Jay Bookman

Jay Bookman

Jay Bookman is a columnist for the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017
Georgia Special Election: Nobody Said It Was Easy. They Said It Was Important.
There are two ways to look at it, I guess. From the point of view of the Republicans, they won Tuesday’s special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, and that’s all that matters. Politics is binary: You’re either going to Washington or you’re not, and Jon Ossoff is not. Karen Handel...
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Wednesday, April 19, 2017
An Ossoff ‘Victory for the Ages’? No, Not Quite. Not Yet.
“A victory for the ages,” Democrat Jon Ossoff called it last night. But it wasn’t. Not quite and not yet. You could call his showing a surprise, a success, an achievement, a signal of deep public discontent … sure, it was all that. It was also a confirmation of Democratic enthusiasm and passion...
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Friday, January 30, 2009
A Couple of Political Morsels to Chew On
The folks at Politico have a couple of intriguing stories posted. First, there's this: "Politico has learned that tomorrow Americans United for Change, a liberal group, will begin airing radio ads in three states Obama won - Ohio, Pennsylvania and Nevada - with a tough question aimed at the GOP senators there: Will you side with Obama or Rush Limbaugh?
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