By WXIA Staff via 11alive – Critics warn that new rules passed in the State Senate will make it harder, not easier, for victims of sexual harassment to come forward. Stopping sexual harassment is already a focus for Georgia’s new governor and state legislature, with the intent to prevent state legislators and employees from victimizing others. But, critics warn that a new set of rules … Continue reading Georgia New Governor Kemp Sworn In & 1st Agenda is to Protect GA Politicians from their Sexual Assault Crimes
By Joshua Sharpe & Greg Bluestein via The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: State Sen. Michael Williams, who waged a controversial campaign for governor this year, was charged this week with making a false report that computer servers were stolen from his campaign office shortly before his last-place finish in the May primary. The indictment, obtained by the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, accuses the Forysth County Republican of insurance fraud, … Continue reading Racist Anti-Immigrant Former Georgia Governor Candidate Charged with Insurance Fraud
By Carol D. Leonnig & Josh Dawsey via The Washington Post – Ivanka Trump sent hundreds of emails last year to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants using a personal account, many of them in violation of federal records rules, according to people familiar with a White House examination of her correspondence. White House ethics officials learned of Trump’s repeated use of personal … Continue reading Lock Ivanka Up! Lock Ivanka Up! Oh the Hypocrisy….
By CHRISTOPHER CADELAGO and NANCY COOK via Politico: Bottled-up hostility in President Donald Trump’s administration flowed to the surface Tuesday during a remarkable 12-hour period following an awkward midterm détente and tense trip to Paris over which the president is still seething. “It’s like an episode of ‘Maury,’” one former Trump aide observed to POLITICO as the spectacle unfolded. “The only thing that’s missing is … Continue reading Absolute Turmoil in Trump’s White House
By Christopher Ingraham via The Washington Post – Senior staffers in congressional offices hold highly inaccurate assumptions about what voters in their districts actually want when it comes to policy. They tend to believe that voters support much more conservative policies than they actually do. And this stunning misperception can largely be explained by the disproportionate attention lawmakers and their aides lavish on donors and … Continue reading Congress Really is Out of Touch — Falsely Believing the Country is Ultra Conservative by Listening to Big Money Donors Over Constituents.
By Tyler Estep, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution: A federal judge has declined to pause an injunction she ordered that changes how Georgia elections officials evaluate certain absentee ballots. Secretary of State Brian Kemp had requested that U.S. District Court Judge Leigh Martin May stay the injunction she issued last week while Kemp’s legal team appeals the decision regarding signature mismatches to a higher court. In an order filed … Continue reading Never Let the Fox Guard the Hen House Especially if it’s Sec of State Brian Kemp Guarding Voters – Federal Judge Agrees
(CNN’s Chris Cillizza) Campaign politics tends to be a lowest-common-denominator business. If something works — no matter how loathsome or even untrue — then it gets used. The end always justifies the means — and the end is always and only winning. And yet, even by that incredibly low bar, what some right-wing pundits have done in the wake of 10 mail pipe bombs being sent … Continue reading The disgusting lie of the “false flag” pushed by some prominent conservatives
By Christopher Mathias and Nick Robins-Early – Rep. Steve King (R-Iowa) visited Austria in August and gave an extensive interview to a far-right publication there in which he spelled out, in clearer and more shocking terms than he ever has before, his white nationalist worldview. The eight-term congressman, up for re-election next month, talked to Caroline Sommerfeld of the Austrian far-right propaganda site Unzensuriert … Continue reading Embracing White Power; the New GOP Identity.
Washington (CNN) President Donald Trump, in a series of tweets on Monday, claimed he would declare a “national emergency” over an issue that has frequently piqued his attention — migrant caravans moving toward the United States through Central America and Mexico. His tweets come just weeks ahead of the 2018 midterm elections and he has emphasized immigration as a key issue, without evidence accusing … Continue reading The President of Lies & Fearmongering
via Politico Senate Democrats accepted an offer Thursday from Senate Republicans to confirm 15 lifetime federal judges in exchange for the ability to go into recess through the midterms, allowing endangered Democrats to campaign. The calculation by Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and his caucus was simple: That Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) would be able to confirm roughly 15 judges if he kept … Continue reading Democrats agree to confirmations of 15 Trump judges — in hopes of taking back the Senate