Fri., June 8, 2012 3:24pm
A Georgia Republican Congressional candidate is defending his votes for and contributions to Democrats. Augusta retired Navy officer Wright McLeod is running in the GOP primary in Georgia's 12th Congressional District. McLeod says, he voted for Democrat Bill Richardson in the 2008 presidential race to stop Barack Obama or Hillary Clinton from gaining the nomination.
Tue., March 6, 2012 12:18am
On Super Tuesday, Georgia Republicans will be voting for their nominee in the presidential preference primary
Wed., March 23, 2011 5:09pm
State lawmakers recently tabled legislation that would have created a federally-mandated state health care exchange. That leaves Georgia with some unused cash.
Wed., March 16, 2011 11:15pm
Women who seek abortions would be able to sue a clinic if it violates state regulations under a bill the state Senate passed Wednesday.
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., January 31, 2011 9:24am
The new head of the state Democratic Party says the group is in “a very difficult spot”. But Mike Berlon says there's a plan in place to rebuild the party's infrastructure and reach in the state.
Tue., January 25, 2011 9:36am
GPB’s Edgar Treiguts caught-up with Isakson for updates on a handful of topics important to Georgians.
Tue., November 23, 2010 8:53am
Two south Georgia democrats will join the House Republican Caucus come January, giving Republicans close to a supermajority in the state house.
Wed., November 17, 2010 7:10pm
Rural Democrats could become even more endangered in Georgia if two state House Democrats follow through on discussions with GOP leaders to switch parties. The Valdosta Daily Times reported House members Amy Carter and Ellis Black were considering a Republican switch following the Republican rout of Democrats at the polls earlier this month. Carter told the paper she feared Democrats had become disconnected with rural voters.
Wed., November 17, 2010 8:40am
Senators Isakson and Chambliss both voted to halt pork barrel earmarks, a popular political practice used to funnel money to projects in Georgia.