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Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson pays tribute to outgoing Sen. Saxby Chambliss

Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson pays tribute to outgoing Sen. Saxby Chambliss

U.S. Senator Johnny Isakson (R-Ga) gave an emotional speech today on the floor of the Senate when he bid farewell to his personal friend and

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Tearful Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss gives his farewell speech on Senate floor before retirement

Tearful Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss gives his farewell speech on Senate floor before retirement

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga) delivered his farewell speech on the floor of the U.S. Senate Wednesday afternoon, thanking his family, his personal staff members

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Rep. Paul Broun looking to 'make a living' in tea party activism

Rep. Paul Broun looking to 'make a living' in tea party activism

U.S. Rep. Paul Broun (R-Ga), an outgoing congressman who represents Georgia's 10th congressional district, is looking for "a way to make a living" in political

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Georgia Senators on CIA interrogation report: politically motivated and false

Georgia Senators on CIA interrogation report: politically motivated and false

Georgia Senators Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson, both Republicans, responded to a critical report on CIA interrogation practices released by the Senate intelligence committee on

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Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson calls Ben Carson supporters 'ignorant lynch mob'

Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson calls Ben Carson supporters 'ignorant lynch mob'

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga) sharply criticized a possible 2016 presidential candidate Ben Carson on the "Michael Smerconish Program" SiriusXM 124 radio last Friday, accusing Carson

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Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks urges Georgia to apologize for slavery, racial discrimination

Georgia Rep. Tyrone Brooks urges Georgia to apologize for slavery, racial discrimination

Georgia State Rep. Tyrone Brooks (D-Atlanta) is set to pre-file a resolution in Georgia Legislature in which the state officially acknowledges and apologizes for Jim

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Georgia Bibb County seeks funding for 100 police body cameras

Georgia Bibb County seeks funding for 100 police body cameras

In Georgia, the conversation about body cameras started long time ago with the public safety officials and the lawmakers agreeing that cameras can protect both

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calls for Republicans to move on immigration

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calls for Republicans to move on immigration

A coalition of 25 mayors from across the country, including Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed, met on Monday in New York City, NY, for the first

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Georgia Governor to address transportation funding issues in Athens

Georgia Governor to address transportation funding issues in Athens

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal is one of the guest speakers tomorrow, Tuesday, Dec. 9, at the 2014 Transportation Summit in Athens, Georgia. The governor is

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Atlanta police and 2016 Democratic Party chances

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed on Atlanta police and 2016 Democratic Party chances

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) gave his opinion on the Atlanta Police Department treatment of blacks, in light of the recent nation-wide protests against police

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Georgia House Speaker expects medical cannabis bill to pass in 2015

Georgia House Speaker expects medical cannabis bill to pass in 2015

Georgia House of Representatives Speaker David Ralston told the Atlanta Journal-Constitution (AJC) in a Friday interview that he expects the Haleigh's Hope Act, a bill

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Atlanta Ferguson Solidarity group calls for occupation of Woodruff Park

Atlanta Ferguson Solidarity group calls for occupation of Woodruff Park

The Atlanta-Ferguson Solidarity Committee announced a "call out for mass indefinite occupation" of Woodruff Park in Atlanta, Georgia on Friday, Dec. 5 at 7 p.m.

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Georgia Democrat John Barrow votes with Republicans on Immigration Overreach Act

Georgia Democrat John Barrow votes with Republicans on Immigration Overreach Act

U.S. Rep. John Barrow (D-Ga) was one of just three Democrats who voted for the Preventing Executive Overreach on Immigration Act on Thursday in the

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Georgia joins lawsuit against Obama's immigration executive orders

Georgia joins lawsuit against Obama's immigration executive orders

Georgia is one of 17 states suing President Barack Obama over his recent executive orders granting deportation relief to 5 million undocumented immigrants.  The coalition

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Atlanta Mayor to travel to NYC for Cities United for Immigration Action summit

Atlanta Mayor to travel to NYC for Cities United for Immigration Action summit

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to New York City next week as a member of the Cities United for Immigration Action coalition, a group

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Brian Kemp issues call for special election in Georgia District 120

Brian Kemp issues call for special election in Georgia District 120

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp issued a call for special election today to fill the seat in the state House of Representatives District 120.

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HEG polls Georgians on Ferguson, confidence in police force

HEG polls Georgians on Ferguson, confidence in police force

The Hicks Evaluation Group (HEG) conducted a survey over the weekend on Georgians' views about the case of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the increasing

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State Rep. Mickey Channell to retire due to health issues

State Rep. Mickey Channell to retire due to health issues

State Rep. Mickey Channell, a Greensboro Republican representing District 120, announced on Friday his retirement after 22 years in the state legislature. Channell is the

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Calls for 'Black Friday Blackout' not affecting Atlanta shopping madness

Calls for 'Black Friday Blackout' not affecting Atlanta shopping madness

So far, there are no signs of Black Friday boycotts in Atlanta area. The Ferguson protesters called for no shopping on Friday after the Thanksgiving

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Atlanta Ferguson Solidarity Committee condemns police, not property destruction

Atlanta Ferguson Solidarity Committee condemns police, not property destruction

The Atlanta Ferguson protesters shut down the traffic, vandalized some vehicles, and busted windows at several downtown businesses Tuesday night while marching through the city,

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Georgia's Rep. Bishop and Sen. Isakson speak about Hagel's resignation

Georgia's Rep. Bishop and Sen. Isakson speak about Hagel's resignation

Following the controversial Monday resignation by Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, U.S. Rep. Sanford Bishop (D-Ga) and U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson (R-Ga) released statements that underscore

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Atlanta politicians issue calls for peaceful protests

Atlanta politicians issue calls for peaceful protests

While the Ferguson protestors block traffic on Atlanta downtown connector Tuesday night, Atlanta's political and city leaders call for peaceful and constructive reaction to last

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Marijuana bills filed in Georgia Senate

Marijuana bills filed in Georgia Senate

State Sen. Curt Thompson (D-Norcross) pre-filed Senate Bill 7 and Senate Resolution 6 on Monday, proposals legalizing marijuana for medical use and fully legalizing retail

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Saxby Chambliss critical of Iran extension

Saxby Chambliss critical of Iran extension

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga) released a statement today criticizing the decision by the U.S. and five allied nations to extend, yet again, nuclear talks

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Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran suspended for homosexuality remarks in book

Atlanta Fire Chief Kelvin Cochran suspended for homosexuality remarks in book

Atlanta Fire Rescue Department Chief Kelvin Cochran has been suspended from his position for one month pending a "thorough review" by the City of Atlanta

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Ga Rep. Tom Graves continues to make waves in Washington

Ga Rep. Tom Graves continues to make waves in Washington

U.S. Rep. Tom Graves (R-Ga) continues to build a powerful, conservative record in Washington with an announcement that he will serve as chairman of the

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Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he has one more election left in him

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed says he has one more election left in him

The popular Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed (D) told the Associated Press (AP), in an interview released Thursday, that after his last term as mayor ends

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Delta takes big risk in support of immigration executive orders

Delta takes big risk in support of immigration executive orders

In what some are calling a “gutsy move,” the Atlanta-based Delta Air Lines announced its support for President Barack Obama’s executive action on immigration, in

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Ga Dem. Hank Johnson defends President's immigration action

Ga Dem. Hank Johnson defends President's immigration action

U.S. Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga) skillfully combined praise and defense relating to President Barack Obama's recent controversial action on immigration, in a statement released following

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Ga Sens. Chambliss and Perdue release statements on immigration

Ga Sens. Chambliss and Perdue release statements on immigration

U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-Ga) and U.S. Sen.-elect David Perdue (R-Ga) released statements about President Barack Obama's Thursday executive action on immigration. President's executive orders will

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