• PRESIDENT December 4, 2019 3:25 am

    Jimmy Carter Hospitalized for Urinary Tract Infection

    A spokeswoman says former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been admitted to a south Georgia hospital treatment of a urinary tract infection. Deanna Congileo, a spokeswoman for The Carter Center, said Monday afternoon in a statement that the 95-year-old former president was admitted to Phoebe Sumter Medical Center in Americus over the weekend. She said Carter “is feeling better and...

  • United States November 27, 2019 7:16 pm

    Jimmy Carter Out of Hospital After Treatment for Brain Bleed

    Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta after recovering from surgery to relieve pressure on his brain caused by bleeding from a fall. Carter Center spokeswoman Deanna Congileo said Wednesday that the Carters “look forward to enjoying Thanksgiving at home in Plains, where he will continue to recover.”

  • Donald Trump June 28, 2019 8:24 pm

    Jimmy Carter Says He Believes Trump Is ‘Illegitimate President' Because of Russian Election Interference

    Former President Jimmy Carter said Friday he believes President Donald Trump actually lost the 2016 election and is president only because of Russian interference. Carter made the comments during a discussion on human rights at a resort in Leesburg, Virginia, without offering any evidence for his statements. “There is no doubt that the Russians did interfere in the election,” Carter...

  • United States June 3, 2019 9:43 pm

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

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