Latest Atlanta Politics
ATLANTA (AP) — Parents and teachers could ask a school board to make management and operations changes in poorly performing schools under a bill that has cleared the Georgia House of Representatives. The requests could […]
ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is remembering Venezuela’s Hugo Chávez as a bold leader who forged a personal connection with supporters. The Venezuelan president died Tuesday of complications associated with cancer in his […]
The Alabama House on Thursday passed legislation that would stiffen the requirements for abortion clinics in the state that opponents say would force most to close.
Teachers and students came back early from vacation to attend President Obama’s speech at the College Heights Early Childhood Learning Center Thursday in Decatur.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Tonight’s State of the Union address will reflect President Barack Obama’s focus on nation-building at home. He will use the speech to call for more spending on infrastructure and manufacturing. And he […]
ATLANTA (AP) — A Republican state Senator has introduced a bill allowing local school boards to decide whether to let elementary school employees carry guns on campus The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports Sen. Ronald B. Ramsey […]
WASHINGTON (AP/WAOK) — President Barack Obama will travel to Atlanta after his State of the Union address on Tuesday. It’s a tradition for presidents to launch a post-speech tour to pitch their proposals to the […]
Fresh off his re-election as Republican National Committee chairman, Reince Priebus has hit the road to deliver a message that the GOP must find a way to attract more support from non-white voters.
ATLANTA (AP/WAOK) – Former Gov. Sonny Perdue won’t run for the U.S. Senate in 2014. The popular Republican confirmed his intentions in a lengthy statement Tuesday, four days after Republican Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced he […]
Georgia Sen. Saxby Chambliss announced Friday he will not seek a third term next year, saying “this is about frustration” with Washington gridlock that he doesn’t see changing in a divided government.