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Polls Show A Close Race Between Sen. David Perdue And Jon Ossoff For Senate

Wednesday, October 21, 2020

One of Georgia's two U.S. Senate races this year is close as Sen. David Perdue's ties with President Trump may be hurting his campaign in the increasingly diverse state.


Long A Republican Stronghold, Georgia Is Starting To Look Like A Swing State

Saturday, October 10, 2020

Emma Hurt of NPR member station WABE joins Scott Simon to discuss how voters in Georgia are feeling ahead of Election Day.


'We Have Her Back': Harris' Rise Follows Generations Of Organizing By Black Women

Thursday, August 20, 2020

"It's not happenstance that all of a sudden we're talking about Black women in 2020," says Wendy Smooth, a professor at Ohio State University.


Kamala Harris' Rise Follows Generations Of Organizing By Black Women

Thursday, August 20, 2020

Black women are among the Democratic Party's strongest supporters. The selection of Kamala Harris as the party's vice presidential pick may energize those voters even more than usual.


Marjorie Taylor Greene, QAnon Supporter, Wins Primary In Georgia

Wednesday, August 12, 2020

A supporter of the debunked QAnon conspiracy theory has won the Republican primary for a Georgia congressional seat and is all but certain to win in November.


Challenge To Minnesota Rep. Omar Tops 5 Races To Watch Tuesday

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

The first-term progressive has a well-funded challenger. Also Tuesday there are two runoffs in Georgia with controversial conservative candidates.


2 Georgia Congressional Districts Set To Hold GOP Primary Runoffs

Monday, August 10, 2020

Two races in north Georgia show just how far to the right the Republican party has veered. The state as a whole, however, is seen as a tossup in the general election.


Cities Hard Hit By Coronavirus Crisis Consider Rolling Back Reopenings

Wednesday, July 22, 2020

COVID-19 cases are on the rise across the country, and that's prompting city leaders in some of the hardest hit places — Seattle, Chicago and Atlanta — to consider closing down again.


Remembering Georgia Congressman John Lewis

Saturday, July 18, 2020

Former Georgia Congressman John Lewis is remembered for his leadership in the civil rights movement, including his push to create the National Museum of African American History and Culture.


GOP Senator On Defense As WNBA Team She Co-Owns Embraces Black Lives Matter

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

"The truth is, we need less — not more politics in sports," wrote Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia, a co-owner of the Atlanta Dream, to the WNBA's commissioner. The team's players strongly disagree.


Sen. Kelly Loeffler, WNBA Clash Over Black Lives Matter Movement

Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Georgia Sen. Kelly Loeffler is a co-owner of Atlanta's WNBA team. The team's players have embraced the Black Lives Matter movement while Loeffler has called on the WNBA to drop its support for BLM.


Keisha Lance Bottoms, A Possible Biden VP Pick, Sees Profile Rise Amid Crises

Friday, July 10, 2020

The first-term Atlanta mayor has spoken out against the state of Georgia's Republican-led pandemic response and spoken forcefully to protesters in her city.


Atlanta Mayor Orders Masks To Be Worn In Public Spaces

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Atlanta is the latest big city to require face coverings when people are in public. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms is moving forward with the plan despite resistance from Georgia's governor.


Georgia GOP Fears Changing Demographics Could End Party's Long Dominance

Sunday, June 07, 2020

"In general, Georgia Republicans have to just really reckon with the fact that it's not 2006 anymore," said one observer of the state's politics.


Arbery Shooting Sparks Racism, Corruption Questions About Georgia County

Tuesday, May 26, 2020

The usually quiet coastal city of Brunswick, Ga., has largely escaped major racial protests but outrage about Ahmaud Arbery's death has evoked talks about a corrupt criminal justice system and racism.


Runners Across U.S. Pay Tribute To Ahmaud Arbery With #IRunWithMaud

Saturday, May 09, 2020

People across the country dedicated 2.23 miles to show solidarity for Ahmaud Arbery, who was shot and killed on Feb. 23 while jogging in Georgia. Two men have been charged with murdering Arbery.


More Georgia Businesses Allowed To Reopen After Friday's First Round

Monday, April 27, 2020

Georgia has begun reopening its economy amid the coronavirus pandemic. Some business owners say they are able to do so safely while others say it's far too soon given the public health crisis.


As Nurses Aid New York, Other States Worry They'll Be Short-Staffed Too

Friday, April 24, 2020

New York says more than 25,000 workers have come from outside to help in their hospitals. That's left leaders in other states worried they may not have the help they need when cases peak elsewhere.


Using White House Guidelines, Georgia Plans To Reopen Some Businesses

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Georgia Republican Gov. Brian Kemp says he is reopening the state based on White House criteria. Soon, hair salons, gyms, restaurants and movie theaters can open despite some opposition and fear.


GOP Conflict Brews For Months Over Georgia's Special Election

Monday, March 09, 2020

A special election for a U.S. Senate seat in Georgia is turning into a brawl among Republicans that some in the GOP worry could cost the party the seat in November.