Tag Archives: Georgia

GA Rioter Candidate Walks Out Of US House Debate

NBC News reports: A Georgia congressional candidate convicted of a misdemeanor for illegally demonstrating inside the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, walked out of a televised debate with a fellow Republican on Sunday ahead of a June 18 primary runoff. It was the latest volatile turn in southwest Georgia’s 2nd Congressional District, where Chuck Hand and Wayne Johnson are …

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Atlanta Declares Emergency Over Water Main Break

Atlanta’s NBC affiliate reports: Thousands across Atlanta are still dealing with the fallout from several key water main breaks, which led to a boil water advisory for much of the city. Crews are still working Monday to help get water services back up and running. Over the weekend, Atlanta Mayor Andre Dickens declared the City under a state of emergency …

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GOP Georgia Official Won’t Certify Primary Election

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: A Republican member of the Fulton County elections board refuses to certify primary election results unless given access to detailed voting data, a move that Democrats worry could jeopardize certification of November’s general election results. Julie Adams, who joined the Fulton County Board of Registration & Elections in February, sued the board and the county’s elections …

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GOP “Furious” Over Walker’s Unspent Campaign Cash

Politico reports: Few are clamoring for Herschel Walker’s return to politics since he flamed out in his Georgia Senate bid nearly two years ago. But they sure are interested in his campaign cash. Georgia and national Republicans, in dire need of money, are furious that Walker is sitting on more than $4 million in leftover campaign funds and seems to …

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Willis Appeals Dismissal Of Some Of Trump’s Charges

Atlanta’s ABC affiliate reports: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis has filed court documents to appeal the decision to throw out several charges against several of the defendants in the Georgia election interference case. Fulton County Superior Judge Scott McAfee ruled in March that six of the charges in the indictment be quashed because they lack sufficient detail. They were …

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Georgia DA Fani Willis Wins Democratic Primary

The Associated Press reports: Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis, the Georgia prosecutor who brought a sprawling racketeering case against former President Donald Trump and others, has won the Democratic primary in her bid for reelection. Willis defeated progressive attorney Christian Wise Smith in the primary election and is now set to face off against Republican Courtney Kramer in the …

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J6 Organizer Amy Kremer Elected To Georgia RNC Post

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: Two days before ultraconservative activist Amy Kremer won a surprise victory for a coveted party post, Georgia GOP leaders received an email from a veteran Republican consultant. The letter from Patrick Krason of FEC Compliance Services warned that Kremer had been fined 10 times by the Federal Election Commission for not submitting reports. He also accused …

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Ex-GA Cop Claims Voices Told To Him To Kill Lyft Driver Because He Was Being Kidnapped Into “Gay Fraternity”

Atlanta First News reports: A former Atlanta Police officer accused of murdering a Lyft driver claimed he was hearing voices and thought he was being kidnapped during the ride before the shooting, according to Union City police. Police said Koby Minor is accused of shooting and killing Reginald Folks, 35, Wednesday after Folks dropped Minor off at his home. According …

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Grandson Says Jimmy Carter Is Near The “Very End”

The Georgia Recorder reports: The grandson of former President Jimmy Carter provided an update on his grandfather’s condition Tuesday at the Rosalynn Carter Symposium on Mental Health Policy, which was the first held since the former first lady’s death. Jimmy Carter, who at 99 years old is the longest lived president, has been in hospice care since early 2023. Rosalynn …

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GA GOP Official Axed After Voting Illegally Nine Times

The Associated Press reports: Georgia’s Republican Party has removed one of its officers after an administrative law judge found he voted illegally nine times after moving to the state. The state Republican Committee voted 146-24 on Friday to remove Brian K. Pritchard, its first vice chairman, state Chairman Josh McKoon said after the closed meeting. In March, Administrative Law Judge …

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Trump Wins Likely Delay In Georgia Election Case

ABC News reports: An appeals court in Georgia has agreed to take up former President Donald Trump’s appeal of the Fani Willis disqualification ruling that ultimately allowed her to remain on the Georgia election interference case — a move that could significantly delay the case against the former president. The Georgia Court of Appeals, in a one-page order, said they …

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Georgia Gov Signs Voter Suppression Bill Into Law

The Associated Press reports: Gov. Brian Kemp signed legislation Tuesday that makes additional changes to Georgia’s election laws ahead of the 2024 presidential contest in the battleground state, including defining probable causes for removing voters from the rolls when their eligibility is challenged. Republican activists — fueled by debunked theories of a stolen election — have challenged more than 100,000 …

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Axios: 6% Of Voters In Six States Will Decide Election

Axios reports: The titanic Biden-Trump election likely will be decided by roughly 6% of voters in just six states, top strategists in both parties tell us. Each side will spend billions to reach those voters over the next six months. Roughly 244 million Americans will be eligible to vote. But 99.5% of us won’t be deciders: We won’t vote. Or …

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Trump Seeks Dismissal Of Two Charges In GA Case

ABC News reports: Former President Donald Trump, in a court filing Wednesday, asked the judge overseeing his Georgia election interference case to dismiss two more counts against him. Trump’s filing urges the judge to dismiss counts 15 and 27 of the indictment, which charge him with conspiracy to commit filing of false documents as well as the filing of false …

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Court Upholds $146 Million Judgment Against Giuliani

The Independent reports: Disgraced ex-New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani’s bid to reverse a massive defamation verdict was rejected, leaving him owing $146 million to two Georgia election workers that he defamed and possibly complicating his arguments in bankruptcy court. US district court Judge Beryl Howell ruled on 15 April that the verdict, in which Mr Giuliani owes the titanic …

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Cultists Beg Trump To Autograph Baby’s Forehead

Mediaite reports: A woman on an autograph line shouted to former President Donald Trump to “Sign my baby’s forehead!” as others in the crowd similarly encouraged him to “Sign the baby!” Fans gathered for at least an hour before Trump landed in Atlanta, Georgia. Microphones caught bits and pieces of what Trump said and some of the crowd responding. At …

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Georgia Lt. Gov. Burt Jones To Face Fake Elector Probe

The New York Times reports: Lt. Gov. Burt Jones of Georgia will be investigated for his role as a fake elector for Donald J. Trump in the 2020 presidential election, a state official said Thursday. Fani T. Willis, the district attorney of Fulton County, Ga., has already brought racketeering and other charges against Mr. Trump and several top allies in …

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GA Dildo Shop Replaces RNC Minority Outreach Center

The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports: When national Republicans opened a new Asian American outreach center in the Gwinnett County suburbs in 2021, an enormous crowd of local dignitaries and state officials packed the Berkeley Lake shop to celebrate. Then Senate candidate Herschel Walker commemorated its first anniversary a year later, and multiple national news outlets focused on the center for stories …

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Georgia Judge Tosses Trump’s “Free Speech” Claims

Reuters reports: A Georgia judge on Thursday rejected Donald Trump’s bid to dismiss criminal charges in the state’s 2020 election interference case against him, which the Republican former U.S. president argued violate his free speech rights. Fulton County Superior Court Judge Scott McAfee found that the indictment alleges statements by Trump and 14 others charged in the case were made …

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Meadows Seeks Dismissal Of Georgia RICO Charges

Raw Story reports: Mark Meadows is demanding that his Georgia election racketeering case be dismissed due to the Supremacy Clause in the U.S. Constitution, according to court records revealed by investigative reporter Zach Merchant. Meadows’ attorneys requested Monday an evidentiary hearing to discuss his argument in the Fulton County court where he and former President Donald Trump face multiple criminal …

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