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Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp listens to a question during a news conference at the State Capitol on Saturday, April 3, 2021, in Atlanta, about Major League Baseballs decision to pull the 2021 All-Star Game from Atlanta over the leagues objection to a new Georgia voting law. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Georgia remains central in voting rights debate, raises questions about the Senate filibuster

Nika Schoonover, Politics Editor April 11, 2021

On March 25, Republican Gov. Brian Kemp passed a law that rewrites Georgia election rules. The legislation, one of many proposals across the country to pass similar laws, follows a contentious election...

Jon Ossoff, left, and Raphael Warnock wave to the crowd during a campaign rally in Augusta, Ga., Monday, Jan. 4, 2021. Democrats Ossoff and Warnock are challenging incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler in a runoff election on Jan. 5. (Michael Holahan/The Augusta Chronicle via AP)

Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Associated Press January 6, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his last...

Observers watch an official work as ballots are counted for Georgias Senate runoff election at the Georgia World Congress Center on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

Warnock makes history with Senate win as Dems near majority

Associated Press January 6, 2021

ATLANTA (AP) — Democrat Raphael Warnock won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs Wednesday, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party's...

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