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The Confederate Flag Debate!

Chanting “bring it down, bring it down,’’ hundreds gathered in Tuesday’s sweltering heat demanding the removal of the Confederate battle flag from outside South Carolina’s Statehouse.

The fight to control Georgia’s charter schools

Charter school supporters want the schools to be exempt from a state-run district that Gov. Nathan Deal is proposing to take over chronically failing institutions.

Dexter King: Ownership of Bible, Nobel prize is only issue

One of the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s sons declined to say Tuesday whether his father’s 1964 Nobel Peace Prize medal and traveling Bible would be sold if a judge rules they belong to the civil rights icon’s estate.

Savannah Attorney Lester Johnson Appointed to Judicial Qualifications Commission

State Bar of Georgia President Patrise M. Perkins-Hooker has announced the appointment of Attorney Lester B. Johnson III of Savannah to serve on the Georgia Judicial Qualifications Commission (JQC).

Black Democrats bemoan decision to run from Obama

Some black political leaders think Democratic candidates who distanced themselves from President Barack Obama sapped the enthusiasm of African-Americans in states where they anchor the party’s base.

The South: Solid once again - for Republicans

With the walloping Republicans gave Democrats in the midterm elections, the GOP stands one Louisiana Senate runoff away from completely controlling Southern politics from the Carolinas to Texas. Only a handful of Democrats hold statewide office in the rest of ...

A Big Red Wave

For those Democrats who felt that Georgia had gone from a red to a purple state, the Republicans squashed that notion by putting on an extra layer of red paint over the state Tuesday night. The GOP victories in Georgia ...

Economy, party control dominate Senate race in Ga.

Republican David Perdue beat Democrat Michelle Nunn in Georgia to win a U.S. Senate seat as final exit polls showed voters appeared troubled by the economy and considered how their decision might affect control of the U.S. Senate. Gov. Nathan ...

Race and Beyond: Why Young, Minority, and Low-Income Citizens Don't Vote

On Tuesday, voters across the United States cast their ballots in the 2014 midterm elections. As with any election, there are winners and losers.

Almost Half A Million Texas Voters May be Turned Away From Polls

In an emergency action, the Texas NAACP, and other civil rights groups, asked the U.S. Supreme Court to stop Texas from enforcing Senate Bill 14. But, the conservative-led Court sided with the state, and upheld the strictest voter photo identification ...

It’s Decision Time!

Registered Democrats have out-voted Republicans by double-digit margins among ballots cast early in two bitter southern Senate races. But the political climate favors Republicans nationally, and the GOP remains bullish on its overall momentum toward gaining the Senate majority.

Perdue, Nunn

Democrat Michelle Nunn and Republican David Perdue share the title of CEO but are trying to make the case their experiences couldn’t be more different as they campaign for Georgia’s open Senate seat.

Run-off election results: Arrington Takes The Fifth; It’s Perdue vs. Nunn

Atlanta attorney Marvin Arrington Jr. is now the new commissioner from Fulton County’s new 5th District Commission seat.

Will Voters Sleep On Election Day?

If Voter Apathy was a political candidate, there would be no run-off on Tuesday, July 22. In the last election Apathy beat all candidates for every office in Georgia by a landslide.

GOP struggles to recruit black voters, candidates

Like an eager date, Leo Smith showed up at Mount Zion First Baptist Church with a bouquet of flowers in hand.

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