Georgia

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Lericia Harris
September 10, 2019 - 1:53 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's Stacey Abrams dove headlong Monday into Democrats' debate over how to win in 2020, urging her party to treat her diversifying state as a key battleground and replicate her effort to bring new minority and younger voters to the polls nationwide rather than chasing white...
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Lericia Harris
September 10, 2019 - 9:22 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff said Monday night that he's challenging Republican Sen. David Perdue in 2020 for a Georgia seat that could help determine control of the Senate. Ossoff, the fourth Democrat to join the race, announced his bid during an appearance on "The Last...
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Lericia Harris
August 28, 2019 - 12:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Facing health challenges, Republican Sen. Johnny Isakson of Georgia said Wednesday he will retire at year's end, a departure that sets up a rare election in November 2020 when both of the state's Senate seats will be on the ballot. The affable 74-year-old lawmaker said he is...
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Lericia Harris
July 08, 2019 - 1:16 pm
Cori “Coco” Gauff’s magical Wimbledon run ended after a loss to No. 7 Simona Halep Monday. Gauff was one round shy of the quarterfinals in her first appearance at the tournament. Despite showing flickers of brilliance, Gauff ultimately looked the part of a teenager – unable to find her rhythm like...
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Lericia Harris
June 24, 2019 - 4:33 pm
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms revealed a new affordable housing plan. During a press conference Monday, Bottoms detailed the One Atlanta: Housing Affordability Action Plan . The 43-page plan centers around a pledge to invest $1 billion in public and private dollars for affordable housing. A key goal...
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Real Talk With Dr. Rashad Richey
May 08, 2019 - 12:22 pm
GA Congressman Hank Johnson was in Washington D.C. this morning as part of The House Judiciary Committee voting on whether to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress for refusing to comply with the committee’s subpoena. This morning, the Justice Department informed House...
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Georgia Governor Brian Kemp signs bill banning abortions after 6 weeks.
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Maria Boynton
May 07, 2019 - 5:54 pm
Georgia's controversial "Heartbeat" Abortion bill has been signed into law. Now called the "Life Act", Governor Brian Kemp signed the measure Tuesday during a ceremony inside the Georgia Capitol in downtown Atlanta. Prior to attaching his signature, Governor Kemp remarked that "Georgia is a state...
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Lericia Harris
May 01, 2019 - 9:56 am
A Gwinnett County stepmother has been sentenced to death for the murder of her stepdaughter. A jury handed down Georgia’s first death sentence in over five years to Tiffany Moss on Tuesday. She was convicted of starving ten-year-old Emani to death in the fall of 2013. Authorities say Emani weighed...
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April 30, 2019 - 8:55 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams says she will not run for a U.S. Senate seat in 2020, dimming her party's hopes of a Senate majority and renewing speculation about her political future after last year's unsuccessful run for governor catapulted her to national acclaim. Abrams, 45, came...
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