More Georgia Articles

  • 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.

  • Georgia opens criminal case against ex-president

    TBILISI, Georgia (AP) — Georgian authorities say they are opening a criminal case against former president Mikhail Saakashvili. Prosecutors in the small Caucasus nation made the announcement Monday after Saakashvili failed to appear before investigators for questioning. He has failed to appear...

  • Trial in salmonella outbreak to start in Georgia

    ATLANTA (AP) — Three people accused of scheming to manufacture and ship salmonella-tainted peanuts that killed nine people, sickened more than 700 and prompted one of the largest food recalls in history are set to go to trial this week in south Georgia. A federal indictment unsealed in February...

  • Patent troll law goes into effect in Georgia

    ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – A Georgia law aimed at combating so-called “patent trolls” went into effect earlier this month. House Bill 809, which was signed by Gov. Nathan Deal in April, became effective July 1. Williamson The new law defines and prohibits those patent assertion entities...

  • Nunn and Perdue shift to fall battle of outsiders

    ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — New Republican nominee David Perdue and Democratic opponent Michelle Nunn used the first day of the general election campaign to retool the "outsider" arguments they've used to reach this point in a race that will help determine who controls the Senate for the final years of...

  • 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.

  • Let's stop saying politicians are 'bickering'

    Bicker is a verb we use to characterize pointless arguments between children. But political campaigns are not pointless.

  • Kingston leads Perdue by 1-point in Georgia U.S. Senate race

    ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – With the runoff election rapidly approaching, the two Republicans vying for the nomination to run for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat are separated by a mere point, a new poll shows. Kingston Republican contenders U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston and former Dollar General CEO...

  • Ga. Senate race: Dem candidate wants GOP rivals to swear off outside funds

    ATLANTA (Legal Newsline) – As out-of-state parties continue to spend millions of dollars in the Georgia U.S. Senate race, the Democratic candidate is asking her rivals to refuse the helping hands. On Wednesday, Democratic Senate nominee Michelle Nunn sent a letter to Republican contenders Rep....



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