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New Pentagon chief has roots in Georgia

WASHINGTON — The U.S. Senate on Friday confirmed General Lloyd J. Austin III as secretary of Defense, making the former Georgian the first African-American...

U.S. Senate runoffs poised to hand Georgia Democrats historic win

Update: AP calls election for Jon Ossoff. The nation watched as voters in Georgia narrowly elected Democrat Raphael Warnock, making him the first Black senator...

Georgia’s costly U.S. Senate showdowns roil ahead of rally finales

Soon after the Nov. 3 general election it was clear Georgia voters set up two U.S. Senate contests for this week and it seemed...

Eyes on the nation in Georgia: Warnock preachings reverberate in bid...

A couple dozen supporters and volunteers lined the sidewalks outside the Cobb County Election Department headquarters in Marietta late last week as a bus...

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott votes against COVID relief package

U.S. Sen. Rick Scott of Florida was one of a handful of senators who didn't vote for the $900-billion COVID-19 relief package.The Senate had...

Biden rallies for Democrats in Senate runoffs ‘to get something done’

President-elect Joe Biden came to Atlanta Tuesday for his first public speech since Monday when the Electoral College confirmed his win in the Nov....

Arizona’s Mark Kelly sworn in to the U.S. Senate, narrowing GOP...

WASHINGTON — Arizona’s Mark Kelly was sworn in Wednesday as a U.S. senator, giving the state two Democrats in the Senate for the first...

New pandemic relief proposal rolled out by bipartisan group in Congress

WASHINGTON—More than a dozen U.S. House and Senate members are pushing for a bipartisan coronavirus relief package to aid struggling states and local governments...

Seven members of Congress test positive for COVID-19 in one week,...

WASHINGTON — Seven members of the U.S. House and Senate announced during the past week that they have tested positive for COVID-19, marking a...

Georgia’s runoff elections for U.S. Senate lure big PACs ready to...

WASHINGTON — With two concurrent runoff elections that could swing the balance of the U.S. Senate, Georgia is about to become the center of...

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