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Recount ordered in Ga. school superintendent race

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp has ordered a ballot recount in the Republican state school superintendent primary runoff. More>>

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Perdue defeats Kingston in Georgia Senate runoff Video included

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Businessman David Perdue has defeated longtime Rep. Jack Kingston in a Republican runoff for Georgia's U.S. Senate nomination, setting up a general election matchup against Democrat Michelle Nunn. More>>

Jeff Mann elected DeKalb County Sheriff Video included

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Jeff Mann has been elected DeKalb County Sheriff, defeating opponent Vernon Jones. More>>

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>>

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>>

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

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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. 
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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

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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.

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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

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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>>

Six states hold primary elections Tuesday

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

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    President Barack Obama plans to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans by taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner.More >
    President Barack Obama is taking four Kansas City residents out to dinner to chew over the concerns of heartland Americans, with little time for action on pressing issues before Congress begins its August recess.More >
  • Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

    Tuesday, July 29 2014 8:47 PM EDT2014-07-30 00:47:27 GMT
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