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Has political machines ended in Atlanta?

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Political machines either lend a firm hand or a strong arm to local races and Atlanta has a legendary machine. But has that changed? 

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Atlanta mayoral candidates on 'Get Out the Vote' effort

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The Atlanta mayor's race has been all talk up until now, but with early voting in its fourth day, it's all about the "Get Out The Vote" effort.

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Atlanta mayoral candidate says someone promised campaign contribution if he remembers his friends

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Mayoral candidate Peter Aman says somebody recently made overtures to him that they would contribute campaign money if he remembers who his friends are once he gets into office.

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Who are the 12 candidates running for Mayor of Atlanta?

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In less than a month citizens of Atlanta will take to the polls to elect their next mayor, but before then, 12 candidates continue to pound the pavement in hopes of solidifying more votes.

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Early voters in Conyers use new voting machines

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Early voters in Conyers are casting their ballots for mayor with new voting machines. While some say the paper feature can help with security, others say not so fast.

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Former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin says she almost ran this year

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Former Atlanta mayor Shirley Franklin says she will not officially endorse anyone in the current mayor's race, adding that she almost ran herself.

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Atlanta mayoral race between Norwood, Bottoms heats up

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Atlanta's mayoral race between front-runner Mary Norwood and Keisha Lance Bottoms is heating up. Both candidates have launched vicious attacks at the other, but are they working?

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Professors opposing Georgia's campus carry bill file lawsuit against governor

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Six University of Georgia professors have filed a lawsuit against Governor Nathan Deal claiming the new campus carry bill is unconstitutional.

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Bribery scandal could impact Atlanta's mayoral election

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The bribery scandal at Atlanta City Hall could have a profound impact on this year's mayoral election.

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President Trump says he's not happy with Tom Price

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It appears a series of expensive charter flights are quickly catching up with President Trump's Health and Human Services Secretary.

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Will Georgia's culture impact Amazon's potential move to Atlanta?

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Georgia and Atlanta economic developers are scrambling to win the Amazon prize, a new corporate headquarters worth billions of dollars in jobs and investment.

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Former Atlanta official pleads guilty to taking bribes

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A former Atlanta city official took a plea deal Tuesday after admitting to taking thousands of dollars in bribes.

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Senator Perdue blasts failed attempt to repeal, replace Obamacare

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Senator David Perdue (R-GA) blasted the failed attempt of Republican senators to repeal and replace Obamacare Tuesday.

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Breast cancer survivor concerned about Graham-Cassidy health care bill Video included

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Your health insurance is at stake as lawmakers try again to pass a new health care bill. The bill would end both Medicaid expansion under Obamacare and subsidies for consumers. It would instead direct that money to the states to use on health care. 

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Roswell mayoral candidate says she was extorted, harassed

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Questions about residency have sparked explosive accusations of harassment in a political race involving a candidate running for mayor of Roswell.

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Atlanta mayoral candidate on Amazon's potential move Video included

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CBS46 is going in-depth and looking at the bid to attract Amazon. It could take $1 billion in incentives to get the company to build its second headquarters, and Atlanta is among the top contenders for the 50,000 new jobs that come along with the project.

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Metro Atlanta responds to protests during national anthem Video included

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The controversy surrounding the national anthem is transcending the NFL. In metro Atlanta, many are making their position on taking a knee, or standing up during the anthem, very clear.

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Anthony Weiner gets 21 months in prison in sexting case

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Former Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a minor.

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Treasury chief: First Amendment for players -- off the field

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Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin thinks pro football players lose their right to free speech once they don pads and take the field.

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Arthur Blank responds to President Trump's comments on national anthem

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Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank was one of many NFL owners who responded to President Donald Trump's comments on NFL players kneeling during the national anthem.

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Weiner faces sentencing in latest chapter of sexting drama

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It seemed as if Anthony Weiner had hit rock bottom when he quit Congress in 2011 over a sexting scandal. But that was just the beginning. The New York Democrat is scheduled for sentencing Monday for sending obscene material to a 15-year-old girl in 2016.

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Federal Student Aid head resigns 'in good conscience' after friction with DeVos

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The chief operating officer of the Federal Student Aid office resigned Tuesday after being directed by Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to testify before the House oversight panel.

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Tomi Lahren lands job as senior adviser for pro-Trump advocacy group

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Tomi Lahren, the 24-year-old conservative commentator who gained celebrity status during the 2016 election season for her fiery monologues, has recently accepted a position with a super PAC that was instrumental in President Donald Trump’s election.

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President Trump expected to withdraw from Paris climate agreement

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President Donald Trump is expected to withdraw from the Paris climate accord, CBS News White House Correspondent Major Garrett confirms.

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Kemp: Trump administration should investigate DHS meddling in GA elections

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp looks out through a curtain while waiting for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, not pictured, to leave a speaking engagement ahead of this afternoon's convening of the Georgia Republican Convention. Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp looks out through a curtain while waiting for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, not pictured, to leave a speaking engagement ahead of this afternoon's convening of the Georgia Republican Convention.
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Georgia's Secretary of State called in the big guns to investigate what he called a cyber attack by the US government on Georgia's election system.

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

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President Donald Trump on Sunday attacked conservative lawmakers for the failure of the Republican bill to replace former President Barack Obama's health care law, as aides signaled a greater willingness to work with moderate Democrats on upcoming legislative battles from the budget and tax cuts to health care. 

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4 key takeaways from Trump's address to Congress

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While laying out his vision for making America “greater than ever before,” President Donald Trump spoke about his agenda in broad terms. Here are our top four takeaways from the President’s address.

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Isakson, Carter again ask Congress to let Ft. Frederica grow

Two Georgia lawmakers are again asking Congress to approve a planned expansion of the Fort Frederica National Monument on the Georgia coast.

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MyPillow founder: Trump support hurt me with BBB

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You've probably seen those MyPillow infomercials featuring company founder Mike Lindell.

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State GOP wary as Republicans push repeal of health law

The looming health care debate in Washington could have widespread political effects around the country.

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Senator Perdue confirms he will meet with Trump

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CBS46 Reporter Giovanna Drpic confirmed that Senator David Perdue will meet with President-Elect Donald Trump on December 2.

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Number of voting machine complaints in Georgia rising

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Georgia's Secretary of State has now received a total of seven complaints during the early voting period.

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Who is the 'ghost candidate' for U.S. 6th district?

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Voters are questioning "who is the Democrat U.S. representative 6th district candidate, Rodney Stooksbury?" 

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