Posts Tagged ‘Georgia’

Georgia Woman Gifts Car to Teen Who Walked 7 Miles to Work Every Day

Lavonda Wright raised money to buy a car for a young man who walked seven miles to and from his job after school every day. Lavonda Wright of Cobb County, Georgia, first encountered a teenager named Jayden Sutton when she saw him walking quickly down the sidewalk on Brownsville Road in Powder Springs. Sutton had a […]

Georgia’s parliament passes amnesty law to release 1,500 prisoners

The Georgian Parliament has passed an amnesty law, which will release 1,500 prisoners and see the sentences of a further 6,000 reduced. The law pardons inmates convicted of crimes including theft, fraud and some drug offences. It comes amid an ongoing political crisis in the country. Georgian Dream was the only party to vote on […]

Trump pressed Georgia lead investigator to ‘find the fraud’

ATLANTA (AP) — While election officials in Georgia were verifying signatures on absentee ballot envelopes in one metro-Atlanta county, US President Donald Trump pressed a lead investigator to “find the fraud” and said it would make the investigator a national hero. The December call, described by a person familiar with it who spoke on the […]

David Perdue Concedes Georgia U.S. Senate Race to Jon Ossoff, Giving Democrats Majority Control

Former Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) conceded to Democratic candidate, now Sen.-elect, Jon Ossoff late Friday, giving Democrats 50 seats in the United States Senate and effective control of that body as of January 20 when Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) is sworn in as vice president. Republicans now have only 50 seats in the Senate in […]

How Georgia’s glorious Black-Jewish alliance triumphed over the pro-Trump mob

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Georgia Makes Black and Jewish History

(JTA) — Georgia appears poised to send a Jew and an African American to the U.S. Senate for the first time — and to shift control of the Senate to Democrats at a pivotal moment. Raphael Warnock, the senior pastor at the Atlanta church made famous by Martin Luther King, was declared the winner of […]

Georgia run-off: What does a Democrat-run Senate mean for the Biden administration?

From confirming judicial and cabinet appointments to enacting coronavirus policies: the political fate of the Biden administration hanged in the balance in Georgia’s Senate run-offs. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock defeated Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, the Associated Press declared on Wednesday. President-elect Biden and the left-leaning Democratic Party had to win both runoff […]

Ossoff’s Georgia win will make Jewish history

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Democrats Aim to Suppress Trump Voters as Last-Ditch Effort in Georgia as Biden Braces for Losses

An ad released in the final hours of the campaign on Monday squarely focused on trying to split Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) from President Donald Trump. “Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp, squaring off with President Trump,” a narrator says at the opening of the ad. “Expected to appoint Kelly Loeffler to the open U.S. Senate seat.” […]

Report: Joe Biden Advisers ‘Privately Skeptical’ of Chances in Georgia Runoff Election

Advisers to President-elect Joe Biden signaled Tuesday they were privately skeptical of Democrat chances in winning the Georgia Senate runoff election. “Privately, Biden’s team does not expect to win the races, according to Democratic officials,” Politico reported, but clarified that they were “more optimistic about their chances than they were weeks ago.” In the 2020 […]

Tapper accuses Ossoff of false attacks in Georgia race, Ossoff doubles down

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Trump and Biden campaign in Georgia ahead of high stakes Senate elections

President Donald Trump was in Georgia on Monday evening, ahead of two high stakes runoffs which will determine control of the US Senate. If Republicans win one or both, they will retain a slim majority and can block incoming President Joe Biden’s legislative goals and judicial nominees. If Democrats prevail in both seats, it’s an […]

How Israel and antisemitism helped shape Georgia’s high-stake Senate race

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‘Disgusting’: Perdue hammers Georgia secretary of state for recording Trump call

“I didn’t hear anything in that tape that the president hasn’t already said for weeks now since the November election,” he said. The president may have opened himself to legal exposure by potentially violating federal and state statutes against soliciting of election fraud. Raffensperger on Monday said the Fulton County, Georgia, district attorney may investigate […]

Donald Trump Pressures Georgia Secretary of State: ‘I Just Want to Find 11,780 Votes’

President Donald Trump pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R) on Saturday to recalculate the state’s votes from the 2020 presidential election, according to audio of a phone call obtained by the Washington Post. “I just want to find 11,780 votes which is one more than we have because we won the state,” Trump […]

US election: Donald Trump recorded begging Georgia official to overturn Biden victory

President Donald Trump badgered and pleaded with Georgia’s election chief to overturn Joe Biden’s win in the state, suggesting in a telephone call that the official “find” enough votes to hand Trump the victory. The conversation Saturday was the latest step in an unprecedented effort by a sitting president to pressure a state official to […]

Watch: Ted Cruz Believes ‘Folks Pushing Theory’ to Not Vote in Georgia Have a ‘Different Agenda in Mind’

CUMMING, Georgia — Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) suggested at a campaign event Saturday that anyone telling voters to boycott the general election results by refusing to vote in Georgia’s Senate runoff election on January 5 has a “different agenda in mind.” Cruz, speaking to reporters after appearing at the event for incumbent Sen. Kelly Loeffler […]

Pinkerton: Georgia and the Arts of War and Politics 

The Power Game Is a Numbers Game The final battle of the 2020 elections—the two senatorial runoff elections in Georgia—comes to a close on January 5.  And yet as we shall see, the Democrats’ patient preparations for the battle have been going on for years. An indication of the work that’s been done came on […]

Exclusive: Kristi Noem Lists Reasons Georgia Senate Runoffs Will Impact Moms Across America

VALDOSTA, Georgia — South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem told Breitbart News exclusively here that whoever wins the Georgia Senate runoffs will directly impact mothers across the state and the country. Noem’s interview came during a campaign stop here in downtown Valdosta at Jessie’s Restaurant after she met with GOP voters as part of an effort […]

Federal judge blocks voter purge of 4,000 Georgia voters

U.S. District Judge Leslie Abrams Gardner has blocked the state of Georgia from purging thousands of voters.  Two counties, Muscogee County and Ben Hill County sought to purge these voters using unreliable data from national change-of-address forms. Gardner ruled this move was both improper and illegal as the voters were not given proper notice and […]

Nancy Pelosi: Georgia Senate Victories Would Give Democrats Supermajority-Like Ability to Pass Legislation

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) said during a virtual Sojourner Truth Project event last week that ousting Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) will give them significant power to pass legislation because they can pass bills with a simple majority in the Senate using reconciliation. Pelosi spoke virtually at the Sojourner Truth Project […]

Asian Americans Could Be the Key to Winning Georgia. Are Campaigns Flubbing Their Chance?

But Biden’s strong showing this year doesn’t mean AAPI voters are sure to lean Democratic. Because AAPI voters are new entrants into politics, and have historically been neglected by both political parties, this increasingly crucial community’s support and influence is up for grabs. And the key to the Georgia Senate runoff might just be smart […]

Georgia Teen Who Broke Quarantine To Attend Boyfriend’s Jet-Ski Race Gets Prison

A Georgia teenager who broke quarantine after two days in the Cayman Islands to attend her boyfriend’s jet-ski competition has been sentenced to four months in prison. Skylar Mack, 18, and her boyfriend, Vanjae Ramgeet, 24, have been in prison since Dec. 15, when they were taken into custody for disregarding the British territory’s 14-day […]

Donald Trump Jr. Rallies in Georgia: ‘Do Not Squander This Opportunity’; Fight for the Senate

RINGGOLD, Georgia — Donald Trump Jr. told Georgians at a rally Saturday to protect the Republican Senate majority and preserve his father’s accomplishments by voting for Sens. David Perdue (R-GA) and Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) in the upcoming Senate runoff election. Trump Jr. implored the crowd gathered at the Colonnade Center in Catoosa County on Saturday […]

How Georgia voters are transforming America’s future

Image Credit: Chelsea Stahl/NBC News This article was produced by the Independent Media Institute. Vermeshia Slay burns up the phone lines these days, encouraging Georgia voters to join the burgeoning grassroots movement to transform America’s future. After delivering a crucial victory for Joe Biden in November, Slay and millions of other change-hungry Georgia voters set […]

Donald Trump Jr. to Campaign in Georgia with David Perdue

Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of President Donald Trump, will travel to Georgia on Friday and Saturday to campaign with Sen. David Perdue (R-GA) as he seeks to defend his Democrat challenger Jon Ossoff. According to a press release, Trump Jr. will join Perdue Friday night for a “Defend the Majority” rally in Irwin […]

The Way to Keep Georgia Blue

To those of us who believe that the Republican Party has essentially become a cult of personality hostile to our nation’s institutions, this preoccupation is not just frustrating; we believe it poses a danger to our democracy. Democrats can’t afford to neglect the multiracial coalition that saved them this year or they will lose more […]

Georgia Democrat Jon Ossoff’s CCP-Linked Payment ‘Oversight’ Explanation Evolves After Ethics Complaint

ATLANTA — Georgia Democrat Senate candidate Jon Ossoff has provided more detail about a payment his film company received from a company linked to the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) following the Georgia GOP filing an ethics complaint against Ossoff over the payment. After a political ad revealed in November that Ossoff failed to list a […]

Exclusive – Congressional Leaders Seek to Mobilize Republican Voters in Georgia: ‘This Is the Super Bowl’

CANTON, Georgia — Congressional leaders, including Rep. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Rep. Jody Hice (R-GA), and Sen. Steve Daines (R-MT), told Breitbart News during exclusive interviews Saturday that electing Sens. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) and David Perdue (R-GA) remains essential to preserving American freedom and vanquishing the prospect of socialism in Congress. The Save America Coalition — […]

Mike Pompeo Delivers Speech at Georgia Tech About Chinese Infiltration MIT Wouldn’t Allow

Secretary of State Michael Pompeo on Wednesday warned of the threat the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) poses to American educational institutions during a speech at Georgia Institute of Technology. “Americans must know how the Chinese Communist Party is poisoning the well of our higher education institutions for its own ends, and how those actions degrade […]

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