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Georgia Politics, Campaigns and Elections for January 10, 2011

Top Stories

1. An important day in Georgia history
2. Poll: Deal leads Carter by 2-1 margin
3. Campaign announcements
4. Two events with Allen West

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On January 10, 2011, Nathan Deal was sworn in as Governor of Georgia for his first term. The celebratory inauguration was cancelled because of snow and ice, but Deal took the oath of office before a joint session of the Georgia General Assembly. Deal became the second Republican Governor of Georgia during the modern era, taking over from Gov. Sonny Perdue.

Deal 2011 Inaugural Invite

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Rick W. Allen spotted in DC?

Reports from Washington D.C. are that Rick W. Allen is in town and has been spotted making the traditional political rounds. The buzz from Georgia political types in DC is that there is a consensus Rick W. Allen is preparing for a 2014 bid in GA 12.

The main question is will he be running against Congressman John Barrow or will it be an open seat with Congressman John Barrow seeking the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate.