Flashback: How re-drawing Congressional lines backfired in 1991

Republican lawmakers hoping to weed out their Democratic foes through redistricting efforts may want to take heed of redistricting efforts of the past when the shoe was on the other foot. As we reported last month, Georgia republicans have released a Congressional

Another republican makes bid to unseat Lucy McBath

Cobb County lawyer Jake Evans announced his candidacy Tuesday for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District seat. Evans, a Republican, recently stepped down as chairman of the state ethics commission to challenge Democratic U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath of Roswell next year In his announcement, Evans

Former Georgia lawmaker running to unseat Lucy McBath

Former state Rep. Meagan Hanson is running for Congress in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District in Atlanta’s northern suburbs. Hanson, a Republican from Sandy Springs, served one term in the Georgia House of Representatives before losing her reelection bid in 2018. A lawyer by

Karen Handel and Lucy McBath spar in intense debate

It was a dogfight from the start in a debate Tuesday between U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Karen Handel ahead of the Nov. 3 general election. McBath, who beat Handel in 2018 to win the once-heavily conservative district

Candidates for Congress are in a battle for Atlanta’s suburbs

Two congressional races in the northern Atlanta suburbs this November could determine whether Democrats can solidify their majority in the U.S. House — or even add to it. In their efforts to win Georgia’s 6th and 7th congressional districts, Democrats are taking