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Delta, Braves, and Home Depot execs place their bets in Atlanta race for mayor

9:32 am Feb. 10, 2017

The Atlanta mayor’s race may seem like a free-for-all, but campaign finance disclosures from the candidates show who some of the big fish are betting on.

Peter Aman raked in big checks from some of Atlanta’s corporate heavyweights. Delta chief executive Ed Bastian gave $4,000, and developers Ken Ashley, Jim Borders, Matt Bronfman all chipped in. So did Doug Hertz, a giant of the liquor distributing industry, and Equifax chief Richard

Atlanta mayoral candidates face fundraising test

7:00 am Feb. 8, 2017

The top candidates for Atlanta mayor face a key test this week with a campaign finance deadline that could show which contenders have enough fundraising firepower to stay in the crowded contest.

Political newcomer Peter Aman,