Politics: Floyd County

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Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, R-Ga., started an ugly shouting match over abortion with Rep. Debbie Dingell, D-Mich., on the steps of the Capitol, yelling that she should “try being a Christian.” The right-wing firebrand interrupted Dingell and several other Democratic lawmakers who are in favor of abortion rights as they tried to discuss the vote in the House of Representatives that would ...

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ATLANTA — In a nation’s capital seemingly more hopelessly split by intense partisan rhetoric than ever, Georgia Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff and Republican Sen. Chuck Grassley from Iowa have introduced a bill designed to help rural communities fight the opioid epidemic.

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SMYRNA — Hours before a rally with Georgia Lt. Gov. candidate Burt Jones at Marietta’s Strand Theatre, Donald Trump Jr. met with a smaller audience at Adventure Outdoors, a massive gun store and range that once housed a grocery store.

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Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger signed a petition Thursday supporting a Georgia constitutional amendment that would limit voting in state and local elections to American citizens.

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CEDARTOWN — Candidate qualifying was opened Wednesday for the second time in the last month in Polk County — this time for a special election for a seat on the Cedartown City Commission.

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Just over a week before a U.S. 11th Circuit Court of Appeals hearing on Georgia’s controversial abortion law, state Democrats said Wednesday they will continue fighting any Republican efforts to curtail reproductive rights in the future.

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ATLANTA — President Joe Biden’s approval rating in Georgia – nationally regarded as one of several key swing states in the 2022 midterm election and the presidential race in 2024 – is declining, according to a new survey.

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WASHINGTON — The chaotic U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan may haunt President Joe Biden, but it could also hang over some of the Republicans who will seek to replace him in 2024. While Biden has to contend with harrowing images of Afghans trying to flee after the Taliban takeover, former President Donald Trump orchestrated the withdrawal agreement and another potential 2024 GOP contender was ...

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ATLANTA — University of Georgia football icon Herschel Walker filed paperwork Tuesday to seek the Republican nomination for the Georgia U.S. Senate seat now held by Democrat Raphael Warnock.

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WASHINGTON — House Democratic leaders are proposing to "deem" a resolution committing the chamber to vote on the Senate-passed infrastructure bill by late September as part of a separate rule that would unlock the budget reconciliation process for $3.5 trillion in new domestic spending and tax breaks. If accepted by a group of 10 centrist holdouts on the underlying budget blueprint, a separate ...

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Vice President Kamala Harris sought to reassure U.S. allies in Asia over its commitment to the region, as she faced a volley of questions on Afghanistan during a visit to Singapore. During a press briefing on Monday, Harris pointed to a series of agreements reached with Singapore on cybersecurity, climate and public health as evidence the U.S. is committed to honoring agreements with ...

Incumbent John Uldrick announced his intention to run for reelection to the Rome City Board of Education. The local minister, parent of two Rome City Schools graduates, and husband of an RCS administrator officially qualified for the election on Monday. In anticipation of continuing to serve…

Pascha Burge is a native of Rome and a product of the Rome City school system she’s running to support. She graduated from Rome High in 1995, attended Berry College and later graduated from Shorter University with a Bachelor of Business Administration & Management.

I am Jill Fisher and my family and I have lived in Rome for almost 20 years. My husband is a dentist in town and we have a senior and a sophomore at RHS. Our oldest is now a sophomore at LSU.

To all my Cave Spring friends, family and neighbors: my name is Stacey Royston and I am excited to announce that I am running for City Council Post 4. As a seven year native of Cave Spring I look forward to the possibility of serving my community in this role.