Monday, October 20th, 2014

J.B. Powell's file

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J.B. Powell is a Democratic candidate for Georgia Agriculture commissioner

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Recent statements involving J.B. Powell

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Candidate bets on the ponies, but research needs to go back to starting gate

Recent stories featuring J.B. Powell

Stakes high for AJC PolitiFact Georgia

The stakes were high for AJC PolitiFact Georgia last week.

Two U.S. senators and a Clayton County official made claims on one of this state's hottest topics: jobs.

The White House sparred with U.S. House Republican leader John Boehner over tax cuts that could have a major impact on the struggling economy. Republican governors tried to thwart the efforts of Democrat Roy Barnes to reclaim the governor's seat.

And a candidate for agriculture commissioner bet about $1 billion in economic benefit would rain down if we let Georgians gamble on ponies.

Here's a roundup of this week's rulings: