2016 campaign begins: Sen. Johnny Isakson kicks off re-election bid at Georgia Capitol

ATLANTA - U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson kicked off the 2016 campaign on Monday, announcing his re-election bid surrounded by top Republicans at the state Capitol...

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson condemns Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center deaths

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., condemned Friday the deaths of three cancer patients at the Charlie Norwood VA Medical Center in Augusta, saying...

Republicans consolidate rule in the South

...Burr of North Carolina (Intelligence); Lamar Alexander of Tennessee (Health, Education, Labor and Pensions); Johnny Isakson of Georgia (Veterans Affairs).In the House, Georgia Rep. Tom Price could end up leading the Budget Committee...

Here's why the GOP won Georgia

...bruised primary rivals to make amends for. At 39, he is a likely candidate for the 2016 race against U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson or a 2018 governor's race when Deal will be term limited.Nunn, at 47, is certainly young enough to mount another...

McCain campaigns for Perdue

...veterans forum" and not a political rally, but McCain's 12-minute speech and comments by Perdue and Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., repeatedly urged support for Perdue over Democrat Michelle Nunn. The event was an obvious attempt to...

VA director resigns after Inspector General report issued

...VA Secretary Robert McDonald was in Atlanta last week "putting together a template for major reform," said Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., a member of the Senate Com mittee on Veterans Affairs.Augusta hospital spokesman Pete Scovill acknowledged...

David Perdue wants to bring a CEO's perspective to the Senate

...with a controlling majority in the Senate could come down to the Georgia election. A GOP majority would make Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Ga., the chairman of the Veterans Affairs Committee, giving the state a little more clout in Washington...

High Veterans Affairs turnover prompts outside recruiting

...emblematic of the fact that there is a new captain on the ship ? VA Secretary Bob McDonald," said Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson, a member of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs. "He is obviously putting together a template for major reform...

Isakson tries to flee from his liberal past

Johnny Isakson is desperately trying to distance himself from his liberal past. In...he paints himself as a devout Christian against abortion. However, Johnny Isakson has a truly ugly side, that he most recently exposed when he voted...

Senate candidates spar over stances on abortion

ATLANTA - U.S. Rep. Johnny Isakson, the front-runner for the GOP nomination to succeed U.S...force Mr. Isakson into a runoff. "All we have to do is hold Johnny Isakson below 50 percent," said Daniel Becker, the Political Action...