Opinion


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Vacant Storefronts and Broken Glass: Small Towns Are Dying Under GOP Leadership

Manchester, Ohio, is the story of too many small towns across the nation, withering on the vine. Too few jobs. Poor health. Poverty. Blight and abandonment.

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International Students Don’t Feel Welcome Thanks to Trump. Biden Can Fix That.

In a recent survey of 500 college administrators, half expressed the belief that the “feeling of being unwelcome in the United States” led to declining enrollments.

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Failed Leadership in Georgia Has Hurt Our Health Care. That’s Why My Family Stopped at One Kid.

Georgia has nine counties with no physician whatsoever and seven hospitals have closed since our state refused Medicaid expansion. And yet Perdue and Loeffler refuse to help.

'Immigrants and Refugees Welcome' signage outside Central Presbyterian Church in Atlanta, Georgia on July 27, 2019.  (Photo By Raymond Boyd/Getty Images)
I Grew Up in Rural Georgia. I Support Biden’s Refugee Plan—Our Senators Should Too.

I’m an evangelical Republican raised in rural Georgia. The way refugees enrich our economy and the social fabric of our country entirely fits with my politics and faith.

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I’m a Cancer Survivor. Perdue and Loeffler Don’t Care About Georgians Like Me.

Georgians can accept disagreements on the future of our state and this country, but what we cannot accept are senators like Perdue and Loeffler who ignore our best interests and leave us to suffer while pushing their own agendas in Washington.

Dreamers who are allowed to stay in the US through the DACA program could have a large impact on Georgia's economy if they could access affordable higher education in the state.
Dreamers Like Me Need Georgia to Vote on Jan. 5—For Our Sake and the Sake of Our State

With one of the largest DACA-eligible populations in the country, Georgia's economy could significantly improve with easier and more affordable access to higher education in the state's public college system.

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.