Boom! Georgia enacts new limits on fireworks

4:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

A year after Georgia legalized the use of most kinds of fireworks, the state adopted a law that would restrict when and where they could be used.

Responding to angry complaints from residents jolted awake by

Jan. 12, 2016 -  Atlanta -  U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson delivers his address.   Isakson, Governor Nathan Deal, Lieutenant Governor Casey Cagle, and House Speaker David Ralston were featured speakers at the Georgia Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues Breakfast.  The event was expected to attract more than 2,000 Georgians, including many of the state's  elected officials and business leaders.  BOB ANDRES  / BANDRES@AJC.COM

Johnny Isakson unveils long-awaited VA reform bill

3:36 pm Apr. 28, 2016

WASHINGTON – U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson unveiled legislation today that would overhaul accountability efforts at the Department of Veterans Affairs in a bid to change a culture that has produced a cascading list of scandals

Candidates Donald Trump, left, and Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speak during a commercial break in the GOP presidential debate in North Charleston, S.C. on Thursday. Scott Olson/Getty Images

Ted Cruz, Hillary Clinton win Georgia’s money race

7:00 am Apr. 28, 2016

The Republican presidential candidate who placed third in Georgia’s March 1 primary also pulled in the most money from Georgians in the first three months of 2016.

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz dramatically outraised his GOP rivals between January and

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