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Claxton, GA
Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Trump’s political speech to Scouts inspires parental outrage

President Donald Trump’s fiery speech Monday night at the National Scout Jamboree in West Virginia has infuriated parents and former Scouts.

John Lewis backs Stacey Abrams in Georgia governor’s race

Georgia congressman and civil rights leader John Lewis on Monday threw his support behind the woman seeking to become the nation’s first female African-American governor, calling her bid an opportunity to make the state “a model for our nation.”

Trump intensifies criticism of his own attorney general

President Donald Trump took a remarkable new swipe at his own attorney general on Monday, referring to Jeff Sessions in a tweet as “beleaguered” while privately musing about whether he should fire his longtime ally.

Ted Cruz endorses candidate for Georgia Lieutenant Governor

One candidate vying for the spot as Georgia's next Lieutenant Governor earned a heavy endorsement Monday.

Promising ‘A Better Deal,’ Democrats try to rebrand party

Promising “A Better Deal” for American workers, Democratic Party leaders rolled out a new agenda with a populist pitch on Monday aimed at winning back the working-class voters they lost to President Donald Trump in November.

11 states sue over EPA delay of new chemical safety rules

A coalition of 11 states has filed a legal challenge to the Trump administration’s decision to delay new chemical plant safety rules from taking effect for at least two years.

Black women picking up firearms for self-defense

Marchelle Tigner is on a mission: to train at least 1 million women how to shoot a firearm. She had spent no time around guns before joining the National Guard. Now, as a survivor of domestic violence and sexual assault, she wants to give other women of color the training she hadn’t had.

2018 Georgia Governor’s Race: Fundraising Analysis

And, they're off!  As of the June 30, 2017 campaign contribution disclosure report due date, a total of seven brave (or, crazy, depending on your perspective) gubernatorial candidates have filed their June 30 reports with the (formerly known as) Ethics Commission.

5 reasons why health care bill would fail, 3 why it...

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans’ crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama’s health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell might revive it and avert a GOP humiliation.

Georgia NAACP President steps down

Francys Johnson resigned from his post with the Georgia NAACP on Sunday. 
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