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Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race

Campaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate raceCampaign 2014: Sonny Perdue speaks on Senate race
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquartersCampaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Local

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason CarterCampaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter
  • Local
  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
Politics

Campaign 2014: Election Night

Campaign 2014: Election NightNathan Deal headquarters
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  • 2 months, 3 weeks ago
News

Obama to propose paid sick leave for American workers

Obama to propose paid sick leave for American workersPresident Obama will call on Congress to require companies to give workers up to seven days of paid sick leave a year, a senior adviser said Wednesday.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Poll: Obama approval rating rises to 46%

Poll: Obama approval rating rises to 46%A new CBS News poll puts Obama's approval rating at 46%, seven points higher than in October, a month before elections in which Republicans won control of the Senate and increased their House majority.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Bartender accused of plan to poison Boehner

Bartender accused of plan to poison BoehnerMichael Hoyt of Deer Park called 911 in October and told dispatchers that he had wanted to poison Boehner, R-Ohio, at the Wetherington Country Club in West Chester, where Hoyt was a bartender, according to court documents. Hoyt was indicted Jan. 7.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Military

Hill leaders: Obama to seek renewed war authority

Hill leaders: Obama to seek renewed war authorityTop congressional leaders said the White House is drafting new authorization language to redefine the U.S. mission in the war on terror that will address the rise of the Islamic State.
  • Military
  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Gov. Deal stresses transportation, education funding

Gov. Deal stresses transportation, education fundingDuring the annual Eggs and Issues breakfast hosted by the Georgia Chamber of Commerce, state legislative and business leaders reached across the table to prioritize the issues they say Georgia needs to tackle.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Ga. lawmakers gather for start of session

Ga. lawmakers gather for start of sessionMembers of Bibb's local delegation say the big items to watch this year are transportation funding and medical marijuana
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Gov. Deal begins 2nd term focused on crime, education reform

Gov. Deal begins 2nd term focused on crime, education reformGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal has re-committed to supporting criminal justice changes and alternatives to public schools as he was sworn in for a second term in office.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
News

Obama calls for new cyber protections

Obama calls for new cyber protectionsLawmakers need to promote the benefits of Internet commerce while minimizing the risks of identity theft and other cyber crimes that can damage the economy, President Obama said Monday.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Macon

State Sen. Lucas introduces resolution to drop Payne City charter

State Sen. Lucas introduces resolution to drop Payne City charterState Sen. David Lucas, D-Macon, introduced legislation Monday in Atlanta to dissolve Payne City's municipal charter.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
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Cuba releases all 53 political prisoners, U.S. says

Cuba releases all 53 political prisoners, U.S. saysCuba has finalized its part of a historic deal with the United States by releasing 53 political prisoners from its prisons, the U.S. said Monday.
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  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Historians surveyed about Obama presidency

Historians surveyed about Obama presidencyObviously, it's way too early to assess President Obama's place in history -- but that won't keep people from trying.
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Politics

Supreme Court justices or mind readers? You be the judge

Supreme Court justices or mind readers? You be the judgeThe Supreme Court opened its December session a month ago by trying to determine what was going through the mind of a Pennsylvania man when he posted threats against his wife and others on Facebook.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Nation

Attorney general, ambassador represent U.S. in Paris

Attorney general, ambassador represent U.S. in ParisThe United States was represented at Sunday's rally in Paris by Ambassador to France Jane Hartley.
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  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Obama to host summit to fight violent extremism

Obama to host summit to fight violent extremismThe Feb. 18 event will "highlight domestic and international efforts to prevent violent extremists and their supporters from radicalizing, recruiting, or inspiring individuals or groups in the United States and abroad to commit acts of violence."
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Georgia

Ga. lawmakers react to Obama's community college plan

Ga. lawmakers react to Obama's community college planAs President Obama continues to unveil his plan for Americans to receive two free years of community college, lawmakers from Georgia have begun to respond.
  • Georgia
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Nation

Supreme Court delays action on gay marriage

Supreme Court delays action on gay marriageThe Supreme Court delayed action Friday on its most closely watched deliberation -- whether to rule this year on states' remaining bans against same-sex marriage.
  • Nation
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Pres. Obama to propose free community college

Pres. Obama to propose free community collegeObama teased his community college proposal in a video uploaded to Facebook on Thursday and will deliver a speech Friday in Tennessee.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski

Lawmakers to consider drone bill that protects privacy

Lawmakers to consider drone bill that protects privacyHouse Bill 5 addresses privacy concerns created by drone technology.
  • Bleckley - Dodge - Pulaski
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

Deal campaign reports $607K to daughter-in-law's firm

Deal campaign reports $607K to daughter-in-law's firmGeorgia Gov. Nathan Deal reported paying his daughter-in-law's consulting firm about $607,000 in his final fundraising report from the 2014 gubernatorial election.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Education

Obama to propose free community college

Obama to propose free community collegePresident Obama will propose two years of free community college for American workers in Tennessee on Friday, as part of his three-state tour this week to preview his State of the Union Address.
  • Education
  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

House eyes bill to block Obama's immigration order

House eyes bill to block Obama's immigration orderHouse Republicans may have found a way to stop the Department of Homeland Security from using any federal money to carry out President Obama's executive order to protect up to 4 million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Isakson named chairman of Senate VA, ethics committees

Isakson named chairman of Senate VA, ethics committeesU.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has been named chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans' Affairs.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Boehner re-elected as speaker despite GOP dissenters

Boehner re-elected as speaker despite GOP dissentersIn the end, Boehner prevailed, as expected, with 216 votes out of 408 cast.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago