A dissected debate for U.S. Senate: iPhones, women, guns and Harry Reid

9:47 am Oct. 27, 2014

The three candidates for U.S. Senate held their second of three debates on Sunday, which became a jumble of strikes and counterstrikes between Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue, with Libertarian Amanda Swafford watching mostly from the sidelines.

Read a complete account here. But if you’re in a video frame of mind, we’ve boiled down the 60-minute confrontation to these clips:

RUBBER STAMP: That’s what Perdue has called Nunn, and

A ‘misinformed’ Nathan Deal on an Ebola strike force

10:37 am Oct. 20, 2014

Officially, last night’s Atlanta Press Club gubernatorial debate was scheduled to begin at 7 p.m.

Nathan Deal couldn’t wait. At 5:39 p.m., his office sent out a press release announcing that the Republican governor would sign

Morning of the gun: John Lewis says Deep South is doing it better than Ferguson

8:58 am Aug. 18, 2014

Weaponry, or images of it, seem everywhere this morning. We’ll start with the National Guard walking the streets of Ferguson, Mo.

From the Associated Press:

Gov. Jay Nixon said the National Guard would help “in restoring peace and order” to the St. Louis suburb, where protests over the killing of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a white police officer entered their second week. Police said they acted in response to gunfire, looting, vandalism

Brian Kemp: Guns and run-off ballots won’t mix

10:15 am Jul. 14, 2014

 Over the weekend, the New York Times had a piece on the dispute in Alabama, where the state’s sheriffs association had urged the state’s 67 counties to ban the open carry of weapons at polling