Tue., January 29, 2013 8:33am
A parade of Senate Democrats came to the microphone to blast Gov. Nathan Deal's budget proposals. But the orchestrated exercise Monday could be more symbolic than anything else. Democrats are the overwhelming minority in both legislative chambers.
Thu., December 6, 2012 6:22am
Georgia’s lone independent lawmaker is staying that way. Milledgeville state Representative Rusty Kidd said he’s decided not to become a member of the Republican Party.
Mon., October 15, 2012 12:00pm
Republicans are on the verge of winning a majority so large in Georgia's Legislature that they could offer changes to the state constitution without Democratic support.
Tue., October 9, 2012 3:41pm
Georgia Democrats won’t be able to strike from the November ballot a candidate who has said he will switch to the GOP if elected. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp says the Democrats have no legal standing to remove Rep. Rick Crawford.
Mon., September 3, 2012 4:26pm
The Democratic National Convention in Charlotte, North Carolina kicks off Tuesday, less than a week after the Republicans wrapped up in Tampa.
Mon., April 23, 2012 9:01am
After party elections this weekend, 72 Georgians are headed to Charlotte this summer for the Democratic National Convention. They’re from each of the state’s congressional districts. The Georgia Republican Party had similar elections a week ago.
Fri., January 27, 2012 8:00am
House Democrats want to repeal a new law cracking down on illegal immigrants in Georgia. The badly outnumbered Democratic caucus held a public hearing on the repeal Thursday.
Mon., January 23, 2012 4:27pm
State Democratic Leaders want to re-instate an income cap on Georgia’s HOPE college scholarship program. Officials overseeing the HOPE scholarship say by 2016, the scholarship will cover less than half of the University of Georgia’s tuition and fees. They estimate the lottery would need $100 million more a year, starting this year, to avoid that scenario.
Mon., November 7, 2011 12:34pm
Georgia Democrats have formally proposed Barack Obama to be their candidate on the state's March 6 presidential preference primary ballot.
Wed., October 19, 2011 4:10pm
Democrats opened a larger state party headquarters in Atlanta Wednesday. It’s part of a long-term strategy aimed at reviving the Democratic party in Georgia.