Georgia subpoenaing Giuliani, Graham in Trump election probe
The Georgia prosecutor investigating the conduct of former President Donald Trump and his allies after the 2020 election is subpoenaing U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani to testify before a special grand jury.
TSTC student representatives triumph at SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference
Two Texas State Technical College student representatives from the Harlingen campus achieved excellence at the recent 58th annual SkillsUSA National Leadership and Skills Conference in Atlanta, Georgia.myrgv.com
Officials: Georgia man sentenced to die kills self in prison
A Georgia man who was recently sentenced to death in the killings of two corrections officers during an escape attempt five years ago has died in prison of an apparent suicide, corrections officials said. Prison guards found Ricky Dubose unresponsive in his cell at the Georgia Diagnostic and Classification Prison in Jackson around 4:45 p.m. Sunday, according to a Department of Corrections news release. The coroner at the prison declared Dubose dead at 5:56 p.m.news.yahoo.com
Georgia Democratic nominee for Governor Stacey Abrams explains the change in her position on abortion: There is 'no place in that medical decision for ideology or for politicians'
"I understand the sincere concerns. But those are religious concerns, or often concerns driven by personal morality," Abrams said in a CNN interview.news.yahoo.com
'Nowhere I feel safe': Election officials recount threats
A former Georgia election worker in gripping testimony has told the House Jan. 6 committee about the onslaught of threats that she and her family received after former President Trump and his allies falsely accused her and her mother of pulling fraudulent ballots from a suitcase.
Black woman Trump falsely accused of carrying ‘suitcases’ full of ballots to testify at Jan. 6 hearings
Actions surrounding former President Donald Trump’s loss in the state of Georgia will take center stage Tuesday during the January […] The post Black woman Trump falsely accused of carrying ‘suitcases’ full of ballots to testify at Jan. 6 hearings appeared first on TheGrio.news.yahoo.com
Texas Republicans adopt far-right platform rejecting Biden's election, reserving right to secede
The Texas Republican Party passed a resolution over the weekend rejecting the 2020 election, calling President Biden the "acting" president, and outlining policy goals that include overturning same-sex marriage and possibly seceding from the United States. CBS News political correspondent Caitlin Huey-Burns joins anchors Tanya Rivero and Tony Dokoupil with details.news.yahoo.com
Georgia's Raffensperger among witnesses for next 1/6 hearing
The House Jan. 6 committee is expected to hear testimony from Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger about the extraordinary pressure he faced from former President Donald Trump to “find 11,780” votes that could flip the state to prevent Joe Biden’s election victory.
Georgia city official resigns after Confederate shop reopens
A city councilman in Georgia has resigned to protest the reopening of a Confederate souvenir shop that sells images with racial slurs and dolls and statues that caricature Black people, news outlets reported. Kennesaw Councilman James “Doc” Eaton said he wanted no part of the city's decision to issue a business license to the downtown store. “It breaks my heart to have to do it,” Eaton told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.news.yahoo.com
U.S. Supreme Court spurns Republican bid to defend Trump immigration rule
The U.S. Supreme Court on Wednesday dismissed a bid by Republican state officials to take over the legal defense of a hardline immigration rule imposed under former President Donald Trump barring permanent residency for immigrants deemed likely to need government benefits.news.yahoo.com
Sen. Reverend Raphael Warnock: The preacher and the politician
The Georgia Democrat, both the senior pastor at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta and a U.S. Senator in Washington, talks about using politics as a tool for change, running for re-election, and how he seeks to convince Georgians to continue to have faith.cbsnews.com
Activists say cyber agency weakens voting tech advisory
The nation’s leading cybersecurity agency has released a final version of an advisory it previously sent state officials on voting machine vulnerabilities in Georgia and other states that voting integrity activists say weakens a security recommendation on using barcodes to tally votes.
Takeaways: Trump's big defeat; election denial backfiring
Former President Donald Trump’s crusade for vengeance suffered two devastating blows when Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp and Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger won their primaries despite rejecting Trump’s entreaties to reverse his 2020 election loss.
Residents clear storm debris as more severe weather looms
Following violent storms blamed for killing at least three people, Southerners cleared fallen trees from roadways and began cleaning up debris from homes and buildings smashed by suspected tornadoes as forecasters warned more violent weather was likely on the way.