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Mary Norwood mulls return to Atlanta mayoral fray

8:56 am Sep. 22, 2016

This year’s election circus may be coming to an end in 46 days (who’s counting?), but Atlanta’s 2017 mayoral race continues to heat up, with yet another candidate mulling a bid to replace the outgoing Kasim

LGBT vote plunges U.S. House into chaos

7:00 am May. 20, 2016

We told you earlier this week about how GOP leaders in the U.S. House managed to avoid a messy floor fight over a mini “religious liberty”-like provision on a defense policy bill. They weren’t so lucky on Thursday, when a similar amendment Democrats sought to attach to a veterans health spending measure prompted a messy fracas in front of the C-SPAN cameras.

It all started when an amendment from New York