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  • Georgia democratic gubernatorial candidate Jason Carter, left, chats with his grandfather former President Jimmy Carter and grandmother  Rosalynn Carter after attending church in Plains, Ga, Sunday, June 8, 2014. The younger Carter is hoping that a large fundraising effort this weekend will help his campaign. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

    Ex-president's role limited in grandson's campaign

    Inside a small Baptist church packed with out-of-state visitors wanting to hear from former President Jimmy Carter, one of the most eager listeners may have been his grandson, Jason.


  • Deal: Lawmakers should revisit whistleblower rules

    Gov. Nathan Deal says lawmakers should consider whether government employees responsible for conducting investigations should be "automatically" granted whistleblower protection if they decide to sue.


  • Jason Carter speaks to supporters at his election night headquarters at 5 Seasons Brewing Company, Tuesday, May 20, 2014 in Sandy Springs, Ga.. The former senator is running unopposed in the Democratic primary. (AP Photo/Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Brant Sanderlin)

    Deal's record, Carter's plans to shape GA gov race

    The race for governor began to take shape Wednesday as Republican Gov. Nathan Deal touted his first-term accomplishments while Democratic challenger Jason Carter offered his vision for the state in separate interviews with The Associated Press.


  • Voters prepare to cast their ballots at a polling site for Georgia's primary election, Tuesday, May 20, 2014, in Atlanta. Five major GOP candidates will square off to represent their party this fall in the election to replace retiring U.S. Sen. Saxby Chambliss. Meanwhile, Michelle Nunn, daughter of former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn, is a heavy favorite to win the Democratic nomination. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

    Voter voices from around Georgia

    Georgia voters on Tuesday were deciding a contentious seven-way Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat and a GOP primary for governor in which the incumbent, Nathan Deal, has faced relatively little opposition. Now attention turns to the general election, a test of whether Democratic candidates including the grandson of former President Jimmy Carter and the daughter of former U.S. Sen. Sam Nunn can win back statewide offices.


  • Gov. Deal faces 2 challengers in Ga. GOP primary

    Republicans across Georgia were to decide Tuesday whether to stick with incumbent Gov. Nathan Deal as their party's nominee or support one of two challengers.


  • Deal wins GOP primary for Ga. gov.; faces Carter

    For years, leading Democrats predicted that Georgia's increasingly diverse population will weaken a Republican hold on state government in the Deep South.


  • GOP candidates for Ga. gov debate health care

    Two longshot candidates in the Republican primary for Georgia governor disagreed Saturday on whether to participate in a national health insurance overhaul and whether to expand the places people can carry firearms.


  • Deal to speak at Columbus State commencement

    Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is scheduled to speak to nearly 800 students graduating from Columbus State University next week.


  • Georgia revenues in April total $1.68 billion

    A report shows the state of Georgia's revenues declined nearly $50 million in April as compared to the same month a year ago, while totals collections for the fiscal year remain up about 4.7 percent.


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