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Bill Maher says he may vote Republican for POTUS in 2016

Bill Maher made a hefty donation to bolster President Obama’s re-election bid in 2012, but the liberal comedian says he’s open to going the other way the next time around. And there’s one Republican in particular who intrigues him. “Rand Paul is an interesting candidate to me. Rand Paul could possibly get my vote,” Maher told The Hill. Maher has never hidden his affinity for the Paul clan. He told […]

Georgia launches voter registration fraud investigation

Channel 2 Action News has learned Georgia’s secretary of state is investigating allegations of forged voter registration applications and demanding records from a voter registration group with ties to one of the state’s highest ranking Democrats. A subpoena was sent to the New Georgia Project and its parent organization Third Sector Development on Tuesday. The organization is a project of the nonprofit organization Third Sector Development, which was founded and […]

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Former White House Press Secretary Carney Joins CNN

Jay Carney, who stepped down as White House press secretary in June, is stepping back into the political fray as a commentator for CNN. Carney will make his first appearance on the news network Wednesday night during CNN’s coverage of President Barack Obama’s prime time address about the extremist group ISIS. “I’m thrilled to be joining CNN at a time when there is so much happening in the nation and […]

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YouGov South Carolina: Graham, Scott commanding lead in 2014 Senate

COLUMBIA, SC — Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham is facing a closer race over his Democratic rival than fellow Palmetto State GOP senator, Tim Scott, according to a new poll. Graham leads with 37 percent in his race to Democratic state Sen. Brad Hutto’s 28 percent, according to the poll by YouGov, The New York Times and CBS. Graham’s lead over Hutto grows when voters leaning Republican versus Democrat are added. […]

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Truett Cathy Funeral Services Announced

Public Viewing of Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy There will be two public viewings at First Baptist Church Jonesboro, Georgia at which the public may pay respects to Cathy. The first will is from 4–7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 9, following a private family viewing. Another public viewing is from noon to 1:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 10, immediately preceding the funeral service. Public Funeral Service for Chick-fil-A Founder Truett Cathy A […]