Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, joined by former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina waves during a rally in Indianapolis, Wednesday, April 27, 2016, when Cruz announced he has tapped Fiorina to serve as his running mate. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy)

Ted Cruz announces Carly Fiorina as VP running mate

2:11 pm Apr. 27, 2016

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz announced Hewlett-Packard executive Carly Fiorina as his running mate Wednesday afternoon, part of a last-ditch effort to prevent front-runner Donald Trump from clinching the GOP nomination outright.

Cruz called Fiorina an “extraordinary leader” who

October 8, 2014 Locust Grove - Senator Saxby Chambliss speaks during a cost-sharing agreement event for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project at Home Depot Direct Fulfillment Center on Wednesday, October 8, 2014. Gov. Nathan Deal announced that the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, the Georgia Department of Transportation and the Georgia Ports Authority have signed a cost-sharing agreement for the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project, meaning dredging in the river could begin by the end of the year. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Saxby Chambliss: Georgia GOP will weather Donald Trump divide

1:30 pm Apr. 27, 2016

WASHINGTON – Former U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss said he doesn’t expect infighting over Donald Trump to do any long-lasting damage to the Georgia GOP despite the searing divisions currently on display in the Peach State.

The two-term Republican senator, who

Your guide to today’s Northeastern primaries

7:00 am Apr. 26, 2016

Call it the Acela Corridor Primary.

The accents are different from the SEC Primary, but the results are expected to be similar today: A big day for Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton. How big will help

The long, strange trip of Georgia’s rape kit bill

6:00 am Apr. 26, 2016

It had the overwhelming support of bipartisan lawmakers, buy-in from law enforcement and hospital groups, and backing from Gov. Nathan Deal. And yet legislation to require police to find and count untested sexual assault evidence

January 11, 2014 Elberton - U.S. Rep. Doug Collins welcomes the troops with the 1-214th Field Artillery Battalion from nearly a year in Afghanistan during welcoming home ceremony at Elbert County gym in Elberton on Saturday, January 11, 2014. Georgia Army National Guard's own 648th Maneuver Enhancement Brigade is welcoming home on Saturday over 200 Guardsmen with the 1-214th Field Artillery Battalion from nearly a year in Afghanistan where they conducted base defense operations in Western Afghanistan. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Doug Collins’ campaign gets backing from Paul Ryan

7:00 am Apr. 21, 2016

Several of U.S. Rep. Doug Collins’ colleagues, including Speaker Paul Ryan, have chipped in to help the Gainesville Republican fend off four primary challengers before voters hit the polls next month.

Federal campaign finance records for