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A farewell – for now – from the SPR team

A farewell – for now – from the SPR team

The Southern Political Report has been put on hold for the rest of 2019. We also extend best wishes to our legendary publisher emeritus Hastings Wyman on his well-deserved retirement after his decades of hard-hitting, in-depth reporting and analysis.

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Trump needs Florida in 2020. He obviously knows that.

Donald Trump must win Florida in 2020 if he wants to remain president. And he knows it.


Proposed legislation designed to help Americans prepare for retirement

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-GA) joined Democrat Chris Murphy of Connecticut Tuesday and re-introduced bipartisan legislation that he says will help Americans ensure they do not outlive their retirement savings.

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McConnell and Kaine unveil bill to raise tobacco age to 21

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell Monday introduced legislation to raise the age for buying tobacco to 21 — now a bipartisan effort that addresses some of the criticism public health groups had of an earlier proposal they saw as too industry-friendly.


Trump on Beto: ‘What the hell happened?’

President Donald Trump on Tuesday weighed in on Beto O’Rourke’s presidential campaign with a question: “What the hell happened?”


Georgia Insurance Commissioner indicted on felony fraud charges

In the wake of Tuesday’s indictment by a federal grand jury on charges that he stole money from his former employer, State Insurance Commissioner Jim Beck says he will fight to clear “his good name.”

Publisher Emeritus:
    Hastings Wyman
Editor and Publisher:
    Phil Kent
Staff Writers:
    Cindy Morley     Gary Reese     Baker Owens
Circulation Director/ Staff Writer:
    Patrick Hickey
Advertising & Sales:
    Patti Peach
Marketing Director:
    Melanie Dobbins

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