Gov. Nathan Deal was joined Thursday by First Lady Sandra Deal, chief of staff Chris Riley and House Speaker David Ralston to unveil the official portrait of Gov. Deal and Mrs. Deal at the Georgia State Capitol. The portrait, painted by Thomas Nash, will be displayed outside the governor's office on the second floor of the Capitol.


Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Monday her Republican opponent, Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, was abusing his power by investigating the Georgia Democratic Party over what his office describes as an attempt to hack the state's voter registration system.


Former President Jimmy Carter, a Georgia native, wrote a letter to GOP gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp asking him to step down as secretary of state and hand off oversight of the state's elections to someone else since he is currently running for governor of the state.

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