Video: Georgia freshmen discuss their first State of the Union

6:00 am Jan. 21, 2015

WASHINGTON – In the crowded Capitol after President Barack Obama’s State of the Union address, Georgia’s four U.S. House Republican freshmen reflected on the experience, the president’s proposals and whether we really need a State of the Union at all.

Scenes from Nathan Deal’s inaugural ball

9:03 am Jan. 16, 2015

“Work together, y’all.”

That was the message from famed blues singer More than 1,000 people piled in to The Arena at Gwinnett Center (the brutal traffic to get there may have helped Deal make his case for a new

Has religion made a conservative wimp out of Erick Erickson?

9:21 am Dec. 29, 2014

In a hefty profile of Georgia’s own Erick Erickson, The Atlantic wonders whether the talk radio provocateur is mellowing — under this headline: “Is the most powerful conservative in America losing his edge?”

Erickson dismisses criticism

David Perdue starts Senate career as No. 96 of 100

9:53 am Dec. 18, 2014

No. 96.

That’s where Republican David Perdue will begin his U.S. Senate seniority climb. The Washington Post’s Reid Wilson Previous service in the U.S. House, or as governor, cabinet secretary or vice president counts towards one’s

Kennesaw set to reverse mosque rejection

8:39 am Dec. 11, 2014

Last night, after a closed work session, Kennesaw Mayor Mark Mathews sent word via email that the four city council members who voted last week against issuing a use permit for a storefront mosque have

Watch Saxby Chambliss bid farewell to the U.S. Senate

6:46 pm Dec. 10, 2014

WASHINGTON — Georgia’s retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss delivered his farewell speech today, followed by a series of tear-inducing tributes from colleagues.

The Republican went through the litany of thank-yous to friends, family, staff, constituents and America’s soldiers. About some of his closest pals, Chambliss said:

“My three best buddies from my House days, Speaker John Boehner, Congressman Tom Latham, and Senator Richard Burr, along with Senator Tom Coburn have been legislative