First Slice 4-17-13: New U.S. immigration reform could create pathway to citizenship for nearly 440,000 Georgians

Plus, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston likely wants his old remarks about the Boston Marathon back


Federal authorities say that a letter sent yesterday to U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, was laced with ricin, a potentially fatal poison.

New U.S. immigration legislation could pave the way for nearly 440,000 Georgians to gain legal citizenship.

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, leads the way in fundraising in the race for Sen. Saxby Chambliss’ soon-to-be open seat. His potential competitors have a bit of money, too.

Eight prison guards at Macon State Prison have been indicted after beating inmates on several different occasions.

This likely isn’t what U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, had in mind when he first made these remarks in March 2012. Nevertheless, Politico reminds the world that Georgia Republican wanted the National Guard to “take a pass” on the Boston Marathon as a way to reduce the nation’s spending.

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