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Speak up to keep Georgia from getting short end of Medicaid...

It’s time to tell state officials it’s not right to require poor people to punch a clock for their health care. Gov. Brian Kemp’s six-city...

Bookman: Velocity of Georgia’s swing from red toward blue is stunning

In deep-red Louisiana, the Democratic incumbent just won re-election as governor despite an all-out effort by President Trump to defeat him. In deep-red Kentucky, a...

Bookman: Trump support with Old Georgia leaves New Georgia impatient

With historic impeachment proceedings now underway in Washington, Georgians appear to be deeply torn both about the job performance of President Trump, his re-election...

Battlefields around the world are finding new purpose as parks and...

By Todd Lookingbill and Peter Smallwood University of Richmond/The Conversation The horrors of war are all too familiar: lives lost, homes destroyed, entire communities forced to...

Bookman: Lifeline for struggling rural hospitals not in Kemp’s plans

The limited Medicaid waiver program proposed this week by Gov. Brian Kemp is a sorry excuse for doing almost nothing. At its best, it...

Bookman: If you base your defense of Trump on the facts,...

This is not a complicated situation, although some would prefer that we think so. In fact, it is alarmingly simple: Ukraine is our ally, a...

Sunshine Laws apply to state officials’ open meetings training, too

The Georgia Department of Education board is set to get together Nov. 7, and this time around the public can expect compliance with the...

Bookman: Appreciation for President Jimmy Carter’s vision and courage

We cannot know the time that we are granted, or that which will be granted to others. So why wait? Why wait to say words...

Bookman: Confederate monuments in high-profile places are an insult

For well over a century, a tall stone obelisk has stood unchallenged as a monument to white supremacy in the city square in Decatur,...

Bookman: If President Trump is innocent, why lock up the evidence?

President Trump has placed a heavy shroud of silence over the executive branch. Under his orders, no witnesses from the State Department, the Defense Department,...
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