In Georgia and North Carolina, both sites of competitive and high-stakes races, voters picked Republican candidates. Hari Sreenivasan speaks to Merle Black of Emory University and Mac McCorkle of Duke University for their reactions. Continue reading
Editor’s Note: The GOP must gain six Senate seats to gain full control of Congress this fall, and with so many surprisingly tight races and the potential for upsets in Republican strongholds, victory is not a sure bet. Add to … Continue reading
For Republicans, Democrats in red states seem ripe for the picking in midterm election years, when the GOP usually has an advantage in voter turnout. One of their targets this year is Rep. John Barrow of Georgia, who faces one of the tightest races in the nation. Continue reading
In Georgia, the race for an open Senate seat is dividing voters between Republican David Perdue and Democrat Michelle Nunn. Both seek to distance themselves from President Obama’s policies while gathering support from white and African-American voters who often diverge on party lines. Judy Woodruff reports the southern voter mindset from Atlanta. Continue reading
ATLANTA — Midterm elections are almost three weeks away, yet more than 904,000 Americans already have cast their ballots, with almost 60 percent of those early votes in Florida, according to data compiled by The Associated Press from election officials in 11 states. Continue reading
Three novice politicians will face off tonight at the Georgia National Fair in pursuit of Georgia’s vacant U.S. Senate seat.
Candidates Michelle Nunn (D), David Perdue (R), and Amanda Swafford (L) will compete for the office held by retiring Senator Saxby Chambliss (R) in a debate hosted by WMAZ-13 Macon. Frank Malloy, an anchor for the station, will moderate. Continue reading
First lady Michelle Obama debuted on the 2014 campaign trail Monday in Georgia, where Senate candidate Michelle Nunn is working to pick up a key seat for Democrats.
Advocates of online higher education hope this first-ever attempt by an elite institution to offer an entire computer-science graduate program in a MOOC-style format will prove the value of so-called massively open online courses. Continue reading