Government

Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon is boycotting Brian Kemp's first major speech as Governor-elect
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Maria Boynton
December 11, 2018 - 12:17 pm
Georgia State Representative Renitta Shannon says she's really "tired of conservatives across the country running hateful campaigns and then expecting everybody to go back to business as usual after campaign season." Shannon calls that "a lot of privilege." The state lawmaker from Decatur is...
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Maria Boynton
November 24, 2018 - 4:30 am
Gulch Could Be Site for Central Train Terminal Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms Signs Historic Gulch Development into Law ATLANTA— Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms issued the following statement upon the signing of the historic Gulch development legislation. “The Gulch redevelopment deal, the largest in state...
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Stacey Abrams ran to become the first female African American governor in the United States
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Maria Boynton
November 19, 2018 - 4:04 pm
Normally it's presidential elections that get the highest voter turnout. The 2018 Midterm elections, held on November 6, came in well-above the previous vote totals, and there was no balloting for President of the United States. According to the Georgia Secretary of State's Office, there were 3.9...
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President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the East Room at the White House in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
November 07, 2018 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the midterm elections (all times local): 1:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo's (pahm-PAY'-ohz) meeting with his North Korean counterpart was postponed but is being rescheduled. Pompeo had been scheduled to...
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November 07, 2018 - 11:47 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats and Republicans nationwide had their eyes trained on Georgia to see whether the emerging battleground state, would elect the first black woman governor in American history or double down on the Deep South's GOP tendencies with an acolyte of President Donald Trump. But they'...
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The Capitol is seen on the morning after Election Day as Democrats took back the House with a surge of fresh new candidates and an outpouring of voter enthusiasm ending eight years of Republican control, in Washington, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
November 07, 2018 - 11:33 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats have regained control of the House from President Donald Trump's Republican Party in the midterm elections , powered by a suburban revolt that has threatened what's left of the president's governing agenda. But the GOP added to its Senate edge and prevailed in some key...
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Georgia Republican gubernatorial candidate Brian Kemp gives a thumbs-up to supporters, Wednesday, Nov. 7, 2018, in Athens, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
November 07, 2018 - 3:51 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's hotly contested and potentially historic governor's race may not be over yet, with Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp awaiting the final accounting of absentee and provisional ballots. With reported votes approaching 3.8 million, Kemp was just shy of 51...
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People stand in line to cast their vote at a public school in the Upper West Side neighborhood of New York, Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Craig Ruttle)
November 06, 2018 - 4:22 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Problem signs that arose during weeks of early voting carried into Election Day as some voters across the country faced hours-long lines, malfunctioning voting equipment and unexpectedly closed polling places. Some of the biggest backups were in Georgia, where the governor's race was...
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The Movement with Dr. F Keith Slaughter
November 06, 2018 - 12:39 pm
On Elections Day, our Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms stop by The Movement for a quick conversation about The Gultch deal that was passed Atlanta City Counsel. She discussed how it would impact the city and people of color. Take a Listen.
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November 05, 2018 - 10:17 am
On Tuesday, November 6, 2018, Georgia voters will have the chance to not only influence the balance of power in Congress, but also state elections. That means you get to decide who will govern our state from right here in downtown Atlanta, under the gold dome of the Georgia Capitol. Your vote will...
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