Staff / TruthdigApr 4, 2008
The former president and superdelegate wouldn't tell a Nigerian reporter which of the Democratic candidates he intends to support, but he offered a pretty good hint: "Don't forget that [Barack] Obama won in my state of Georgia. My town, which is home to 625 people, is for Obama. My children and their spouses are pro-Obama. My grandchildren are also pro-Obama." Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigMar 22, 2008
Veteran rocker and self-described "queer artist" Michael Stipe has made a startling announcement about his two bandmates, Peter Buck and Mike Mills, ending, as Stipe put it, "years of awkward speculation" about their sexual orientation. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigFeb 7, 2008
President Bush offered prayers and government assistance Wednesday to the Southern communities hit hardest by devastating storms Tuesday night and Wednesday morning. At least 50 people were killed, twice as many were injured and crews rushed to try to save others trapped in the rubble. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
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Staff / TruthdigFeb 6, 2008
Record numbers of African-Americans came out to vote for Sen. Barack Obama in Georgia's Democratic primary on Tuesday, giving Obama a big win at the kickoff of a long evening of waiting for other states' results. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigOct 27, 2007
In a 4-3 decision, Georgia's Supreme Court ordered the release of 21-year-old Genarlow Wilson, whose case drew national attention after he was sentenced to 10 years for engaging in oral sex with a consenting 15-year-old girl when he was a 17-year-old high school student. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 19, 2006
Unable to distance himself from scandal-tarred lobbyist Jack Abramoff, Reed conceded defeat in Georgia's Republican race for lieutenant governor.
C-e-e-e-e-e-e-l-e-brate good times, come on! Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 17, 2006
The former head of the Christian Coalition, who is running for Lt. Gov. of Georgia, is now finding himself trailing at the polls, largely as a result of his connection to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.
It's gratifying to see that after playing in the muck for so long with Abramoff, Reed can't separate himself from the stink of corruption. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 6, 2006
Just when it appeared that there might be a glimmer of hope in the darknessNew York and Georgia go and remind us that when it comes to gay marriage, the USA is still in the Dark Ages. Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )
Staff / TruthdigJul 6, 2006
The FBI obtained Mexico's voter lists via the same contractor that Florida Gov Jeb Bush used to scrub alleged felons from the voter rolls The FBI supposedly obtained the lists as part of counter-terror operations, but there's reason to suspect those lists will end up helping President Bush's favored candidate into office in Mexico (more)
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Staff / TruthdigJul 3, 2006
Any municipality in the state apparently can post the commandments as long as they're displayed alongside other historic documents like the Declaration of Independence and the Mayflower Compact.
Didn't the Supreme Court have something to say about this recently? Dig deeper ( 1 Min. Read )