Mitt Romney returns to Atlanta next week

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney will be in Atlanta next week for a high-end fund-raiser in the backyard of two of his rivals, Newt Gingrich and Herman Cain.

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney at last week's Faith and Freedom Coalition gathering. AP

GOP presidential candidate Mitt Romney at last week's Faith and Freedom Coalition gathering. AP

See the June 16 invite list – always a good measure of who’s lining up behind whom – by clicking here. It’s loaded with business types. Tickets are $5,000 per couple (photo included) or $1,000 per head for general admission.

The event is at a private residence. No word yet on any public appearances by Romney.

Hosts include Attorney General Sam Olens; former state House leader Mark Burkhalter; and John Brock, CEO of Coca-Cola Enterprises and current chair of Metro Atlanta Chamber.

Long-time Romney supporters Eric Tanenblatt, Mark DeMoss and Ric Mayfield are part of the shindig – but the freshest name may be that of Heath Garrett, former chief of staff to U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson.

- By Jim Galloway, Political Insider

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15 comments Add your comment

Doc

June 8th, 2011
6:01 pm

Perhaps Willard “just say anything” Romney is coming to get his battery pack replaced.

Conservative

June 8th, 2011
6:38 pm

Bachmann makes him look more liberal than Ted Kennedy. Oh wait,didn’t Mitt once say that.

Lee

June 8th, 2011
7:36 pm

I’m a Ga native, and I’m disappointed by the two candidates representing our state. Neither are viable. One has no political experience, and the other hasn’t been involved in politics for over a decade. I like Mitt Romney and wish him well. I’m glad there’s someone on the Republican side who knows how to create jobs and address energy problems. I’m also glad that there’s a Republican who leads P. Obama amongst registered voters.

GWS

June 8th, 2011
8:01 pm

GO MITT!

I trust this man to turn around the liberal socialization of America programs of Obama.

Concerned Voter

June 8th, 2011
9:06 pm

big hat

June 9th, 2011
8:01 am

MItt Romney is so boring that he Secret Service code name is….Al Gore.

Will Jones - Atlanta Jeffersonian Exegesis

June 9th, 2011
8:06 am

Mitt Romney – Pansy draft-dodger.

Doug

June 9th, 2011
8:08 am

Lee, Cain does have some political experience… at least he’s run for office before; the US Senate to be exact.

Doug

June 9th, 2011
8:09 am

I wonder if he’ll go to Tommy’s to get his hair cut again?

Bill Orvis White

June 9th, 2011
8:50 am

I love Governor Romney, but I respectfully will never forgive him for RomneyCare. I pray that Mr. Cain gets the nomination. This disaster known as the Hussein Obama presidency needs to come to a quick and speedy close. I cannot wait until January 2013 when Mr. Cain is sworn in and reverses all of Hussein Obama’s socialistic agenda. This is sick what this dishonorable “man” has done and is doing to this country.

God Bless,
Bill

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Jon Lester

June 9th, 2011
11:48 am

Romney’s success in business came from downsizing and/or outsourcing jobs, and Massachusetts ranked 47th in job creation during his tenure. That doesn’t sound promising to me.

Bill Orvis White

June 9th, 2011
1:45 pm

@Jon
But, Governor Romney could grow our economy thus pulling us up from the malaise days of Hussein Obama, pure and simple. Any one of the rightful Republicans’ prescription of tax cuts for all, entitlement spending decreases excluding Social Security, but eliminating Mediraid and Mediscare, and defense spending increase, WILL create job$ like the honorable Pres. Ronald Wilson Reagan rightfully performed in 1983, 1984, 1985, 1986, 1987, 1988 and 1989. I like to write all of those years of solid peacetime growth because it was the last of the good time for this once-free nation. The fact is that Hussein Obama cannot sell his ideas because his ideas are bogus anti-growth, pro-Socialist failed policies that have bankrupted this once-free country.

God Bless,
Bill

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ROBERT M. SIMON

June 12th, 2011
8:02 pm

MITT ROMNEY IS A BORING,DOUBLE-TALKING TYPICAL POLITICIAN.THE OBAMADUMMIES WANT HIM BECAUSE HE WOULD BE EASY TO BEAT…