Georgia prosecutor gets go-ahead for grand jury in Trump investigation

A panel of Fulton County Superior Court judges Monday approved allowing District Attorney Fani Willis to summon a special grand jury to investigate whether former President Donald Trump and his associates attempted to illegally orchestrate overturning Georgia’s 2020 election results. Chief Judge

Fulton County prosecutor wants grand jury for Trump investigation

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is asking a special grand jury to hear evidence of former President Donald Trump’s attempts to overturn the 2020 Georgia election election results. Willis’ request is for Fulton County superior court judges to allow the panel

Georgia’s phony electors were part of a larger plot

The 16 Georgia Republicans who assembled at noon on Dec. 14, 2020, in the state Capitol and falsely certified that Donald Trump had won the state’s electoral votes were not the nation’s only bogus electors. They made up just one of seven

Kemp campaign ad attacks Perdue’s corporate record

Gov. Brian Kemp attacked former U.S. Sen. David Perdue’s corporate record Tuesday in the first ad of what promises to be a bruising campaign for next year’s Republican gubernatorial nomination. Perdue was the CEO of several companies before being elected to the

Perdue gets a Trump bump in the polls

A new poll conducted since former U.S. Sen. David Perdue entered the 2022 Republican primary race for governor shows him neck and neck with incumbent Gov. Brian Kemp. Perdue and Kemp each drew support from 34% of 500 likely GOP primary voters

David Perdue will challenge Brian Kemp in the Republican primary

Former Sen. David Perdue is set to launch a primary challenge against Gov. Brian Kemp, the latest escalation in former President Donald Trump’s attack on Republicans that failed to overturn his defeat in the 2020 election. The news of Perdue’s expected re-entry

Georgians react to Stacey Abrams running for Governor

Stacey Abrams announced earlier today that she would be running for governor of Georgia again. Predictably, the announcement brought jeers from the right and cheers from the left. Abrams has become a household name in both parties, being hailed by one and

Rematch? Stacey Abrams says she’s running for governor again

Democratic rising star Stacey Abrams is running for governor of Georgia, ending speculation about her plans and setting up a likely rematch against embattled Gov. Brian Kemp in a state controlled by Republicans that voted for Democratic candidates in 2020. Abrams announced

Atlanta voters choose Andre Dickens as next mayor

ATLANTA — Atlanta City Councilman Andre Dickens was elected the next mayor of Georgia’s capital city Tuesday, easily defeating City Council President Felicia Moore in a runoff. With 75% of the precincts reporting shortly after 11 p.m., Dickens led Moore 62% to

November 30 Georgia municipal election runoff results

Runoff elections are taking place in cities throughout Georgia today, including the Atlanta mayor’s race. Below are the results that have come in so far. 11:16 p.m.: With 74% of precincts reporting in Fulton and all precincts reporting in DeKalb, it appears

Business community backs Brian Kemp’s reelection bid

Georgia’s leading business organization endorsed Gov. Brian Kemp Monday for reelection next year. The Georgia Chamber of Commerce cited the Republican governor’s emphasis on economic issues during his first term in office. “Governor Kemp has made economic growth a priority in Georgia,”

Fulton County’s elections chief is resigning

Embittered Fulton County Elections Director Rick Barron is resigning at the end of the year as an investigation by a statewide panel continues to probe the county’s election process.  Barron submitted a letter Wednesday outlining plans to step down from the heavily

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