In the House, the nine GOP representatives from Georgia opposed the continuing resolution Wednesday that raised the debt limit for the federal government.
The Afforable Care Act is designed to make significant changes to the health care system, and potentially to how employers provide health care coverage to employees.
Capitol lockdown is lifted
Congressman says American people have a right to be mighty fed up.
Rep. Austin Scott, R-Augusta today announced he has signed onto the Government Shutdown Fairness Act (H.R. 3160), which would prohibit Members of Congress from receiving a salary during a government shutdown.
The U.S. government on Thursday announced new delays in rolling out President Barack Obama's healthcare reform
Stung by “tastes like vomit” critiques from some students, the USDA looks to make school meals more palatable.
America is struggling to fully realize the vision that civil rights leader Martin Luther King described in his famous "I have a dream" speech 50 years ago, as the goal of economic security for all remains elusive, President Barack Obama said on Wednesday.
Bradley Manning, sentenced to 35 years in military prison for the biggest breach of classified U.S. documents in U.S. history, said in a statement today he is female and wants to live as a woman named Chelsea.
Outgoing Sen. Saxby Chambliss talked at a tribute in his honor Monday of bridge-building and bipartisanship. Republicans competing for his seat offered a sharp contrast.
British authorities forced the Guardian newspaper to destroy material leaked by Edward Snowden, its editor has revealed, calling it a "pointless" move that would not prevent further reporting on U.S. and British surveillance programs.
Oprah Winfrey has finally weighed in on the Paula Deen N-word scandal, and the media mogul knows that Deen is not alone.
Camilla native Krysta Harden rises to the No. 2 position in the federal agriculture department.
The nation's HUD offices will resume normal operation hours on Monday.
Ariel Castro agreed today to plead guilty and be imprisoned for life for kidnapping and raping three women.
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- Medical marijuana bill passes Georgia House
- Delta to reward frequent flier miles based on ticket price
- Albany State, Darton State and Albany Tech to take aim at county's dropout rate
- Crewmember on Greg Allman biopic 'Midnight Rider' killed during train mishap
- Univ. of Mississippi to question three students from Ga. about noose on statue
- Views clash on Georgia Medicaid expansion
- Critics of state health plan take message to Capitol
- Dougherty School Board OKs grade-changing settlement between Kevin Fretwell and the district
- More images released of new Atlanta Falcons stadium
- Georgians ready to thaw out
- J. Mack Robinson remembered for kindness, humility
- Senate passes farm bill (VIDEO)
- Georgia's physician shortage limits patients' access to care
- Georgia's shrimping season a disaster
- Stratus alliance may become model for hospitals
- Small business owners slightly optimistic in November
- Georgia peanut crop experiencing good year
- Groups succeed in lowering hospital readmission rates
- Watermelon disease a double whammy for Georgia growers
- Gas prices rise as Thanksgiving nears