Georgia


Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock face Republicans David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in Georgia's Jan. 5 US Senate runoff elections. If Democrats win, the state of health care in Georgia could drastically improve. (Photo by Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
Georgia Is One of the Sickest States. It Holds the Cure to Healthcare Gridlock.

Georgians are overwhelmingly concerned about health care. But unless Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are elected to the US Senate on Jan. 5, those concerns may go unanswered.

Republican candidate for U.S. Senate Sen. David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020, in Cumming, Ga. Perdue and Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff are in a runoff election for the Senate seat in Georgia. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
Another Day, Another Report on Perdue’s Suspect Stock Decisions

Perdue's timing was impeccable. He avoided a sharp loss and reaped a stunning gain by selling and then buying the same stock: Cardlytics, an Atlanta-based financial technology company on whose board of directors he once served.

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The Racist Roots of Georgia’s Runoff Elections

Flipping these Senate seats will also send a strong signal to the state of Georgia that white supremacists can pass all of the voter suppression laws they want, but they will not out-vote us.

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Georgia’s Senate Runoffs Could Have Life or Death Stakes for Many Americans

Coronavirus relief, access to affordable health care, and climate policy are all on the line in Georgia’s Senate runoffs.

Georgia's suburban voters tell COURIER why they voted for Biden and why Georgia finally went blue.
Want to Know What Suburban Voters Really Think? We Spoke to Georgians to Find Out

Whether they saw President-elect Joe Biden as the leader to end the pandemic or as someone who can help end racial inequality, Georgia's suburban voters tell us why the state went blue.

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Women Who Accused Gynecologist of Unnecessary Procedures Should Be Able to Apply for Visas, Democrats Say

The immigrant women allege that a doctor conducted nonconsensual gynecological procedures while they were at Irwin County Detention Center.

Georgia Sen. David Perdue allegedly tried to secure tax breaks for his sports-team-owning donors, including Sen. Kelly Loeffler, also of Georgia.
Perdue’s Priorities? Big Tax Breaks for His Wealthy, Sports-Team-Owning Donors

For the second time in a week, reports have emerged alleging that Georgia Sen. David Perdue has tried to use his position to enrich himself or those around him—this time with tax breaks.