Greg Bluestein, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Greg Bluestein

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Atlanta, GA, United States

Contact Greg

Discover and connect with journalists and influencers around the world, save time on email research, monitor the news, and more.

Start free trial

  • Unknown
  • The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
  • WSB Radio
  • WSB-TV
  • WDBO
  • NEWS102.3 KRMG
  • MyAJC
  • The Palm Beach Post
  • KIRO 7

Past articles by Greg:

Ex-Walker aide reveals identity in groping lawsuit against CPAC head

A former Herschel Walker aide who accused the leader of the Conservative Political Action Conference of “aggressively fondling” him on the campaign trail in Georgia disclosed his identity after a judge required him to drop his anonymity to go forward with a lawsuit. → Read More

Republicans demand oversight of prosecutors amid Trump probe

The Georgia House approved a measure to create a new state board that could punish or oust district attorneys, the latest step in an ongoing campaign by Republicans to exert oversight over prosecutors they see as skirting their duties. → Read More

Civil rights leaders press Biden to pick Atlanta for DNC

Civil rights leaders urged President Joe Biden to pick Atlanta to host the Democratic National Convention, arguing that selecting the city for the party’s premier event would honor both its historic legacy and the Black-owned businesses who call the region home. → Read More

Jimmy Carter, in his final campaign, is surrounded by friends

Former President Jimmy Carter, in his final campaign, is surrounded by friends in Plains, Georgia. → Read More

Carter’s hometown shares love, respect for ‘Mr. Jimmy’

In the small Georgia community of Plains, Jimmy Carter's hometown, neighbors prepare to say goodbye to the former U.S. president, who is in hospice at home. → Read More

Nikki Haley is trying to look past Trump in her 2024 bid. Will it work?

Nikki Haley hardly mentioned her former political boss Donald Trump’s name Wednesday as she leaped into the race for president. But she made clear she represents a break from his style during her campaign kickoff. → Read More

Brian Kemp maneuvers to gain influence in 2024 politics

Gov. Brian Kemp is taking steps to play an influential part in 2024 after resounding victories in the midterm made him a rising Republican political force, though a bid for president seems highly unlikely. → Read More

Embattled Georgia GOP chair won’t run for another term

Georgia GOP Chair David Shafer told Republican officials he’s not running for another term amid backlash over the party’s performance during the past two election cycles and scrutiny from prosecutors for his role in promoting Donald Trump’s lies claiming election fraud. → Read More

Capitol interests play key role in funding Kemp’s inaugural shindig

Gov. Brian Kemp’s inaugural ball in January at State Farm Arena was a star-studded, tux-and-gown political event. But, as was the case in 2019, his ai → Read More

Georgia DAs could face new oversight under GOP measures

Some of Georgia’s most powerful Republicans want to create a panel that would give the state more oversight over district attorneys and make it easier for frustrated residents to recall top prosecutors. → Read More

Culture wars off the table in Georgia — for now

With election campaigns behind them — and Republicans still in firm control of the Georgia Statehouse — GOP leaders signal they want to take a breather from the sharp clashes over social issues that were dominant during parts of Kemp’s first term in office. → Read More

Kemp uses State of the State to launch ‘new phase’ of crime crackdowns

Gov. Brian Kemp outlined fresh plans to crack down on violent crime in Georgia, laying out a pledge in his State of the State address to enact tougher penalties on gang offenders and address the “revolving door of criminal justice” as he opens his second term. → Read More

Violence over police training center tests Georgia’s political leaders

Georgia’s most prominent political leaders condemned the violent protest that roiled downtown Atlanta after the shooting death of an activist who authorities say was killed after the 26-year-old opened fire at a state trooper. → Read More

In second term, expect a ‘frank’ Kemp to push boundaries

As Gov. Brian Kemp confirmed details of a monumental solar energy expansion this week, he jolted the crowd of business executives and political officials by venting about the earlier-than-planned release of the project. → Read More

Live Updates: Kemp to be sworn in for second term

Four years ago, Gov. Brian Kemp pledged to “put people ahead of divisive politics” as he took his oath office after an exceedingly bitter campaign that ended with some Democrats claiming his narrow victory would always cloud his tenure. → Read More

Why is Brian Kemp going to an elite Swiss conference?

The Swiss ski resort of Davos transforms one week each year into a gathering spot for the world’s richest and most powerful people. Next week, these global titans will be joined by a new face: Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp. → Read More

Georgia Democrats face uphill fight to move state up on 2024 primary calendar

President Joe Biden’s proposal to reorder the 2024 nominating schedule by elevating Georgia to the first wave of states to cast ballots faces an uncertain future amid opposition from Republicans who will have the final say on his plan. → Read More

Analysis: How Raphael Warnock defeated Herschel Walker

Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock’s triumph in the last election battle of 2022 was helped by Herschel Walker’s pile of personal issues, bizarre behavior and campaign blunders during the runoff. that baffled his biggest allies. → Read More

A pair of Georgia Supreme Court orders jostle pre-runoff landscape

A pair of one-page orders by the Georgia Supreme Court jostled the political landscape days before the Dec. 6 runoff between Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker. → Read More

Obama to hold Dec. 1 runoff rally for Warnock in Atlanta

Former President Barack Obama is returning to Atlanta for the second time this campaign season, this time to hold a rally for U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock ahead of the Dec. 6 runoff. → Read More