Updated: 12/18/2012 - Even as most Republicans played it safe and initially said little about the politically treacherous issue of gun control, a senior GOP senator has called for a study of both gun violence and mental health issues.
Posted: 12/17/2012 - Alabama officials say the state stands to lose thousands of jobs and millions in revenue for schools if the president and Congress don't reach an agreement before the country goes over the "fiscal cliff."
Updated: 12/16/2012 - President Barack Obama traveled to Newtown, Connecticut to pay his respects to the victims of Friday’s school shooting.
Posted: 12/13/2012 - Susan Rice has withdrawn her name from consideration to be the next secretary of state after the embattled U.N. ambassador ran into a standoff with Republicans over an attack on Americans in Libya.
Posted: 12/10/2012 - Former Republican Congressional Candidate and State Representative Mike Keown qualified to run for State Senate today.
Posted: 12/10/2012 - Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal says he has asked his agency heads to come up with contingency plans if federal leaders can't reach agreement to avoid the so-called "fiscal cliff."
Posted: 12/10/2012 - Two Republican legislators are planning to push legislation in the upcoming session to prevent elder abuse and increase the penalties for offenders.
Posted: 12/08/2012 - The U.S. Supreme Court will soon tackle the controversial issue of same-sex marriage.
Posted: 11/28/2012 - Sen. Saxby Chambliss told the state GOP chairwoman that he's running for re-election even as some within his own party are floating the idea of challenging him.
Posted: 11/15/2012 - A Florida judge is rejecting a request by prosecutors to interview a reporter about a former aide to Lt. Gov. Jennifer Carroll.
Updated: 11/14/2012 - President Barack Obama says he will not agree to any budget deal that extends current tax rates for the wealthiest taxpayers and says their rates should rise to help raise revenue.
Updated: 11/14/2012 - Nancy Pelosi is trying to keep her job as the democratic leader in the U.S. House of Representatives.
Updated: 11/13/2012 - A growing number of petitions in various states are popping up online in support of seceding from the nation. Alabama is one of them.
Updated: 11/13/2012 - A coalition of advocacy groups is calling on Gov. Rick Scott and lawmakers to appoint a task force that can review problems from Florida's election.
Updated: 11/12/2012 - Congress goes back to work Tuesday. They're facing pressure to work out a deal to prevent automatic spending cuts and tax hikes at the end of the year. Unlike the last budget crisis two years ago, both sides seem willing to compromise.
Posted: 11/12/2012 - The last time Republican Judge Roy Moore was chief justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, he had a somewhat rocky relationship with legislators who had to approve funding for the courts.
Updated: 11/09/2012 - President Obama is calling on Congress to take quick action to avoid the economic consequences of the fiscal cliff.