Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump VP picks expected soon

3:09 pm Jun. 28, 2016

If history is a guide, we can expect Donald Trump to name his vice presidential pick any day now, while Hillary Clinton’s pick will likely come a few weeks later.

With the Republican National Convention set to

Jan. 14, 2016 -  Atlanta -  U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, who served in the Georgia House in 1993, was introduced by Rep. Calvin Smyre (left), D - Columbus, as a guest speaker, as Speaker of the House David Ralston looks on.   Westmoreland, who has announced he is not running for reelection to congress.   Activity in the House and Senate was mostly ceremonial today.  Deal administration officials (Chief of Staff Chris Riley and Office of Planning and Budget Director Theresa MacCartney) held a briefing on the FY17 budget and members of the Georgia House Democratic Caucus released it's  2016 legislative agenda.    BOB ANDRES  / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Lynn Westmoreland endorses Drew Ferguson as his successor

8:00 am Jun. 27, 2016

Retiring U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland is endorsing dentist Drew Ferguson as his successor in the 3rd Congressional District, giving the former West Point mayor a major boost in his runoff battle against right wing darling Mike Crane next month.

The Coweta County Republican

How Georgia hopes to cash in on Panama Canal expansion

6:00 am Jun. 27, 2016

The first wave of enormous boats chugged through the Panama Canal’s newly-expanded locks over the weekend, marking the end of a multi-billion construction project that escalated the push in Georgia to deepen Savannah’s port.

Georgia leaders