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Georgian court rejects ex-president’s appeal for release

Federal News Radio 07 Feb 2023
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Georgia on Monday rejected an appeal for former president Mikheil Saakashvili to be released from prison on health grounds ... He was arrested in October 2021 after returning to Georgia to try to bolster opposition forces before nationwide municipal elections.
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Bill aims to stop Georgia scammers from getting seniors’ money

Atlanta Journal 07 Feb 2023
I’ve seen a rapid rise in seniors being financially exploited,” Raffensperger, who oversees securities in Georgia, said during a press conference at the state Capitol ... Mark Niesse covers voting rights and elections for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. He also reports on the Georgia House of Representatives and government.
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Special elections in Pittsburgh could end Pa. House impasse

Caledonian Record 07 Feb 2023
Republicans had a 113-90 majority last year, but once-a-decade redistricting and strong performance in statewide races helped Democrats flip just enough seats in the fall election to control the House ... Summer Lee, resigned after also winning a congressional election ... Kemp-backed measure seeks harsher Georgia gang sentences.
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Biden aims to deliver reassurance in State of Union address

The Associated Press 07 Feb 2023
Rather than row after row of white men in suits, the House Republican majority increasingly has added Black, Latino and female elected officials to their ranks, an effort toward bolstering GOP diversity that's helping to make the new Congress the most racially and ethnically diverse ever ... Raphael Warnock of Georgia.
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State of the Union? Congress doesn’t fully reflect diversity

Metro USA 07 Feb 2023
Rather than row after row of white men in suits, the House Republican majority increasingly has added Black, Latino and female elected officials to their ranks, an effort toward bolstering GOP diversity that’s helping to make the new Congress the most racially and ethnically diverse ever ... Raphael Warnock of Georgia.
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State of the Union? Congress doesn't fully reflect diversity

Messenger-Inquirer 07 Feb 2023
Rather than row after row of white men in suits, the House Republican majority increasingly has added Black, Latino and female elected officials to their ranks, an effort toward bolstering GOP diversity that's helping to make the new Congress the most racially and ethnically diverse ever ... Raphael Warnock of Georgia.
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Top Georgia election official backs early primary for state in 2028, not in 2024 as ...

The Arizona Republic 06 Feb 2023
Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger wants his state to become an early primary host, just not in 2024, as Biden and the DNC are pushing ... .
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Key Republican wants Ga. as early primary state — in 2028

Midland Daily News 06 Feb 2023
The Republican election chief, who garnered attention for ... It’s the first time Raffensperger, who sets Georgia's primary election dates, has endorsed the idea of Georgia as an early nominating state, though not as soon as the Democratic National Committee and the White House want.
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Biden 2024? Most Democrats say no thank you: AP-NORC poll

The Associated Press 06 Feb 2023
The Republican election chief, who garnered attention for ... It’s the first time Raffensperger, who sets Georgia's primary election dates, has endorsed the idea of Georgia as an early nominating state, though not as soon as the Democratic National Committee and the White House want.
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How many people answer calls from numbers they do not recognize? Does that impact polls?

Democratic Underground 06 Feb 2023
The average poll had Herschel Walker beating Raphael Warnock in Georgia by 1% when in reality Warnock outperformed Walker by 1%; and not a single poll in the week before election day projected a Warnock victory ... An updated prediction, published right before election day by the ...
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Georgian court rejects ex-president's appeal for release

Hickory Record 06 Feb 2023
MOSCOW (AP) — A court in Georgia on Monday rejected an appeal for former president Mikheil Saakashvili ... He was arrested in October 2021 after returning to Georgia to try to bolster opposition forces before nationwide municipal elections.
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Activist and COAHR author Dr. Roslyn Pope dies at 84

The Philadelphia Tribune 06 Feb 2023
... Ernest Vandiver who was Georgia’s governor from 1959 to 1963 ... Even as politicians turned over or were elected, racist ideals and white supremacist views continued to domineer Atlanta’s landscape and Georgia’s landscape ... was elected as Georgia governor in 1967 and served until 1971.
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Georgian Court Rejects Appeal to Release Saakashvili on Health Grounds

Voa News 06 Feb 2023
Saakashvili, 55, swept to power at the start of 2004 after Georgia's pro-democracy Rose Revolution ousted the previous president in late 2003 ... He stood down for election in 2013 — in accordance with Georgia's two-term limit — in a vote that saw his political rivals in the Georgian Dream party emerge victorious.
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Dems reshuffle primaries to stress diversity over tradition

Macomb Daily 06 Feb 2023
Georgia would vote fourth on Feb ... Four of the first five new states under Democrats’ new plan are battlegrounds, meaning the eventual party winner would be able to lay groundwork in important general election spots ... Also, the DNC has already pledged to revisit the voting calendar before the 2028 presidential election.

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