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Georgia 6th: Republicans circle the wagons around Karen Handel

8:58 pm Jun. 19, 2017

Some of the top elected Republicans in Georgia on Monday evening had a message to relay just 12 hours before the polls opened in the 6th Congressional District: it’s all hands on deck for Karen Handel.

Top officials from the state Republican Party, the congressional delegation, local government and the state house huddled at Houck’s Grille in Roswell for a final get-out-the-vote rally before Tuesday’s special election to replace Tom Price.

Top billing

Georgia governor looks for deals in South Korea, Japan

8:00 am Jun. 1, 2017

Gov. Nathan Deal is set to embark on a weeklong economic development mission to South Korea and Japan that includes meetings with Kia and Hyundai officials and tours of industrial plants and flashy showrooms.

The governor