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Georgia County Orders Elderly Black Voters Off Bus Taking Them To The Polls
“We knew it was an intimidation tactic,” Black Voters Matter co-founder LaTosha Brown said.
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Georgia County Under Fire For Rejecting Large Number Of Absentee Ballots
Gwinnett County faces two federal lawsuits over its handling of ballots from absentee voters.
Stacey Abrams Campaign Calls On Brian Kemp To Resign As Georgia's Election Chief
Abrams spokeswoman Abigail Collazo told CNN in a statement that Kemp should step down.
Civil Rights Groups Sue Georgia Over Discriminatory Voter Maintenance Practice
An analysis this week found 70 percent of the people affected by the practice were black.
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Roger Stone Calls On Trump To Fire 'Insubordinate Hillbilly' Jeff Sessions
Southern shade from Trump's circle.
Exclusive: Georgia Cop Suspended After Liking Racist KKK Facebook Posts
East Ellijay Police Department Officer Tommy Long was friends with two KKK members on Facebook and repeatedly liked their racist, KKK-related posts.
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Georgia County Fires Consultant Who Recommended Closing Almost All Its Polling Places
His dismissal comes amid accusations that his proposal discriminated against black voters.
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When Undocumented Youth Are Banned From College, The Entire Nation Fails
Dr. Laura Emiko Soltis
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Our nation's cruel and unjust laws goes way beyond the border.
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Georgia County Can't Back Up Its Excuse For Plan To Disenfranchise Black Voters
Officials in majority-black Randolph County lack the data to back a proposal to shutter most voting spots.
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Officials Defend Plan To Close Almost All Polling Places In Majority Black Georgia County
Local officials say they need to close seven polling places because they aren't accessible to people with disabilities. The ACLU says that doesn't make sense.
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Police Chief Defends Use Of Taser On Elderly Woman Cutting Flowers
Martha Al-Bishara, 87, was carrying a knife to cut dandelions and didn't understand the officers' orders, her family said.
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This Georgia Police Department Just Can't Stay Out Of The News
For the third time this year, an embarrassing video has cast a spotlight on Roswell police.
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Why Are GOP Lawmakers Afraid To Stand Up To Trump? This Race Offers A Clue.
The president remains a king in primary politics.
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Man Who Threatened To Blow Up Georgia Mosque Gets Two Year Jail Sentence
Preston Howard made numerous threatening phone calls to the Islamic Society of Augusta last year, prosecutors say.
GOP State Lawmaker Jason Spencer Resigns After Bonkers 'Who Is America?' Appearance
Spencer exposed his bare buttocks and yelled a variety of racial epithets on Sacha Baron Cohen's Showtime program.
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Gun Reform Advocate Lucy McBath Wins Democratic Nod For Georgia House Seat
McBath, whose son was shot dead in 2012, will face GOP Rep. Karen Handel in November.
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Trump-Backed Brian Kemp Wins Contentious Georgia GOP Runoff
By Ben Nadler and Bill Barrow, AP
Now that Kemp has secured the Republican nomination for governor, he will face off against Democrat Stacey Abrams in November.
State Rep. Jason Spencer Refuses To Resign, Then Does Later, After 'Who Is America?' Tirade
The Georgia state representative screamed racial epithets and flashed his butt on Sacha Baron Cohen's show.
GOP State Lawmaker Screams 'N****r,' Brandishes Bare Butt On 'Who Is America?'
Sacha Baron Cohen's show featured Georgia state Rep. Jason Spencer yelling all sorts of horrifying racial epithets.
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Teacher Who Fired Gun Inside High School Classroom Sentenced To 2 Years
Jesse Randall Davidson, 53, reportedly barricaded himself in an empty classroom and fired out the window.
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Woman Accused Of Drugging, Robbing Men Mistakenly Released From Georgia Jail
Dominique Berry, now re-arrested, should have been sent to California, where a man says she almost killed him.
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Georgia Cop Fired After Video Shows Him Hitting A Suspect With His Car
Police Officer Taylor Saulters claimed the suspect ran into his car and bounced off.
8-Year-Old Boy Stops Traffic To Help Elderly Woman Climb A Flight Of Stairs
"She was struggling so I decided to help her."
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Stacey Abrams' Campaign Is A Road Map For Democrats In Red States
, Guest Writer
Her campaign is more than a historic “first.”
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Stacey Abrams Is Breaking Barriers With Her Historic Bid For Georgia Governor
Stacey Abrams primary win in Georgia means she could become America’s first black female governor.
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GOP Candidate Who Pointed Gun At Teenager Advances To Georgia Governor Primary Runoff
In an ad, Brian Kemp said he would round up undocumented immigrants and "take them home myself."
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