Legislature

In this photo taken March 11, 2017, Georgia Democratic congressional candidate Jon Ossoff speaks to volunteers in his Cobb County campaign office. Ossoff is trying for an upset in a Republican-leaning district outside Atlanta. The primary is April 18 with a likely runoff on June 20. Republicans have begun to attack Ossoff, a move the candidates says "shows we can win." (AP Photo/Bill Barrow)
March 21, 2017 - 9:17 pm
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — The garden room at Rivermont Golf and Country Club brims with Republican donors and activists, but Michael Fitzgerald wants to talk about Democrats. "Shock therapy," he calls it. The 6th Congressional District chairman for Georgia Republicans, Fitzgerald wants to steel party...
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March 21, 2017 - 8:44 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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President Donald Trump and Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price arrive on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 21, 2017 - 8:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Time for talk running out, President Donald Trump on Tuesday warned wavering House Republicans that their jobs were on the line in next year's elections if they failed to back a GOP bill that would upend Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. The countdown quickened toward an...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, as President Donald Trump came to the Capitol to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul by taking his case directly to GOP lawmakers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 21, 2017 - 8:18 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local): 8 p.m. President Donald Trump is making his final pitch for the GOP health care bill at a House Republican fundraiser. Trump says Thursday's vote is "crucial" for the Republican Party. He's putting his full...
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March 21, 2017 - 7:56 pm
SENATE-SUPREME COURT Gorsuch faces hours of questioning from senators WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch says "there is a lot" he regrets about the confirmation process, including putting his family through it. President Donald Trump's pick appeared to grow somewhat testy after...
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FILE - In this June 30, 2016 file photo, the Brooklyn Bridge spans the East River from Brooklyn into Manhattan, as seen from Brooklyn Bridge Park, in New York. The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted terrorist, Iyman Faris, 47, of his U.S. citizenship as he serves the last several years of a 20-year prison sentence for plotting to destroy New York's Brooklyn Bridge. Some national security experts suggested Tuesday, March 21, 2017, the move might signal a new, tougher line under President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
March 21, 2017 - 7:55 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted terrorist of his U.S. citizenship as he serves the last several years of a 20-year prison sentence for plotting to destroy New York's Brooklyn Bridge. Some national security experts suggested Tuesday...
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House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis. arrives on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, as President Donald Trump came to the Capitol to rally support for the Republican health care overhaul by taking his case directly to GOP lawmakers. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
March 21, 2017 - 7:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the Republican health care overhaul (all times local): 7:45 p.m. House Speaker Paul Ryan is urging his party members to vote for the GOP health care plan on Thursday. Ryan is introducing President Donald Trump at a National Republican Congressional Committee...
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March 21, 2017 - 7:09 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Department of Justice has taken the rare step of seeking to strip a convicted terrorist of his U.S. citizenship as he serves the last several years of a 20-year prison sentence for plotting to destroy New York's Brooklyn Bridge. Some national security experts suggested Tuesday...
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March 21, 2017 - 6:43 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Victim advocacy groups are asking Georgia lawmakers to reject an overhaul of colleges' disciplinary hearings on sexual violence. A Senate subcommittee heard more than an hour of testimony Tuesday on the bill but didn't vote. The bill's sponsor, Republican Rep. Earl Ehrhart of Powder...
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Supreme Court Justice nominee Neil Gorsuch gestures as he testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, March 21, 2017, at his confirmation hearing before the Senate Judiciary Committee. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
March 21, 2017 - 6:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch declared Tuesday he's made no promises to Donald Trump or anyone else about how he'll vote on abortion or other issues and testified he'll have no trouble as a justice holding anyone accountable, including the president who picked him. Gorsuch...
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