Johnny Isakson’s newest campaign allies: ‘Angela and Phyllis’

The feel-good ad, just five weeks ahead of his contest against Democrat Jim Barksdale, is a reflection of his campaign’s confidence in their November chances. Leading the polls by a healthy margin, Isakson is sticking to a decidedly sunny message.

After a recent campaign shakeup, Barksdale has stepped up his attacks on Isakson, trying to more aggressively tie him to Donald Trump. And his campaign launched an ad in September targeting Isakson’s support for what he called “every bad foreign trade deal” since he was elected.

Here's your glimpse at Isakson's ad:

Support real journalism. Support local journalism. Subscribe to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution today. See offers.

Your subscription to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution funds in-depth reporting and investigations that keep you informed. Thank you for supporting real journalism.

About the Author

Greg Bluestein
Greg Bluestein
Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.