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Georgia Voters Choosing Rev. Raphael Warnock Over Lady Who Compared Herself To Attila The Hun

Let’s talk about who we’d love to see as the next senator from Georgia, Rev. Ralphael Warnock. A Quinnipiac poll released Tuesday showed Warnock leading November’s Senate special election, currently a 21-person tractor-trailer pileup on I-75. He’s ahead of incumbent Republican and moderately successful human impersonator Kelly Loeffler, 31 to 23 percent. Rep. Doug Collins is third at 22 percent, so he could still knock Loeffler out of the race and the seat she never

Georgia News

From Debate Stage, Trump Declines To Denounce White Supremacy

President Trump’s hesitation, once again, to denounce white supremacy during Tuesday’s presidential debate is drawing quick condemnation from anti-racism activists — as are his unusual comments directed at a white supremacist group called the Proud Boys. During an exchange on the debate stage, moderator Chris Wallace repeatedly asked Trump if he would condemn white supremacists. Trump initially sidestepped that question, claiming that he mostly sees violence “from the left wing.” Trump eventually responded to Wallace’s

Georgia News

Georgia’s 5th Congressional District Race Set For Runoff Between Hall, Franklin

More than 780,000 people in metro Atlanta are without a congressional representative for another two months. That’s after Tuesday’s special election ended in a runoff. The election was held to fill the remainder of the late John Lewis’ term for Georgia’s 5th Congressional District. None of the seven candidates on the special election ballot received more than 50% of the vote, which is required to win by Georgia law. The top two vote-getters will head to

Atlantans, Debate Experts React To First Presidential Debate

Much like Tuesday night’s first presidential debate between President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, reactions to it on social media were ruthless. Renowned journalist Soledad O’Brien tweeted criticism about the moderator, Fox News’ Chris Wallace, saying that he was “not good — even outside the terrible format.” Elected officials nationwide didn’t hold back their frustrations on Trump constantly downplaying the devastation from the coronavirus pandemic. “Daily Show” host Trevor Noah tweeted that