David Perdue is back on the air, jean-jacketed but baby-less

Gone, for now, are the famous babies, but Perdue still sports his jean jacket at the end of the spot.

Also notice the fine print: Paid for by the National Republican Senatorial Committee, via funds that allow it to coordinate with the Perdue campaign. This is not to be confused with the straight negative NRSC ads pelting Nunn, which come from a different pile of money used for the NRSC's independent expenditure campaign.

It also suggests that once Perdue restocks his own campaign account, Fred Davis' handiwork might return.

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But McKoon has also been a top advocate for ethics reform in the state Capitol, and this is what he proposed in the wake of the mess that is the state ethics commission:

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In other words, a ratio of one lobbyist to one lawmaker would result in a $75 dinner. A ratio of two lobbyists to one lawmaker could produce a $150 dinner, and so on.

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The promise is contained in this response to news that DeKalb County will reserve Oct. 26 for early voting – with one of the polling stations at the Gallery at South DeKalb, a.k.a. South DeKalb mall:

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Well-heeled Republicans can mark their calendars for Sept. 21 at the Cobb Energy Centre for a "roundtable" chat with RNC chairman Reince Priebus, NRSC chairman Sen. Jerry Moran of Kansas, Georgia Sens. Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, and Perdue. It will only cost you $25,000 to get into this intimate event.

The riffraff can pay $10,000 for the VIP reception and photo op, or $5,200 per couple for the general reception.

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Not on the list is the only former Republican governor we know of whose cousin is currently running for U.S. Senate.

And yet, we're told David Perdue did stop by the event, in the midst of a hectic couple of days in D.C.

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Georgia Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson, meanwhile, told the Washington Post that Special Forces should be on the ground to fight ISIS:

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We're told former South Carolina Gov. Jim Hodges and party honcho Bobby Kahn will be among the roasters.

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