Georgia

  • Warnock Wins Georgia Senate Runoff

    by - Jan 6, 2021
    ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. A pastor who spent...
  • Trump Presses Ga. Official to ‘Find’ Him Votes

    by - Jan 4, 2021
    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump pressured Georgia’s Republican secretary of state to “find” enough votes to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state’s presidential election, repeatedly citing disproven claims of fraud and raising the prospect...
  • Warnock, Loeffler Work to Consolidate Voters

    by - Dec 28, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — When Georgia Republican Kelly Loeffler and Democrat Raphael Warnock advanced to the Jan. 5 U.S. Senate runoff, they faced the immediate challenge of winning over the 2 million voters who chose one of...
  • Loeffer’s Wealth Faces Scrutiny in Georgia

    by - Dec 21, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — In the fight to retain her U.S. Senate seat, Republican Kelly Loeffler has boasted she is “more conservative than Attila the Hun” and has a “100% Trump voting record.” She has backed the...
  • Georgia GOP Seeks Mail-In Ballot Changes

    by - Dec 3, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — After weathering criticism for certifying President Donald Trump’s narrow election loss to Democrat Joe Biden, Republican officials in Georgia are proposing additional requirements for the state’s vote-by-mail process, despite no evidence of systemic...
  • Perdue Boosts Wealth With Stock Trades

    by - Nov 25, 2020
    By BRIAN SLODYSKO and RICHARD LARDNER Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — As the ravages of the novel coronavirus forced millions of people out of work, shuttered businesses and shrank the value of retirement accounts, the Dow...
  • Trump Targets Voter Certification

    by - Nov 19, 2020
    By ZEKE MILLER, CHRISTINA A. CASSIDY and COLLEEN LONG Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Getting nowhere in the courts, President Donald Trump’s scattershot effort to overturn President-elect Joe Biden’s victory is shifting toward obscure election boards...
  • Deadline Nears for Hand Tallies in Georgia

    by - Nov 18, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — Election officials across Georgia are staring down a Wednesday deadline to complete a hand tally of the presidential race in the state. The hand recount of nearly 5 million votes stems from an...
  • Georgia Counties Prepare for Hand Tally

    by - Nov 12, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — As Georgia counties prepare for a hand tally of the presidential race, the state’s top elections official plans to quarantine after his wife tested positive for the coronavirus, his office said Thursday. An...
  • Dems, GOP Focus on Georgia Senate Runoff

    by - Nov 12, 2020
    ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Ossoff took the stage in Columbus and looked out over a parking lot filled with cars, with supporters blaring their horns in approval as he declared that “change has come to Georgia.”...

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