Karen Handel Wins Georgia Special Election, Fending Off Upstart Democrat

By JONATHAN MARTIN and RICHARD FAUSSET June 20, 2017 ATLANTA — Karen Handel, a veteran Republican officeholder, overcame a deluge of liberal money to win a special House election in Georgia on Tuesday, bridging the divide in her own party...

Seizing on Opioid Crisis, a Drug Maker Lobbies Hard for Its Product

By ABBY GOODNOUGH and KATE ZERNIKE June 11, 2017 The ads have been popping up on billboards, buses, subways and in glossy magazines, with portraits of attractive men and women and a simple question in bold letters: What is Vivitrol? Five years ago,...

In Georgia, Anti-Trump Activism Stirs Democratic Hopes

By TRIP GABRIEL and RICHARD FAUSSET April 4, 2017 MARIETTA, Ga. — Jen Cox bit her tongue for years about her progressive views for fear of hurting her real estate business. “I felt very concerned about talking about my politics in any...

Public Health: How to Fix (or Wreck) Obamacare: Advice for Tom Price

Public Health By REED ABELSON and MARGOT SANGER-KATZ February 10, 2017 Tom Price was confirmed early Friday as Secretary of Department of Health and Human Services. In an open letter to him, two health reporters go over the choices that await him....