Ben Nadler

  • Governor Jun 29, 2019

    Lawsuit Seeks to Block Georgia Law That Bans Most Abortions

    A federal lawsuit filed Friday in Atlanta is the latest effort by abortion providers and advocacy groups to challenge a wave of restrictive abortion laws passed in conservative states. Lawyers with the American Civil Liberties Union, Planned Parenthood and the Center for Reproductive Rights filed the lawsuit challenging a new Georgia law that effectively bans abortions about six weeks into...

  • georgia Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • United States Jun 3, 2019

    Jimmy Carter Awarded Tenure at Emory University at Age 94

    At age 94, former President Jimmy Carter has finally been granted tenure at Emory University in Atlanta. Carter earned the distinction after serving as University Distinguished Professor for the past 37 years, the university announced Monday. He’ll be the first tenured faculty member at Emory to hold a Nobel Prize and the first to have served as U.S. president. Elaine...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2018

    Ballot Count Not Yet Finished in Georgia Governor's Race

    Democrat Stacey Abrams and Republican Brian Kemp are in a tense standoff as the fate of the Georgia governor’s race remains unresolved, leaving the potential of litigation and a December runoff. Kemp’s campaign declared victory in the race late Wednesday, with a spokesperson saying that the numbers show Abrams can’t win and a runoff won’t happen. But Abrams has yet...

  • Canada Nov 6, 2018

    Georgia Governor's Race Roiled By Election Security Charges

    The bruising race for governor of Georgia has been roiled by unsupported, eleventh-hour allegations from Republican candidate Brian Kemp, who is also the state’s chief election official, that Democrats sought to hack the voter registration system. His Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, said he is making a baseless accusation to deflect attention from an apparently severe security flaw in the system...

  • NBC Oct 11, 2018

    53K Mostly Black Voter Registration Applications on Hold in Ga.

    As the deadline to register to vote in Georgia came and went on Tuesday, more than 53,000 voters registrations remained on hold, leaving the mostly black applicants in a state of limbo less than one month ahead of the midterm election. Thousands of forms are being held in a “pending” status by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office, and...

  • Associated Press Sep 5, 2018

    Gordon Weakens to a Tropical Depression Over Mississippi After Killing One in Fla.

    Tropical Storm Gordon never became a hurricane but it was deadly all the same, killing a child by blowing a tree onto a mobile home as it made landfall. The storm weakened into a depression Wednesday but remained dangerous, dumping rain, spawning possible tornadoes and kicking up heavy surf in its wake. Gordon struck the coast at 70 mph, just...

  • Associated Press Sep 5, 2018

    Tropical Storm Gordon Makes Landfall on Gulf Coast

    Tropical Storm Gordon hit the Gulf Coast late Tuesday night, packing heavy winds and rain and claiming the life of a child who was killed when a tree fell onto his family’s home in the Florida Panhandle. The National Hurricane Center said Gordon weakened to a tropical depression over central Mississippi by Wednesday.

  • Donald Trump Jul 25, 2018

    Georgia GOP's Choice for Governor Sets Up Historic Contest

    Georgia Republicans have chosen Brian Kemp to face Democrat Stacey Abrams for governor in a November matchup that will test history and highlight the widening gulf between the two major parties in style and substance in the era of President Donald Trump. Kemp, a two-term secretary of state, trounced longtime Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle in a runoff Tuesday after campaigning...

  • Governor Mar 19, 2018

    Georgia Governor Criticizes ‘Unbecoming Squabble' Over Delta

    Georgia’s governor on Wednesday criticized the “unbecoming squabble” that has engulfed the state Capitol since fellow Republicans threatened to punish Delta Air Lines for cutting business ties with the National Rifle Association. Gov. Nathan Deal, serving his final year in office, broke his silence on the controversy during a news conference with an apparent jab at candidates running to succeed...

  • Governor Mar 19, 2018

    Delta CEO Insists ‘We Are Not Taking Sides' in US Gun Debate

    After Delta Air Lines withstood swift political retribution in its home state of Georgia for cutting ties with the National Rifle Association, the airline’s chief executive insisted Friday “we are not taking sides” in the national debate over guns. Atlanta-based Delta released an internal memo CEO Ed Bastian sent to employees after Georgia lawmakers killed a proposed tax break on...

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