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Georgia's Abrams announces new voter protection program

Aug. 13, 2019 8:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams, who vaulted onto the national political stage championing voting rights during an unsuccessful 2018 run for Georgia governor, announced on Tuesday that she's launching a new multistate voter protection initiative and not running for president in 2020. Abrams revealed...

GOP won't fully rebuke Trump attacks on women lawmakers

Jul. 15, 2019 9:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans found themselves unwilling Monday to swiftly and unequivocally rebuke President Donald Trump's attack on progressive women of color in Congress, almost ensuring no real fallout from his party in Congress. Some Republicans spoke up against Trump's suggestion that the women...

2020: Democratic field for Georgia's US Senate seat grows

Jul. 10, 2019 12:13 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The young Democratic mayor of an Atlanta-area city known for embracing progressive and immigrant-friendly policies announced a challenge of Republican Sen. David Perdue on Wednesday. Ted Terry is the 36-year-old mayor of Clarkston, Georgia, which bills itself as "the most ethnically diverse...

Collins joins two-party push for more local food in schools

Jul. 10, 2019 12:47 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Maine's Republican senator is joining a group of colleagues to beef up federal resources that are dedicated to getting fresh, local foods into schools. Sen. Susan Collins says it's a bipartisan effort to make sure students in Maine and elsewhere have access to local foods, and that...