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Georgia governor invites state residents to apply for Senate seat

CBS News Wednesday, 18 September 2019
Georgia Governor Brian Kemp is inviting state residents to apply online to fill outgoing Senator Johnny Isakson's seat. Greg Bluestein, a political reporter with the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, joined CBSN's "Red & Blue" to discuss the move and how Democrats are targeting Georgia in 2020.
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CDC: 44% of attendees at Georgia overnight camp test positive for COVID-19 [Video]

CDC: 44% of attendees at Georgia overnight camp test positive for COVID-19

Nearly half of those who attended an overnight camp held in Georgia have tested positive for COVID-19. 344 campers and staff members have been tested and received their results. Of the 344 available results, 260 -- or 44% -- tested positive for the virus, according to UPI. 69% of the positive tests involved children aged 11 to 17. 20% were reported in children aged 6 to 10. The camp was held in compliance following issued ordered by republican Georgia governor Brian Kemp.

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Georgia's Governor Insists He Wants To 'Flatten The Curve,' But Bans Mandatory Mask Laws [Video]

Georgia's Governor Insists He Wants To 'Flatten The Curve,' But Bans Mandatory Mask Laws

In Georgia, almost 2,800 people are hospitalized due to the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to CNN, it's the highest number in the state's ongoing battle against the virus so far. 37 people have died. Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) has responded to the crisis by banning cities and counties from mandating that people have to wear a mask when in public. Gov. Kemp, a Republican, tweeted that his executive order was part of the strategy to help Georgia 'flatten the curve.

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GA governor encourages masks, refuses mandate [Video]

GA governor encourages masks, refuses mandate

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp on Friday urged everyone in his state to wear a mask for four weeks to halt the spread of the coronavirus but stood firm on banning state and local authorities from mandating the wearing of masks.

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GA Governor Overrides All Local Mask Orders in the State [Video]

GA Governor Overrides All Local Mask Orders in the State

Republican Governor Brian Kemp issued the executive order on Wednesday.

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Georgia (U.S. state) Georgia (U.S. state) State in the southeastern United States

U.S. teachers protest school reopenings [Video]

U.S. teachers protest school reopenings

[NFA] Teachers from dozens of school districts nationwide protested plans by some governors to resume in-class instruction, saying it threatens the safety of students, their families and educators. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Remote learning resumes as Georgia schools reopen

Some families are opting to enroll their students in remote learning programs this fall, as the coronavirus continues to cause upheaval in school systems around..
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Georgia School Kids Pack Hallway Without Masks on First Day Back

A Georgia school's reopening may very well be exhibit A on the lack of COVID-19 safety precautions in place for students ... just look at this hallway, which..
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Ex-'L&HH' Star Benzino Busted For Alleged Property Damage After Jealous Rage

Benzino allegedly flew into a jealous rage and took his anger out on his baby mama, Althea Eaton's new man and his truck ... which led to his arrest. The..
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Georgia's Biggest School District Has Hundreds Of Active COVID Cases [Video]

Georgia's Biggest School District Has Hundreds Of Active COVID Cases

Gwinnett County Public Schools is the largest school district in Georgia, reports HuffPost. Some 260 of their employees have either tested positive or been exposed to COVID-19. Those people will be quarantined ahead of the start of the fall semester next week. The district intends to offer all-digital classes with both prerecorded and live components. However, staff members were still required to come to work and began preplanning activities in-person.

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Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary [Video]

Kobach loses U.S. Senate seat in Kansas primary

U.S. Representative Roger Marshall won the Kansas Republican primary for the Senate on Tuesday, defeating anti-immigration firebrand Kris Kobach with the help of the party establishment, which feared Kobach would hurt Republican chances in the fall. Ryan Brooks reports.

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Tennessee Republicans, Once Moderate and Genteel, Turn Toxic in the Trump Era

In the Senate primary race to replace Lamar Alexander, two candidates are fighting to see who can better emulate the president. It isn’t pretty.
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Primary Election Voters Start a Virus-Era Wait for Results

In states including Michigan, Missouri and Kansas, mail voting was put to the test as some of both parties’ fiercest advocates for their bases competed for the..
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Slight progress as urgency grows on virus relief

Senate Minority leader Senator Chuck Schumer told reporters "we are not going to give up. We are not going to walk away," as negotiations continue on a huge..
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Biden Announces $280 Million Fall Ad Buy Across 15 States

By far the biggest reservation of the 2020 race by either campaign, it is a sign of the swift turnabout in Joe Biden’s finances since he became the presumptive..
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Cori Bush Defeats William Lacy Clay in a Show of Progressive Might

The upset of the veteran congressman from St. Louis sent tremors though the Democratic establishment in Missouri and Washington, D.C.
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Democrats and Republicans remain divided on enhanced unemployment benefits

Negotiations between the White House and Congress on the next round of coronavirus relief remain stalled as the president considers executive action. Skyler..
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Dems, White House optimistic stimulus deal could be reached this week after both sides make concessions

Top Democrats and negotiators from the White House say a deal on a coronavirus stimulus package could be reached by the end of the week.

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