Displaying all articles tagged:

Georgia

  1. coronavirus
    Governor Kemp Attacks Atlanta Mayor As Georgia Outbreak WorsensMayor Keisha Lance Bottoms called out the governor for making “personal” attacks and attempting to silence her as she upholds Atlanta’s mask mandate.
  2. politics
    John Lewis Never Lost HopeThe congressman and civil-rights legend died on Friday. He recently spoke with Zak Cheney-Rice about why he stayed the course.
  3. 2020 elections
    Control of the U.S. Senate May Not Be Decided Until January in GeorgiaThere’s a nontrivial chance that there may be one or even two general-election runoffs for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seats on January 5.
  4. coronavirus
    Coronavirus Hot Spot States by the NumbersA rundown of states — like Arizona, Florida, and Texas — facing alarming summer outbreaks, including closures, caseloads, and hospitalizations.
  5. vision 2020
    Trump Targeting Wrong Battleground States, Just As Clinton Did in 2016The president needs to focus on lifting his national numbers, not “playing defense” in Ohio or Iowa.
  6. vision 2020
    Republicans Will Fight to Stop Expanded Voting by Mail in NovemberDue to the coronavirus, most state primaries featured expanded vote-by-mail options, which Trump opposes. They may be nixed for the general election.
  7. 2020 elections
    GOP Extremists Advance Toward CongressOne runoff qualifier, Matt Gurtler, is out there, but another, Marjorie Greene is a QAnon ally and runs ads so violent that Facebook banned one.
  8. i voted
    Offset Votes for the First Time in His Home State of GeorgiaAnd he has the “I voted” peach sticker to prove it.
  9. ahmaud arbery
    DOJ Investigating Ahmaud Arbery’s Murder As Possible Hate CrimeThe feds will also probe the handling of Arbery’s killing by local law enforcement.
  10. saved some bees
    Finally, Some Good News for BeesA honeybee rescue saved 100,000 of them from a house.
  11. ahmaud arbery
    Never Stop RunningOn the killing of Ahmaud Arbery.
  12. coronavirus stimulus
    Republican-Run States Are Hurting For Money, TooTrump’s claims that only Democratic states need federal assistance are undermining his own party’s stimulus efforts.
  13. vision 2020
    Georgia Is Looking Like Trouble for Republicans in NovemberNeither Trump nor Brian Kemp is getting rave reviews for handling COVID-19, and the Loeffler-Collins grudge match is dividing the GOP.
  14. coronavirus
    80 Percent of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Georgia Are African-AmericanAmid CDC evidence that black Georgians are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Kemp’s business reopenings could make things much worse.
  15. covid-19
    Brian Kemp Doesn’t Answer to YouHe can “reopen” Georgia without fear because he’s insulated himself from democratic consequences.
  16. coronavirus
    Trump Throws Brian Kemp Under the Bus on Business ReopeningsThe Georgia governor thought he was following the president’s wishes by quickly reopening Georgia businesses. But Trump zigged when Kemp zagged.
  17. coronavirus
    ‘I’d Rather Be Alive’: Why Some Georgia Business Owners Are Not ReopeningMany Georgia businesses can reopen over the next week, but not all of them will.
  18. coronavirus
    Georgia Risks Second Coronavirus Wave With Sudden Reopening of BusinessesThe state’s “politically incorrect conservative” governor jumps to the head of the pack in ending lockdowns before testing capacity is in place.
  19. quarantine
    Georgia Movie Theaters Can Open Next Week, Says GovernorWhether theaters will actually do that, of course, is a different question.
  20. coronavirus
    Flying Blind Without Testing, GOP Governors Reopen Businesses in the SouthBusinesses in Georgia, Tennessee, and South Carolina will soon reopen, though the impact on the virus’s spread can’t be known without proper testing.
  21. coronavirus
    Are Masks Just for Liberals?As the backlash to coronavirus precautions spreads, so, too, may resistance to the most visible sign of compliance — the mask.
  22. coronavirus
    Georgia Governor Shows Remarkable Ignorance About How the Coronavirus SpreadsBrian Kemp finally paid attention to evidence that asymptomatic people can transmit the illness, and imposed a tardy stay-at-home order.
  23. voter suppression
    Brian Kemp Seemed to Really Enjoy Suppressing Votes, Congressional Report Finds“Good work, this story is so complex folks will not make it all the way through it.”
  24. vision 2020
    Democrats Still Have Multiple Routes to 2020 Electoral College WinIt’s not necessarily all about the Rust Belt.
  25. reapportionment
    Final Pre-Census Estimates Show Which States Will Gain Power After 2020The long trend toward Sunbelt gains and Rust Belt losses continues with a few exceptions.
  26. voter suppression
    Georgia Republicans Secure Another Victory in Their Latest Voter PurgeA federal judge’s latest ruling is bad news for voting-rights advocates, including the Stacey Abrams–founded organization Fair Fight Georgia.
  27. voter suppression
    Georgia Republicans Purged 4 Percent of the State’s Voter RegistrationsThe state ended 309,000 voter registrations overnight. It’s unclear when — or if — many of the eligible voters affected will get their rights back.
  28. voter suppression
    Georgia Is Really Good at Making It Hard for Black People to Vote, Study FindsA new analysis reveals the impact of precinct closures and poll-site relocations on voter turnout.
  29. 2020 elections
    Trump and Kemp Butt Heads Over Georgia Senate AppointmentTrump wants his impeachment pit bull Doug Collins in the Senate, but Brian Kemp wants someone — perhaps a woman — who can do well in the suburbs.
  30. politics
    Why the Democrats Will Debate at Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios This MonthThe debate sponsors passed up a suburban venue for the actor and mogul’s new facility.
  31. voter suppresion
    The Era of the Voter Purge in Georgia ContinuesOver 313,000 Georgia voters are set to be purged from the rolls in December.
  32. transgender rights
    School District Flooded With Death Threats Over Trans-Inclusive BathroomsThe threats have been so extreme, the Georgia school district reversed the bathroom policy.
  33. republicans
    Georgia Republicans Think Braves Lost Playoffs Because of Insufficient RacismUsed to be Southerners thought it important to be polite. Now those who love a rude Yankee president call it political correctness.
  34. 2020 elections
    Disgraced Former Trump Cabinet Member Wants to Be Appointed to the U.S. SenateTom Price flew his way out of his job as HHS Secretary with travel expenses, but is applying for an open Senate seat.
  35. 2020 elections
    So You Want to Be a U.S. Senator?Georgia governor Brian Kemp has thrown open the door to anybody who wants to apply to fill the seat Johnny Isakson is giving up at year’s end.
  36. the urbanist
    A Director’s Guide to AtlantaSoul food pizza, a Sunday warehouse party, and an ultra-rare sneaker shop.
  37. 2020 elections
    How Control of the Senate Could Come Down to Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaBoth parties are jockeying for position in Georgia with two Senate seats on the line. If no one wins a majority, huge runoff elections could follow.
  38. 2020 senate elections
    Battleground Georgia: Isakson’s Retirement Gives State Two 2020 Senate RacesIt’s looking like Georgia will be a Democratic target across the board in 2020, even though Stacey Abrams cannot be talked into a Senate race.
  39. 2020
    Stacey Abrams Says She’s Open to Running for Vice-PresidentThe Georgia politician has said she’d “be honored to be considered by any nominee.”
  40. everyday racism
    Pregnant Black Lawmaker Verbally Attacked by Man at Grocery StorePregnant Georgia state representative Erica Thomas was harassed by a man who was mad she was in the express checkout line with too many items.
  41. crime
    Baby Found Alive in Plastic Grocery Bag Remains a MysteryPolice are asking anyone with information about “Baby India” to come forward.
  42. abortion ban
    Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Comedy Show Over Georgia Abortion Ban“I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women”
  43. politics v tv
    The Walking Dead Threatens to Leave Georgia If Abortion Law Goes Into Effect“This is likely to be a long and complicated fight,” a network spokesperson said.
  44. the industry
    Producer Walks Off Indie Film Over Georgia Abortion LawThe film, starring Brianna Hildebrand and Todd Grinnell, was a month away from shooting.
  45. the industry
    Hollywood’s Future in Anti-Abortion Georgia, ExplainedWhich film and TV productions are staying, which are leaving, and what’s next for the Hollywood of the South.
  46. movements
    Boycotts of Georgia Will Only Make It RedderDon’t dismiss the South. The abortion fight won’t be won from New York.
  47. power
    Is Hollywood Really Boycotting Georgia Over the Abortion Ban?Abortion activists in the state say the protest could do more harm than good.
  48. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  49. abortion rights
    What You Can Do to Help Women in States With Extreme Abortion BansWhere to give and volunteer.
  50. christian right
    Georgia’s Christian Right Had a Bad WeekGeorgia may pay a price for its anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” and its insurance commissioner is in deep trouble for alleged corruption.
Load More