More Georgia Articles

  • Well, this is embarrassing: Georgia governor mistakes Hispanic student for an illegal immigrant

    Gov. Nathan Deal, R-Ga., earlier this week suffered a regrettable gaffe when he assumed that a Hispanic student at a College Republicans event at the University of Georgia was in the country illegally. 

  • Deal looks to allow computing as core requirement

    ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is asking the State Board of Education to allow high school students to count computer programming courses toward fulfilling a core requirement for their diplomas. Deal said Monday that he's also asking the University System of Georgia to allow students...

  • Defense grills plant manager in salmonella trial

    ALBANY, Ga. (AP) — Defense attorneys for three people charged in a deadly salmonella outbreak sought to deflect blame and poke holes in the government's case Tuesday as they grilled a co-defendant, who is a key prosecution witness. The co-defendant, Samuel Lightsey, was a former manager of a...

  • Polls show Wisconsin, Georgia governors races neck-and-neck

    MADISON, Wis. (Legal Newsline) – The races to become the next governors of Wisconsin and Georgia could be tight, if sets of fresh polls are any indicator. In Wisconsin, incumbent GOP Gov. Scott Walker currently holds a one-point lead over Democrat Mary Burke, according to a Friday Rasmussen...

  • How to run for Senate, according to Michelle Nunn's campaign

    A lot of thought and planning goes into running for Senate, but those machinations often occur fully behind the scenes. But an early memo from one Senate campaign brings some of this strategy to light.

  • Businessman David Perdue bests Rep. Jack Kingston in Georgia runoff surprise

    Public dissatisfaction with Washington and its elected officials was likely one factor that propelled Republican David Perdue to a narrow victory in Georgia on Tuesday over his runoff rival, Rep. Jack Kingston.

  • Republican businessman David Perdue clinches vital Waka Flocka Flame endorsement

    The runoff election for the Republican Senate nomination in Georgia was rocked Tuesday morning when Atlanta rapper Waka Flocka Flame appeared to endorse businessman David Perdue in a tweet.

  • Yet another thing Veterans Affairs can't do right

    Patients at Atlanta's Veterans Affairs hospital didn't get their medications on time because hospital staff lacked access to medication carts that actually worked, the VA's inspector general found.



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