politics

Tubberville Wins Alabama Senate Runoff

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WLTZ)- Former Auburn University head football coach Tommy Tuberville won the runoff to be the Republican nominee for US Senate in Alabama. Tuberville defeated longtime politician and former US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. President Donald Trump played…

GOP Senator Replacing Johnny Isakson Sworn In

(CNN) The newsest U-S Senator was officially sworn in Monday. Vice President Mike Pence administered the oath of office to Georgia's Kelly Loeffler in the US Capitol. Loeffler was a financial services firm executive before Georgia Governor Brian Kemp appointed…

Congressman Sanford Bishop Votes to Reopen Government

WASHINGTON, DC – Today, Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) Chairman Designate of the U.S. House Appropriations Subcommittee on Agriculture, released the following statement after the Democrats in the House of Representatives passed a government funding package that would…

Jeff Sessions Resigns

Attorney General Jeff Sessions is out as Attorney General after President Trump effectively fired him. In a letter to White House Chief of Staff John Kelly, sessions wrote quote "At your request I am submitting my resignation". President Trump…

Sayoc In Court

Cesar Sayoc briefly appeared in federal court in Miami shackled and handcuffed to a chain around his wrist. Prosecutors asked to keep him behind bars without bond, arguing he is a danger to the community and a flight risk.…

Taylor Swift Breaks her Political Silence

(CNN) - Taylor Swift is brushing aside her usual silence on politics. On Sunday, she threw her support behind two Democrats running for Congress in Tennessee. She endorsed U.S. Senate candidate Phil Bredesen and House candidate Jim Cooper. Swift…

O'rourke Raises $6M in Bid to Unseat Cruz

(CNN) - Ted Cruz could have a significant fight ahead of him. Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke wants to unseat the incumbent Republican senator. His campaign announced Tuesday they raised more than $6.7 million in the first three months of 2018.…

Zell Miller Dies

Zell Miller has died. His family released a statement saying the 86 year old former Georgia Governor and U.S. Senator passed away peacefully at his home with family by his side. "The people of Georgia have lost one of our state's…

Director of Communications for the Office of Public Liaison Resigns

(CNN)- Former "Apprentice" star Omarosa Manigault Newman is leaving the White House. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Manigault Newman resigned Tuesday. Manigault Newman has been serving since January as the Director of Communications for the White House office…