Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

Political Vine: The Insider's Source on Georgia Politics

The Political Vine is the home of political news, satire, rants, and rumors.

Track Record for Competent Georgia Republican Attorney Generals is 0 to 2

PV, Wednesday, November 1st, 2017

Rumors have it that the Georgia State Attorney General’s Office is too incompetent to act as State Defense Counsel for Secretary of State Brian Kemp and Kennesaw State University in the civil lawsuit that challenged the results of the 6th District Congressional Race earlier in 2017. Within four days of that lawsuit being filed, the […]

TSPLOST is Not A Constitutional Referendum

PV, Monday, July 2nd, 2012

PRESS RELEASE Transportation Leadership Coalition Initiates Legal Inquiry Against Secretary of State Brian Kemp Kemp has no legal authority to add promotional language to Georgia ballot. July 2, 2012, Roswell, GA – Today, the Transportation Leadership Coalition (TLC) took the first formal step towards litigation challenging Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for adding promotional […]

HD 43 Update; Herman Cain’s Surprise; Brian Kemp’s Big Decision, & Other News

politicalvine, Wednesday, September 28th, 2011

HD 43-Brian Laurens vs. Geraldine Wade In a previous PV, we described an incident regarding Brian Laurens of the Robert Lamutt Campaign and Geraldine Wade, who was a candidate for the HD-43 Special Election. That election has come and gone, and Wade, while receiving an impressive 22.2% for her first time out with a pure […]

Karen Handel Is Hereby Charged With Gross Dereliction of Duty

PV, Sunday, June 6th, 2010

You might recall a few weeks ago the FOX 5 TV story by Dale Russell that discussed incidences of 2 corporate entities getting their “identity” stolen and credit cards issued in the corporate name to fraudulent people. You also might recall that the Doug MacGinnitie campaign, smelling blood in the water, took it upon themselves […]

The MacGinnitie Campaign Continues To Show How Classless It Is

PV, Thursday, June 3rd, 2010

Rumors have it that at a recent fundraiser for Brian Kemp held in Athens, the Doug MacGinnitie campaign hired a photographer to stand across the street from the house where the fundraiser was being held, and just take pictures one-by-one as fundraiser attendees (some of them with their children in tow) drove-up and got out […]

Memo To SOS Brian Kemp

Bill Simon, Tuesday, February 2nd, 2010

Honorable Brian Kemp: Due to a conversation I had yesterday with your legal counsel, Vincent Russo, I took it upon myself to do a little bit of research on Mr. Russo. Mr. Kemp, according to the Georgia State Ethics Commission Website, Mr. Russo has made significant contributions to Gubernatorial Candidate Karen Handel, his former superior. […]


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