Should candidates in the race for the Republican presidential nomination answer questions related to the recent rant of conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh towards a Georgetown student in relation to her stance on insurance coverage on birth control? Adam Clemons, the owner of Rome-based political consulting firm ABC Design and a member of Georgia’s state GOP committee, says he believes that the candidates should address those questions only if they’re relevant.
Senator Johnny Isakson of Georgia and Senator Barbara Boxer of California have crossed political party lines as the Republican and the Democrat introduced the United States-Israel Enhanced Security Cooperation Act of 2012. According to a release from Senator Isakson’s office, the measure seeks to reaffirm the strong historic relationship between the United States and Israel as well as strengthen security cooperation between the two countries.
In NBA news, the Atlanta Hawks picked up a 101-96 win over the Indiana Pacers last night in the first outing of a six-game road trip. The Hawks will be in Miami, Florida tonight to take on the Heat. Tip off is set for 7:30 pm.
The Atlanta Braves lost to the Washington Nationals 5-2 yesterday in Spring Training action at ESPN’s Wide World of Sports in Lake Buena Vista, Florida. The Braves will be in Lakeland to take on the Detroit Tigers today at 1:05 pm.
In college baseball, Berry College’s Vikings picked up a 7-0 shut out victory at Emory yesterday. The Vikes will get back into action as host to Maryville tomorrow at 3 pm at Berry’s William R. Bowdoin Field.