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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,...

FILE - In this Oct. 4, 2018 file photo, Georgia Democrat and former Columbus mayor Teresa Tomlinson poses for a photo in Columbus, Ga. Former congressional candidate Jon Ossoff and Tomlinson, two of the top Georgia Democrats vying to take on Republican Sen. David Perdue in November, took hard swipes at each other during a virtual debate Sunday, May 3, 2020, as criticism of the official response to the coronavirus took center stage. (Mike Haskey/Ledger-Enquirer via AP, File)

Democratic Senate race headlines ballots for Georgia voters

Jun. 6, 2020 11:35 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Democrats will choose between seven contenders in a U.S. Senate race to challenge incumbent Republican David Perdue on Tuesday. Ballots also include 16 contested U.S. House primaries, dozens of state House and state Senate races, and two nonpartisan general elections for the state...

FILE - In this May 17, 2014 file photo Rep. Paul Broun, R-Ga, and candidate for US Senate talks to voters during the

Ideals versus effectiveness in 9th District GOP contest

Jun. 4, 2020 6:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — All the Republicans running in Georgia's 9th Congressional District are pro-Trump, pro-gun and anti-abortion. That's where the work begins to tell them apart. U.S. Rep. Doug Collins' decision to run for U.S. Senate in January set off a scramble to succeed him in one of the nation's most...

FILE - In this July 17, 2019, file photo, Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms speaks during a Senate Democrats' Special Committee on the Climate Crisis on Capitol Hill in Washington. When the United States erupted in unrest following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968, his hometown of Atlanta was one of the few major cities to maintain relative peace. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms invoked that history in a passionate and deeply personal plea for protesters to go home. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)

Atlanta mayor Bottoms praised for response to unrest in city

May. 30, 2020 4:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When the United States erupted in unrest following Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968, his hometown of Atlanta was one of the few major cities to maintain relative peace. Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms invoked that history in a passionate and deeply personal plea for...

Editorial Roundup: New England

May. 22, 2020 5:23 PM EDT

Editorials from around New England: CONNECTICUT Tech giants should pay for what they use The New London Day May 20 As the country cautiously awakens from its economic coma, businesses are struggling to unscramble the new rules of customer engagement. The protocols of social distancing will increase the already...