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GOP legislator calls congresswoman 'ugly as sin'

GOP legislator calls congresswoman 'ugly as sin'The Kuster-Garcia race is one of the most competitive congressional races this year.
  • Nation
  • 1 week, 1 day ago
Macon

Rosalynn Carter campaigns in Macon for grandson

Rosalynn Carter campaigns in Macon for grandsonFirst Lady Rosalynn Carter was it New Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church.
  • Macon
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Police report details Palin family party brawl

Police report details Palin family party brawlA police report, released Thursday by the Anchorage Police Department, details a brawl at an Alaska birthday party last month involving Sarah Palin's family and describes a knockdown, drag-out affair of sucker punches, heavy drinking, bloody mouths, name-calling...
  • News
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
Politics

Teacher groups split between Deal, Carter

Teacher groups split between Deal, CarterIn an election where the candidates for governor have fixated on education, Gov. Nathan Deal won an endorsement Thursday from a small but growing teachers organization called Educators First.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 4 days ago
News

Developing nations beat U.S. on optimism: Report

Developing nations beat U.S. on optimism: ReportPeople in Asia, Africa, Latin America and even the Middle East are more optimistic about their children's future than Americans or Europeans, according to a new study.
  • News
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Report: White House knew of prostitution-scandal link

Report: White House knew of prostitution-scandal linkGovernment documents and interviews show that White House aides were given information suggesting a presidential advance team member hosted a prostitute in a South America hotel room in 2012, The Washington Post reported.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Obama team seeks to appeal to Millennials

Obama team seeks to appeal to MillennialsPresident Obama and his team are planning a series of events designed to appeal to a group that is transforming the nation's economy and its politics: Young people known as Millennials.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Perry

Governor candidates spar on education, more

Governor candidates spar on education, moreCandidates vying to be Georgia's next governor met Tuesday night in an hour-long debate at the Georgia National Fairgrounds and Agricenter in Perry.
  • Perry
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Local

Senate candidates spar over health care, minimum wage

Senate candidates spar over health care, minimum wageThe race to fill the seat vacated by Saxby Chambliss includes Democrat Michelle Nunn, Republican David Perdue, and Libertarian Amanda Swafford.
  • Local
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Elections

Exclusive poll shows close races for governor, Senate

Exclusive poll shows close races for governor, SenateLatest poll shows just how close the races are for governor, Senate seats
  • Elections
  • 1 week, 6 days ago
Politics

Americans give thumbs-down to Harry Reid, John Boehner

Americans give thumbs-down to Harry Reid, John BoehnerAmericans may have a low opinion of Congress, but they really don't like Harry Reid and John Boehner.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Dem. Attorney General candidate visits Central Ga.

Dem. Attorney General candidate visits Central Ga.Democratic Attorney General Candidate visits Central Ga. to help promote Child Protection Plan.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Politics

Rand Paul optimistic on GOP Senate chances

Rand Paul optimistic on GOP Senate chancesKentuckians also are worried about persistent unemployment that has not recovered from the recession.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 3 days ago
Peach - Crawford

Governor Deal tours Blue Bird factory

Governor Deal tours Blue Bird factoryHe said the bus manufacturer also creates jobs.
  • Peach - Crawford
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

George W. Bush: I think Jeb wants to be president

George W. Bush: I think Jeb wants to be presidentGeorge W. Bush says he is embracing the role of older brother to Jeb, pushing his sibling to run for president in 2016.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 5 days ago
News

Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthday

Former President Carter celebrates 90th birthdayFormer President Jimmy Carter blew out three candles representing the past, present and future to celebrate his 90th birthday.
  • News
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Congressional balance of power: Why it matters

Congressional balance of power: Why it mattersThere's no presidential contest on the ballot. Voters pay less attention. Turnout falls.
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Politics

Security breach occurred when President Obama visited CDC

Security breach occurred when President Obama visited CDCTestimony given by the director of the embattled U.S. Secret Service on Tuesday appears to conflict with the news that broke hours after Julia Pierson's testimony -- that a private security contractor with a gun shared an elevator with President Obama, in violation...
  • Politics
  • 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Macon

Macon-Bibb commissioners tour county projects

Macon-Bibb commissioners tour county projectsAs Macon-Bibb commissioners make plans for the future of the county, they took a bus tour of the area Tuesday.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks ago
Local

Gordon group says judge should hold mayor in contempt

Gordon group says judge should hold mayor in contemptA judge set an Oct. 9 hearing to see whether Gordon Mayor Mary Ann Whipple Lue violated his order.
  • Local
  • 3 weeks ago
Crime

Fence-jumper got farther into White House

Fence-jumper got farther into White HouseA man who scaled a White House fence earlier this month and breached the mansion's front doorapparently rushed past a Secret Service agent inside and was only stopped after reaching the building's East Room, a government official confirmed Monday.
  • Crime
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Ethics complaint against Jason Carter dismissed

Ethics complaint against Jason Carter dismissedThe state ethics commission has dismissed a complaint accusing Democratic candidate for governor Jason Carter of violating state law by sending fundraiser invitations during the legislative session.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Paul Ryan leaves door open to 2016 presidential bid

Paul Ryan leaves door open to 2016 presidential bidSince Rep. Paul Ryan and running mate Mitt Romney lost their White House bid in 2012, the word around Capitol Hill has been that the Wisconsin Republican would be returning to Congress and setting his sights on the chairmanship of the House Ways and Means Committee....
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Pres. Obama to campaign for Illinois governor

Pres. Obama to campaign for Illinois governorPresident Obama is getting involved this week in an election close to home: The Illinois gubernatorial race.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
News

Deal, Ludacris share an unlikely stage

Deal, Ludacris share an unlikely stageGov. Nathan Deal insisted this was more than a photo op with one of Hip Hop's most recognizable stars, and more than a campaign visit with an upbeat African American audience.
  • News
  • 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Macon

Bibb election board rejects Sunday voting

Bibb election board rejects Sunday votingBy a 3-2 vote, Bibb County's Board of Elections rejected early voting on a Sunday this fall.
  • Macon
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago
Politics

Attorney General Holder to announce resignation today

Attorney General Holder to announce resignation todayAttorney General Eric Holder will announce his resignation at a formal event at the White House Thursday afternoon, a Justice Department source says.
  • Politics
  • 3 weeks, 5 days ago