Special Election Will Be Held For John Lewis' Congressional SeatGovernor Brian Kemp announced Monday the date of the special election required for U.S. House of Representatives District 5, which became vacant with the death of Rep. John Lewis (D-5).
Legendary Civil Rights Leader John Lewis Dead At 80John Lewis, who survived a brutal beating by police during the landmark 1965 march in Selma Alabama and became a towering figure of the civil rights movement and a longtime US congressman, has died after a six-month battle with cancer.
Coronavirus Congressional Toll: Rand Paul Tests Positive For Coronavirus, Senators Romney And Lee To Self-QuarantineUpdate on members of Congress that have either tested positive or have been exposed to the coronavirus
MARTA Among Transit Agencies Urging Congress To Provide Immediate Financial Assistance“Ridership is down significantly, by 40 to 60 percent. Businesses are closed, and people are staying home and not spending money. With decreased farebox and sales tax revenue, we will be unable to sustain full bus, rail, and paratransit service for those customers who rely on us,” said MARTA General Manager and CEO Jeffrey Parker.
Cardi B For Congress? Rapper Says She Wants To Shake Things UpRapper Cardi B shared in a series of tweets that she wants to become a politician. She says she'd need to go back to school first.
How Georgia's U.S. House Delegation Voted On ImpeachmentThe House voted mainly among party lines to impeach the president. The vote count was 230 to 197 to impeach the president for abuse of power, and 229 to 198 on the obstruction of justice charge.
Leading Democrat Calls For Legalized Marijuana In All 50 StatesThe democrat's argument was heavily based on the belief that arrests for marijuana possession have become a punishment that doesn't fit the crime.
Army Corps Receives Nearly $40M For Repairs On Georgia CoastThe Army Corps says the damage to the beach and harbor was caused by Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, which raked the Georgia coast in 2016 and 2017.
$372.5M In Federal Funds Awarded To Conservation ProjectsProjects designed to cut down on fertilizer runoff, expand bird nesting areas and restore native grasslands are among those selected for funding under a new initiative that encourages conservation partnerships between government and private organizations.
Aide: GM CEO Meets Lawmakers; Probe Near EndGeneral Motors CEO Mary Barra has told Washington lawmakers that GM could simultaneously release an internal investigation into a deadly ignition switch problem and its plan to compensate victims.
Opinion: New BeginningsThis New Year ushers in a new Congress and a large Freshman class. Here's hoping that new faces create needed change on the Hill.
Opinion: A Terrible End To A Terrible CongressCongress refused to vote for relief for the victims of Hurricane Sandy. The first Republican President famously said "a house divided against itself cannot stand." The same holds true for the Republican Party today.
Opinion: Petraeus Must Testify On LibyaPetraeus must either volunteer to speak as a civilian or Congress must subpoena the former CIA Director to speak to complete the Benghazi puzzle.
Opinion: Obama Makes The Case: One-Term Limit Needed For PresidentPresident Barack Obama epitomizes the need for a one-term limit for presidents of the United States.
Opinion: Where’s Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr.?Rep. Jesse Jackson, Jr. owes his constituents a full explanation of why he hasn't been on the job this summer.