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Rep. Hank Johnson Accused Of Illegally Using Tax Dollars To Support Ossoff

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 5:10pm 4/25/2017 at 5:10pm
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Representative Hank Johnson has had an ethics complaint filed against him for using his position in Congress to assist Jon Ossoff (D-GA), Johnson’s former aide, in his bid to win Georgia’s 6th district special election.

The complaint filed by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) alleges that Johnson used his...

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RUNOFF: Georgia 6 Special Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:45pm 4/18/2017 at 6:45pm
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Citizens of Georgia’s sixth Congressional district flocked to the polls today to select a replacement for former Rep. Tom Price, who now serves as HHS Secretary in Trump’s administration.

Progressive Democrat, Jon Ossoff, hopes to pass the 50% threshold, which would allow him to avoid a runoff.

Everyone is mandate-hunting. Democrats...

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On the Eve of Georgia Special Election, Trump Enters Fray with Scathing Tweet

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/17/2017 at 8:00pm
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On the eve of the special election in Georgia’s 6th district, news of President Trump’s approval hitting 50% on Rasmussen’s Presidential Tracking Poll is being blasted from the rafters by Drudge and retweeted by the President himself.  However, Rasmussen’s appears to be an outlier, though Gallup has him up by two...

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Team Obama, Hollywood, and the “Resistance” descend on Georgia’s 6th District

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/15/2017 at 8:00pm
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While losing the House seat vacated by Tom Price in Georgia’s 6th district will make little immediate difference in real terms for  Republicans, doing so will provide an unwelcome boost of morale and momentum to anti-Trump regressives.   Democrats and “resist we much” activists across the country know this, understand the...

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Three House Special Elections To Watch: Kansas, Georgia, Montana

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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As we learned from Scott Brown’s (R-MA) supermajority-breaking special election win in January of 2010, special elections can and sometimes do serve as harbingers for midterms.  There are three upcoming special elections to replace House members who have joined President Trump’s cabinet, and each is turning out to be unexpectedly challenging...

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Jeff Foxworthy Pays For Mother of Three’s Groceries

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:50pm 12/6/2016 at 7:50pm

I love these stories! Robin McFaddon took her three sons to Publix in Georgia when she had a friendly encounter with comedian Jeff Foxworthy:

“I was coming from my son’s basketball game with my three sons and decided to go couponing at Publix in John’s Creek,” McFadden explained to FOX 5. “I...

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Father Receives Life Sentence for Toddler’s Hot Car Death

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:00am 12/6/2016 at 10:00am

In the summer of 2014, Justin Ross Harris left his 22-month-old son Cooper in the car for seven hours as he went to work. Harris claimed he forgot to drop Cooper off at daycare, but prosecutors revealed he sexted with numerous women, including the day his son died. A grand jury

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Georgia: Gun-toting Granny Fends Off Armed Criminals

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11:30am 11/20/2016 at 11:30am
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This week’s feel-good story comes to us from Georgia, and it’s a peach of a tale.  A pistol-packing 78-year-old grandmother, roused from her afternoon nap, found two men in her hallway; upon seeing that she was armed, they fled the scene.  They were later apprehended and charged, as was the female...

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Constitutional Amendment Furthering School Choice Makes Georgia’s Ballot

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 31, 2016 at 3:30pm 10/31/2016 at 3:30pm
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The school choice fight rages on in Georgia.

On the ballot this year is a constitutional amendment that would create a statewide “Opportunity School District”. In 2012, Georgia passed an amendment creating its charter school program. Opportunity School District (OSD) is one of the last remaining pieces of Georgia Governor Deal’s...

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