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Republican Party stands by Herschel Walker as he denies he paid for an abortion

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The chair of the National Republican Senatorial Committee is standing behind the Georgia U.S. Senate candidate following a report alleging that Walker paid for his girlfriend's abortion in 2009.

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Herschel Walker denies a report that he paid for girlfriend's 2009 abortion

Tuesday, October 04, 2022

The Georgia GOP senate nominee denies the story which first appeared in The Daily Beast. NPR has not confirmed the story. On the campaign trail, Walker has advocated for a complete abortion ban.

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Georgia's rural Black voters helped propel Democrats before. Will they do it again?

Monday, September 12, 2022

One group that could help 2022 statewide Democratic candidates is Georgia's rural Black voters. They helped Stacey Abrams get close in 2018 and later pushed two Democratic U.S. senators to victory.

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For Georgia to stay the 'peach state,' farmers are trying to adapt to climate change

Tuesday, August 02, 2022

Georgia is known as the "peach state." But warming winters due to climate change mean fewer chill hours needed for fruit. Growers and horticulturists are now experimenting with new varieties to adapt.

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Fani Willis is investigating Trump's efforts to overturn Georgia's 2020 election

Friday, July 29, 2022

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is the Atlanta area prosecutor investigating efforts by former President Trump and his allies to overturn the election results in Georgia in 2020.

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A new Georgia voting law reduced ballot drop box access in places that used them most

Wednesday, July 27, 2022

Georgia lawmakers changed voting laws after 2020, including eliminating drop boxes in certain counties, making it harder for many voters in cities and suburbs, often people of color, to access them.

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Jan. 6 hearing preview: Trump's efforts to overturn election results

Sunday, June 19, 2022

The next hearing of the January 6th Committee on Tuesday will focus on how Trump pressured state officials to help him overturn the election results — most prominently in Georgia.

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Daniel Defense, the maker of the gun used in Uvalde, is accused of marketing to teens

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Daniel Defense has generated massive profits with aggressive marketing. Some of those profits have gone into political contributions to GOP candidates.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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."

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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.

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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.

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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.

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