Stories tagged: "Georgia"

Georgia Sen. David Perdue (Photo by Anna Moneymaker-Pool/Getty Images)
Georgia Sen. David Perdue Is Accused of Shady Stock Maneuvers—Again

A new report reveals that Georgia Sen. David Perdue bought stock in submarine parts just before he took over a Senate committee in charge of Navy oversight.

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (AP Photo/John Bazemore, File)
More than 400,000 Georgians Use to Get Insurance. The GOP Doesn’t Care.

Georgians are losing access to, and with it impartial assistance in comparing, and choosing healthcare coverage.

Control of the Senate is on the ballot in Georgia two US Senate runoff elections on Jan. 5, 2021. Here's how you can get involved.
Don’t Live in Georgia? You Can Still Help Ossoff and Warnock Win the Runoff Senate Races on Jan. 5.

With so much at stake in Georgia's US Senate runoff elections, Americans everywhere are looking for ways to get involved. Check out how you can phone bank, canvas, and donate even if you don't live in Georgia.

Republican candidate for Senate Sen. Kelly Loeffler speaks to supporters at an election night watch party Tuesday, Nov. 3, 2020, in Atlanta. Loeffler will be in a run off against Democratic candidate Raphael Warnock. (AP Photo/Tami Chappell)
Don’t Forget: While Americans Died and Went Broke, Sen. Kelly Loeffler Made Millions Off of COVID-19

And now she's holding crowded, indoor rallies ahead of her Jan. 5 run-off that will contribute to the increase in Georgia's coronavirus cases.

The ACA’s provision banning insurance companies from denying coverage to people with pre-existing conditions has been life changing for Kellye Call. (Image courtesy of subject)
‘I Would, Quite Frankly, Become Disabled’: What the Affordable Care Act Means to This Georgia Woman

“I remember my mom sitting me down at the age of 15 and teaching me how to appeal a denial, because she told me I would be doing that for the rest of my life, and until 2010-2011, she was right.”

Members of the Georgia Tech Womens basketball team, hold voting signs outside of McCamish Pavillion which served as a polling place on Election Day in Atlanta, Ga., on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. (Photo By Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images)
It Won’t Be a Landslide for Biden in Georgia. I’m Still Hopeful for Our Democracy.

As a Black woman in Georgia, these are the election results I'm already celebrating.

Voter ID laws mostly serve to disenfranchise voters rather than prevent voter fraud (which is less common than getting struck by lightning).
Voter ID Laws Don’t Stop Fraud, They Stop Voting

Texas, Georgia, and 33 other US states have voter ID laws in place for the 2020 election. They don't stop voter fraud, but they do prevent thousands of registered voters from casting ballots.