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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.


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.


How the proposed tax on billionaires would actually work

Wednesday, October 27, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Adrian Ma of the Planet Money podcast about the "billionaire tax" being proposed by Democrats to help fund the Build Back Better legislation.


House panel pushing ahead on Jan. 6 investigation, despite resistance

Tuesday, October 26, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss., the chair of the House select committee investigating the Jan. 6 attack on the U.S. Capitol.


A whistleblower spurred new calls for oversight of Facebook. Now what happens?

Monday, October 11, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Nate Persily, director of the Stanford Cyber Policy Center, about his proposal to allow for more independent oversight of Facebook.


Young kids 5 to 11 are a one step closer to a COVID-19 vaccine

Thursday, October 07, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with Dr. Grace Lee, a pediatrician and chair of the CDC's Committee on Immunization Practices, about what's ahead for approving vaccines for younger kids.


Why Texas' Draft Map Of Congressional Districts Is Rankling Many Black, Latino Voters

Thursday, September 30, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Michael Li, senior counsel at the Brennan Center, and James Barragán, reporter at The Texas Tribune, about the redistricting process in Texas and around the country.


Oregon Sen. Wyden On How Taxing The Rich Could Fund Democrats' Priorities

Wednesday, September 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden, a Democrat, about crafting the Democrats' spending bill and options to raise taxes on the rich to pay for his party's priorities.


Thousands Of Afghans Likely Stuck Near Mazir-i-Sharif Airport, Trying To Flee

Monday, September 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise talks with a Special Immigration Visa applicant hoping to board a plane out of Afghanistan from the Mazar-i-Sharif International Airport.


Gen Z Is Feeling 'Meh' About The Vaccine. The White House Is Calling In The Pop Stars

Thursday, July 15, 2021

Only about 42% of 18- to 24-year-olds are fully vaccinated. Eager to reach them, the White House is calling in pop stars and trying to spread the word on TikTok.


Inside The Courtroom At Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years for the murder of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin guilty on three counts in April.


White House Adviser Says Biden Will Keep Pushing For 'Human Infrastructure Bill,' Too

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with Heather Boushey, a member of the White House Council of Economic Advisers, on President Biden's infrastructure plan and expanded child tax credits.