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'Un-American', 'safe, fair, accessible': How Democrats and Republicans reacted to Georgia's new election law

March 28, 2021 5:16 pm

The new law, which was passed by both chambers of the state legislature and signed by Republican Governor Brian Kemp on Thursday, adds restrictions to voting, that some argue will disproportionately impact black Americans.

Explained: What does Georgia's new GOP election law do?

March 30, 2021 7:12 am

The 98-page measure that was signed into law Thursday by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp makes numerous changes to how elections will be administered, including a new photo ID requirement for voting absentee by mail.

Georgia law kicks off partisan battle over voting rights

March 27, 2021 9:26 am

Georgia’s sweeping new provisions, passed by a Republican-controlled Legislature, represent the most substantive overhaul of a battleground state’s voting system since last November’s election.

Georgia gets new PM and opposition leader gets arrested

February 24, 2021 8:56 am

The political situation in Georgia has been tense since a fall parliamentary election. The opposition is demanding a rerun of the vote.

Georgia's prime minister resigns, opposition calls for early election

February 19, 2021 1:13 pm

Gakharia, who had held the post since 2019, said he was stepping down because of a disagreement with his own team over the detention of Nika Melia, a prominent opposition politician.

Georgia election officials investigate Trump call

February 09, 2021 8:10 am

The complaint suggests Trump may have committed one or more violations of Georgia law, including conspiracy to commit election fraud, criminal solicitation to commit election fraud and intentional interference with the performance of election duties, the release says.

For Kamala Harris, an influential voice and a decisive vote

January 20, 2021 10:55 pm

Harris will be acting in her constitutional role as president of the Senate when she gives the oath of office to two Democrats elected in a Georgia special election this month and to her own successor to the California seat she resigned Monday.

Georgia Senate Runoffs: Why do the results matter for Joe Biden?

January 07, 2021 2:11 pm

The White House, Senate and the House of Representatives are now under Democratic control — thus, clearing the path for President-elect Joe Biden to enact his legislative agenda.

US Capitol Hill siege, explained: What happened, who was involved and is Trump to blame?

January 22, 2021 2:39 pm

US Capitol Hill Siege: An armed and angry mob of Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill and clashed with police on Wednesday as Congress convened to validate Joe Biden’s presidential win. What led to the siege, and why is Trump being blamed?

Explained: What is the 25th Amendment of the US Constitution, that could be used to remove Trump?

January 14, 2021 12:16 pm

25th Amendment US Constitution: In the aftermath of Donald Trump supporters storming the US Capitol, many have urged Vice President Mike Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment.

GEORGIA PHOTOS

Georgia floods: Hippo, bear found on streets as animals escape Tbilisi zoo

June 15, 2015 12:09 pm

At least eight people have been killed in the disaster, including three zoo workers, and 10 are missing.

Ice storm freezes tropical South US

January 30, 2014 1:29 pm

A rare ice storm turned Atlanta into a slippery mess on Wednesday, stranding thousands for hours.

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