Stories tagged: "Georgia"


FILE - In this March 2, 2020, file photo Sen. Thom Tillis, R-N.C., speaks during a campaign rally for President Donald Trump in Charlotte, N.C. Tillis, facing a competitive North Carolina reelection contest, “is looking forward to campaigning" with Trump, Tillis' spokesperson said. (AP Photo/Mike McCarn, File)
These Senate Republicans Attacked Obama’s Response to Ebola But Have Nothing to Say About Trump and COVID

“There were problems [Obama] needed to surge," North Carolina Sen. Thom Tillis said. "It's a very different story."

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States Are Using Bad Data to Justify Reopening. That’s Wildly Dangerous.

Faulty statistics could leave Americans who make decisions about day-to-day matters with the impression that the virus is under more control than it actually is.

NC NAACP President T. Anthony Spearman on the Ahmaud Arbery killing.
NC NAACP On The Ahmaud Arbery Shooting: ‘Lives of African Americans Don’t Seem To Amount To Much’

The 25-year-old Black man's killing by two white men, one of them a former police officer, has prompted outrage in Georgia and beyond.

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What the ‘Modern-Day Lynching’ of Ahmaud Arbery Says About Stand Your Ground Laws

Anger over the case had been building for weeks, but the incident only exploded onto the national spotlight on Tuesday when a graphic video of the attack surfaced and quickly went viral.

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45,000 Newly Unemployed People Just Learned Their Senators Sold Millions in Stocks Amid Coronavirus Crisis

Sens. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia and Richard Burr of North Carolina are accused of using their early knowledge of the severity of the coronavirus outbreak to protect their own finances instead of informing the public.