Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News talks with GPB's Sarah McCammon about the week's big news: runoff elections.
 
Republican Newt Gingrich told a Georgia audience on Friday evening that the 2012 presidential election is the most consequential since the 1860 race that elected Abraham Lincoln to the White House and was soon followed by the Civil War. Addressing...
Presidential candidate Newt Gingrich asks Republicans for their support. Calls President Barack Obama the "Food Stamp President". Questions Pakistani knowledge of Osama Bin Laden.
Following a bitter race Sue Everhart elected to her third term. Everhart ran against Tricia Pridemore who was hand picked by Governor Deal. Deal was booed at today's convention when he spoke out in support of Pridemore.
Utilities will be allowed to contribute to political campaigns under a new law the governor signed yesterday. Watchdog groups are concerned the law poses a conflict of interest.
Governor Nathan Deal has signed the state’s controversial immigration bill. The bill is similar to an Arizona statute targeting illegal immigrants that's under constitutional review.
The U.S Department of Energy should restart plans for a permanent storage site for the country’s nuclear waste, according to a recent report. The canceled project would have housed tons of waste from Georgia power plants.
The G-O-P has been gaining ground over state Democrats for a decade. But the party that once dominated Georgia politics is looking to take back the reins. There is now a new direction for Democrats that starts with reaching voters beyond Metro...
Georgia Republican Saxby Chambliss is among a group of Senators pushing a bill to keep the Guantanamo Bay prison open. The detention facility off the island of Cuba holds terrorism suspects. The Obama Administration has committed to closing...
Georgia is hoping to out-bid Tennessee for a federal transportation research center. Gov. Nathan Deal says if the state wins the so-called University Transportation Center, it comes with a $2.25 million yearly federal appropriation. Georgia would...
Georgia could round out this fiscal year with a surplus. April’s 2.6 percent revenue spike is the tenth consecutive month of growth. House Appropriations Chair Terry England says any extra money will go straight to the state’s reserve fund.