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Atlanta reacts to traffic as Kamala Harris comes to town

Atlanta reacts to traffic as Kamala Harris comes to town

What is the main topic of conversation on social media when the Vice President of the United States visits Atlanta? Why, traffic of course. Harris visited Atlanta today to urge Georgians to get vaccinated. But on social media, one of the most Atlanta things ever happened. Nevermind that that the first African American and first female Vice President visited Clark Atlanta University and Ebenezer Baptist Church. Nevermind that the Vice President was in town. Atlantans took to social media to talk about the traffic delays the vice presidential motorcade was causing. Here are some of the best tweets about the…
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Here’s what Kamala Harris said in Atlanta on Friday

Here’s what Kamala Harris said in Atlanta on Friday

Vice President Kamala Harris brought the Biden administration’s “Month of Action” campaign for COVID-19 vaccinations to Atlanta Friday. After dropping by a vaccination site at Ebenezer Baptist Church, where Martin Luther King Jr. once preached and U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock, D-Ga., now occupies the pulpit, Harris spoke to students at Clark Atlanta University. As of this week, 3.69 million Georgians have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19, 34.8% of the state’s population, a rate that lags the national average of 44.1%. “We can do better,” Harris said Friday. “And we have to address the legitimate barriers that stand in the way…
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Georgia gets swing state treatment as Election Day nears

Georgia gets swing state treatment as Election Day nears

With two days to go before Election Day and millions of Georgia ballots already cast, both major presidential candidates had Georgia on their minds Sunday. Democratic vice presidential candidate Kamala Harris flew into DeKalb County Sunday morning to make a last-minute push for voters to turn out for former Vice President Joe Biden. “You all are going to decide who is going to be the next president of the United States,” she said. “You are. You’re going to decide who’s going to be the next president of the United States. So I am back in Georgia to thank you for…
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The Public Record: David Perdue mocks Kamala Harris’ name

The Public Record: David Perdue mocks Kamala Harris’ name

The Story: The Internet was abuzz over the weekend with video footage of Georgia Sen. David Perdue mocking the pronunciation of Vice Presidential candidate Kamala Harris' first name. The Setting: The video is from a Trump Rally in Macon on Friday. What did he say?: The video below shows David Perdue mispronouncing Harris' name and then appearing to have fun with various pronunciations of it to the cheers of Trump supporters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_ualPBZrEtQ How is Kamala Harris' name pronounced: Harris' name is pronounced Comma-la. Why it matters: Mispronouncing Harris' name or making reference to trouble pronouncing her name is a subtle…
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