Politics

Sen. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., attends a Senate Judiciary Committee meeting, Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 on Capitol Hill in Washington (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
September 28, 2018 - 3:28 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — After a dramatic flurry of last-minute negotiations, Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh cleared a key procedural hurdle Friday, but his confirmation prospects were still deeply uncertain after a Republican senator called for a new FBI investigation into sexual assault...
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Courtesy Julien Virgin
September 28, 2018 - 12:30 am
Angela Rye and Janelle Monae visited Spelman College to encourage students to register to vote in the November primaries. As part of former First Lady Michelle Obama's initiative, When We All Vote, the two culture figures spoke to hundreds of HBCU students packed into historic Sisters Chapel on...
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Joel Caldwell (l) and Deborah Scott (m) with GA StandUp, and Hank Stewart (r), President of the Stewart Foundation, during voter registration event at the 5 Points MARTA station in Atlanta GA.
(Photo Credit: Patricia Crawford/Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
September 25, 2018 - 4:37 pm
Did you know that every aspect of your life is impacted by your vote? According to NAACP Atlanta's Karen Rene, "even though people vote, they don't understand how it impacts their lives on a daily basis." That's part of the education that groups will deliver this fourth Tuesday in September,...
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(Photo Courtesy of the Stacey Abrams For Governor Campaign)
Maria Boynton
September 18, 2018 - 1:31 pm
Exactly 7 weeks until the Nov. 6 election, and Democratic nominee for Georgia Governor Stacey Abrams continues to reiterate "If we vote, we will win". Abrams pushes what she calls a "very robust" plan on criminal justice reform, which includes prison and sentencing reform, and police accountability...
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(Photo Credit: Entercom Atlanta)
Maria Boynton
September 17, 2018 - 4:22 pm
Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has decided to postpone pushing for a vote today on the proposal to redevelop the area known as the Gulch. It's the "hole in the ground", as Bottoms calls it, that is located near Mercedes Benz Stadium and State Farm (formerly Philips) Arena. Currently, it's...
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FILE - In this June 22, 2018 file photo, former first lady Michelle Obama speaks at the American Library Association annual conference in New Orleans. Michelle Obama will headline voter registration rallies in Las Vegas and Miami later this month during a week of action to encourage voting for the November elections by a nonpartisan organization she co-chairs, organizers said Wednesday. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert)
September 05, 2018 - 7:19 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, are stepping up their political involvement ahead of the November midterm elections, moves aimed at bolstering Democratic enthusiasm as the party aims to regain control of Congress. Advisers cast a speech Barack Obama will give...
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