Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He joined the newspaper in June 2012 after spending seven years with the Atlanta bureau of The Associated Press, where he covered a range of beats that included politics and legal affairs. He also contributes to the AJC's Political Insider blog. He's a graduate of the University of Georgia with degrees in journalism and political science and lives with his wife and two daughters in Dunwoody.
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A Democratic activist filed an ethics complaint this week that claimed a staffer for U.S. Sen. David Perdue violated campaign law by using his staff time and official title at a fundraiser for Republican Karen Handel in coastal Georgia. The complaint sent to the Senate Ethics Committee highlights an invite for a May 15 Glynn County GOP social...
State Sen. David Shafer. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM State Sen. David Shafer is tallying up more endorsements in his bid for lieutenant governor to try to scare away any more competitors.
Democratic state Rep. Stacey Evans entered the race for Georgia governor on Thursday with a pledge to make technical colleges tuition-free and a vow to fight for struggling Georgians ignored by the powerful. The Smyrna attorney’s campaign sets up what will likely be a divisive Democratic primary for the state’s top job in 2018...
Gov. Nathan Deal. BOB ANDRES / BANDRES@AJC.COM What a difference a year makes. Gov. Nathan Deal is returning to the Georgia GOP convention next weekend, with plans to attend the Augusta event’s June 2 opening dinner.
House Speaker Paul Ryan. AP/Cliff Owen House Speaker Paul Ryan’s favorite super PAC has an early Memorial Day gift for Republican Karen Handel.
State Rep. Stacey Evans, D – Smyrna. Bob Andres, firstname.lastname@example.org Democratic state Rep. Stacey Evans entered the race for Georgia governor on Thursday with a pledge to make technical college tuition-free and a vow to fight for struggling Georgians ignored by the powerful.
The nationally watched race to represent the 6th Congressional District, which stretches from east Cobb County across north Fulton County to north DeKalb County, will be decided June 20 in a runoff between Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff. The seat opened when Tom Price vacated it to become President Donald Trump’s secretary...
Former Georgia congressman Lynn Westmoreland. AP/Alex Brandon Former U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland said Wednesday he is not running for Georgia governor, a day after a campaign surfaced trying to draft him to enter the wide-open 2018 field.
Democrat Jon Ossoff. Bob Andres, email@example.com Democrat Jon Ossoff often doesn’t mention Donald Trump’s name at campaign events unless pressed by voters or reporters.
Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel. AP image. The race for Georgia’s 6th District is already the most expensive U.
Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel. AJC file Republican Karen Handel’s latest ad in Georgia’s 6th District race claims Democrat Jon Ossoff “intentionally misled” voters about his experience and that he was “caught lying” about his GOP opponent.