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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
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters

Campaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquartersCampaign 2014: Michelle Nunn headquarters
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
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Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter

Campaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason CarterCampaign 2014: Senator Valencia Seay supports Jason Carter
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

Campaign 2014: Election Night

Campaign 2014: Election NightNathan Deal headquarters
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  • 1 month, 2 weeks ago
Politics

House approves $1 trillion spending package

House approves $1 trillion spending packageIn a dramatic vote late Thursday evening, the U.S. House narrowly approved a $1 trillion government spending package despite a rare uprising from House Democrats. The bill passed on a 219-206 vote.
  • Politics
  • 1 week, 2 days ago
Nation

Chambliss: Senate torture report flawed, harms Americans

Chambliss: Senate torture report flawed, harms AmericansThe Senate Intelligence Committee's 5½-year review of CIA interrogations of terrorist suspects in the wake of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks concludes that the interrogations were more brutal than the CIA had previously admitted.
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  • 1 week, 5 days ago
Politics

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his father

Bush denounces 'psychobabble' about his fatherOne thing George W. Bush has never liked: Being psychoanalyzed.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

Obama: Racial problems won't be solved overnight

Obama: Racial problems won't be solved overnightPresident Obama talks about the nation's rising racial tensions in an interview to be broadcast Monday, asking a young, African-American audience to be both persistent and patient.
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  • 2 weeks ago
Politics

State lawmakers wrap up medical marijuana hearings

State lawmakers wrap up medical marijuana hearingsState Rep. Allen Peake, a Macon Republican, began a push to legalize medical marijuana last year and keeps pushing it.
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  • 2 weeks, 4 days ago
Politics

GOP staffer disses Obama girls

GOP staffer disses Obama girlsA senior staffer for a Republican congressman scolded President Obama's daughters for dressing like "they deserve a spot at a bar" and told them to "try showing a little class" in a Facebook post that has since gone viral, drawing her heavy...
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  • 3 weeks ago
Politics

Georgia Democrats debate future after '14 losses

Georgia Democrats debate future after '14 lossesIf Democrats want to win statewide in Georgia, they'll need to start now by reaching out to key constituencies and dedicating more money and resources to building up a network of grassroots supporters.
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  • 3 weeks, 1 day ago
Politics

Obama deals with foreign leaders on immigration

Obama deals with foreign leaders on immigrationWhile promoting his new immigration policies to domestic audiences, President Obama is also dealing with foreign leaders about the new rules.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

Being president is hard. Six reasons pols run anyway

Being president is hard. Six reasons pols run anywayJust take a look at Barack Obama's graying hair: Running for president is hard, and actually being president is even harder.
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  • 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Politics

On immigration, a tale of two presidents

On immigration, a tale of two presidentsWhen George W. Bush couldn't get an immigration overhaul though the Senate, he gave up. When Barack Obama couldn't get a bill through the House, he changed the rules.
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  • 3 weeks, 6 days ago
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Pres. Obama: I'll work to get Democratic successor

Pres. Obama: I'll work to get Democratic successorPresident Obama says he'll do whatever is necessary to get a Democratic successor elected in 2016
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  • 4 weeks ago
Nation

Immigration tests GOP governors considering 2016 bids

Immigration tests GOP governors considering 2016 bidsFor a handful of Republican governors mulling 2016 White House runs, President Obama's immigration announcement is offering them their first real test of the next election cycle.
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  • 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Local

Immigration attorney responds to President Obama's speech

Immigration attorney responds to President Obama's speechPresident Obama announced a plan on Thursday to protect five million undocumented immigrants from deportation.
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  • 1 month ago
Nation

WATCH Obama's immigration speech LIVE

WATCH Obama's immigration speech LIVEHis allies and critics began a campaign about a plan that could grant legal status to up to 5 million immigrants.
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  • 1 month ago
Perry

Perdue: 'No regrets' about investing in Perry's Go Fish

Perdue: 'No regrets' about investing in Perry's Go FishFormer Governor Sonny Perdue says the issue became "derisive", but he's proud of Go Fish.
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Obama allies, critics debate immigration orders

Obama allies, critics debate immigration ordersAs President Obama put the final touches on a major immigration speech set for Thursday night, allies and critics began a furious campaign about a plan that could grant legal status to up to 5 million immigrants.
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  • 1 month ago
Macon

Macon mayor floats idea to build ball park

Macon mayor floats idea to build ball parkMacon Mayor Robert Reichert said Tuesday he'd like to have a ballfield constructed in Macon.
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Obama to announce immigration plan Thursday

Obama to announce immigration plan ThursdayPresident Obama will use a Thursday speech to roll out new executive orders that could grant legal status to millions of migrants now in the country illegally, officials said Wednesday.
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Where are the women? Not leading House committees

Where are the women? Not leading House committeesEven though a record number of women will be serving in the new Congress, Michigan's Miller will be the only woman among the 21 House committee leaders next term. She will once again lead the House Administration Committee, which handles the House's internal...
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Senator Isakson announces plans for re-election

Senator Isakson announces plans for re-electionIsakson discusses his campaign for re-election for 2016
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Poll: Resistance to Obama order on immigration

Poll: Resistance to Obama order on immigrationPresident Obama's plan to sign an executive order on immigration, expected as early as this week, will meet more resistance than support, a new USA TODAY Poll finds. Close to half of those surveyed, 46%, say he should wait for the new Republican-controlled Congress...
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  • 1 month ago
Politics

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders dies

Former Georgia Governor Carl Sanders diesCarl Sanders passed away on Sunday. He was 89 years old and served as Georgia's governor from 1963 to 1967.
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  • 1 month ago
News

Obama returns home to battles on immigration, Iran

Obama returns home to battles on immigration, IranPresident Obama, who has made aggressive moves since Democratic losses on Election Day, faces more battles with newly empowered Republicans after he returns from his foreign trip on Sunday.
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  • 1 month ago