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Trump super PAC reserves millions in airtime in key states

Oct. 07, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former President Donald Trump is finally opening his checkbook, reserving millions of dollars in airtime for ads to bolster his endorsed candidates in key midterm races just one month before Election Day. Trump's newly-formed MAGA Inc. super PAC has so far placed...

Abrams raises $85M in Georgia governor race, outpacing Kemp

Oct. 07, 2022 11:02 AM EDT

Democrat Stacey Abrams continues to raise more money than incumbent Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor's race, but her heavy spending means she has less cash remaining for the final sprint through the Nov. 8 election. Abrams said Friday that her campaign and an associated...

Walker sticks to abortion denial, blames stories on Dems

Oct. 06, 2022 21:31 PM EDT

WADLEY, Ga. (AP) — Georgia Republican Senate candidate Herschel Walker remained defiant Thursday after successive reports alleging that he encouraged and paid for a woman's 2009 abortion and later fathered a child with her. Digging in on his denials of The Daily Beast's reporting,...

Report: Mom of Walker's child says he paid for her abortion

Oct. 05, 2022 22:49 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A woman who said Herschel Walker paid for her 2009 abortion is the mother of one of his children, according to a new report Wednesday, undercutting the Georgia Republican Senate candidate's claims that he didn't know who she was. The Daily Beast, which first reported...

Georgia's Warnock outraises Walker as giving to Kemp jumps

Oct. 05, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock is maintaining his cash lead in Georgia over Republican challenger Herschel Walker, while incumbent GOP Gov. Brian Kemp's fundraising sharply accelerated over the summer in his race with Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams. Walker...

GOP optimistic about Senate chances despite Walker turmoil

Oct. 05, 2022 12:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Leading Republicans are entering the final month of the midterm campaign increasingly optimistic that a Senate majority is within reach even as a dramatic family fight in Georgia clouds one of the party's biggest pickup opportunities. And as some Democrats crow on...

Walker report puts abortion back at center of Georgia race

Oct. 04, 2022 17:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — In Georgia’s pivotal U.S. Senate race, Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and his Republican challenger, Herschel Walker, have each been laboring to cast the other as an extremist on abortion while deflecting questions about the finer points of their own positions. ...

Herschel Walker paid for girlfriend's abortion, report says

Oct. 04, 2022 15:45 PM EDT

DUNWOODY, Ga. (AP) — Herschel Walker, who has vehemently opposed abortion rights as the Republican nominee for U.S. Senate in Georgia, paid for an abortion for his girlfriend in 2009, according to a new report. The candidate called the accusation a “flat-out lie” and said he would sue. ...

US Sen. Warnock: Electric car tax credit needs 'flexibility'

Sep. 23, 2022 10:50 AM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock urged the U.S. Treasury secretary Friday to use “maximum flexibility” in implementing a revised tax credit for Americans buying electric vehicles, a perk that Hyundai stands to lose as the automaker invests billions of dollars to open its first...

Editorial Roundup: Georgia

Sep. 15, 2022 15:33 PM EDT

Dalton Daily Citizen. September 10, 2022. Editorial: Celebrate National Voter Registration Month The National Association of Secretaries of State established September as National Voter Registration Month in 2002 as a nonpartisan means of encouraging voter...