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General Motors CEO Mary Barra testifies before the Senate Commerce, Science and Transportation Committee on Capitol Hill, April 2, 2014 in Washington, DC. (Photo credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Senators Accuse GM Of Covering Up Defective Switch

Members of a Senate subcommittee accused General Motors of trying to cover up problems with an ignition switch that is now tied to 13 deaths.

04/07/2014

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Election-Year GOP Split Over Home-State Projects

Republicans can’t seem to reach an official party line this election year on the old Washington custom of using the federal budget to benefit the folks back home.

04/06/2014

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Palin Campaigns For Handel In Ga. Senate Race

Sarah Palin forcefully defended the only woman fighting for the Republican nomination for Georgia’s open Senate seat and hit back Thursday against a rival’s apparent dismissal of Karen Handel’s high school education.

04/03/2014

Senate Minority Leader Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks as Sen. John Barrasso, R-Wyo., and Sen. John Thune, R-S.D., listen during a news briefing on March 5, 2014 on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Republicans Optimistic They Can Retake Senate In November

The South is where President Barack Obama and Democrats long have struggled, and it’s where the party’s toughest battleground will be this year in the fight for control of the U.S. Senate.

03/16/2014

Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R-GA).  (credit: Drew Angerer/Getty Images)

GOP Senate Candidates Meet For 1st Debate Of 2014

Republicans running for Georgia’s open U.S. Senate seat met Saturday night for their first debate of the year, with the candidates largely agreeing on the need to rein in federal spending and repeal the federal health care law while seeking to highlight their varied experiences.

01/18/2014

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The Sidney Wood Show(Aired 01/03/2014):Ga. Black Leaders Protesting Against President Obama’s Court Nominees

President Obama has submitted his nominees for the bench in Georgia and the Civil Rights leadership is in opposition. Should the president change course to satisfy his early African-American backers or should he proceed with […]

WAOK-AM–01/03/2014

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by Jessica Kourkounis/Getty Images)

Abortion: Potential GOP Divider In Ga. Senate Race

The four Georgia Republicans who want to succeed retiring Sen. Saxby Chambliss all call themselves conservatives who oppose abortion.

07/05/2013

File photo of Sen. Arthur Orr. (Credit: arthurorr.com)

Guns, Schools, Drug Testing Await Legislators

Even with the state budgets already passed, the Legislature’s final meeting day looks to be long and hectic, with issues ranging from welfare drug testing to school safety and gun regulations to $130 million in state borrowing.

05/12/2013

File photo of rifles. (Photo by AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes)

The Senate Failed The Will of The People on Gun BackGround Checks

In a 54-46 vote, the Senate rejected the legislation to require background checks on gun sales at show and on the internet.  President Obama was visibly dismayed about the vote during his press conference where […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2013

States with the most gun control laws have the fewest gun-related deaths, according to a study that suggests sheer quantity of measures might make a difference. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)

Dear Lorraine, You, Me and He!

On Power Talk with Lorraine Jacques- White we talked about the gun bill that was defeated in the senate. President Obama came out and blasted those who voted against it. Speaking of blasting, Rev. Sharpton […]

WAOK-AM–04/18/2013

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