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.
 
Georgia and Tennessee are applying for a $34 million federal grant to continue the development of a high-speed rail service from Atlanta to Nashville. Georgia Department of Transportation officials said Monday that the money would help speed up...
Voter turnout for Tuesday's runoff elections has been predicted to be as low as 7 percent, but that’s not the trend so far in Hall County in the 9th Congressional district. By 3 o'clock this afternoon, 10,689 people had cast votes. That’...
Another national political name has weighed-in on Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial battle. Former presidential candidate Mike Huckabee has thrown support behind Nathan Deal’s campaign.
U.S. Senator Saxby Chambliss wants to set aside $1 million dollars in the Senate transportation bill to expand a highway in south Georgia. Proponents of the project to expand State Route 133 hope Chambliss’ request will push the Senate to work the...
Tuesday Georgia Republicans will vote for their Gubernatorial Nominee
Hours after saying he would reject "Race to the Top" money for schools, Republican gubernatorial hopeful Nathan Deal reversed course and said he would keep the federal funds.
The run-off election will be held on Tuesday, August 10, but you can vote early through Friday, August 6.
In an Atlanta speech, President Barack Obama says America's combat role in Iraq will end Aug. 31 "as promised and on schedule."
President Obama says he will draw down troops in Iraq by the end of the month. He used a speech to the Disabled American Veterans in Atlanta for the announcement. The President also promised to help veterans no matter when and where they served.
The President visited Savannah in March to promote a relatively minor part of a massive energy bill. The U.S. Senate has all but killed any possibility of a major energy bill this year. But the Savannah-stumped HomeStar program survives.