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Brian Kemp campaigned—and won—at a distance from Herschel Walker. What does that mean for Walker’s Senate runoff?
Despite a high-profile challenge from Stacey Abrams, Brian Kemp won re-election by seven points, a wider margin than in 2018. The rest of the Republican ticket rode his coattails to victory—everyone but Senate candidate Herschel Walker, who’ll head to a runoff against incumbent Senator Raphael Warnock, in a race that could, once again, decide party control of the Senate.
Ahead of the primary election, a crowded field of Republicans in Georgia’s 6th District try to distinguish themselves
As in other Republican debates this season, candidates in Georgia's 6th District largely sidestepped policy specifics to spar over the two main themes animating the party of late: the results of the 2020 election, and which of them is the “true conservative” in the race.
Toting tired election fraud conspiracies, Republican candidates angle for Governor Kemp’s seat at debate
Sunday's Atlanta Press Club debate was dominated by bogus claims about the integrity of the 2020 presidential election, with the Republican candidates mostly unified behind the fact that no matter what, Democratic candidate Stacey Abrams cannot become governor.
Colleagues and friends in Georgia and nationwide remember Senator Johnny Isakson
On Sunday morning, the family of Senator Johnny Isakson announced he had died overnight at age 76.
A fraught redistricting process begins under Georgia’s Gold Dome
While Georgia's recent demographic changes have favored Democrats, Georgia Republicans are benefiting from a wholly different transformation: a more conservative U.S. Supreme Court.
Gabriel Sterling on death threats, the Dark Side, and America’s redemptive potential
You don’t expect someone with a title like “voting system implementation manager” to end up on 60 Minutes. But Gabriel Sterling was jolted into the national spotlight after disputing the deluge of misinformation regarding election integrity.
Georgia’s Republican election officials earn plenty of attention for their anger over baseless voter fraud claims, but little action from those they criticize
Gabriel Sterling, the state's voting system implementation manager, and Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger have both made national headlines and earned social media fame as they've spoken against their own party's unfounded claims of voter fraud. But nothing has changed for the people they criticize.
What’s Trumpism without Trump? Georgia’s Senate runoffs offer a preview
GOP politicians—Kelly Loeffler chief among them—have stapled their identities to the outgoing president. It might continue to work.
The way we live politics
Political polarization doesn't just pervade our national dialogue. It also changes the way we talk to our spouses, parents, and friends.
In politically mixed friend groups, a lesson for navigating differences
Laura Phelan sees her small friend group as a microcosm of her church family—and perhaps a microcosm of the country, politically. One woman casts her vote according to convictions related to social justice and climate change; another is fiscally conservative and supports whichever party’s tax plan makes most sense for her family.