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Ethics panel dismisses complaint over Cagle’s alleged affair

Ethics panel dismisses complaint over Cagle’s alleged affair
March 1, 2011 --

Allegations that Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle overpaid a campaign aide with whom he was having an affair were dropped today by the State Campaign Finance Commission. Members said complainant Ray Boyd had no evidence to support his claim, which the chairman described as a “clear abuse” of the complaint process.

Aug. 6

August 6, 2010 --

DeKalb CEO’s campaign manager recommended contract termination ATL code compliance officer accused of shakedown Cheating charge halts ATL fire promotions Cyber school supporters say charter commission depriving students Athens chemical spill killed 15K fish Catoosa Co. magistrate being kept from office Judge: Jury should hear Imperial Sugar damage claims Grand jury to consider Tybee tasing […]

Andy Young: I endorse both Dems running for attorney general

Andy Young: I endorse both Dems running for attorney general
July 9, 2010 --

UPDATE: Former Atlanta Mayor Andrew Young acknowledged just now that he supports both Ken Hodges and Rob Teilhet to be Georgia’s next attorney general. “I plead guilty,” Young said in a phone interview. Teilhet, whose campaign received a $200 check from Young, this week accused Hodges of lying about receiving an endorsement from the former U.N. endorsement.

Eaves wins, Norwood loses in Fulton ballot access dispute

Eaves wins, Norwood loses in Fulton ballot access dispute
July 1, 2010 --

A  judge today dealt a setback to Mary Norwood‘s quest to be elected chair of the Fulton County Commission. The judge’s ruling means Norwood must collect 3,000 signatures more than before to be assured a place on the general election ballot in November.

4th District hopeful Connie Stokes owes herself $70K

4th District hopeful Connie Stokes owes herself $70K
April 28, 2010 --

Connie Stokes has been an official candidate for Congress for two days, and she already owes herself almost $70,000. That total includes a $42,700 debt carried over from her 2004 run for Congress, plus obligations to pay her for services as campaign manager and campaign consultant and for yard signs, bumper stickers and travel, according to her campaign’s March financial disclosure.