Horse racing in Georgia? All bets are off

4:54 pm Mar. 4, 2015

A new strategy to legalize horse racing in Georgia is gaining traction. But it still faces long odds to overcome opposition from Gov. Nathan Deal and other Republican leaders.

A Senate committee Wednesday narrowly approved a

President Obama to visit Atlanta on Tuesday

3:04 pm Mar. 4, 2015

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama will visit Atlanta on Tuesday to give a speech and raise money for the Democratic National Committee.

The White House announced the trip this afternoon, without revealing additional details.

The next week

Daimler passes on Pooler site. Again.

9:39 am Mar. 4, 2015

Daimler AG appears to have rejected Georgia’s coastal mega-industrial site in Pooler. Again. According to people familiar with the deal, the company wants to start making Mercedes-Benz Sprinter vans from scratch at the local factory

Lil Wayne visits Nathan Deal’s office

7:00 am Mar. 4, 2015

Lil Wayne visited Gov. Nathan Deal’s office the other day.

AJC photographer Ben Gray leafed through the guest book at the governor’s office. And what he found was interesting.

See for yourself:

  

A Missouri eulogy: ‘Words do hurt. Words can kill’

9:39 pm Mar. 3, 2015

We’ll let this one speak for itself. From the Associated Press:

CLAYTON, Mo.  — Former U.S. Sen. John Danforth denounced the ugly nature of American politics Tuesday while eulogizing Missouri Auditor Tom Schweich, suggesting that political