Wed., February 27, 2013 4:18pm
Mandatory spending cuts will hit many federal programs beginning Friday unless President Barack Obama and Congress avoid the so-called sequester. But Georgia officials say the effects here are not immediately clear.
Fri., February 8, 2013 8:29pm
President Barack Obama will travel to two Southern states after his State of the Union address on Tuesday. It's a tradition for presidents to launch a post-speech tour to pitch their proposals to the public.
Sat., January 19, 2013 6:00pm
The marching band at Georgia State University has landed its biggest gig — to perform at the inauguration of President Barack Obama.
Wed., November 7, 2012 2:32am
The nation re-elected President Barack Obama Tuesday for a second term in the White House. He told supporters that they deserve credit for his re-election victory. Obama tweeted, "This happened because of you. Thank you." Obama claimed the election with wins in Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Colorado and Virginia. Georgians, however, voted overwhelmingly for Romney to hand him the state's 16 electoral votes.
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.
Tue., June 26, 2012 9:19am
President Barack Obama is in Atlanta for a fundraiser. Air Force One touched down around 11:15 a.m. Tuesday at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport, and Obama is scheduled to attend an event at the Westin Peachtree Plaza Hotel downtown at 1:25 p.m.
Mon., June 4, 2012 4:00pm
Tuesday is the deadline for public comments in a plan to deepen Savannah's harbor from 42 to 47 feet. Supporters and opponents of the project have been picking over the massive proposal and have different conclusions for federal officials who'll make a final yes-or-no decision later this year. The US Army Corps of Engineers spent 14 years studying plans to deepen the Savannah harbor.
Wed., May 30, 2012 6:26am
President Barack Obama will return to Georgia next month for a fundraiser at a downtown Atlanta hotel. General admission tickets to the event cost $500 or donors can pay $10,000 for a photo reception with the president.
Fri., April 27, 2012 4:34pm
Ft. Stewart soldiers and their families turned out in force to see their commander-in-chief. President Obama spoke to a crowd of thousands at the Army post near Savannah. He also signed an executive order aimed at preventing colleges from fraudulently marketing to veterans. First Lady Michelle Obama joined the President on the brief Georgia visit.
Thu., April 26, 2012 11:02pm
President Obama is traveling to Southeast Georgia's Ft. Stewart on Friday. Administration officials say, the visit is about adding new protections for veterans and military families swindled or misled by schools seeking their federal education benefits. The President is announcing initiatives aimed at reducing deceptive marketing to veterans.