Abrams, Kemp spar over voting access in Georgia debate

Politics 10/23/18, 20:43

Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp met Tuesday evening in their first of two debates in a fierce Georgia governor's race rocked recently by charges of voter suppression and images of Abrams burning a Confederate insignia as a college student.The latest turns highlight Abrams' historic bid to become the ...

Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in ’92

U.S. 10/23/18, 07:12

The campaign of Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams is defending her involvement in burning the state flag more than 25 years ago. At the time it contained a prominent Confederate symbol.Abrams' role in that flag-burning protest resurfaced in The New York Times on Monday, the eve of her ...

Georgia Tech student sues US senator over cellphone dispute

U.S. 10/22/18, 22:15

A Georgia Tech student is suing U.S. Sen. David Perdue, accusing the politician of snatching a cellphone from him during a campaign event in Atlanta.Perdue's staff has disputed the allegations, saying the senator thought he was being asked to take a picture so he grabbed the phone to take a ...

Inside Stacey Abrams’ strategy to mobilize Georgia voters

Politics 10/12/18, 18:21

Democrat Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls.So her campaign is spending considerable sums on paid canvassers, field offices for volunteers and direct mail pieces aimed at more than 1.5 million Georgians who don't usually ...

National heavyweights drop in on Georgia governor’s race

U.S. 10/09/18, 18:55

The winning can all go away in an instant.That was the message that Donald Trump Jr. had for Georgia Republicans as he urged them to support Brian Kemp for governor.With less than a month before November's election, the hotly contested race is attracting visits from national heavyweights that show just ...

Judge: Georgia has stalled in face of voting system risks

Tech 09/18/18, 01:55

As Georgia's top elections official runs for governor, a federal judge said the state has stalled too long in the face of "a mounting tide of evidence of the inadequacy and security risks" of its voting system.Secretary of State Brian Kemp, a Republican, is in the midst of a closely ...

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