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What a Warnock win means for Clayton County

Sen. Rev. Rapahel Warnock’s win over Republican challenger Herschel Walker places the U.S. Senate in Democratic hands. Here’s a look at what that means, both for Clayton County and for national politics. First, the numbers, which are unofficial and incomplete until they are approved by the Georgia Secretary of State’s office. With all 70 of […]

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Warnock-Walker runoff; Kemp wins

Low voter turnout frustrates local leaders A seesaw night across Georgia races has ended with wins for most Republicans, including Gov. Brian Kemp, who beat challenger Stacey Abrams in their rematch and a December 6 runoff between Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican challenger Herschel Walker. Gabriel Sterling of the Georgia Secretary of State’s Office said […]

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Internal poll shows Walker +10 over Warnock

Republican U.S. Senate candidate Herschel Walker is leading incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock by 10 points, according to a poll released Wednesday by a political action committee supporting the University of Georgia football great. The survey of 2,500 registered Georgia voters put Walker at 51.4%, compared to 41% for Warnock. The poll was conducted from April […]

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Warnock: Record 1Q fundraising

Ed. note: ADDS Saddler figures and quote U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock (D-GA) raised more than $13.6 million during the first quarter of this year, the senator’s campaign announced Thursday. Combined with the $9.8 million Warnock brought in during the fourth quarter of last year, the campaign now boasts $25.6 million cash on hand. Warnock’s fundraising […]

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Warnock secures $5M for new MARTA complex

by Robin Kemp U.S. Senator Reverend Raphael Warnock announced Wednesday that he has secured $5 million in federal investments for a massive MARTA operations and maintenance facility coming to Old Dixie Road in Forest Park.  In a press release, Warnock said, “Strengthening MARTA’s presence in Clayton County helps create jobs, provide commuters with affordable options […]

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Warnock asks Biden to hold shippers accountable

He added, “These costs are being borne most acutely by everyday Georgians and small businesses. There is no discernable increase in services provided by the global shipping providers or technological advances that justify the increase in costs. Carriers are profiting twice: first, when small businesses ship in necessary raw and intermediary goods, and again when these businesses deliver goods to customers, domestically or abroad. This behavior looks like price gouging, and it is inflicting serious harm on families and small businesses who have only just barely made it through until now.”

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Warnock: Hold private base housing accountable

by Robin Kemp U.S. Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock has sent the Department of Defense a letter asking how it will hold a housing contractor accountable after the company paid a $65 million settlement over substandard housing at 55 military bases. Malvern, PA-based Balfour Beatty Communities (BBC), LLC provides housing for more than 18,900 Army soldiers, […]

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Warnock: “Time is running out” for voting rights

by Robin Kemp In a speech Tuesday, Senator Rev. Raphael Warnock warned his Congressional colleagues that “time is running out” for American democracy and urged them to pass the John Lewis Voting Rights Act. Warnock also called out Republican members of the Georgia Assembly–which convenes Wednesday, January 5–the Texas Legislature, and Senate colleagues who use […]

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Warnock, Kennedy bill seeks Congressional Gold Medal for Freedom Riders

by Robin Kemp U.S. Senators Reverend Raphael Warnock (D-GA) and John Kennedy (R-LA) have introduced a bill to award the Congressional Gold Medal to the Freedom Riders. Only two of the civil rights activists, both metro Atlanta residents are still alive–Hank Thomas of Stone Mountain and Charles Person of Atlanta. The Freedom Riders were an […]

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