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Georgia men charged with hate crimes and attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery

The United States Department of Justice on Wednesday announced indictments of three men in connection with the killing of Ahmaud Arbery. “Three Georgia men were indicted today by a federal grand jury in the Southern District of Georgia and charged with hate crimes and the attempted kidnapping of Ahmaud Arbery. The indictment also charges two of the men with separate counts of using firearms during that crime of violence,” prosecutors announced. “Travis McMichael, 35; Travis’s

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Ryan Millsap sells Blackhall Studios, plans new ventures

Ryan Millsap, founder of Atlanta-based Blackhall Studios, announced Wednesday morning he has sold controlling interest in the company to a Los Angeles-based private equity firm – Commonwealth Group. The post Ryan Millsap sells Blackhall Studios, plans new ventures appeared first on SaportaReport. SaportaReport Read More

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Trump’s hypocrisy exposes Florida as the most blatant example of GOP voter suppression

The state of Georgia has drawn the most national attention as the hub of the Republican strategy to suppress the votes of people of color in particular, and Democratic constituencies in general. But the trophies for hypocrisy and chutzpah go to Florida. Republican state legislators are expected to push for a vote today on new restrictions designed to make it harder to use drop boxes to vote by mail in Florida. On its face, the

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Kelly Loeffler Fires Back at Fellow Georgian Brad Raffensperger, Calls for Investigation into 2020 Election

Drew Angerer/Getty Images Former Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) asked Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr (R) in a Tuesday letter to open an investigation into Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger (R). Loeffler told Carr she wanted the investigation to look at whether Raffensperger “put his political self-interest ahead of the people of Georgia” in the 2020 election. Raffensperger “politicized and minimized voters’ legitimate concerns about changes to Georgia’s elections which were related to the pandemic

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Kelly Loeffler demands Attorney General probe Georgia secretary of state who she blames for election loss

Former Sen. Kelly Loeffler (R-GA) on Wednesday demanded that Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr open an investigation into Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, who she blames for her recent election loss. In a letter to Carr, Loeffler alleges that Raffensperger “put his political self-interest ahead of the people of Georgia in conducting elections.” “Secretary Raffensperger politicized and minimized voters’ legitimate concerns about changes to Georgia’s elections which are related to the pandemic and legal settlements,