Mon., February 14, 2011 12:50pm
President Obama's budget released this morning includes about $600,000 for the engineering phase of the Savannah harbor deepening. But that's only a fraction of the millions of dollars that state officials were seeking. State officials consider it the most important economic development project.
Wed., February 2, 2011 11:09am
The White House is offering public high schools across the country a chance to win a commencement address by President Barack Obama as part of the Race for the Top initiative.
Wed., January 26, 2011 5:19pm
President Obama's plan to freeze federal spending could have big budget implications in Georgia. The state is expected to spend about $11 billion of federal funds in the coming year. Most of it goes to Medicaid, the health care program for the poor and disabled. But about a billion also goes to education.
Mon., December 13, 2010 1:47pm
A new law signed by President Obama Monday hopes to reverse the trend of childhood obesity. The $4.5 billion effort takes aim at school lunch programs in Georgia and around the nation.
Tue., December 7, 2010 10:52am
President Obama is putting the 'MythBusters' team to the test. He is requesting that they retry the myth of the Archimedes' solar death ray. They are taking him up on it - with more manpower.
Mon., November 29, 2010 9:47am
Amy Totenberg was nominated by President Obama for the Federal Court in Atlanta, if voted in she will fill one of four seats on the U.S. District Court in Atlanta
Wed., November 3, 2010 3:09am
8th District Congressman jim Marshall loses seat after four terms in Congress. Austin Scott gets 53-percent of the vote. President Obama calls Marshall to offer condolences.
Mon., August 16, 2010 3:18pm
The Supreme Court has upheld a $20,000 fine against a leader of the movement challenging President Barack Obama's citizenship. The high court on Monday refused to block a federal judge's October 2009 ruling that required California lawyer and dentist Orly Taitz to pay the $20,000 fine for filing a "frivolous" litigation. The judge said Taitz attempted to misuse the federal courts to push a political agenda.
Mon., August 2, 2010 4:26pm
President Obama says he will draw down troops in Iraq by the end of the month. He used a speech to the Disabled American Veterans in Atlanta for the announcement. The President also promised to help veterans no matter when and where they served.
Fri., July 30, 2010 4:21pm
The President visited Savannah in March to promote a relatively minor part of a massive energy bill. The U.S. Senate has all but killed any possibility of a major energy bill this year. But the Savannah-stumped HomeStar program survives.