Wed., May 22, 2013 11:00am
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.
Mon., May 20, 2013 7:34am
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."
Tue., May 7, 2013 9:00am
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.
Mon., January 21, 2013 4:00am
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.
Thu., November 1, 2012 4:06pm
John Barrow is in the fight of his political life. But his conservative Republican challenger sees strength in new district boundaries and anti-Obama sentiment.
Tue., October 9, 2012 4:00pm
Georgians have until the end of the day to register to vote in November elections. Democrats are hoping their efforts to register African-Americans will boost their chances.
Thu., August 30, 2012 3:04pm
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.
Sat., August 11, 2012 9:38am
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."
Thu., June 28, 2012 10:26am
The decision appears to be a victory for the Obama administration over critics who said the health care overhaul was unconstitutional.
Tue., June 26, 2012 5:44pm
Monday’s Supreme Court ruling on Arizona’s immigration law is expected to resolve parts of Georgia’s immigration crackdown that are still tied up in court. But the High Court ruling does not clear up questions about another piece of the nation’s immigration debate. It’s an order Pres. Obama issued this month that will spare some young undocumented residents from deportation. The directive’s impact in Georgia is uncertain.