Federal bill could impact Georgia’s drug testing law

11:33 am Feb. 12, 2016

Updated at 3:50:

Aderholt’s chief of staff Brian Rell said the issues states were having as they sought to require drug testing for some food stamp recipients first came to his office’s attention after the Agriculture

Republican presidential candidate Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, holds a press conference in Manchester, Iowa, on Monday. AP/Evan Vucci

Ted Cruz campaign ditches an ad featuring soft-core porn star

9:23 pm Feb. 11, 2016

So says Buzzfeed:

Ted Cruz’s campaign has pulled its most recent ad, “Conservatives Anonymous,” after learning one of the actresses in the spot is also a softcore porn star.

The ad, which was set at a group therapy session of conservative voters who feel betrayed by Marco Rubio on immigration, featured actress Amy Lindsay, who played a woman telling another group member, “maybe you should vote for more than just a

U.S. Rep. John Lewis, D-Atlanta, last year at the opening of the National Center for Civil and Human Rights in Atlanta. Bob Andres, bandres@ajc.com

John Lewis on Bernie Sanders’ civil rights work: ‘I never saw him’

1:53 pm Feb. 11, 2016

Hillary Clinton’s Southern firewall is stirring. Up in Washington, John Lewis just cut Bernie Sanders cold. The congressman’s comments came only a few hours after, down in Atlanta, Mayor Kasim Reed did the same. First, Lewis’ remarks via the Associated Press:

WASHINGTON — Civil rights leader John Lewis on Thursday dismissed Democratic presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ 1960s work on racial equality, saying, “I never saw him. I never met him.”

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What to watch at tonight’s Democratic debate in Milwaukee

12:00 pm Feb. 11, 2016

Democrats Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders will debate in Milwaukee on Thursday, just two days after the Vermont senator’s dominating win in the New Hampshire primary. That victory unearthed fresh concerns from Clinton supporters about