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AJC Poll Highlights

AJC Poll Highlights

Poll conducted by the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs, for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
Elections board votes down proposal to close Georgia voting precincts

Elections board votes down proposal to close Georgia voting precincts

Elections board votes down proposal to close Georgia voting precincts The Randolph County Board of Elections has voted to save seven rural voting precincts from closing. The 2-0 vote came in response to a contentious proposal with overwhelming opposition, because it could have reduced turnout in a majority African-American county. Many of the approximately 1,700 registered voters affected would have...
Abraham Lincoln's library considers selling president's stuff

Abraham Lincoln's library considers selling president's stuff

The Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library is nearly $10 million in debt. The library took out a loan more than a decade ago to buy a collection of rare Lincoln artifacts. Private donors have paid off more than $13 million of the loan, but funding has waned in recent years. The library, which opened in 2005, has even started a GoFundMe page to save the collection. Once the loan is paid in full, the state...
Scott Pruitt Reportedly Sent An Aide To Find Him A Used Trump Hotel Mattress

Scott Pruitt Reportedly Sent An Aide To Find Him A Used Trump Hotel Mattress

EPA Administrator Scott Pruit's apparently used an aide to run personal errands for him during work hours. Millian Hupp testified that she spent months scouting out a new apartment for Pruitt. Hupp even attempted to buy him a used mattress from the Trump hotel in DC. Federal ethics standards strictly prohibit the use of staff for any non-governmental business. Hupp's testimony is just one part of several...
Stacey Abrams in WSB-TV studios

Stacey Abrams in WSB-TV studios

Stacey Abrams became a clear front-runner early in the evening Tuesday, defeating Stacey Evans to become the Democratic nominee for governor.
Georgia Election 2018: Stacey Abrams wins Democratic Primary

Georgia Election 2018: Stacey Abrams wins Democratic Primary

Georgia Election 2018: Stacey Abrams wins Democratic Primary Former House Minority Leader Stacey Abrams won the Democratic nomination for Georgia governor Tuesday. She defeated ex-state Rep. Stacey Evans. Abrams will face the Republican nominee in November in the race to succeed Gov. Nathan Deal. If she wins, she could become the nation's first black female governor.
VIDEO: Key takeaways from the University of Georgia poll of likely GOP voters

VIDEO: Key takeaways from the University of Georgia poll of likely GOP voters

The poll by the University of Georgia’s School of Public and International Affairs was conducted April 19 to April 26. Each of the 507 respondents indicated they had voted in the 2014 or 2016 Republican primary and that they would likely vote in the May contest. The margin of error is 4.4 percentage points.
Stacey Abrams discusses her debt

Stacey Abrams discusses her debt

In mid April, gubernatorial democratic candidate Stacy Abrams met with the AJC editorial board. In that meeting she was asked about her debt and any possible effect it would have on her run for governor.
VIDEO: Highlights of Georgia Democratic Poll

VIDEO: Highlights of Georgia Democratic Poll

Highlights of Georgia Democratic poll. Likely Democratic voters weigh in on May's primary, including the race between Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans who are running for governor. Voters also shared their views on Trump and the NRA.
Barbara Bush declines further treatment amid 'failing health'

Barbara Bush declines further treatment amid 'failing health'

Barbara Bush, the wife of former US President George HW Bush, is in 'failing heath' and has declined further medical treatment. Instead, Mrs Bush who is 92, will spend her time in what has been described as "comfort care" with her family. It has been reported that she is suffering from chronic pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure although this has not been confirmed. As first lady...
ICE Slams Oakland Mayor After She Warned About Raids

ICE Slams Oakland Mayor After She Warned About Raids

ICE Slams Oakland Mayor After She Warned About Raids Mayor Libby Schaaf alerted residents about impending immigration raids on Saturday. Federal immigration agents said Schaaf told the public about the raids a day before the operation. "I am sharing this information publicly not to panic our residents but to protect them." Since Sunday, ICE arrested more than 150 people in Northern California...
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