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Ex-state senator to pursue GAGOP chairmanship

The jockeying to succeed term-limited Georgia Republican Party chief Sue Everhart will begin in earnest this weekend at a Columbus party confab, where former state Senator Chip Pearson will launch …
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As activist files complaint against state senator, party bigs weigh ethics resolution at convention

As Georgia Republican officials and activists huddle this weekend in Columbus, a movement is underway by some tea party leaders to adopt a resolution demanding legislative action to tighten the …
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Newt Gingrich, Mitt Romney-rival-turned-surrogate

Newt Gingrich will return this weekend to the same presidential circuit that denied him the nod, boosting instead the candidacy of one-time rival Republican Mitt Romney at a GOP confab …
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Obama campaign to open GA HQ in historic black district

The Obama campaign will drop anchor in a struggling Atlanta district steeped in African American history and infused with college vigor from a nearby university, reaching at once two groups …
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GA foreclosure among top in US, up 22 percent from last year

Even as Georgia’s unemployment rate saw modest gains in April, a new housing measure has found the state’s foreclosure activity jumped a full 22% year-over-year.

A new report by foreclosure …
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Bad day for DeKalb: ex-cop, inspector admit breaking law

A double blow to DeKalb County public servants came Thursday as two of their own admitted in court to criminal wrongdoing.

Former DeKalb County police office Gabriel Hoskins conceded today …
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GA Congressman looks to exempt military from D.C. gun restriction

Georgia Congressman Phil Gingrey has attached an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act (H.R. 4310) that would exempt active military from the current firearms restrictions in Washington …
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GA-9 GOP hopefuls brawl on social issues, TSPLOST

Tuesday night in Gainesville turned into a bruising debate on social and regional TSPLOST issues for Republican candidates running to represent Georgia’s newest congressional district. The five-way contest, which has …
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