Kemp fires back after Stacey Abrams calls Georgia ‘worst state’

Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams briefly forgot the first lesson of Politics 101 over the weekend: Never criticize the place you’re running in. Abrams, making her second bid for the Georgia governor’s mansion, trashed the Peach State to her fellow Democrats as the “worst state in the country to live” during a Saturday night … Read more

Herschel Walker’s ties to veterans program face scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — Herschel Walker, the football legend and leading Republican Senate candidate in Georgia, often boasts of his work helping service members and veterans struggling with mental health. In interviews and campaign appearances, the former Dallas Cowboy and Heisman Trophy winner takes credit for founding, co-founding and sometimes operating a program called Patriot Support. … Read more

‘Going home’: Georgia breakaway region to vote on joining Russia | Russia-Ukraine war News

Separatist region’s self-declared president says South Ossetia will hold a referendum to be part of Russia in July. The leader of Georgia’s breakaway region of South Ossetia Sep July 17 as a date for a referendum on joining Russia. “Anatoly Bibilov signed a decree on holding a referendum in the Republic of South Ossetia,” his … Read more

Challenge over Marjorie Taylor Greene’s eligibility fails

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger accepted a judge’s findings Friday and said US Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is qualified to run for reelection. A group of voters filed a complaint with Raffensperger’s office saying that Greene should be barred from running for reelection under a seldom-invoked provision of the 14th Amendment … Read more

South Ossetian Troops Blast Russia’s War in Ukraine

Troops felt into Ukraine to back up Russian forces say they had no choice but to leave because Russian military was in shambles and “they deceived us at every step.” Soldiers from the breakaway state of South Ossetia—speaking to South Ossetian leader Anatoly Bibilov at a meeting publicized by the independent news outlet MediaZona—rattled off … Read more

Why people moving out of big cities are seeing the most inflation

Some of the hottest pandemic-migration destinations also happen to be home to the hottest regional inflation rates. The relationship between migration and inflation has significantly strengthened as more people relocate from expensive coastal cities to more affordable metro areas, according to an analysis released by Redfin on Tuesday. “We saw an acceleration of inflation happen … Read more

Trump election probe special grand jury selected in Atlanta

ATLANTA (AP) — A special grand jury was selected Monday for the investigation into whether former President Donald Trump and others illegally tried to influence the 2020 election in Georgia. The investigation has been underway since early last year, and Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis took this unusual step of requesting the special grand … Read more

Georgia is now the latest state to mandate personal finance education

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp makes remarks during a visit to Adventure Outdoors gun shop as he pushes for a new state law to loosen requirements to carry a handgun in public, in Smyrna, Georgia, January 5, 2022. Alyssa Pointer | Reuters High school students in Georgia will soon have guaranteed access to a personal finance … Read more

Donald Trump’s Georgia GOP Revenge Plot Against Brian Kemp Is Backfiring

LOUISVILLE, Georgia—It may have taken Gov. Brian Kemp a good half-hour to get there, but during his speech at a recent campaign stop in this small east Georgia town, he allowed himself to acknowledge the truth about the state of his Republican primary contest against former Sen. David Perdue. “I know some are getting a … Read more

January 6 to take center stage at disqualification hearing for Marjorie Taylor Greene

atlanta CNN — A potentially precedent-setting disqualification hearing will kick off Friday in an Atlanta courtroom to determine if Republican Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene of Georgia is constitutionally barred from running for reelection because of her role in the January 6 insurrection. Greene is expected to be called as a witness during the marathon hearing … Read more