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Concern Over New Voter Registration In Georgia Ahead Of Election

This election season is proving to be tough for Democrats, but many believe they can turn the red state of Georgia blue with the help of new voters.

Burrell Ellis, Suspended DeKalb County CEO

Judge Declares Mistrial In Case Of Suspended DeKalb CEO

Burrell Ellis was accused of pressuring businesses to donate to his 2012 campaign in exchange for county contracting work.

Gov. Deal: Ebola Response Team Not Politically Motivated

Deal said Monday the state's new Ebola Response Team is not his response to recent political criticism about the issue.

Gov. Nathan Deal shakes hands with an attendee of a recent event.

Deal Forms Ebola Task Force, Tussles Over Virus During Debates

The governor has created a team to handle the virus, but was criticized during the debates for his response so far.

Deal Gets Some Jersey Star-power From Christie

Governor Nathan Deal got some high-wattage help Thursday on the campaign trail from a fellow Republican Governor with national star-power. New Jersey Governor Chris Christie made several stops with Deal in metro Atlanta in the run-up

Michelle Nunn and David Perdue

Nunn Leads Perdue In New Poll

A new poll finds Democrat Michelle Nunn ahead of Republican David Perdue in the race for the U.S. Senate seat.

Governor Nathan Deal in front of legislature.

Deal Suspends Campaign To Mourn Death Of Staffer

Gov. Nathan Deal says he's halting campaign events at least through Wednesday after the death of a Republican Party staffer.

Jack Lumpkin. Photo courtesy City of Savannah

Savannah Hires New Police Chief

Savannah is hiring a new police chief as the Savannah-Chatham police department faces an uncertain future.

State Senator Jason Carter at a campaign stop.

Grandpa Jimmy Carter Casts A Shadow Over Ga. Governor's Race

During his campaign for governor, the younger Carter must contend with his grandfather's legacy. The name Jimmy Carter stirs up complex feelings among Georgia voters.

Deal, Carter Spar Over Economy And Ethics During Debates

During Tuesday’s Gubernatorial debate, Republican incumbent Nathan Deal and Democrat Jason Carter traded barbs over Georgia’s job numbers and ethics violations.

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