Georgia

Georgia Town to Remove Christian Flag Flying Over City Hall

Leaders of a central Georgia city say they’ll remove a Christian flag flying over City Hall. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reported Monday (http://bit.ly/1OURSgi) that Cochran city officials voted, against the advice of the city attorney, to… READ MORE

Atlanta fire chief suspended for authoring Christian book that denounces homosexuality

Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran has been fired for authoring a Christian book in 2013 that described homosexuality as a “sexual perversion.” Mr. Cochran had just returned to work Tuesday at the Atlanta Fire Rescue… READ MORE

Perdue to look for reform, common ground in U.S. Senate

Republican David Perdue, a businessman who was virtually unknown in political circles just 18 months ago, will be Georgia’s next United States senator. The Fortune 500 CEO and cousin of former Gov. Sonny Perdue bested… READ MORE
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Parties brace for war over voter registrations in Ga. Senate race


Georgia’s tight Senate race could be headed for the courtroom after voters head to the ballot box. A state judge… READ MORE

Obama Touts Nunn in Georgia

Barack Obama called into an Atlanta radio station to urge Georgia voters to elect Michelle Nunn to the U.S. Senate so that the president can “keep on doing some good work.” “If Michelle Nunn wins,… READ MORE

Georgia Dems invoke Ferguson in election plea

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats are using the fatal shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, to rally black voters ahead of the Nov. 4…… READ MORE

Ebola Czar Advised GA Democratic Senate Candidate

Ron Klain, the Democratic political operative tapped by President Obama to run the federal government’s response to the Ebola virus outbreak, recently worked as a political adviser to Michelle Nunn, the Georgia Democrat running for… READ MORE

Georgia Confirms 25 Fraudulent Voter Applications

A Georgia-based group investigating voter fraud says it has documented 25 fraudulent voter applications out of approximately 85,000. The numbers are fueling a war of words between two sides in the ongoing investigation. The Atlanta… READ MORE

Michelle Obama stumps for Nunn in Ga. Senate race

ATLANTA (AP) — First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to…… READ MORE

Nunn, Lobbyists Get Big Tax Break On Land Deal

Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn experienced a week of embarrassment late last month when National Review‘s Eliana Johnson published a leaked memo from Nunn’s Senate campaign. The memo was essentially Nunn’s plan for how to… READ MORE

In Georgia, leaked campaign memo ensures attacks

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Michelle Nunn has weathered the initial fallout from an unintended leak of a campaign plan that detailed her…… READ MORE

David Perdue Wins GOP Senate Nom in Georgia

David Perdue Businessman and first-time candidate David Perdue pulled off what the Atlanta Journal-Constitution calls a “political shocker” by winning the Republican primary runoff for the U.S. Senate in Georgia Tuesday. Perdue defeated Republican congressman… READ MORE
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Businessman David Perdue defeats Rep. Jack Kingston in runoff to win Georgia GOP Senate nomination


Businessman David Perdue narrowly defeated 11-term Rep. Jack Kingston Tuesday in a Republican runoff election for Georgia’s U.S. Senate nomination,… READ MORE