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Trump's pick for governor — who ran on election lies — loses to Kemp in Georgia

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp won the GOP primary for governor over former U.S. Sen. David Perdue. Kemp will face Democrat Stacey Abrams in November — a rematch of 2018.


Republican incumbent faces off against Trump's pick in Georgia governor race

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

Tuesday is the final day for voters to cast a ballot in the Georgia primaries. The most watched races are for governor, U.S. Senate and secretary of state.


Georgia's primary is expected to be a litmus test for the Republican Party

Tuesday, May 24, 2022

The questions in the primary are whether former President Trump's endorsements can secure candidates' victories, and whether there are lingering effects from his 2020 election lies.


How 2 competitive districts in Georgia became a very red one and a very blue one

Monday, May 23, 2022

Redrawn congressional maps pit two Democratic incumbents against each other in the Atlanta suburbs.


If Roe is overturned, attorneys general will have to interpret state abortion laws

Friday, May 13, 2022

State attorneys general have talked about about whether they would enforce abortion bans if Roe fell. But AGs, district attorneys and state courts are still all scrambling to understand the laws.


Georgia officials rule that Marjorie Taylor Greene can remain on the ballot

Friday, May 06, 2022

A group of voters and a supporting legal group had filed a formal challenge to the congresswoman's candidacy, citing her role in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.


Attention turns to midterms after Supreme Court draft decision is leaked

Thursday, May 05, 2022

Because abortion rights would be decided in states if the Supreme Court were to overturn Roe v. Wade, the leaked draft has brought new midterm campaign enthusiasm to Georgia and other swing states.


Marjorie Taylor Greene testifies as part of a legal challenge to her candidacy

Friday, April 22, 2022

Voters and a supporting legal group are seeking to knock the controversial Republican off the ballot for her role prior to the Jan. 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.


Georgia GOP makes a push for conservative education bills

Tuesday, April 05, 2022

Despite a difficult 2022 election ahead for the Georgia GOP, lawmakers are pushing to the right on education, passing a parents' bill of rights and changes on trans sports and "divisive concepts."


One of the country's fastest changing political landscapes is in suburban Atlanta

Thursday, March 31, 2022

Georgia state lawmakers usually rubber stamp local redistricting maps. But this year in rapidly diversifying Gwinnett County, the GOP is drawing a local map that favors its own candidates.


Lawsuit seeks to keep GOP Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene from running for reelection

Friday, March 25, 2022

Some Georgia voters filed a legal challenge arguing that Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is constitutionally disqualified from holding office because of her involvement in the Jan. 6 Capitol riot.


Atlanta rolls out pilot basic income program inspired by MLK Jr.

Wednesday, February 23, 2022

A pilot program to give cash directly to people in poverty is launching in the Atlanta neighborhood where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. lived. King was an early promoter of guaranteed basic income.


Control of Congress is up for grabs this fall. Georgia's senator feels the pressure

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

Democrats like Georgia Sen. Raphael Warnock are under pressure. President Biden's approval numbers are low, his legislative agenda has stalled, and control of Congress is up for grabs this fall.


Ga. voters will decide the next governor and the state's status with Medicaid

Monday, January 24, 2022

Georgia is one of 12 states that has not expanded Medicaid. With the governor's office up for grabs, Georgia Democrats and Republicans offer competing explanations for why that is.


District attorney in Georgia asks for a special grand jury for Trump election probe

Thursday, January 20, 2022

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is weighing whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by trying to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden's election win.


The Sun Belt is making a big play for the hot electric vehicle market

Tuesday, December 28, 2021

Georgia recently nabbed an agreement for a $5 billion Rivian electric vehicle plant. Rivian is one of the hot new electric vehicle startups.


Why Sunbelt states are lobbying hard to attract electric car makers

Monday, December 27, 2021

States in the South, such as Georgia, are aggressively wooing electric vehicle makers and suppliers — as they seek to chip away at the auto dominance Michigan has held for more than a century.


As the 2022 campaign kicks off in Georgia, 2020 casts a long shadow

Saturday, December 11, 2021

The tight relationship between Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and former President Trump crumbed after Kemp upheld the 2020 election results. Now, Trump has his staunch supporter challenging Kemp in 2022.


Reporters who pored over internal documents discuss what's next for Facebook

Friday, October 29, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Shannon Bond of NPR, Jeff Horwitz of The Wall Street Journal and Elizabeth Dwoskin of The Washington Post about a trove of internal Facebook documents.


House climate crisis chair says spending plan is 'transformative,' despite cuts

Thursday, October 28, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Rep. Kathy Castor, D-Fla., who chairs the House Select Committee on the Climate Crisis, ahead of the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference, also known as COP26.