Mon., May 20, 2013 7:11am
The new chairman of the Georgia Republican Party says the party won't twiddle its thumbs under his leadership. John Padgett says he plans to take it to Democrats during his two-year term.
Fri., February 8, 2013 9:57am
The national Republican Party chairman is looking to Georgia to help expand the party's reach among African-Americans. Reince Priebus met Thursday afternoon in downtown Atlanta with about two dozen African-American business and civic leaders. Many of them are already active Republicans.
Fri., January 4, 2013 5:00pm
Republicans will return to the Capitol next month most likely with a supermajority in the state Senate and one vote shy of one in the state House. But experts say divisions might emerge among the ranks.
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.
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.
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.
Wed., March 16, 2011 2:18pm
State Republicans have bowed to pressure from opponents of federal health care reform. Leaders pulled the bill from the House floor Wednesday.
Mon., September 27, 2010 1:17pm
The Republicans still have memories of electing one of their own in Georgia's 12th District. They know the Democrat who represents the district had a close call in the last mid-term election. But can even this historic election atmosphere topple a three-term incumbent?
Wed., July 7, 2010 5:09pm
State Rep. David Ralston is highlighing transportation, trauma care, ethics and budget bills passed by the GOP-dominated General Assembly.