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  1. early and often
    Footage Shows Georgia GOP Official On-site During Voting-Equipment BreachSurveillance video reveals that the GOP official let operatives hired by the Trump campaign into an elections office on the day its data was breached.
  2. early and often
    Georgia Republicans Pretend Trump Didn’t Label Them TraitorsAfter surviving Trump’s attempt to purge them, candidates like Brian Kemp and Brad Raffensperger are trying to reunite their party for November.
  3. 2022 midterms
    Senate Control Could Come Down to a Georgia Runoff Once AgainIf neither Raphael Warnock nor Herschel Walker wins a majority in November, which looks plausible, they’ll face off in a December runoff.
  4. early and often
    Why Voting Rules Don’t Match Turnout in California and GeorgiaTurnout was up in Georgia, where it’s harder to vote, and low in California, where it’s easy. That still doesn’t justify voter-suppression laws.
  5. early and often
    The Devil Went Down to Georgia and LostTrump spent the past two years working to exile Brian Kemp and Brad Raffensperger from the GOP, but he couldn’t do it.
  6. early and often
    Trump Faces Another Round of Humiliation in GeorgiaTrump hoped to get his revenge in Tuesday’s primary. Instead, his pick for governor, David Perdue, is sure to lose, and his other prospects look iffy.
  7. 2022 midterms
    Kemp and Perdue Get Nasty in Georgia Gubernatorial DebateTrailing in the race, Perdue is trying to make it a test of loyalty to Trump. Meanwhile, Kemp is trying out his own version of Trumpism Without Trump.
  8. politics
    Under Oath, Marjorie Taylor Greene Says She’s ‘Never Ever’ Advocated ViolenceIn a hearing to determine if she should be removed from the ballot as an insurrectionist, the MAGA congresswoman made some laughable claims.
  9. 2022 midterms
    Trump’s Brian Kemp Revenge Plot Has Hit a SnagDavid Perdue, Trump’s candidate for Georgia governor, is trailing the incumbent in the polls, and even other MAGA candidates have yet to endorse him.
  10. politics
    Trump Disciple Vernon Jones Drops Out of Governor’s Race in GeorgiaNow David Perdue will have a clean shot at Brian Kemp as Trump’s instrument of revenge, while Jones enters a big extremist congressional field.
  11. games
    The Supreme Court Couldn’t Slow College Football DownMonday night’s thrilling championship game was another sign that the sport, which appeared to be in trouble a few months ago, is healthier than ever.
  12. politics
    Why Did Keisha Lance Bottoms Quit?The mayor of Atlanta was a rising star in Democratic politics. Then the crime wave hit.
  13. 2020 election
    Trump’s Estimate of Dead Georgia Voters Was Just a Bit OffBy a factor of about a thousand.
  14. state income taxes
    State-Income-Tax-Abolition Fever SpreadsEven in states with no prospect of soaking tourists with high sales taxes, Republicans are stampeding toward abolishing income taxes.
  15. 2022 elections
    How Trump-y Can the 2022 Georgia Governor’s Race Get?Probably very.
  16. politics
    David Perdue Will Indeed Primary Governor Brian Kemp in Georgia: ReportsThe former senator was recruited to run against Kemp by Donald Trump, who has repeatedly vowed to help purge the incumbent GOP governor.
  17. 2022 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Announces 2022 Run for Governor of GeorgiaAbrams will have a united Democratic Party facing Trump-divided Republicans, and perhaps a grudge rematch with voter suppressor Brian Kemp.
  18. 2022 midterms
    Raffensperger Fears Future Election Violence, Can’t Stick Around to Thwart ItThe 45th president’s least favorite Republican official is fighting very high odds against his renomination by the Trumpy Georgia GOP.
  19. politics
    Trump Hates Brian Kemp So Much He Mock-Endorsed Stacey AbramsThe “Trump Ticket” in Georgia has no gubernatorial challenger, and that’s driving the 45th president to distraction.
  20. extremism
    Georgia Now Grows Politicians to the Right of Marjorie Taylor GreeneOne Republican congressional candidate is co-headlining the rally for the “political prisoners” of January 6. And he’s not the most extreme.
  21. politics
    Yet Another Political Scion Runs for Office in GeorgiaBryan Miller, grandson of the late governor and senator Zell Miller, will try to do better than Matt Lieberman, Michelle Nunn, and Jason Carter.
  22. 2022 midterms
    Why Primary Runoffs Will Matter in the 2022 MidtermsIn states without runoffs, Trump targets like Representative Liz Cheney may escape his wrath.
  23. 2022 midterms
    Trump Says Herschel Walker Is Running for SenateIf Trump isn’t just making this up, his coalition for the 2022 midterms will gain some star power, if not an assured victory.
  24. georgia
    Welcome to Georgia, Where Election ‘Integrity’ Goes to DieBrad Raffensperger’s incomprehensible position in the party of Trump.
  25. games
    States Are Starting to Fix the NCAA — For the Wrong ReasonsCompetition, not morality, is driving legislation that allows college athletes to make some money.
  26. georgia
    Businesses Ignore Mitch McConnell’s Warning to ‘Stay Out of Politics’Over 100 business leaders were reportedly on a conference call on Saturday discussing how to respond to new Republican-led voting restrictions.
  27. democracy reforms
    Voting Restrictions Aren’t the Primary Threat to U.S. DemocracyThe GOP is better at denying Democratic voters equal representation than it is at denying them access to the ballot.
  28. the national interest
    Mitch McConnell and the Agony of the Post-Trump Corporate RepublicanThey expected to be off moral probation after Trump. Then came Georgia.
  29. politics
    MLB Pulls All-Star Game Out of Georgia Over Voting LawMLB commissioner Robert Manfred said the league “opposes restrictions to the ballot box” and will relocate the 2021 All-Star Game and draft.
  30. voting rights
    What Can Democrats Do About Georgia’s Voting-Rights Restrictions?They are already going to court, and could pass preemptive legislation in Congress. But winning control of the state in 2022 is the best solution.
  31. politics
    Georgia Republicans Take Revenge on Voting RightsAfter major Democratic wins, the embattled GOP passes a harsh law to claw back power.
  32. politics
    Republicans in Missouri and Georgia Turn Their Backs on DemocracyWhat moves against Medicaid expansion and voting rights have in common.
  33. hate
    The Message From the Heart of the Atlanta Attacks: ‘America Is Getting Worse’Asian spa workers speak.
  34. voting rights
    Churchy Republicans Attack ‘Souls to the Polls’A crackdown on Sunday voting is one of the more hypocritical of the voting-suppression methods pursued by Georgia’s Christian right.
  35. politics
    Why the Voting-by-Mail Fight May Be a SideshowRepublicans and Democrats have seemingly fallen for Trump’s wrongful belief that it cost him the election.
  36. voting rights
    Republicans Return to Old Voter-Suppression PlaybookTrump shifted the focus to phony vote-by-mail fraud claims, but Republicans tried to limit all kinds of voting pre-2020 — and they’re at it again.
  37. donald trump
    Georgia Opens Inquiry Into Trump Call to ‘Find’ Votes to Overturn ElectionThe secretary of State’s office is now on a “fact-finding” mission, which could lead to a criminal referral.
  38. just asking questions
    Marjorie Taylor Greene Is the ‘Worst Enemy’ for Her CausesA long talk with John Cowan, the Republican neurosurgeon who Greene defeated in the 2020 GOP primary for Georgia’s 14th congressional district.
  39. politics
    Trump Repeatedly Pressured Justice Department to Help Overturn ElectionAfter DOJ leaders refused to file a Supreme Court lawsuit, Trump nearly fired the acting attorney general just days before the attack on Congress.
  40. georgia
    White House Forced Out U.S. Attorney Amid Effort to Overturn Election in GeorgiaThe top federal prosecutor in Atlanta, Byung Pak, was reportedly told to resign because Trump was upset he didn’t help find voter fraud in Georgia.
  41. georgia
    Trump Also Made Call to Pressure Georgia Election InvestigatorThe president called the state’s top elections investigator on December 23 and urged them to “find the fraud.”
  42. the body politic
    The Only Strategy Left for DemocratsAfter this week, the mandate is clear: Make people’s lives better. And stop trying to placate Republicans.
  43. georgia
    Democrats Sweep Senate Runoffs: Georgia Election UpdatesThe races have been called for Warnock and Ossoff, and the Senate will be controlled by Democrats.
  44. politics
    Raphael Warnock Wins and So Does the Black ChurchCulture-war politics weren’t enough to secure a Republican victory in Georgia.
  45. georgia senate runoffs
    The Strangest Moments From the Last Meaningful Trump RallyIn a speech to boost support for Republican candidates in Georgia, Trump frequently went after other GOP figures for not supporting his coup attempt.
  46. the system
    The Never-ending Coup Against Black AmericaHistorically, “recovery” tends to look a lot like betrayal.
  47. georgia
    Did Trump Break the Law by Pressuring Georgia Official to ‘Find’ Votes?Former prosecutors and legal experts suggest that the president could be criminally liable for his phone call to Georgia’s secretary of State.
  48. the national interest
    Trump Tells Georgia Official to Steal Election in Recorded Call“I just want to find 11,780 votes.”
  49. georgia
    Senator David Perdue Quarantining After COVID ExposureIt’s not clear if the Georgia Republican will be able to return to the campaign trail again before the crucial runoffs on Tuesday.
  50. politics
    Georgia Senate Runoffs Head Toward a Dramatic FinishAmid epic spending and strong early voting, the contests that will determine Senate control remain in a dead heat.
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