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Politics Feb 02Georgia Senate GOP introduces bills to limit mail voting
Democrats say the bills are unnecessary, politically motivated and will suppress legal votes. The GOP wants to restrict who can vote absentee by mail.
Politics Jan 19Georgia certifies Democrats Warnock and Ossoff’s Senate wins
The certification by Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger officially seals Warnock and Ossoff's victories. They defeated Republicans Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in the Jan. 5 runoffs.
Politics Jan 09Trump pressured Georgia to ‘find the fraud’ in earlier call
While election officials in Georgia were verifying signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one metro-Atlanta county, President Donald Trump pressed a lead investigator to “find the fraud” and said it would make the investigator a national hero.
Politics Jan 08GOP’s David Perdue concedes to Jon Ossoff in Georgia runoff
Friday's concession brings Georgia's two U.S. Senate runoffs that will deliver Democratic control of the chamber one step closer to an end.
Politics Jan 07Loeffler concedes to Warnock in Georgia race
GOP Sen. Kelly Loeffler, who was appointed to the position a year ago to replace outgoing Sen. Johnny Isakson, posted a video to social media Thursday evening saying that she had called Raphael Warnock to congratulate him.
Politics Dec 05Trump presses Georgia governor to help subvert election
President Donald Trump fruitlessly pressed Georgia’s governor on Saturday to call a special legislative session aimed at subverting the presidential election results in that state as Trump’s fixation with his defeat overshadowed his party’s campaign to save its majority in…
Politics Dec 03Georgia GOP seeks mail-in ballot changes, despite no evidence of systemic fraud
Republican officials in Georgia are proposing additional requirements for the state's vote-by-mail process, despite no evidence of systemic fraud or irregularities.
Politics Nov 12Democrats, GOP take different approaches to Georgia Senate runoffs
Those opening salvos of Georgia’s twin Senate runoff campaign -- Ossoff looking to unseat Republican Sen. David Perdue and Warnock facing off with Loeffler -- showcase starkly different approaches the two parties are taking to the unusual circumstances that make…
Politics Nov 06Perdue, Ossoff head to Georgia U.S. Senate runoff
The contest is one of two high-profile runoffs in the state that could determine which party controls the upper chamber.
Politics Nov 03Georgia Republican who supports QAnon wins U.S. House seat
A Republican congressional candidate who expressed racist views and support for QAnon conspiracy theories has won a U.S. House seat representing northwest Georgia. Marjorie Taylor Greene’s candidacy was bolstered by President Donald Trump.