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Do Democrats have a candidate for governor in Sally Yates?

9:40 am Jan. 31, 2017

The talk among Georgia Democratic operatives began almost as soon as President Donald Trump canned Sally Quillian Yates for ordering U.S. Justice Department attorneys not to defend his executive order restricting immigration: Can she run

Gary Johnson fumbles: ‘And what is Aleppo?’

9:20 am Sep. 8, 2016

Libertarian presidential candidate Gary Johnson may have just disqualified himself as a common-sense alternative to Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton.

This morning, Johnson sat on the set of MSNBC’s “Morning Joe,” basking in some rare attention.


The transformation of MARTA into ‘The ATL’

9:14 am Apr. 21, 2015

Over on our editorial page at myAJC.com, Tom Sabulis has an interview with state Sen. Brandon Beach, R-Alpharetta, on the topic of mass transit. Times are changing rapidly for transit in metro Atlanta — albeit

Michelle Nunn named as head of Atlanta-based CARE

3:12 pm Apr. 19, 2015

Former U.S. senate candidate Michelle Nunn has been named president and CEO of CARE USA, the 70-year-old, Atlanta-based relief agency, the organization announced Sunday.

Nunn replaces Helene Gayle, who is stepping down after nearly a decade