Georgia Governor Runoff Casey Cagle Brian Kemp

Casey Cagle vs. Brian Kemp: A quick guide to the Republican runoff candidates for Georgia governor

On July 24, Republican voters can choose between Casey Cagle and Brian Kemp to be their nominee for Georgia governor. While they align on many platforms, the two differ slightly in a few key areas: Medicaid expansion; transportation, and their campaign personas.

Did Cobb commissioners’ briefings on the Braves violate the Open Meetings Act?

Secrecy helped Cobb County hammer out a deal to lure the Braves from their downtown Atlanta home. That same stealth may have violated Georgia’s Open Meetings Act and, conceivably, cost taxpayers millions of dollars.
Killer Mike Vincent Fort

Killer Mike on why he’s supporting Vincent Fort for Atlanta mayor

"If you supported Bernie Sanders for president, and hold true to those ideals . . . the only candidate I see those principles in is Vincent Fort," Killer Mike said on the Atlanta mayoral race.
Maynard Jackson

Flashback: Atlanta City Hall, 1974, when Maynard Jackson was the city’s first black mayor

He may have been born in Dallas, but Maynard Jackson was an Atlantan through and through.
Here are the local Georgia election results you might have missed while watching presidential returns

Here are the local Georgia election results you might have missed while watching presidential returns

What happened in Georgia's U.S. Senate and House races? Plus: big Democratic wins in Gwinnett and Cobb Counties, the Georgia House minority leader loses his seat, and more election news.
CNN Newsroom

This is the CNN nerve center

Since the former Omni International Complex’s rechristening as the CNN Center in 1987, the newsroom has been the core of the network’s global news-gathering operations.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms

“There’s still an enormous amount of racial distrust in Atlanta.”

Just few weeks into her term, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks out about the election, her efforts to raise $1 billion for affordable housing, whether she’ll endorse in the governor’s race, and the sexism she encounters as a woman who, besides being a mother of four, is the mayor of Georgia’s largest city.
Richard Barron board votes to fire

Fulton elections board votes to fire Director Rick Barron; fate remains in limbo

Despite support from staff and recent voting improvements, the board of registration and elections blames Director Rick Barron for past election struggles
Oprah Winfrey Stacey Abrams Atlanta Election 2018

Commentary: Why Oprah’s appearances with Stacey Abrams resonated so loudly—especially with Georgia women

Publications as geographically and ideologically diverse as the Guardian, Fox News, Variety, the Hill, and others ran stories or segments about Oprah Winfrey’s campaign appearances with Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. Yet regardless of the depth of coverage, the two events held in auditoriums in the Atlanta suburbs likely impacted the local crowds in a much deeper way than what could be conveyed to national viewers.
Georgia jungle primary senate

What in the world is a jungle primary, and what’s in store for Georgia’s?

Two powerful Republicans and two influential Democrats are vying for the seat once held by former U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson.

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