Less than two weeks after a federal judge declared Virginia’s ban on same-sex marriage unconstitutional, a new effort has been launched in the South seeking to build wider acceptance of gay and lesbian couples in the hope of overturning similar ...
Mayor Kasim Reed Wednesday (Feb. 19) served up raw facts and hard truth as food for thought at the annual State of the City Address breakfast at the Marquis Ballroom of Atlanta Marriott Marquis.
The legislative session began on Monday, and state lawmakers have a short list of top priorities amid a busy election year.
Street improvements, better code enforcements, economic development, better public safety are just part of a long list of goals set for 2014 by the newly sworn-in members of the Atlanta City Council.
The brutal cold of an unusual winter did not stop a near capacity crowd of more than 500 people from giving a warm reception for Mayor Kasim Reed, as he was sworn into office Monday, Jan. 6, as the 59th ...
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed is set to take the oath of office Monday, Jan. 6, and will also deliver his second inaugural address.
Under the new laws, lobbyists will not be able to spend more than $75 at a time. Previously, lobbyists could spend as much as they wanted as long as it was noted on disclosure reports filed with the state.
In a competitive district east of Denver, Democrat Andrew Romanoff is counting on voter anger at a divided and ineffectual Congress to help him unseat three-term Republican Rep. Mike Coffman.
The Georgia Attorney General’s Office will consider further legal steps and possible penalties for missteps in Fulton County’s 2012 elections.
As the Republican National Committee has been working to expand its outreach to African-Americans, it now finds itself playing defense after a well-intentioned but unpolished tweet honoring the legacy of Rosa Parks seemed to ignite some backlash.
On the campus of Morehouse College, a small group of students are at the center of an effort by Georgia Republicans to build support among minorities ahead of major federal and state elections next year.
Another milestone is passing in America’s racial journey: The next mayor of New York City is a white man with a black wife.
Mayor Kasim Reed will travel to Panama with Vice President Joe Biden on Monday, November 18 to meet with President Ricardo Martinelli and to tour the Panama Canal expansion project.
Voters in Atlanta kicked out three long-term incumbents Tuesday, Nov. 5, in a low-key political race that saw Mayor Kasim Reed easily defeat a challenge by three opponents.
Four years ago, it was a difference of 714 votes that carried Kasim Reed to victory in a fiercely contested race for Atlanta mayor.