Mon., June 25, 2012 12:00pm
Rick Allen says that he can tackle Washington's financial problems by using his past business experience. He came out swinging at a recent debate in Vidalia by attacking fellow Republican contender Wright McLeod's voting history. Listen to him discuss his ideas for Washington in this 15 minute interview with GPB's Orlando Montoya.
Tue., March 6, 2012 12:18am
On Super Tuesday, Georgia Republicans will be voting for their nominee in the presidential preference primary
Mon., February 13, 2012 4:00pm
Amtrak officials say, more Georgians got on and off their trains last year than any year before. Amtrak's Georgia ridership broke 200,000 passengers for the first in 2011. This comes as Amtrak expects major cuts in federal funding.
Sun., January 22, 2012 10:05am
Former House speaker and Georgia congressman Newt Gingrich took a giant step Saturday toward becoming the Republican alternative to Mitt Romney that tea partyers and social conservatives have been seeking for months. Gingrich's come-from-behind win in the South Carolina primary snatches away the quick and easy way for the GOP to pick its presidential nominee.
Fri., November 18, 2011 2:00pm
Georgia Republicans announced late Monday they will co-host a presidential candidate debate in Atlanta just before Georgia’s primary. If it’s a close race, the bump candidates have been getting from strong debate performances could be a big factor in who wins primaries in those states, according to political scientist Kerwin Swint.
Tue., December 21, 2010 10:12am
State Representative Mike Cheokas became the latest Democratic state lawmaker to switch to the Republican Party. He is the ninth Democrat to jump ship.
Tue., December 14, 2010 9:10am
Middle Georgia lawmaker James “Bubber” Epps Monday became the latest Democrat to jump ship to the state Republican Party. He is the eighth to do so since the general election. Kennesaw State political scientist Kerwin Swint says these moves aren’t philosophical or ideological.
Tue., December 7, 2010 6:30pm
As a Republican, McKillip says he hopes to protect Athens' interests, including funding for the University of Georgia and HOPE scholarship.
Mon., December 6, 2010 9:29am
Newt Gingrich says he is inclined to run for the 2012 election and will make a final decision in February or March.
Fri., November 5, 2010 2:31pm
Senate caucus reduces power of Lieutenant Goovernor Casey Cagle. He will no longer appoint committee members and chairs. Republican leaders say they are still united.