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Immigration | Georgia

Perdue Compares Situation at Border to 9/11, Supports Trump Plan for Emergency Declaration

By Chad Smith on January 10, 2019.

Sen. David Perdue, R-Ga., compared the security situation on the southern border to 9/11 in an interview Wednesday, calling it an unprecedented threat despite a significant drop in illegal border crossings in the past decade.

Accountability | Georgia

Brian Kemp’s Effort to Pause 53K Voter Registrations Was Ruled Discriminatory When Karen Handel Tried

By Chad Smith on November 2, 2018.

Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s effort to halt the registrations of 53,000 voters — drawing criticism of voter suppression against minority voters ahead of Tuesday’s election — echoed an initiative from his his predecessor, U.S. Rep. Karen Handel, in 2008 that was blocked by the Justice Department.