Former President Jimmy Carter says he believes the best path forward in Syria is for the United States to work out a deal with Russia for Syria to give up its chemical weapons. Carter also said Tuesday during an event at The Carter Center it would not be a catastrophe if Congress votes against President Barack Obama's call for military action against Syria.
US Army Under Secretary Joseph Westfal became the latest Obama administration official to voice support for a plan to deepen the port of Savannah yesterday. Westfal toured the port on a two-day trip to the the Georgia coast.
The White House is set to honor an openly gay Georgia state lawmaker as one of 10 Harvey Milk Champions of Change. White House officials say Democratic State Rep. Simone Bell is being recognized along with nine others Wednesday for their commitment to equality and public service.
President Barack Obama told graduates of historically black Morehouse College to seize the power of their example as black men graduating from college and use it to improve people's lives. About 500 students received undergraduate degrees on Sunday and became "Morehouse Men."
U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss hit a hole-in-one during a round of golf with the president and two other lawmakers. The ace shot helped lead Chambliss and GOP teammate Sen. Bob Corker or Tennessee to victory over the Democratic duo of President Barack Obama and Colorado Sen. Mark Udall.
Members of the Georgia State University marching band have been preparing for their day in the spotlight Monday in Washington. Presidential inauguration organizers selected the high-energy blue-and-white ensemble to be in the parade that follows President Obama's second swearing-in this morning. And they aren't the only Georgians participating.
A spokesman for US Congressman John Barrow says, the Democrat is endorsing the "top of his party's ticket" for President. Avoiding the name Barack Obama, the tepid endorsement comes as Republicans try to oust the four-term incumbent by tying him in television ads to the Democratic administration. That might be a tough job since Barrow actually opposes Obama on critical issues.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. The candidate made his announcement to supporters via a phone app, saying -- quote -- "Mitt's Choice for VP is Paul Ryan."