The Democratic Primary for Michelle Nunn was largely a formality. She defeated three lesser-known opponents. Nonetheless, the moment was a milestone – and not just for Nunn. As she took the stage that night, her supporters pointed to the fact that Georgia currently has no female representation in Washington. Emily Pelton from Atlanta is one of those supporters. Pelton believes that Michelle Nunn is the candidate many Georgians - especially women - have been waiting for. But not just because she’s a woman.
 
Mayor Robert Reichert ran against former Mayor Jack Ellis. Race came down to just over 500 votes. New State Senator elected as well.
Runoff election will decide next mayor and state senator. Early voter turnout has been heavy. Current mayor facing off against former mayor.
A once-a-decade redistricting session got underway Monday at the state Capitol to re-draw legislative maps. Lawmakers will hold the first public meeting on proposed maps Tuesday. But watchdog groups are already concerned that the public is being...
Attorneys for the state of Georgia say they've appealed a federal judge's decision blocking parts of the state's law cracking down on illegal immigration. Spokeswoman Lauren Kane says the appeal was filed Monday with the 11th Circuit...
Legislators return to the state Capitol Monday for a special session to re-draw legislative maps. It will determine the lines of both state legislative and congressional districts. The process will affect how Georgians vote for the next ten years.
Maps detailing proposed changes to legislative districts are being made public. Lawmakers will begin a special session on Monday to make final decisions. Some lawmakers could lose seats.
The 11th Circuit Court of Appeals in Atlanta ruled against a portion of the Affordable Care Act. By a 2 to 1 ruling, judges struck down the mandate that virtually all Americans must carry health insurance or face penalties. The judges ruled the...
A settlement has been reached in a lawsuit accusing U.S. Rep. Tom Graves and state Sen. Chip Rogers of defaulting on a $2.3 million loan to buy and renovate a Calhoun motel.
A group of primary care doctors in Augusta has filed a federal lawsuit against the agencies that oversee Medicare. The suit argues that the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services is using an illegal system to decide Medicare payments to doctors...
Gov. Nathan Deal wants legislators to ratify his decision to temporarily suspend state gas tax increases. It would be part of the special session.