Georgia Politics - CBS46 News

Top Stories

GOP voters in Ga. to decide Senate nominee

Republican voters in Georgia will finally select their Senate nominee Tuesday after a bruising nine-week runoff. More>>

More News

Primary runoff for Ga. schools post, Congress

Georgia voters will soon decide 21 primary runoff elections, including nominations for Congress and the statewide superintendent's post. More>>

Battle for DeKalb County sheriff continues before election day Video included

Updated:

Two men, with different backgrounds are battling for Sheriff of Dekalb County. More>>

AG defends GA's same-sex marriage ban; citing tradition and children

Updated:

Attorney General Sam Olens argued in a brief filed Monday, that the lawsuit challenging Georgia's same-sex marriage ban should be dismissed in order to preserve tradition and protect children. 
More>>

Georgia AG wants same-sex marriage suit dismissed

Georgia's attorney general is asking a judge to dismiss a federal lawsuit filed by a gay rights group challenging the state's constitutional ban on same-sex marriages. More>>

AG Olens refuses Carter's call for ethics probe

Georgia's Attorney General Sam Olens has again declined a request by state Sen. Jason Carter to appoint an investigator to review the handling of ethics complaints against Gov. Nathan Deal. More>>

No air conditioning forces two DeKalb County voting precincts to relocate

Updated:

Voters who regularly report to two DeKalb County voting precincts should take note of new locations for Tuesday's primary runoff election. More>>

159,152 ballots cast in Georgia runoff early voting

Georgia Secretary of State Jack Kemp says the majority of early votes in Tuesday's runoff election have been received, though mail-in absentee ballots can still be cast. More>>

Senate race zeroes in on metro Atlanta, north Ga.

Updated:

Neither Republican running in Georgia's closely watched Senate race has a natural advantage in metro Atlanta, where the state's most populous area and a ring of northern exurbs are serving as the key battleground... More>>

Liberals assessing 2016 race as Clinton weighs bid

Updated:

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren told a group of young Democrats Wednesday that the political system was "rigged" by powerful lobbyists and the wealthy and made an impassioned case for reducing burdensome student loans.... More>>

Carter blasts Deal over ethics memo citing threat

Democrat Jason Carter is seizing on memo written by the head of the state ethics commission in which she claims an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal threatened her agency during its investigation of ethics complaints against... More>>

Agencies hosting Ga. housing, transportation forum

Two federal agencies are partnering to host a forum in Atlanta on the costs of housing and affordability. More>>

Ethics chief: Gov aide made threat over complaints

The head of the state ethics commission claims in a memo sent last year that an attorney for Gov. Nathan Deal once threatened to thwart legislative efforts to expand the agency's authority unless she made complaints... More>>

Nashville mayor, congressman to fundraise for Nunn

Two of Nashville's top Democrats are planning a fundraiser for Michelle Nunn's U.S. Senate bid in Georgia. More>>

Democrats scour records for provocative comments

Democratic Party researchers are scrubbing the past and current comments of Republican U.S. Senate candidates in hopes of finding rhetoric that might spook moderate or independent voters. More>>

Kingston, Perdue hone attacks in Ga. Senate debate

Georgia Republican Senate candidates Jack Kingston and David Perdue are taking sharp aim at each other's records in a debate that has featured several heated exchanges. More>>

Perdue touts business record in Georgia Senate bid

In Georgia's hotly contested Senate race, Republican David Perdue proudly points to his experience running major corporations as proof he's best positioned to tackle the nation's debt. More>>

Six states hold primary elections Tuesday

Updated:

Six states hold primary elections Tuesday: Oregon, Idaho, Arkansas, Kentucky, Pennsylvania and Georgia. More>>

  • PoliticalMore>>

  • Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

    Beretta: Gun law forcing move out of Maryland

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:45 GMT
    Beretta U.S.A. Corp. says concerns about a gun-control bill that passed in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.More >
    Beretta U.S.A. announced Tuesday that company concerns over a strict gun-control law enacted in Maryland last year have made it necessary to move its weapons making out of the state to Tennessee.More >
  • FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    FAA tells US airlines not to fly to Tel Aviv

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:03 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:03:34 GMT
    The Federal Aviation Administration is telling U.S. airlines they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel after a Hamas rocket exploded nearby.More >
    The Federal Aviation Administration told U.S. airlines Tuesday they are prohibited from flying to the Tel Aviv airport in Israel for 24 hours following a Hamas rocket explosion nearby. The ban began 12:15 p.m. EDT on...More >
  • Senate, House on collision course on border money

    Senate, House on collision course on border money

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 7:02 PM EDT2014-07-22 23:02:55 GMT
    Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for...More >
    Senate Democrats prepared Tuesday to whack $1 billion from President Barack Obama's emergency spending request for the border, while leaving out policy changes Republicans have demanded as their price for agreeing to...More >
Dr. Sarita McCoy Gregory John K. Watson Dr. Kerwin Swint Martha Zoller Dr. Sarah Allen Gershon Dr. Andrew Pieper Dr. Lakeyta Bonnette Eric Teusink Steve Anthony Zahra S. Karinshak Dr. Marilyn Davis Image Map
Powered by WorldNow
CBS Atlanta
Powered by WorldNow
All content © 2000-2014 WorldNow and WGCL-TV. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.