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AJC LOCAL IN-DEPTH ISAKSON'S RETIREMENT

Aug 30, 2019 - The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Board and Executive Moves

U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson's decision to retire at the end of the year paves the way for two separate U.S. Senate elections in 2020--and two separate battles over who should replace the third-term Republican.

The first will involve quiet jockeying to sway Gov. Brian Kemp, a Republican who will soon tap someone to fill out the next year of Isakson's term. Already, Republicans are making behind-the-scenes moves to position themselves for an appointment -- or rule themselves out.

The seco...