David Perdue blocks Latino judicial nominee

6:26 pm Jan. 20, 2016

This post has been updated with reaction since it originally ran on Jan. 20:

The nomination of Georgia’s first lifetime-appointed Latino federal judge was scuttled Wednesday after Republican Sen. David Perdue declined to back his appointment

Democrat Ed Tarver eyes a potential Senate bid

6:00 am Jan. 16, 2016

The search to find a Democratic challenger to U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson has turned toward a moderate black Democrat from Augusta who has spent the last six years atop the U.S. Attorney’s office in south