Tue., May 14, 2013 6:48pm
Georgia businessman David Perdue, cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue, says he's exploring a bid for U.S. Senate. The Republican is the former CEO of Dollar General and Reebok.
Thu., August 9, 2012 3:00pm
Georgia has 14 Congressional districts. But only one of them is competitive. In the rest, political analysts and big money donors agree, the outcome is all but certain. Just don't tell that to those running in those races. GPB's Orlando Montoya in Savannah reports on candidates who chafe at being called "longshots."
Mon., March 19, 2012 12:31pm
The Georgia Supreme Court has ruled that former Gov. Sonny Perdue did not have the authority to remove members of the Warren County school board two years ago. The state's highest court ruled Monday that Clara Roberts, Cecil Brown and Charles Culver should not have been ousted.
Fri., June 10, 2011 7:55am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue said he's joining the leadership team for the presidential campaign of Tim Pawlenty. Perdue had been a national co-chairman for fellow Georgian Newt Gingrich. Meanwhile, Gingrich said he’s staying in the race despite a mass exodus of his top campaign staffers.
Wed., May 25, 2011 10:23am
Newt Gingrich has tapped a trio of current and former Georgia governors to play key roles in his presidential bid.
Tue., March 22, 2011 8:14am
Former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue says he'll back Newt Gingrich if he seeks the Republican nomination for president. Appearing at a Georgia Republican dinner Monday night, Perdue told reporters that the former U.S. House speaker "would make a great president."
Wed., February 16, 2011 9:52am
Senate Republicans will meet Wednesday to decide whether a bill to allow Sunday sales of alcohol in Georgia will make it to the full Senate for a vote.
Fri., January 28, 2011 8:52am
Hours after a Senate attempt to undo an outgoing veto be ex-Gov. Sonny Perdue, the House on Thursday declined to back up its sister chamber, with its leader saying he prefers working with his current boss to picking a fight with his former one.
Thu., January 27, 2011 1:42pm
The Senate has unanimously voted to override a veto by former Gov. Sonny Perdue of legislation that would hold lawmakers to use a zero-based approach to a quarter of the budget each year.
Mon., January 10, 2011 11:16am
GPB’s Edgar Treiguts sat down with the outgoing governor late last week to discuss his time in office, and whether he's done a lot of reflecting on his tenure.