Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., , flanked by House Minority Whip Steny Hoyer of Md., left, and Rep. Paul Tonko, D-N.Y., participate in a news conference on gun legislation, Wednesday, June 22, 2016, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Democrats wind down gun control sit-in after nearly 26 hours

1:07 pm Jun. 23, 2016

WASHINGTON — Democrats on Thursday wound down their sit-in of the House chamber nearly 26 hours after they overtook proceedings as part of a push for action on a pair of firearms-related bills.

Members of the Democratic caucus began assembling in the

Kasim and Nathan’s excellent Hollywood adventure

6:00 am Jun. 23, 2016

Gov. Nathan Deal and Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed are headed to California on Thursday to keep Georgia on Hollywood’s mind.

The annual “Georgia Night in L.A.” has been a staple on the governor’s schedule as the

On the passing of Jim Barksdale’s mother

3:28 pm Jun. 22, 2016

If you haven’t heard too much lately from Jim Barksdale, the Democratic candidate for U.S. Senate, there’s a reason. His campaign announced today that the candidate’s 94-year-old mother died 10 days ago. Do the math,

An anti-Donald Trump coup is brewing in Georgia

12:30 pm Jun. 22, 2016

Georgia Republican delegates who backed Donald Trump’s rivals in the GOP primary are being pressed by Ted Cruz’s allies to vote against him at next month’s convention in Cleveland.

Dozens of Georgia’s 76 delegates to the