Next For Elizabeth Warren?
By MICHAEL FALCONE NOTABLES --WARREN RALLIES GRASSROOTS PROGRESSIVES: No, she's not running for president, but last night Sen. Elizabeth Warren joined leading progressive groups on a call rallying their members around her issues. The event allowed Warren to motivate grassroots activists after
Georgia Senator Johnny Isakson Reveals Battle With Parkinson's After 2013 Diagnosis
Sen. Johnny Isakson , R-Ga., announced today he is battling Parkinson’s disease. "Over 1 million Americans have Parkinson's and I am one of them," Isakson, 70, said in a statement Wednesday. After experiencing stiffness in his left arm in 2012, he consulted a neurologist and was diagnosed with
Diplomacy on the Sidelines
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) NOTABLES THERE WAS NO FORMAL MEETING PLANNED, but with President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin attending the same international summit, it was impossible for the political foes to avoid one another, ABC’s MARY BRUCE, KIRIT RADIA and CHRIS GOOD ...