Government & Politics

GOP leaders’ push for a Supreme Court vote gains support late...

WASHINGTON — Two key Republican senators indicated Monday they won’t stand in the way of a furious effort by the Senate GOP to confirm...

Trump says he’ll announce Supreme Court pick by Friday or Saturday

President Donald Trump said Monday that he would announce a replacement for the late U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by either Friday...

Georgia mayors push for urgency as time runs short for 2020...

Time is running out to be counted, and Georgia's local leaders are calling on residents to make sure they are signed up. The deadline to...

Governor green lights senior care visits but safety guidelines a tall...

Gail Reid regularly joined her mother at her Dunwoody assisted living facility’s dining room before COVID-19 and shelter-in-place orders abruptly ended Reid’s access to...

Georgia firm tied to ethics board member financed scheme to trip...

Shortly after dawn on a recent steamy July morning, a man who said his name was James Fortune showed up off NC Highway 12...

New $300 unemployment boost arrives but some film workers left out

Over a half million Georgians have received their first federal unemployment insurance supplement in more than a month this week as the state Department...

Collins campaign gobsmacked over fraudster’s dodgy UK perfume spree

WASHINGTON — Someone in the United Kingdom smells a whole lot better thanks to U.S. Rep Doug Collins’ campaign for the Senate. That’s because a...

Bookman: No need to adjust your set if you don’t recognize...

There’s a man on my TV set these days claiming to be U.S. Sen. David Perdue, but I sure don’t recognize him. He’s nothing...

Northern senators say Sonny Perdue’s trade-war relief favors South’s farmers

U.S. Department of Agriculture Commissioner and former Georgia Gov. Sonny Perdue drew withering criticism this week from senators from northern farming states who complain...

State budget faces ‘steep cliff’ without renewed weekly jobless pay

The state’s revenues were up about 7% last month over the pre-pandemic August of last year, allowing Georgia to chalk up a second consecutive...
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