As they moved through the first week of their general election campaign for governor, Nathan Deal and Roy Barnes focused their attention on this burning issue: the proposed construction of a mosque two blocks from the site of the 2001 terrorist attacks in New York City.
When voters in the Republican runoff election were given the opportunity to choose the Sarah Palin-endorsed candidate Karen Handel for governor, they responded: "Thanks, but no thanks."
Is there any hope for Georgia's HOPE scholarship program?
When Sarah Palin endorsed Karen Handel prior to the Republican primary, Handel embraced that support and has been attached at the hip to Palin, figuratively speaking, ever since.
When they fall, they fall fast.
One year ago, a federal judge from Minnesota named Paul Magnuson signed his name to a 97-page court order that was part of the ongoing water wars involving Georgia, Alabama and Florida.
The race for governor has been a very stable one so far, at least if you believe in the validity of the polls.
It's been a very difficult year for politicians trying to raise money for their campaigns, but state Rep. Sean Jerguson, R-Holly Springs, seems to have come up with an idea that's right on target.
In normal times, Saxby Chambliss and Johnny Isakson would not have anything to do with drafting the state budget.
One of the rewards for serving in public office is that after an official retires, he or she will often be honored by having some highway or government building named after them.
Gov. Sonny Perdue reached a significant milestone last week as he finished the process of signing or vetoing the bills and resolutions passed by legislators this year.
John Oxendine and Roy Barnes have been consistent leaders in their respective primaries in the race for governor. With the July 20 primary only six weeks away, can they keep their leads and secure the nominations?
One by one, the members of the state Board of Education voted last week to decide one of the most important issues they will ever face as they make policy for Georgia's public education system.
If I had a nickel for every time I've heard someone propose term limits as the solution for every political problem that faces us, I could have retired long ago to that cabin in the North Georgia mountains.
Dozens of parents and students showed up at Cobb County's Allatoona High School last week to protest the dismissals of their favorite teachers and coaches.
For the past few months, I have heard the same question nearly everywhere I go.
With all of the attack ads running on TV this election season, Georgians have no doubt had their fill of pessimism and negativity.
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