Those who report on the activities of Georgia's legislators tend to concentrate on criticizing the things we think our elected officials are doing wrong.
Whether you love him or hate him, you have to admire how Sen. Saxby Chambliss threw the state's political community into an uproar with last week's announcement that he won't run again in 2014.
You could safely say that the past two years were probably not the best years of Casey Cagle's life.
There is not an infinite amount of money in Georgia's annual budget. At the most, legislators will have a little more than $19 billion in state revenues to spend on the programs that are funded.
The circus returns to Atlanta next week when Georgia's legislators convene the 2013 session of the General Assembly.
Casey Stengel managed several baseball teams during his Hall of Fame career, but none of them were as bad as the team he took over in 1962: the original New York Mets.
It has been a discouraging year for many Georgians.
If you're looking for examples of political corruption in our great state, you can find them at the Capitol or at many county courthouses without a lot of effort.
At some point during the next year, Gov. Nathan Deal may have to come up with the correct answer to a most difficult question: Is spending tax money on a new stadium for Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank so important that it justifies throwing away the job of governor?
On the day after the Nov. 6 elections, U.S. House Speaker John Boehner conceded that the reelection of Barack Obama as president, along with a Republican-controlled Senate, made it effectively impossible that the federal health care act known as Obamacare will ever be repealed.
Sen. Saxby Chambliss is hearing thunder from the right - and plenty of it - as he prepares for a possible run for re-election in 2014.
There is something about John Barrow, the U.S. House member from Georgia's 12th District, that drives normally even-tempered politicians into a frenzy.
The election is over and we know who our president and members of Congress are going to be. Let's take a few minutes and look at some of the other winners and losers in Georgia politics.
Regardless of how the presidential race between Barack Obama and Mitt Romney played out overnight, Georgia Republicans hope to have something significant to celebrate on this morning after the election.
In the 20 years since it began operations, the Georgia Lottery has had only two fulltime directors.
The Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, is one of those political issues that divides Georgians more sharply than almost anything else.
Gov. Nathan Deal currently is reviewing the hundreds of bills passed during this year's General Assembly session. He presumably will have everything signed or vetoed by April 30.
Within minutes after a Fulton County jury returned a devastating verdict against the state ethics commission last week, Gov. Nathan Deal's aides were already trying to put their own spin on the story.
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