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Despite meager competition, Ga. congressmen spent millions on reelection bids

WASHINGTON —The money went to luxury fishing trips on the Chesapeake Bay, fundraisers at D.C.’s poshest restaurants and a 75th-birthday blowout at the Tabernacle in Atlanta. 231 more words

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Despite meager competition, Ga. congressmen spent millions on reelection bids

WASHINGTON —The money went to luxury fishing trips on the Chesapeake Bay, fundraisers at D.C.’s poshest restaurants and a 75th-birthday blowout at the Tabernacle in Atlanta. 231 more words

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A bipartisan alliance spikes the ball at new Falcons stadium

The Republican governor, Democratic mayor and billionaire NFL team owner shared the stage – and shared plenty of credit – at Saturday’s soft opening of the Mercedes-Benz Stadium. 181 more words

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Senate tees up vote on Christopher Wray's FBI nomination

WASHINGTON — Majority Leader Mitch McConnell announced the Senate would vote to confirm Georgia-based attorney Christopher Wray as FBI director on Tuesday afternoon.

The vote comes roughly two months after the Atlanta-based former federal prosecutor was… 234 more words

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Shock, anger, relief in Georgia after health care effort tanks

Christy Nelson survived thyroid cancer but has been fighting insomnia for months, terrified of the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. She and her husband, who has Crohn’s disease, depend on protections for pre-existing conditions to afford health coverage, and following the collapse of the repeal effort their relief is only slowly starting to bloom. 236 more words

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Shock, anger, relief in Georgia after health care effort tanks

Christy Nelson survived thyroid cancer but has been fighting insomnia for months, terrified of the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act. She and her husband, who has Crohn’s disease, depend on protections for pre-existing conditions to afford health coverage, and following the collapse of the repeal effort their relief is only slowly starting to bloom. 236 more words

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First Case of De Facto Decoupling Granted in Florida

Casino Watch Focus has reported on the ongoing efforts of those in the dog racing industry to separate the need to continue to allow races as a requisite for allowing slot machines at their facilities. 548 more words

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