What's the bottom line?
Democratic Party of Georgia
David Perdue led efforts to ship thousands of jobs overseas.
67 fewer employees on staff
Gwinnett County government has made "significant cutbacks in staffing."
Tax bill gap isn't hundreds of dollars
Brookhaven homeowners pay hundreds of dollars less in property taxes compared with owners of the same-value homes in unincorporated DeKalb County.
Honors don't always mean quality
DeKalb County has been recognized in recent years as having one the best sheriff’s departments in the nation.
Literal truth missing context
Jeff Mann has an ethics complaint against him alleging he used county workers for campaign work, which is an indictable offense.
Obama program at center of attack
U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston voted for the "Cash for Clunkers" program.
Newspaper endorsements are rarer these days
Another great endorsement! Barrow Journal explains the difference between me and Jody Hice.
Supports specific tax, not broad increase
David Perdue said he’d raise taxes.
Fewer troops does not always equal more risk
President Obama has left the U.S. with the lowest number of active-duty troops since before World War II, putting the nation at risk.
Health care law a hot topic
U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn has avoided taking a stand on Obamacare.
Who gets paid what?
Georgia Restaurant Association
The wages of about 60,562 state and local government employees would be affected if the minimum wage is increased to $10.10 in Georgia, for a combined cost to taxpayers of more than $164 million annually.
Numbers are right but context complicates expansion issue
"There’s $30 billion in expansion funds that we’ve paid – it’s our money and Nathan Deal wants Washington to keep it."
vet suicides and the VA
"We’ve got an average of 5,600 soldiers committing suicide. That’s about 20 a day."
Will HOPE changes be campaign fodder?
"Nathan Deal cut the HOPE scholarship program so that literally 100,000 Georgians will not be able to go to college or get technical training that they so badly needed to raise -- you know, give them a chance at a good job."
Complaint doesn't completely add up
Says Democratic candidate for state school superintendent Alisha Thomas Morgan voted to slash funding for the preschool programs for disabled and special needs students.
Guns a hot campaign topic
Says he’s "the only licensed firearms dealer in America running for Congress."
Secret world of sex trafficking hard to research
Atlanta is the No. 1 trading point for sexual slavery in America. Between 100 and 200 girls are sold into slavery in Atlanta every month.
Deal also pushed for the cuts
Says restoring Georgia pre-k to a 180-day program was a "real result" of his leadership.
Numbers fairly close
"There are still more people uninsured today than when Obama was elected president."
More data needed
Every child in Colorado who has been given medical marijuana for treatment for seizures has had diminished seizure activity.
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