Thu., May 16, 2013 4:00pm
This weekend, the Georgia GOP will elect a new chairman when Republicans hold their annual convention in Athens. The party enjoys record support across the state. But demographic changes are afoot that could also shift Georgia politics.
Fri., May 3, 2013 4:22pm
The four men hoping to represent Georgia’s Republican Party as its next chair will square off in a debate in Savannah on Saturday.
Wed., November 7, 2012 5:03pm
Following Tuesday’s election, Republicans expect to gain a supermajority in the state Senate and are one seat shy of one in the state House.
Wed., November 7, 2012 2:25pm
— An independent lawmaker in the Georgia House of Representatives is considering becoming a Republican, a decision that could give the GOP a supermajority in the General Assembly. Rep. E. Culver "Rusty" Kidd of Milledgeville told The Associated Press on Wednesday that he has requested meetings with senior Republicans and is considering joining the party.
Wed., August 29, 2012 8:30am
U.S. House Speaker John Boehner plans to attend a breakfast for Georgia Republicans at the GOP convention in Florida. Georgia House Speaker David Ralston said that Boehner has agreed to appear.
Tue., August 21, 2012 10:35pm
John House has been elected the Republican nominee to challenge Democratic Rep. Sanford Bishop in west Georgia. House, a consultant from Midland, defeated Columbus medical supplies executive Rick Allen in a runoff election Tuesday to win the GOP nomination in the 2nd Congressional District.
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 12:00pm
Maria Sheffield, one of four Republican contenders aiming to take Democratic John Barrows congressional seat, aims to use her early political experience to revive grassroots movements. Listen to her ideas in this 15 minute interview with GPB's Orlando Montoya.
Wed., June 27, 2012 12:00pm
Of four Republicans competing for the opportunity to run against Democratic incumbent Congressman John Barrow, Wright McLeod is the fundraising leader and also stresses his military experience. Listen to his ideas in this 15 minute interview with GPB's Orlando Montoya.
Tue., June 26, 2012 12:00pm
Of John Barrow's four competitors, Lee Anderson is the only previously elected candidate. He considers balancing a budget his priority. Listen to him talk about his ideas in this 15 minute interview with GPB's Orlando Montoya, the first of four as we approach the Republican primary.