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Jeff Flake in anti-Trump speech: ‘There are times we must risk our careers’

7:42 pm Oct. 24, 2017

From the Associated Press:

WASHINGTON  — Republican Sen. Jeff Flake announced Tuesday he would not seek re-election next year, delivering a forceful condemnation of the “flagrant disregard of truth and decency” and bemoaning political complicity in a Senate speech clearly directed at President Donald Trump.

Speaking to a rapt audience of other senators, the first-term Arizona lawmaker spelled out his frustration and disappointment in a floor speech before relaying the news that

Supreme Court could soon have last word in Ga.’s long-simmering water war

6:00 am Oct. 11, 2017

WASHINGTON —The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday said it plans to hear Georgia’s water rights case with Florida this term, teeing up what could be final arguments in the state’s expensive legal fight that has consumed officials from the Chattahoochee River to Capitol Hill for years.

In a brief order issued Tuesday, the high court did not set a date for oral arguments but said it would hear them “in

Georgia governor’s top lawyer takes off for Delta

3:44 pm Oct. 2, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal tapped a new executive counsel on Monday after his top attorney landed a new job leading the lobbying team for Delta Air Lines.

David Werner is jetting to the Atlanta-based airline after less