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Day: July 25, 2018

From Left: Post 2 Commissioner-elect Glenn Patterson and Commissioner Larry Joe Sosebee shake hands after the election July 24. Sosebee says, “I’ll always work for Fannin County.”

Kemp defeats Cagle, upsets for Sosebee and Stanley

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp will now face Democratic State Rep. Stacey Abrams in the November race for governor. By Elaine Owen, Editor Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, President Donald Trump’s choice to become the state’s next governor, became the Republican nominee for the post on Tuesday, piling up a surprising victory over […]

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Trump ramps up scrutiny of legal immigrants

Could lead to deportation of people already citizens BY LYDIA WHEELER – AP – THE HILL ~~ The Trump administration is stepping up efforts to curb legal immigration, taking a series of actions in recent weeks that could lead to deportation for people already granted citizenship. The director of the U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services […]

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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell

McConnell: We may ‘be in the early stages’ of a trade war

BY JORDAIN CARNEY – THE HILL Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) said Friday (July 20) that the country might be in the beginning of a trade war and urged President Trump to reverse course on his recent tariffs. “As you all know, I’ve said before, I’m concerned about getting into a trade war and […]

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counHouse Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi

Dem leaders fend off calls to impeach Trump

BY MIKE LILLIS – THE HILL ~~ President Trump’s performance this past week aside Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki sparked outrage among congressional Democrats in all ways but one: There’s been no surge in support for impeachment. Instead, Democratic leaders have tamped down the impeachment push in the name of political pragmatism, fending off—for […]

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