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Senate panel forces through Tom Price nomination in face of Dem blockade 

WASHINGTON — The Republican leaders of a key Senate committee forced through the Cabinet nomination of Georgia U.S. Rep. Tom Price Wednesday morning, hastily convening a meeting to defy a Democratic blockade and send the Trump administration’s top health pick to the Senate floor. 531 more words

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Should Georgia teacher groups fight the Betsy DeVos nomination?

A GOP activist and Oconee County teacher is protesting a push by the Professional Association of Georgia Educators to torpedo the approval of Michigan billionaire Betsy DeVos as education secretary. 771 more words

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To Serve the People

November 2018 is the Midterm elections and the District 28 State Senate seat is up for grabs. I have offered myself up for public service before and I have pondered when I should do this again. 189 more words

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White Georgia county commissioner refuses to resign for calling John Lewis a ‘racist pig’

The White Georgia county commissioner who called Rep. John Lewis (D-Ga.) a “racist pig” on social media has rejected calls for his resignation, Atlanta’s WSB-TV… 325 more words

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Civic Groups Face Voter Intimidation Efforts In Georgia

Kennesaw State University, part of the Georgia state college system, has begun an offensive attack on local civic groups who are conducting voter registration drives on campus. 516 more words

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School chief Richard Woods: He may avoid spotlight but is he succeeding behind the scenes?

People often ask what I think of Richard Woods, Georgia’s school superintendent. That’s a hard question to answer as Woods cultivates a low profile, preferring to stay out of politics and the charged debate around  1,114 more words

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