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A retired federal prosecutor takes a look at the mistrial of DeKalb County's indicted CEO, Burrell Ellis . . .
General election runoffs are not something new to Georgia politics -- there have been at least five of these statewide races over the past 22 years . . .
There are other statewide races on the election ballot besides the campaigns for governor and the Senate . . .
A year ago at this time, practically no one thought Georgia's races for governor and the U.S. Senate would be as close as they are today . . .
The idea that continued tax cuts for businesses and corporations would create jobs and spur economic development hasn't worked that effectively in Georgia, which now has the nation's highest unemployment rate . . .
Fifty years after the passage of the Voting Rights Act, the two major parties are still battling over the issue of who gets to vote on election day . . .
Georgia becomes nationally known for beating up journalists who are just doing their job at public meetings -- which is not a great development for the state's image . . .
Labor Day marks the time when general election campaigns traditionally begin -- so what's in store for Georgia vcoters? . . .
The Landmark Communications president, Mark Rountree, talks about how polls are done and how polling firms can reach different conclusions on political races . . .
Even without a term limits law, there has been a robust turnover of the members of the Georgia General Assembly over the past decade . . .