Tue., May 14, 2013 6:56pm
The former executive director of the Governor's Office of Workforce Development says she's running for Congress in Georgia's 11th District. Tricia Pridemore, who was appointed to the post by Gov. Nathan Deal, announced her bid late Monday.
Fri., May 3, 2013 4:22pm
The four men hoping to represent Georgia’s Republican Party as its next chair will square off in a debate in Savannah on Saturday.
Fri., January 25, 2013 12:34pm
A congressional aide says Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss of Georgia won't seek re-election to a third term. The conservative lawmaker was first elected to the House in the 1994 Republican wave. He moved up to the Senate after a rough 2002 campaign in which he defeated Democratic incumbent Max Cleland, a triple amputee from his Vietnam war service.
Mon., November 5, 2012 7:00am
Savannah Republican Jack Kingston says the chances of Congress funding Georgia's long-awaited harbor deepening project are 50-50. A U.S. Army decision last week approving the project came without Congressional dollars.
Tue., October 30, 2012 3:00pm
Georgians unhappy with their choices on the presidential ballot have eight write-in options. The candidates include far left, far right and two Georgia candidates.
Thu., September 20, 2012 4:00pm
Republican Congressional hopeful Lee Anderson is dodging debates with U.S. Representative John Barrow. This week, the Grovetown lawmaker has rebuffed two debates with the Democratic incumbent in Georgia's 12th District.
Mon., June 4, 2012 12:34pm
Sen. Tommie Williams will not seek re-election as president pro tempore. Williams announced his decision to his fellow senators in a letter Monday, saying he is stepping aside to give others a chance to serve and lead.
Fri., March 30, 2012 9:03am
A bill that would abolish state programs and agencies if a legislative committee deems them unnecessary or ineffective is headed to Governor Nathan Deal for his signature. Under the bill, the committee would review the funding and function of state agencies and departments.
Wed., March 28, 2012 1:55pm
Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich is drastically reorganizing his money- and delegate-deprived campaign to focus on low-cost social media and an effort to cajole delegates to back him over front-runner Mitt Romney.
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.