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Warnock raises $9M as cash flows in 2022 Georgia Senate race

Oct. 19, 2021 14:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock raised an eye-popping $7.2 million this spring. For his encore in the three months ended Sept. 30, he opened the firehose a little wider. Warnock raised more than $9 million during the quarter, leaving him with $17.2...

Senate hopeful Herschel Walker cancels event over swastika

Oct. 13, 2021 18:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker has called off a fundraiser in Texas because an organizer was displaying a swastika made of syringes in her social media profile to protest mandatory COVID-19 vaccination. The Walker campaign said...

Georgia at rarified heights, challenge is to finish No. 1

Oct. 11, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia finds itself in a most unusual position. No. 1. For the first time since the 1982 season, when a guy named Herschel Walker starred at running back, the Bulldogs hold the top spot in The Associated Press rankings during the...

Trump-backed candidates face scrutiny after minimal vetting

Oct. 08, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — One has been accused of assaulting another White House aide. Another allegedly threatened his ex-wife’s life, exaggerated claims of financial success and alarmed business associates with his erratic behavior. A third has asked a judge to keep past protection-from-abuse...

Prescott, Cowboys face Giants after Jones' 402-yard showing

Oct. 07, 2021 12:45 PM EDT

NY GIANTS (1-3) at DALLAS (3-1) Sunday, 4:25 p.m. EDT, Fox OPENING LINE: Cowboys by 7½, according to FanDuel SportsBook. AGAINST THE SPREAD: Giants 2-2; Cowboys 4-0. SERIES RECORD: Cowboys lead 69-47-2. ...

Supporters of Georgia's Kemp counterattack after Trump rally

Oct. 05, 2021 13:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Supporters of Republican Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp are fighting back against Donald Trump and their own party leaders, angered by a rally last month in which the former president again attacked the state's chief executive. Kemp's proponents warn that a...

Georgia rally marks debut of GOP primary 'Trump ticket'

Sep. 25, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

PERRY, Ga. (AP) — The rewards of an early Donald Trump endorsement were on display Saturday in Georgia when a three-man ticket of candidates he's backing in 2022 Republican primaries were featured at one of his signature rallies. But GOP opponents of Trump-backed candidates aren't folding...

Investigation finds no residency violation by Walker's wife

Sep. 21, 2021 11:39 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia election investigators found that U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker’s wife did not commit any residency violation by voting in Georgia in the 2020 general election after requesting an absentee ballot be sent to Texas. The secretary of...

Column: A tribute to the trailblazers of college football

Sep. 17, 2021 15:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When racial protests rocked the nation last summer, the College Football Hall of Fame became a target of the anger. The glass facade that looks out over Centennial Olympic Park was shattered. The gift shop was vandalized. The final toll was a...

Trump backs Jones in Georgia, renews support for Walker

Sep. 02, 2021 20:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Donald Trump put his thumb on the scale of Georgia Republican politics again Thursday, endorsing state Sen. Burt Jones in the GOP primary for lieutenant governor and reiterating his support for newly declared U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker. ...