There's never been an off-year election like the one happening in the 6th Congressional District, where voters will pick a replacement for departed ...
I wish I could tell you that Georgia's lawmakers are getting better at the way they handle the people's business, but that would ...
One of the most frustrating aspects of covering Georgia's legislature is that you find yourself writing the same stories about the same set of ...
David Ralston is now being mentioned as a possible candidate for governor in 2018, which leads to an obvious question.
The General Assembly session is more than two-thirds done and on track to adjournment.
Town meetings are part of a long tradition in America. Since the 1600s, residents of some New England communities have been gathering to vote directly ...
During the first weeks of the Trump administration, a recurring theme has been the president's sinking popularity in the polls.
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What should be the priority for state legislators –helping their poorest constituents avoid pain and suffering, or protecting the financial status of their most affluent constituents?
For a couple of months, Georgia was probably one of Donald Trump's favorite states.
The new president has finished filling the vacancies in his cabinet by nominating Georgia's own Sonny Perdue as the secretary of agriculture.
When Donald Trump was campaigning for president, he pledged he would "drain the swamp" in Washington and put an end to all the influence peddling that had infected the nation's capital.
There have been some interesting political stories to tell this year, but two of the most interesting happened last week in Georgia's neighboring states to the south and east.
It isn't quite Christmas Day, but Rep. David Ralston (R-Blue Ridge), the speaker of the Georgia House, has already received probably the best gift he ever got in his life.
Back when he was serving in the Georgia Senate, Tom Price acquired a nickname among the capitol crowd: Ned Flanders.
Friends and relatives who know I work at the state capitol often ask these questions: How can you stand it there? Don't you just hate it?
Now that the final election totals are in, let's look at a couple of Georgia's voting trends.
There's not much suspense about who will win Georgia's senate race.
As Georgians ponder how they will cast their ballots in this general election, there are only two issues that really have any suspense to them.
July is a special time in Georgia because it's the month when most of the laws passed during the previous legislative session go into effect.
When friends ask me if I'm ever going to retire as a working journalist, I respond, "How can I leave when I'm having so much fun?"
In a weird election year, you might think the weirdest place of all is Delaware, where the Republican nominee for the Senate has aired TV commercials to reassure voters, "I am not a witch."
When I look at the race for governor in the closing weeks of the campaign, the things that I don't see include energy, enthusiasm or bold new ideas for revitalizing Georgia.
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