The nation re-elected President Barack Obama Tuesday for a second term in the White House. He told supporters that they deserve credit for his re-election victory. Obama tweeted, "This happened because of you. Thank you." Obama claimed the election with wins in Ohio, Iowa, New Hampshire, Colorado and Virginia. Georgians, however, voted overwhelmingly for Romney to hand him the state's 16 electoral votes.
Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney has selected Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan to be his running mate. The candidate made his announcement to supporters via a phone app, saying -- quote -- "Mitt's Choice for VP is Paul Ryan."
Former Congressman Newt Gingrich says he will suspend his campaign for the Republican presidential nomination. Georgia’s primary was one of only two he captured. And the state’s delegates may be pledged to the former U.S. House Speaker through the Republican National Convention in August.
Voters are heading to polls across Georgia with much on the line for former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who is looking to regain momentum in the race for the Republican presidential nomination. The polls will be open from 7 a.m. until 7 p.m.
Super Tuesday is days away and presidental hopefuls are making their final pushes in Georgia. Mitt Romney's wife Ann made two appearances in Atlanta Thursday and Rick Santorum is scheduled to stop in Macon on Monday. Newt Gingrich visited Savannah and Brunswick Friday.
When Newt Gingrich campaigns in coastal Georgia, it'll be an unusual stump for a presidential candidate. The state's largest metropolitan area, Atlanta, usually gets the appearances of would-be presidents, while the rest of the state watches from afar. But don't take it personally. It's all about money.