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Georgia Republicans aim to capitalize on Atlanta’s rising crime rate

ATLANTA — After another weekend of headlines about crime in Atlanta, Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp laid down a new marker with a plan to make…

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New York legalizes adult use marijuana, expunges former pot convictions

ALBANY, N.Y. — New York officially legalized weed Wednesday as Gov. Andrew Cuomo signed legislation that will regulate the sale of recreational marijuana for adults…

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Biden signs $1.9 trillion COVID relief bill in first major legislative victory

President Joe Biden signed one of the largest stimulus packages in American history into law on Thursday, pouring nearly $2 trillion into a wide-ranging effort…

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‘A mess’: Georgia politicians prepare for brutal 2022 battles

ATLANTA — Georgia’s election season is hardly a month in the rearview mirror, but already the battle lines are being drawn for a full slate…

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is dangerously kooky — and apparently, that’s just what her voters want

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene is one of the most dangerous people in Washington. But we might as well get used to her because she isn’t…

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Whitmer: GOP threat to withhold school COVID-19 funds is ‘cruel and reckless’

LANSING, Mich. — Gov. Gretchen Whitmer spoke of unity and common ground and looked past conflicts with the Legislature in her State of the State…

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Michigan GOP plans to take school funds hostage unless Gov. Whitmer gives up pandemic power

Michigan House Republicans unveiled their own COVID-19 recovery plan on Wednesday, using the proposal to blast Gov. Gretchen Whitmer and threaten to withhold billions in…

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Schumer calls for immediate removal of Trump after Capitol chaos

­­Soon-to-be Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called for President Donald Trump to be “immediately” removed from office over his incitement of a deadly…

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North Carolina Did What SCOTUS Wouldn’t – Ended GOP Gerrymandering

A North Carolina state court panel stopped the GOP’s gerrymandering plan by ruling that the maps drawn for GOP-dominated voting districts were in violating of…

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