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  1. Isakson: Obama's immigration plan an attempt to win votesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson talks about the enemies of the United States across the world and the threats to the country during the Cobb County Republican Women's luncheon Friday at the Hilton Marietta Conference Center.


  2. Chinese water torture': That's what awaits Obama, Isakson predictsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    AMNESTY or no amnesty, President Obama is about to wake up to a new reality come January, U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson warned on Friday.


  3. Georgians react to immigration order along party linesRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Business Journal

    ... action of bypassing the will of Congress. "This is the wrong way to govern," Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson said. "We must stop the president from executing bad policy and will consider all legislation and legal options when determining ...


  4. Atlanta's Dem mayor: GOP Sen. Isakson tough to beatRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | The Hill

    Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed hopes the Democratic presidential nominee can compete for Georgia in 2016 - but doesn't think his party has the same chance against Sen. Johnny Isakson . "I think 2016 will be very difficult to attract one of the leading Democrats to take on Sen. Isakson because of the reputation that he has in the state and the affection folks have for him," Reed, a rising star in Georgia politics, tells the Associated Press.


  5. Republicans scream 'AMNESTY.' Now trying to decide what it means.Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Daily Kos

    ... the Republicans moaning about amnesty don't really know what they mean when they say it : When I asked Sen. Johnny Isakson, a Georgia Republican, what specific immigration policies he was referring to when he used the term amnesty, he said, "I don't ...


  6. Isakson: Obama's 'granting any type of legal status by an executive...Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago |

    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson believes President Barack Obama's proposal to defer deportation for certain illegal immigrants by executive action will be settled in the courts.


  7. Area politicians react to President Obama's executive action on immigrationRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | WTOC-TV Savannah

    ... enforce existing U.S. laws, and create a workable, efficient system for future immigrants." U.S. Senators Johnny Isakson (R-GA) and Saxby Chambliss (R-GA) released the following statement today regarding the President's proposed executive action on ...


  8. Ga. lawmakers oppose Obama's plan to limit deportationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Times

    ... compassionate, and fair immigration reform. His singular action defies all three of those principles." Sens. Johnny Isakson and Saxby Chambliss issued a joint statement via news release taking exception to the president's actions. "President Obama ...


  9. Atlanta mayor dissects elections, path forward for DemocratsRead the original story

    Thursday | WTVC

    ... Democrats will have a tough time attracting a leading candidate to challenge popular Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson in 2016, but believes Georgia can be competitive in the presidential election. 6:00 NewChannel 9 6:30 ABC World News Tonight 7:00 ...


  10. BCHS students Skype with U.S. SenatorRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | Bryan County News

    Freshmen in Morrie Shelkoff's honors government class at Bryan County High School got a chance Tuesday to interview U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, during a morning Skype session in the school's media center. So that's what they did - politely grilling the two-term senator and former U.S. representative from Atlanta on everything from same-sex marriage and medical marijuana to religion, schools, the economy and Obamacare.


  11. New Senator's...Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 5 | Fetch Your News

    Well, Johnny Isakson, Georgia's remaining beloved US Senator, with two years still to serve on his second term, has already announced his intention to stand for yet a third term as Georgia's senior senator so he can presumably continue to pursue his important task of adding to our national deficit with his votes for more and more spending. How about that? Once, two senators each represented the states from which they originated.


  12. End of the Road for Michael Boggs Nomination?Read the original story

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Roll Call

    Time is running out for Michael P. Boggs, whose nomination by President Barack Obama to the district court bench in Georgia roiled Democrats and raised new questions about the longstanding Senate practice of giving senators a veto over court picks in their home states. Georgia Republican Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson said Tuesday they remain hopeful that the controversial judicial nomineewill get confirmed before the end of the congressional session.


  13. UNG announces fall commencement plans; ceremonies to be held on Dahlonega, Gainesville campusesRead the original story

    Thursday | WDUN-AM Gainesville

    ... In July, she was awarded the fourth-highest military award, the Distinguished Service Medal, by U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson for her leadership as commanding general. Britt, of Acworth, Georgia, commissioned as a second lieutenant from the U.S. Military ...


  14. Isakson: Time to runRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | The Hill

    Sen. Johnny Isakson is watching his back and making early strategic maneuvers, as he launches his 2016 reelection campaign. The incumbent quickly announced after Election Day he'd be running for a third term, gathering a number of top Georgia Republicans around him in a show of strength, as he seeks to scare off any potential primary rivals.


  15. Isakson warns against succumbing to 'dumb disease'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Hill

    Sen. Johnny Isakson said the country would suffer from "dumb disease," if the Senate doesn't approve the Keystone XL oil pipeline. Later Tuesday, the Senate will vote on approval of the Keystone XL pipeline, which would transport oil from Canada through the United States to Gulf Coast refineries.


  16. Bryan County 9th grade class Skypes with Sen. Johnny IsaksonRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    One ninth grade class at Bryan County High School traveled 600 miles to Washington with one click of a mouse. Mrs. Shelkoff's American Government class Skyped with Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson from his office in Washington, D.C. Students asked him questions about his positions on issues, why he entered politics and more.


  17. What Do Republicans Mean When They Say Amnesty?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | Slate Magazine

    ... looks like in real life. Their responses ranged from straightforward to nonsensical. When I asked Sen. Johnny Isakson, a Georgia Republican, what specific immigration policies he was referring to when he used the term amnesty , he said, "I don't ...


  18. A handful of bills could bridge the partisan divideRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 | The Washington Post

    ... pending for more than a decade. Gold noted that each time he met with the bill's primary GOP sponsor, Sen. Johnny Isakson (Ga.), to discuss its prospects, "He would ask, 'Really, there's nobody opposed?' We had this conversation six times." While ...


  19. Sen. Isakson to run for re-election in 2016; Commentators say he likely would have little troubleRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson , left, waves to the crowd after he is introduced by Gov. Nathan Deal, right, during his announcement he will run for re-election in 2016.


  20. Gold Dome bill would block licenses for illegalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 18 |

    ... he said. "We should be more like Mexico, where illegal aliens cannot get a driver's license." --- U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga.) declined to comment on the particulars of the bill, but said he supports its goal. "All you have to look at is what ...