March 28, 2013 - Atlanta, Ga: Gov. Nathan Deal greets representatives after addressing the House Chamber during Legislative Day 40 at the Capitol Thursday night in Atlanta, Ga., March 28, 2013. Thursday is the last day of the 2013 Legislative Session. Gov. Deal paid a visit to the House and Senate thanking them for their work and wishing them a good summer. JASON GETZ / JGETZ@AJC.COM
Politics drives every legislative session despite the altruistic rhetoric you may hear from lawmakers. But with a record-early primary contest and wild races for Georgia’s top offices coming, the partisan gamesmanship will loom larger than ever when the 40-day session begins Monday.
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