The race for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate has been costly. And not just in dollars. One veteran Senator – Saxby Chambliss – is retiring. And three sitting Congressmen will leave Washington at the end of this year because they gave up those posts to run for Chambliss’s seat. That’s a whole lot of Washington know-how. All were card-carrying Georgia fiscal conservatives, but that doesn’t mean they didn’t bring funding back to their districts.
 
Businessman David Perdue and Congressman Jack Kingston were the top vote-getters in Tuesday’s Republican primary for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat, and are heading to a July run-off.
As a new campaign ad touts, “It’s on.” That is, the race between Gov. Nathan Deal and Jason Carter, who released an ad late Tuesday with that tag-line. Carter and Deal both won their primaries Tuesday. GPB sat down with both candidates the day after...
The water bill still needs approval from the U.S. Senate and President Obama.
Michelle Nunn handily swept to victory Tuesday, winning the Democratic nomination for U.S. Senate in Georgia. Nunn made it clear she's ready for the grueling race ahead to win the seat Republican Saxby Chambliss is vacating. Democrats hold...
The Georgia Supreme Court on Monday reversed a stay of execution for convicted murderer Warren Lee Hill. His lawyers challenged a state law that allows Georgia to keep its source of execution drugs secret, but in a 5-2 ruling the court said the...
Tomorrow, Georgia will hold the earliest primary election in the state’s history. And for the first time, voters were able to register to vote online. Early voting wrapped up on Friday, with a record 239,000 Georgians casting ballots. But election...
Political writer and columnist Larry Peterson says the retirement of Sen. Saxby Chambliss is creating a domino effect down the ticket.
In an interview with GPB ahead of Tuesday's Republican gubernatorial primary, Gov. Nathan Deal said his first term record is the best indication of how he stacks up to his GOP opponents, whom he has declined to debate.
The incoming Atlanta Public Schools superintendent gave her first public address Tuesday at a sold-out luncheon in downtown Atlanta. Speaking at the Atlanta Press Club, Meria Carstarphen said she was honored the board chose her to help the school...
Michelle Nunn is facing charges she’s light on experience, she’s riding her father’s coat-tails and she’s aloof. And that’s just from her Democratic opponents. In one of the nation’s most-watched political contests, Nunn squared off against fellow...