Daniel Malloy

Daniel Malloy is the AJC's Washington Correspondent, covering Congress and other federal goings-on that impact Georgia. He contributes to the AJC’s Political Insider blog. He joined the paper in 2011 after four years at the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, including two years covering Washington. He is a graduate of the University of North Carolina.

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Vladimir Putin: Russia is ready to restore U.S. relations after Trump win
Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, walk together to take part in the re-opening ceremony of the newly restored Moscow Cathedral Mosque in Moscow on Wednesday.

6:50 AM Wednesday, Nov. 09, 2016

Russian President Vladimir Putin, center, Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, left, and Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas, right, walk together to take part in the re-opening ceremony of the newly restored Moscow Cathedral Mosque in Moscow on Wednesday.
The Newt Gingrich file
 Newt Gingrich, the former Georgia congressman and one-time U.S. House speaker, once believed to be on Donald Trump’s short list of potential running mates, is now among his critics. Read more about Gingrich and Trump Here are 18 things to know about Gingrich: 1. Born: Newton Leroy McPherson, June 17, 1943, Harrisburg, Pa. Changed...

8:29 PM Friday, Jul. 08, 2016

Newt Gingrich, the former Georgia congressman and one-time U.S. House speaker, once believed to be on Donald Trump’s short list of potential running mates, is now among his critics. Read more about Gingrich and Trump Here are 18 things to know about Gingrich: 1. Born: Newton Leroy McPherson, June 17, 1943, Harrisburg, Pa. Changed...
Guide to Elimination Tuesday in Florida, Ohio, North Carolina, Illinois, Missouri

12:49 AM Tuesday, Mar. 15, 2016

Welcome to Elimination Tuesday, in which the candidacies of John Kasich and Marco Rubio are on the line in their home states of Ohio and Florida. But that’s a mere fraction of today’s hugely consequential votes. Florida is Rubio’s last stand, and the hometown kid remains the underdog to Donald Trump. The front-runner...
Ted Cruz is on the board in Texas and Oklahoma

12:06 AM Wednesday, Mar. 02, 2016

9:03 p.m. The Ted Cruz campaign will continue, as Cruz scored a convincing win in his home state of Texas, called as the polls closed, and has been projected the winner of neighboring Oklahoma. The Texas win was mostly expected, based on polls, but Oklahoma is big for Cruz — as it was a wide open contest. Marco Rubio’s night...
Hillary Clinton captures Virginia

12:06 AM Wednesday, Mar. 02, 2016

7:06 p.m. The Associated Press immediately called Virginia for Hillary Clinton as the polls closed, while her rival for the Democratic nomination, Bernie Sanders, took his home state of Vermont as expected. Virginia’s 95 delegates are distributed proportionally by statewide vote. An immediate AP call suggests that she’s gonna...
ground game
A bronze bust of Donald Trump greets visitors to the Trump campaign Georgia headquarters in Cobb County.

4:11 PM Friday, Feb. 26, 2016

A bronze bust of Donald Trump greets visitors to the Trump campaign Georgia headquarters in Cobb County.
Westmoreland won’t seek another term in Congress
 Coweta County Republican U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election, but he might seek the governor’s mansion in 2018. Westmoreland, 65, said he was ready to spend more time at home and get someone with a fresh perspective in his seat after six terms, but “there’s always possibilities&rdquo...

10:56 PM Thursday, Jan. 07, 2016

Coweta County Republican U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland announced Thursday that he will not seek re-election, but he might seek the governor’s mansion in 2018. Westmoreland, 65, said he was ready to spend more time at home and get someone with a fresh perspective in his seat after six terms, but “there’s always possibilities&rdquo...