In other corners of the country, Republicans talk of launching a counteroffensive against the tea party forces that engineered this month’s government shutdown. But here in Georgia, opinions are quite different.
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The AJC’s Greg Bluestein wanted to hear what Republican voters wanted out of their politicians in the wake of the shutdown. He traveled to town hall meetings across north Georgia in the last week, catching U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, Senate candidate Karen Handel and Gov. Nathan Deal at three separate events.