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35 Atlanta Public Schools Officials Indicted in Largest Cheating Scandal in US History

Once touted as a model program for inner city public education, Georgia school district officials are now facing charges of racketeering and corruption. After concluding a full investigation into the standardized test scores of the Atlanta Public Schools (APS) system, officials determined that cheating was taking place in a majority of APS’s 83 elementary and middle schools. The Fulton County District Attorney, Paul Howard, indicted 35 school administrators and educators, including former […]

Rep. Phil Gingrey Joins Colleague Paul Broun in #GASen Race

I was born and raised in Augusta. I came home today to announce my candidacy for U.S. Senate. #GASen — Phil Gingrey (@PhilGingreyMD) March 27, 2013   Representative Phil Gingrey (R-Marietta) joined his House colleague Rep. Paul Broun (R-Athens) Wednesday in Georgia’s U.S. Senate race to fill the senior spot currently held by Sen. Saxby Chambliss. This announcement comes as no surprise considering Gingrey is the senior Republican congressman in […]

#CPAC2013: 10 Conservatives Under 40

“Young conservatives in this country are ready to take the reigns.” Georgia State Representative Michael Caldwell was on CPAC’s “10 Conservatives Under 40″ panel at this year’s gathering.  The quote above echoes what most of the participants shared throughout the panel:  Young conservatives are eager to jump in and make a huge impact on the party and its outreaches. While the panel was intended for people aged 40 and under, […]

Newly-elected Georgia Legislator Michael Caldwell to Address CPAC

Michael Caldwell is a sales representative and partial owner of Python Safety, a Kennesaw State University alumni, a loving husband, a state house representative, and a 20-something? That’s right, millennials, we have a 1989-er addressing the world’s largest gathering of right-leaning political activists this year. And to the best of our researching ability, we have discovered Caldwell to be the youngest currently-serving state legislator in the United States. Representative Caldwell […]

Rep Tom Price to Attend #BlogBash 2013

Blog Bash, a networking event created in 2010 ‘for political bloggers by political bloggers’, will welcome Georgia Representative Tom Price (R-Roswell) as a VIP guest at the third annual event, which will be held on March 14, 2013 during the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) at National Harbor, Md. Representative Price has made some serious waves in the Georgia political world in recent weeks as speculation continues to mount in […]

Georgia Legislator Seeks to Make Photoshopping Heads Illegal

One of the more bizarre stories buzzing around the South is over a battle being waged in the Georgia State legislature. Georgia Representative Pam Dickerson (D-Conyers) has introduced legislation that would make photoshopping someone’s head onto another person’s body a misdemeanor, punishable with a fine of up to $1,000. In response to the legislation, Georgia blogger Andre Walker has taken it upon himself to show the sponsors of the bill […]

Source: Tom Price Will Delay Senate Decision

Sources close to Georgia Congressman Tom Price (R-Marrietta) say that he will delay making a formal announcement on whether or not he intends to take a show at replacing outgoing United States Senator Saxby Chambliss. The timeframe for a public announcement of the decision could be somewhere from 45 to 90 days from now the source tells Viral Read. Those intimately familiar with Congressman Price and the current weight of […]