Government & Politics

Georgia Democratic leaders brim with optimism at annual fundraising dinner

Hundreds of Georgia Democrats eyeing 2020 as the year when they might finally end the GOP’s grip on the levers of state government gathered...

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...

Ga. House members pay tribute to Cummings: ‘We have lost a...

WASHINGTON — Rep. Elijah Cummings sat next to Rep. G. K. Butterfield on the floor of the U.S. House a few weeks ago, when...

Ga. DOT rolls out plan for high speed rail from Atlanta...

Georgians got their first up-close look Tuesday night at the possible paths a high-speed rail line might take to put passengers on a fast...

President Carter recovering after fall, his second this month

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter is recovering at home after falling Monday evening at his home in Plains. Carter was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical...

Has impeachment quashed gun control prospects?

WASHINGTON — Gun control policy, not impeachment, was supposed to dominate the discourse on Capitol Hill this fall.  In early August — just two months...

Ga. House members return from recess with minds on impeachment

WASHINGTON — Georgia Republicans are using procedural arguments to dismiss the relevance of the U.S. House impeachment investigation against President Donald Trump. Asked if he...

Southside I-75 truck lanes on faster track, DOT delays other big...

Morning commuters along I-75 from Macon to McDonough are accustomed to weaving in and out of lanes to avoid the frequent blockade of tractor-trailer...

U.S. House votes broadly to condemn Trump’s Syrian troop withdrawal

WASHINGTON — The U.S. House on Wednesday approved a resolution condemning President Donald Trump’s withdrawal of U.S. troops from northern Syria.  The resolution passed the...

ACLU follows court delay of Ga. anti-abortion law with health messages

A Georgia nonprofit that is spearheading the legal challenge of the state’s anti-abortion law is launching a campaign designed to counter what the group...
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