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Stories with person: Sonny Perdue
  • Common Core spawns widespread political fights 
    Updated: Mar-24-14 2:17 pm
  • NASHVILLE, Tennessee - More than five years after U.S. governors began a bipartisan effort to set new standards in American schools, the Common Core initiative has morphed into a political tempest fueling division among Republicans.

  • Final day of 2014 session hectic for Ga. lawmakers 
    Updated: Mar-21-14 12:53 am
  • ATLANTA - A bill allowing sick patients to legally take a marijuana derivative to ease their symptoms failed Thursday in the final hours of Georgia's legislative session, stalling amid a dispute between House and Senate lawmakers.