Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says in order for Democrats Jason Carter and Michelle Nunn to win in November, they will have to spend campaign funds reaching out to the 600,000 to 900,000 minority voters in Georgia. “And if they haven’t invested, I would say somewhere between 3 to 5 million in their registration efforts and in their voter contact efforts, I don’t believe they are going to prevail,” Reed told GPB’s Bill Nigut. Reed says the typical Democratic strategy of waiting until September to reach out to black voters won’t work.
 
With the state GOP Primary runoff two weeks away, Congressman Jack Kingston is out on the campaign trail in full force. And on Wednesday, he said that ending Washington gridlock depends on Republicans regaining control of the U.S. Senate.
When a party primary leads to a run-off, the losers generally line up behind the candidate who got the most votes in round one. Not so in the race for Georgia's open U.S. Senate seat.
New Georgia laws go into effect on July 1. From the controversial gun law to the e-cigarettes bill, here's a list of what these laws do and some of the reactions they've caused so far.
In the early 20th century, millions of immigrants streamed through Ellis Island. And you could say Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport is playing a similar role in the early 21st century. Atlanta has become a gateway for thousands upon...
This week, some churches in Georgia will open their doors to licensed gun owners and their weapons for the first time. A new law goes into effect July 1 that allows places of worship to “opt-in” to church carry. And it’s been a tough decision for...
Tom Barton of the Savannah Morning News joins GPB Savannah's Sarah McCammon to talk about development on Broughton Street and the race to replace Savannah Rep. Jack Kingston.
A jury awarded Stacy Kalberman $1.8 million after reaching a verdict that the commission retaliated against her for looking into Governor Nathan Deal’s 2010 gubernatorial campaign. The commission also reached a legal settlement with three other...
Governor Nathan Deal and a delegation of the state’s top officials are wrapping up a five day economic development mission to Israel. Greg Bluestein, a reporter for the Atlanta Journal Constitution, is traveling with the governor. He talked to GPB...
According to American Community Survey, 28 percent of black men in the U.S. 25 years and older have graduated college. In Georgia that number is even lower -- 24 percent of black men 25 years and older have a postsecondary degree. That’s compared...
But an executive with the firm, Hussey, Gay, Bell, & DeYoung, says there's no contract yet.