So much for the Donald Trump effect in Georgia

10:00 am May. 29, 2016

One incumbent is seen as the very embodiment of Georgia’s Republican Party establishment. Another defended the Ku Klux Klan. A third was arrested on charges of drunken driving in the middle of the day, a

Top vote-getter in Tuesday’s primary was a Barnes

3:36 pm May. 26, 2016

The top vote-getter in Tuesday’s Georgia primary might be a surprise to some. But it probably shouldn’t be.

Court of Appeals Justice Anne Elizabeth Barnes, pictured at right, received more than 778

,000 votes, the most of any

Jim Barksdale sounds a populist note in Georgia Senate bid

2:00 pm May. 26, 2016

Democrat Jim Barksdale sounded more like Bernie Sanders than Hillary Clinton in his first press conference Thursday, calling for stiffer regulations on the financial industry and a withdrawal from foreign conflicts.

That’s a significant shift in

Georgia sues Obama administration over transgender directive

2:54 pm May. 25, 2016

Georgia sued the Obama administration Wednesday over a directive to public schools over transgender bathroom rules, joining a group of 11 states challenging the federal government over the controversial guidelines.

It was a surprising move from