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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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Report: Atlanta immigration related arrests much higher than 2016

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Immigration related arrests in the Atlanta field officer are up this year versus the same time in 2016.

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Governor Deal signs controversial education bill, 9 others

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Gov. Nathan Deal, joined by key members of the Georgia General Assembly, signed ten education bills at the State Capitol on Thursday.

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Former FBI Director Mueller to lead Trump-Russia probe

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The Justice Department has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller as a special counsel to oversee a federal investigation into potential coordination between Russia and the Trump campaign to influence the 2016 presidential election.

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Early Voting to start for District 6 runoff race

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Early voting for the District 6 runoff race to fill Georgia's empty House seat will open on Tuesday, May 30.

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Deal appoints special committee to investigate charges against DeKalb sheriff Video included

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Governor Nathan Deal will appoint a committee to investigate the indecency charges against DeKalb County Sheriff Jeffrey Mann after his arrest.

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Deal expected to sign bill allowing Georgia workers to use sick time to care for family

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Georgians will be able to use their accrued sick time at work to care for sick family members if Governor Nathan Deal signs a bill that passed the Georgia legislature during its latest session.

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Deal still mulling "Campus Carry" 2.0

Opponents of the campus carry bill gather for a protest against the 2016 version of the bill. (SOURCE: WGCL) Opponents of the campus carry bill gather for a protest against the 2016 version of the bill. (SOURCE: WGCL)
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As Governor Nathan Deal mulls whether he'll sign the Campus Carry Bill, allowing licensed gun owners to carry weapons on Georgia's College campuses, students who would be affected by it are of mixed opinions.

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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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How to register to vote in Georgia elections

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A federal judge has ordered Georgia officials to reopen voter registration in District 6, pushing the original deadline of March 20--before the special election--back to May 21.

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Everything you need to know about upcoming elections in Georgia Video included

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Secretary of State Brian Kemp has encouraged all Georgians to participate in their local electoral races to ensure that everyone's voices are heard when making state policy decisions. Although the congressional election in District 6 has received nationwide coverage, other elections and key dates have gone under the radar. Here is a link to the Secretary of State's website for an exhaustive list of elections and key upcoming dates. Click here to learn how to register to vote. ...

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Another appeals court to weigh Trump's revised travel ban

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For the second time in a week, government lawyers will try to persuade a federal appeals court to reinstate President Donald Trump's revised travel ban.

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Ossoff backers draw strength from health care, Comey actions

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Backers of the Democratic candidate in a closely watched Georgia congressional race say they are motivated by House Republicans' vote to gut the Affordable Care Act and President Donald Trump's decision to fire the FBI director.

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Rep. John Lewis to host meet-and-greet Monday

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U.S. Representative John Lewis will host a meet-and-greet for his constituents on Monday.

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Perdue, Ossoff and other Georgia politicians react to Comey termination

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President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey drew polarizing reactions from Republican and Democratic lawmakers in Georgia. Read more: Trump fires FBI Director James Comey Read more: Trump defends Comey firing, says both parties will thank him U.S. Senator David Perdue released a statement in support of the president's decision. “President Trump acted decisively and within his authority, and I stand behind him," Perdue said. "The FB...

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Governor Deal rejects child custody bill over safety concerns

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Gov. Nathan Deal has vetoed a bill allowing parents to transfer legal authority for a child to a family member or an outside agency, urging lawmakers instead to focus on comprehensive changes to the state's foster care and adoption law next year.

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Trump fires FBI director James Comey Video included

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President Donald Trump has fired FBI Director James Comey. In a statement, Trump says Comey's firing "will mark a new beginning" for the FBI.

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Yates says VP entitled to know Flynn info false

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Former acting Attorney General Sally Yates says she believed Vice President Mike Pence was "entitled to know" that he was relaying untruthful information about the White House national security adviser.

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Carter warns against US relaxing emphasis on human rights Video included

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Former President Jimmy Carter says the United States cannot "abandon" its emphasis on human rights as a "key element" of foreign policy.

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Clark Atlanta: We're a private school, no guns allowed

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Clark Atlanta University made it clear Monday that no guns are allowed on its campus, despite the passage of House Bill 280, which will allow guns on public campuses in Georgia, although with restrictions.

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Voter registration deadline extended for District 6 runoff

A federal judge has ordered Georgia officials to reopen voter registration in a suburban Atlanta congressional district ahead of a runoff in a heated special election.

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Gov. Deal signs campus carry bill; Schools, police now face implementation Video included

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Gov. Nathan Deal has signed a campus carry bill, which permits weapons carry license holders to carry firearms in specific and limited areas on college campuses.

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House GOP votes to gut Obama health care law

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Relieved Republicans have pushed their prized health care bill through the House.

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House to vote on health care repeal Thursday

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House Republicans will vote on a bill to repeal major portions of Democratic President Barack Obama's health care law.

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Advance voting for District 6 runoff underway

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Advance voting in the District 6 runoff between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel will start Tuesday, May 2. 

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Governor signs bill remaking and expanding judicial watchdog

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Georgia's governor has signed a bill to reconfigure and expand the state's judicial watchdog agency.

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With Obama, Clinton gone, GOP revives Pelosi as boogeyman

Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers in his Cobb County campaign office. Ossoff is trying for an upset in a Republican-leaning district outside Atlanta. (AP Photo/Bill Barrow) Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers in his Cobb County campaign office. Ossoff is trying for an upset in a Republican-leaning district outside Atlanta. (AP Photo/Bill Barrow)

Republicans are zeroing in on congresswoman Nancy Pelosi as their preferred face of the Democratic Party.

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Cagle promises 500,000 new jobs in Georgia governor campaign Video included

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Casey Cagle will launch his campaign for governor on Sunday with a pledge to add half a million new jobs in Georgia in four years if voters choose him to replace term-limited Gov. Nathan Deal.

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Man's push for 'America First' not political, but all business

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"America First" was not only President Trump's mantra -- some metro Atlanta businesses are making it their policy. 

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California judge blocks Trump order on sanctuary city money

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A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

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Lawsuit claims redistricting in Georgia based on race Video included

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The fix may be in before you even get to the ballot booth. It's called gerrymandering and it allows lawmakers to draw districts to favor one party over the other. 

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Blaming conservatives, Trump signals new openness to Dems

President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at a rally Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey) President Donald Trump waves to the crowd after speaking at a rally Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Nashville, Tenn. (AP Photo/Mark Humphrey)

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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