Donald Trump: The First 100 Days
(The Center Square) – The Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday voted to advance U.S. Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett to the full Senate.
ATLANTA — Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden has opened up a 7-point lead over President Donald Trump in Georgia, according to a poll released Wednesday, fewer than three weeks before the Nov. 3 election.
ACWORTH — Ivanka Trump threw pizza dough with pizza makers Tuesday before sitting down for an interview with U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia.
It was a dogfight from the start in a debate Tuesday between U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, a Democrat, and Republican challenger Karen Handel ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
ATLANTA — U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff lobbed the same criticisms at each other Oct. 12 that Georgia TV viewers have grown used to from their relentless attack ads.
Will the balance of power shift in the Georgia state Legislature following the highly anticipated general election on Nov. 3?
MARIETTA — In front of a pink coach bus with the image of Amy Coney Barrett’s face on the side, Georgia’s junior senator told onlookers the Senate plans to confirm Barrett to the Supreme Court before the upcoming election.
MARIETTA — Dozens of cars and motorcycles, many decorated with flags and signs that read “Defend the Police,” joined a Marietta caravan to support law enforcement Saturday morning.
Democratic U.S. Senate contenders in Georgia rallied Saturday to hand out yard signs and push for consolidating the state’s left-leaning voter population ahead of the Nov. 3 election.
U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Georgia, hit the campaign trail Friday to rally with fellow Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee in support of anti-abortion policies and the nominee for an open U.S. Supreme Court seat amid the backdrop of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA — A new poll for the first time shows Democrat Raphael Warnock leading the crowded field vying to complete the U.S. Senate term of retired Georgia Sen. Johnny Isakson.
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ATLANTA — Georgia Republicans and Democrats went to their respective corners after President Donald Trump nominated conservative appellate judge Amy Coney Barrett to succeed the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg on the U.S. Supreme Court.
MARIETTA — A Georgia GOP official joined the Cobb County Republican Women’s Club to deliver a message about her approach to healing racial division.
CUMBERLAND – Black Americans will recognize President Donald Trump’s historic achievements for the Black community by supporting the Republican’s re-election bid in record numbers, Trump told a mostly Black audience in Atlanta on Friday.
MARIETTA — Gov. Brian Kemp said he feels good about Georgia’s current status amid the pandemic, and he has an optimistic outlook as the temperatures cool and flu season begins in earnest.
ATLANTA — Both of Georgia’s U.S. senators called for a Senate vote on a successor to the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg sooner rather than later.
ATLANTA — Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell below 100,000 last week for the sixth week in a row, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Sept. 8 his office is investigating alleged instances of double voting in the state’s June 9 primary elections.
President Donald Trump has opened up a lead on Democratic challenger Joe Biden in Georgia, according to the first poll released since last month’s Republican National Convention.
Now that the Democrat and Republican conventions are over, who did better and how will that help President Donald Trump or challenger Joe Biden win the White House?
ATLANTA — Initial unemployment claims in Georgia fell below 100,000 last week for the fifth week in a row, the state Department of Labor reported Thursday.
How to rebuild trust in Georgia communities between police officers and local residents was a focus of talks Tuesday between representatives from metro Atlanta law enforcement agencies, the U.S. Attorney’s Office and the state chapter of the NAACP.
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger on Aug. 24 outlined steps election officials are taking to curb long lines and issues with mail-in voting requests ahead of the Nov. 3 general election.
ATLANTA - A dispute broke out Thursday between U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, and Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff over whether the incumbent supports requiring health insurance plans to cover pre-existing conditions.
Controversial businesswoman Marjorie Taylor Greene won the Republican primary runoff election for Georgia’s 14th Congressional District Tuesday night, all but guaranteeing her a seat in Congress representing the reliably Republican northwestern part of the state.
ATLANTA – U.S. Sen. David Perdue has answered a TV ad aired by Democratic challenger Jon Ossoff accusing President Donald Trump and – by association – Perdue of failing to respond to the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff was still waiting Monday to find out whether he has coronavirus, two days after being tested for COVID-19.
ATLANTA — Both environmental groups and businesses are hailing congressional passage this week of legislation aimed at preserving the scenic beauty of America’s public parklands into perpetuity.
ATLANTA — Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Jon Ossoff called on Congress Thursday to extend a moratorium on evictions that took effect with the coronavirus relief package lawmakers approved in March.
ATLANTA — While some school districts across Georgia have announced plans to start school next month with online instruction only, U.S. Sen. David Perdue, R-Georgia, is introducing legislation aimed at helping schools reopen safely.
Gov. Brian Kemp’s office has launched a marketing campaign for Georgia businesses to show they are keeping up good social distancing, sanitizing and masking practices amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
ATLANTA — U.S. Senate Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff raised more than $3.45 million during the last three months in his bid to unseat incumbent Republican Sen. David Perdue, the Ossoff campaign reported Wednesday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation has released information on some out-of-state protesters with histories of prior civil unrest who were arrested during recent demonstrations in Atlanta over police brutality and racial injustice.
Supporters of the extremist “Boogaloo” movement were present at a protest last Sunday in Athens amid ongoing demonstrations throughout Georgia against police brutality and racial injustice, according to Athens authorities.
ATLANTA — It was open season on former U.S. Rep. Karen Handel on Monday when four Republican opponents who have never held public office teed off on her in an hourlong debate streamed by Georgia Public Broadcasting.
ATLANTA — Ahead of an April 30 end to the state’s shelter-in-place order, Gov. Brian Kemp urged Georgians to continue social distancing and to seek testing if they experience common coronavirus symptoms like coughing, fever and shortness of breath.
ATLANTA — Restaurants across Georgia will be allowed to reopen dine-in areas starting Monday, more than three weeks after Gov. Brian Kemp imposed a shelter-in-place order shutting them down.
ATLANTA — The U.S. House of Representatives gave final passage early Thursday evening to a $484 billion economic stimulus package to help offset the financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA (AP) — President Donald Trump said he told Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp that he “disagreed strongly” with Kemp's decision to begin allowing some nonessential businesses to soon reopen.
Numerous local businesses are remaining closed despite Governor Brian Kemp’s announcement to begin reopening the state starting April 24.
ATLANTA — Restaurants, gyms, barbershops and other popular gathering spots in Georgia will be allowed to reopen in the coming days amid signs the spread of coronavirus is slowing down, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Monday.
ATLANTA — Small businesses in Georgia and across the country were left in limbo Thursday when the U.S. Senate adjourned without approving a new round of economic stimulus funding to help offset losses from the coronavirus pandemic.
ATLANTA — Georgia’s two U.S. senators are among more than 50 members of Congress named by President Donald Trump Thursday to a bipartisan task force that will advise him on when and how to reopen the U.S. economy.
ATLANTA – Eight top executives of Georgia-based companies are among dozens of CEOs, economists and scholars President Donald Trump has appointed to look for ways to smoothly reopen a U.S. economy devastated by the coronavirus pandemic.
Cobb County elections staff are being inundated with absentee ballot requests for the presidential preference and general primary elections, which have been postponed until June 9.
Georgia’s public health state of emergency has been extended by a month to May 13, Gov. Brian Kemp announced Wednesday morning, in collaboration with Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan and House Speaker David Ralston.
Georgia House Speaker David Ralston has doubled down on his request to delay the state’s primary elections by about a month due to concerns over coronavirus, after the state’s elections chief balked at that request last week.
The coronavirus has caused widespread closures and brought a screeching halt to domestic and international travel. Local and state hospitality workers are feeling the effects.
ATLANTA — The $2 trillion economic stimulus package the U.S. Senate passed Wednesday night to deal with the impacts of coronavirus was historic, far eclipsing the $831 billion Congress doled out during the Great Recession in 2009.
Many Georgia hospitals are postponing elective surgeries and are seeking to preserve vital supplies as the count of coronavirus cases Monday reached 121 in the state.
Almost 500 people are now quarantined against COVID-19 at Dobbins Air Reserve Base in Marietta as the state constructs a new quarantine facility about 80 miles away and prepares for an unprecedented state of emergency.
CUMBERLAND — A farm girl from Illinois who worked her way through college to be the first in her family to graduate, Georgia’s newest U.S. senator is a self-proclaimed American dreamer.
Marietta will house more than 30 quarantined passengers from the Grand Princess cruise ship that has been held off the California coast, with 21 people on board testing positive for coronavirus.
More than double the number of Cobb County voters went to the polls in the first week of advance voting for the March 24 presidential primary than during the first week of the last presidential preference primary, county records show.
ATLANTA — State health officials stepped up testing for coronavirus in Georgia on Thursday following confirmation earlier this week of the state’s first two cases.
U.S. Rep. Lucy McBath, D-Marietta, maintains a solid lead against her rivals in fundraising for this year’s election to represent Georgia’s 6th Congressional District.
Two organizations will co-host a demonstration and rally Feb. 5 from 5:30 to 7 p.m. in front of U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s office in Buckhead to demand that he and U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, both Republicans, conduct a fair impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, also a Republican.
ATLANTA — The Rev. Raphael Warnock, the senior pastor of Atlanta’s Ebenezer Baptist Church, Martin Luther King Jr.’s congregation, has entered the race for U.S. senator from Georgia.
ATLANTA — The big announcement came as no shock to state Sen. Mike Dugan as he strolled into the Georgia Senate chamber Wednesday morning.
ATLANTA — High-stakes rule changes for a U.S. Senate election in Georgia sped through a state House committee Tuesday morning, hours after news broke that a major contender is poised to enter the race against appointed U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler.
Three organizations will co-host a demonstration and rally Jan. 28 from 1:30 to 2 p.m. in front of U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s office to demand that he and U.S. Sen. Kelly Loeffler, both Republicans, conduct a fair impeachment trial for President Donald Trump, also a Republican.
The three U.S. Congress members representing parts of Cobb County voted along party lines in regards to impeaching President Donald Trump Thursday, as expected.
School testing, state funding and teacher retention were the topics du jour for Cobb Republicans on Saturday morning as Cobb schools Superintendent Chris Ragsdale was the keynote speaker for the local GOP’s monthly breakfast.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s Republican governor has chosen a wealthy businesswoman and political newcomer to fill an upcoming vacancy in the U.S. Senate, flouting President Donald Trump’s preferred candidate in a play for moderate suburban voters.
ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp has decided to appoint a Republican donor and financial services executive for the U.S. Senate seat being vacated by three-term Sen. Johnny Isakson, a GOP political consultant told The Associated Press on Monday.
ATLANTA – Gov. Brian Kemp is expected to name an interim successor to retiring U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson this week as conservative Republicans pile on to his rumored choice of businesswoman Kelly Loeffler.
U.S. Sen. Johnny Isakson, R-Georgia, will deliver his farewell address on the Senate floor Tuesday afternoon, which viewers throughout Cobb County can see live on the internet.
Delegates from more than 90 countries will soon compete to be crowned Miss Universe at the newly opened Tyler Perry Studios in south Fulton County.
President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is working to give African American voters in metro Atlanta a voice in the 2020 election.
WASHINGTON — Two of the three U.S. Congress members representing parts of Cobb County voted in favor of impeachment proceedings for President Donald Trump on Thursday morning.
ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi’s death in a U.S. military raid in Syria is drawing reaction from around the country, including from Georgia’s two U.S. Senators.
Carolyn Meadows, president of the National Rifle Association, did not hold her fire Saturday as keynote speaker at a brunch held by Cobb Republican Women’s Club in honor of first responders.
The last night of the NAACP’s 77th annual Georgia State Convention in Cumberland ended with an, at times, pointed keynote address from Bishop Reginald Thomas Jackson, whose district includes over 500 African Methodist Episcopal churches in Georgia.