Trump-Backed Vernon Jones Loses House GOP Primary Runoff, According to Projection

Megan Varner/ Getty Images Trump-backed former Georgia state Rep. Vernon Jones has lost the GOP runoff election to businessman Mike Collins, according to a projection. Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report called the race for Collins at 7:15 p.m. ET. I’ve seen enough: Mike Collins (R) defeats Trump-endorsed Vernon Jones (R) in the #GA10 GOP runoff. @CookPolitical November rating: Solid R. — Dave Wasserman (@Redistrict) June 21, 2022 Jones is a former Democrat

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Georgia officials fact-check an infamous Trump phone call in real time

Former President Donald Trump famously pressured Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger, a fellow Republican, to overturn the state’s presidential election result in a January 2021 phone call that lasted more than an hour. At Thursday’s hearing, Rep. Adam Schiff played clips of that recording in front of Raffensperger and Georgia elections official Gabriel Sterling, pausing to ask them questions and fact-check the former president’s false claims in real time. He also led with some

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Senators reach final bipartisan agreement on a gun safety bill

Senate negotiators have reached a final agreement on a narrow bipartisan gun safety bill that could become the first gun control measure to pass Congress in decades. The legislation resulted from negotiations among 10 Republicans and 10 Democrats, and it is expected to have more than enough votes to overcome the 60-vote threshold to clear a filibuster in the Senate, which is divided 50-50 between the parties. House leaders are expected to quickly begin consideration

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Giving and Getting Guru Dwayne Ashley Sits Down with Mark Hayes

Dwayne Ashley is renowned for his bold, strategic thinking and wise counsel in philanthropy. He is a successful entrepreneur in the course of his career, he raised more than $ 1 billion. He is committed to social justice and helping organizations of color maximize their fundraising success. He’s also visited more than 100 countries and … Continued The post Giving and Getting Guru Dwayne Ashley Sits Down with Mark Hayes appeared first on Atlanta Daily