Tue., December 13, 2011 5:40pm
Bob Barr will not seek a return trip to the U.S. House. The Georgia congressman had been weighing whether to challenge U.S. Rep. Tom Graves in a newly-drawn congressional district in northwest Georgia.
Wed., January 5, 2011 9:35am
Georgia will have two new U.S. House members take their oath in Washington later today as the new Congress convenes. Tifton Republican Austin Scott out of Georgia’s 8th district, and Lawrenceville Republican Rob Woodall from the 7th.
Fri., November 12, 2010 2:42pm
Two Georgia congressmen say they will not support Nancy Pelosi’s bid to become Democratic leader in the U.S. House.
Wed., September 1, 2010 11:49am
United States Representative Tom Price (R-Roswell) is among three lawmakers House investigators have recommended be further investigated to determine whether political contributions were improperly linked to votes on the huge financial overhaul bill.
Tue., August 31, 2010 2:30pm
US Representative Jack Kingston wants to lower the drinking age for men and women serving in the military. The Republican, who represents Georgia’s 1st Congressional district that spans Savannah to Valdosta, is co-sponsoring a bill. It would allow service members age 18 and up to buy beer or wine on base if it’s consumed on-site.
Tue., June 15, 2010 3:19pm
12 people have requested petitions to get on the November ballot. The strong showing by Independents is a sharp contrast to four years ago, when only two Independents made it onto the ballot.