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In this  Feb. 15 2017 photo, state Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, presents HB 156 to a subcommittee of the Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in Atlanta. State Rep. Matt Gurtler and Athens gun dealer Andrew Clyde advanced to a runoff in northeast Georgia’s 9th Congressional District from a nine-candidate field in the state's primary election Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Clyde, Gurtler, vie for Republican nod in northeast Georgia

Aug. 6, 2020 4:27 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — A self-styled constitutional conservative who's been a thorn in the side of Republican leadership is taking on a gun dealer who fought the IRS and won in the Republican runoff in Georgia's 9th Congressional District. The winner of Tuesday's matchup between Matt Gurtler and Andrew Clyde will...

Members of the Phoenix Mercury, left, and Los Angeles Sparks stand for a moment of silence in honor of Breonna Taylor before a WNBA basketball game, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Ellenton, Fla. (AP Photo/Phelan M. Ebenhack)

WNBA players urge people to vote against team owner, senator

Aug. 5, 2020 1:19 PM EDT

BRADENTON, Fla. (AP) — WNBA players urged people to vote against Atlanta Dream co-owner Kelly Loeffler, a Republican U.S. senator running to keep her seat in Georgia. Loeffler, who spoke out publicly against the league's social justice plans and sent a letter to WNBA Commissioner Cathy Engelbert objecting...

A member of the Georgia National Guard stands outside the State Capitol on Tuesday, July 7, 2020, in Atlanta. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp mobilized the guard after a surge in gun violence in the city over the weekend. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Atlanta Mayor: No need for troops, despite governor's order

Jul. 7, 2020 10:16 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The mayor of Atlanta said Tuesday that she doesn’t agree with the Georgia governor’s order to mobilize the National Guard in her city as a surge in violence became a political talking point. Gov. Brian Kemp declared a state of emergency on Monday and authorized activation of...

Sen. Kelly Loeffler, R-Ga., listens during a virtual Senate Committee for Health, Education, Labor, and Pensions hearing, Tuesday, May 12, 2020 on Capitol Hill in Washington. (Win McNamee/Pool via AP)

Senate ethics panel drops inquiry into Loeffler stock trades

Jun. 17, 2020 12:42 PM EDT

The Senate Ethics Committee found no evidence of wrongdoing by Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia after investigating stock trades she made weeks before the coronavirus caused markets to plunge. Loeffler received a letter from the committee Tuesday, saying it has dismissed its inquiry into complaints...

Republican Marjorie Taylor Greene speaks to a GOP women's group on March 3, 2020, in Rome, Ga. Greene is one of nine Republicans seeking her party's nomination in Georgia's 14th Congressional District on Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (John Bailey/Rome News-Tribune via AP)

Runoffs set in 5 Georgia congressional primaries

Jun. 10, 2020 9:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia's next congressional delegation was coming into clearer focus after Tuesday's voting, with Jon Ossoff winning the Democrats' Senate primary and at least five House races heading to runoffs. House incumbents won their primaries, including Rep. John Lewis, who was nominated for an 18th...

In this  Feb. 15 2017 photo, state Rep. Matt Gurtler, R-Tiger, presents HB 156 to a subcommittee of the Public Safety & Homeland Security Committee in Atlanta. State Rep. Matt Gurtler and Athens gun dealer Andrew Clyde advanced to a runoff in northeast Georgia’s 9th Congressional District from a nine-candidate field in the state's primary election Tuesday, June 9, 2020. (Bob Andres/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Runoffs set in 5 Georgia congressional primaries

Jun. 10, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Jon Ossoff was leading six other Democratic contenders Tuesday in Georgia voting for a position challenging incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Republican David Perdue. Georgia will see runoffs in at least five congressional primaries, including battles for open seats in suburban Atlanta,...