High stakes in Ossoff – Handel race

  The outcome of the June 20 special election in Georgia’s 6th District is crucial to both parties. If Jon Ossoff wins, it will be the first significant election since last fall in which Democrats have won a congressional seat previously held by a Republican....

Georgia 6: GOP favored, but not a safe bet

  The special election to replace US Rep. Tom Price (R), who is now Secretary of Health and Human Services in the Trump Administration, will be the first test of the Democrats’ ability to win over Republican voters who did not support Donald Trump last November....

Wherefore art thou Rubio?

Today the Senate Foreign Relations Committee will vote up or down on the nomination of Texas oilman Rex Tillerson to be secretary of state. If they do not approve him, his nomination will go to the Senate floor without a recommendation, which would make it more...

The ups and downs of Trump’s transition

Any thought that the professions of President Obama and other Democrats that they would put the nation’s interest ahead of partisan politics and give President-elect Donald Trump some semblance of a honeymoon has disappeared as quickly as the GOP’s non-partisan...

Dixie rules in Trump cabinet

There have not been so many Southerners named to a presidential cabinet since Jefferson Davis. Eight of the cabinet-level members designated by President-elect Donald Trump are from the South. If confirmed, the following prominent Southerners will be holding important...

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