Politics


Posts filtered by tags: Atlanta[x]


 

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp says that voters waiting in long lines can order from Uber Eats

Gov. Brian Kemp (R-Georgia) speaks during an April 3 news conference in Atlanta about Major League Baseball's decision to move the 2021 All-Star Game over the league's objection to the state's new voting law. AP Photo/Brynn Anderson Gov. Brian Kemp suggested that voters waiting in long lines could order food from delivery apps. "They can order a pizza," he said. "They can order Grubhub or Uber Eats, right?" Kemp then accused Democratic-led jurisdictions of mismanaging their ele...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, Delta, Biden, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Uber Eats, State, NewsMax


Biden tightens some gun controls, says much more needed

By ALEXANDRA JAFFE, AAMER MADHANI and MICHAEL BALSAMO WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden, in his first gun control measures since taking office, announced a half-dozen executive actions Thursday aimed at addressing a proliferation of gun violence across the nation that he called an “epidemic and an international embarrassment.” “The idea that we have so many people dying ever single day from gun violence in America is a blemish on our character as a nation,” Biden said during remarks at the W...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Guns, Congress, Colorado, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Alabama, America, Atlanta, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer


Biden says gun violence in the US is an 'international embarrassment' as he announces new executive actions

President Joe Biden AP Photo/Evan Vucci, File President Joe Biden took his first executive actions to tackle gun violence in the country. Biden aims to restrict "ghost guns," which are self-assembled firearms without serial numbers. Biden also called on Congress to pass sweeping gun safety reforms. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden on Thursday announced his first executive actions amid renewed pressure to address gun violence in the US following a slew ...
Tags: Politics, News, Guns, Congress, Colorado, Senate, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, United States, House, Arizona, Gun Control


Biden unveiled 6 executive actions to curb gun violence, including model 'red flag' laws and action on 'ghost guns'

President Joe Biden speaks about the Colorado shootings in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, DC, on March 23, 2021. Mandel Ngan/Getty Images Biden announced a series of actions his administration is taking to address gun violence. The actions include drafting model "red flag" laws and tackling "ghost guns." The announcement comes in the wake of recent mass shootings and homicide spikes in US cities. See more stories on Insider's business page. President Joe Biden ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Colorado, White House, US, Trends, Atlanta, Joe Biden, Washington Dc, Gun Control, Biden, Gun Violence, Justice Department, Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms, David Chipman, Gun Control Laws


Mitch McConnell retracts his demand that corporations 'stay out of politics' amid outrage over Georgia's voting law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Kentucky). AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday walked back his demand that corporations "stay out of politics." McConnell and other Republicans are condemning major companies for speaking out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. The Kentucky Republican revised his criticism and said companies are "certainly entitled to be involved in politics." See more stories on Insider's business page. Sen...
Tags: Politics, News, Coca-cola, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Corporations, Gop, Mitch McConnell, Major League Baseball, Don, All Star, McConnell


Atlanta's mayor signs executive order with goal to 'mitigate' Georgia's new restrictive voting law

Keisha Lance Bottoms, Mayor of Atlanta, Georgia,speaks at the Concordia Summit in Manhattan, New York Reuters Atlanta's mayor signed an executive order, asking the city's chief equity officer to "mitigate" the impact of SB 202. SB 202, Georgia's new restrictive voting law, was recently signed by Gov. Brian Kemp. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms signed an executive order on Tuesday, asking the city's chief equity officer to ...
Tags: Politics, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Speed, Major League Baseball, Panetta, Atlanta Georgia, Greg Bluestein, Denver Colorado, Brian Kemp, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Azmi Haroun, Keisha Lance Bottoms Mayor


McConnell says the quiet part out loud, tells corporate America to 'stay out of politics,' but clarifies he's 'not talking about political contributions'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. KEVIN DIETSCH/POOL/AFP via Getty Images Mitch McConnell warned corporations to "stay out of politics" at a Monday news conference. His comments came after a slew of corporations spoke out against Georgia's restrictive voting law. But Tuesday, McConnell clarified, saying he wasn't "talking about political contributions. " See more stories on Insider's business page. Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell has made it clear he wants corpora...
Tags: Politics, Voting, Corporate America, Congress, Kentucky, Senate, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, PACs, Mlb, Mitch McConnell, Major League Baseball, Don


The GOP's flailing response to the Georgia voting law backlash shows how lost the party is

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell offers a stimulus compromise at a press conference with Republican Senator from Wyoming John Barrasso (L) and Republican Senator from South Dakota John Thune (R) at the Capitol. Photo by Nicholas Kamm/POOL/AFP via Getty Images The GOP response to backlash over Georgia's new voting restrictions shows how lost it is. The typically pro-corporate party is threatening tax hikes on major companies criticizing the law. And as Republicans rant about "canc...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Elections, Voting, News, Congress, Senate, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Analysis, Democrats, Gop, Wyoming


'That was their decision:' White House walks fine line on MLB moving All-Star Game out of Atlanta

'He was not dictating what Major League Baseball should do,' the White House says of MLB moving its All-Star Game out of Atlanta.       [Author: USA TODAY]
Tags: Usa, News, White House, Atlanta, Mlb, Usa Today, Major League Baseball


Coca-Cola, Delta, United, and 7 other companies blast Georgia's new voting law in a wave of corporate backlash

A person with voter protection waits for voters to arrive during Georgia's Senate runoff elections on Tuesday, Jan. 5, 2021, in Atlanta. Brynn Anderson/AP Brynn Anderson/AP Atlanta-based Coca-Cola, Delta, and Home Depot have spoken out against suppressing voter rights. Dozens of Black business leaders called on American corporations to oppose new laws like Georgia's. United, Apple, and JPMorgan have also made statements defending voter rights. See more stories on Insider's bus...
Tags: Apple, Transportation, Home Depot, Politics, New York, Voting, News, Coca Cola, Senate, US, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Merck, Joe Biden, Cnn


Mitch McConnell says big companies like MLB 'must stop taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex' when it comes to voting laws

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., listens as the Senate Rules Committee holds a hearing on the "For the People Act," which would expand access to voting and other voting reforms, at the Capitol in Washington, Wednesday, March 24, 2021. Scott J. Applewhite/AP Mitch McConnell slammed big companies for "taking cues from the Outrage-Industrial Complex" on voting. A number of major corporations have spoken out or taken action over Georgia's new voting law. McConnell said that "...
Tags: Politics, Elections, Voting, Microsoft, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Delta, Mlb, Mitch McConnell, US Senate, Ncaa


Read These Tips Before Getting Your COVID-19 Vaccine

(CNN/CBS13) — If you are not eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19, you will be soon if you live in the United States. All Californians 16 and older will be eligible to be vaccinated against Covid-19 starting April 15. Some counties have started early and already are vaccinating all adults. Some whole states have already started opening vaccine eligibility to everyone 16 and older, including Alaska, Mississippi and Georgia. According to President Joe Biden, 90% of all adult Americans will b...
Tags: Health, Facebook, Instagram, California, White House, US, Atlanta, Georgia, Walmart, Joe Biden, Cnn, United States, Cvs, Kroger, Jeff Zients, Alaska Mississippi


It is time America takes Asian American policy concerns seriously

People demonstrate against anti-Asian violence and racism on March 27, 2021 in Los Angeles, California. Mario Tama/Getty Images The increase in violence against Asian Americans has sparked awareness about anti-Asian racism. This is the moment for the AAPI community to push for policy goals such as data disaggregation. As an influential voter block, Asian Americans must be taken seriously politically and socially. Amitoj Singh is a New York based journalist who has previously been Princi...
Tags: New York, Congress, Senate, White House, India, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, House, New York Times, Manhattan, Department Of Justice, Biden


After my sister died trying to stop gun violence, the Senate couldn't find the votes for background checks. We can't let that happen again.

The lawn outside the US Capitol is covered with 7,000 pairs of empty shoes to memorialize the 7,000 children killed by gun violence since the Sandy Hook school shooting, in a display organized by the global advocacy group Avaaz, in Washington, DC, March 13, 2018. SAUL LOEB/AFP via Getty Images Four months after my sister was killed at Sandy Hook Elementary School, I watched the US Senate fall a handful of votes shy of passing landmark background checks for gun sales legislation. 93% of Ame...
Tags: Colorado, Senate, White House, US, America, Trends, Atlanta, Washington Dc, House, US Senate, Boulder, District Of Columbia, Sandy Hook, Nra, Sandy Hook Elementary School, Mary


10 Things in Politics: This GOP senator's everywhere in Biden's DC

Republican Sen. Todd Young of Indiana walks through the Capitol. Caroline Brehman/CQ-Roll Call, Inc via Getty Images Good morning! We hope you all had a great weekend. Congratulations to Stanford on winning their first women's basketball championship since 1992. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:This is the most important senator you've ...
Tags: Amazon, Transportation, Facebook, Mark Zuckerberg, Florida, Viola Davis, Minnesota, Obama, Congress, Washington Post, Stanford, Senate, White House, China, Trends, Atlanta


New Jersey tried luring Netflix, Disney, and other Hollywood studios after Georgia passed its controversial voting law

New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy Jose F. Moreno/The Philadelphia Inquirer/AP Images New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy sent a letter to Hollywood studios like Netflix and Disney on Thursday. Murphy wanted to lure studios to the state after backlash to Georgia's new voting law. Some media companies like ViacomCBS and AT&T have issued statements opposing the controversial bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. New Jersey wants to be in business with Hollywood.The state's gove...
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, Media, Entertainment, Disney, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Netflix, Comcast, New Jersey, Paramount Pictures, Philadelphia Inquirer, Legislature, Murphy


GOP lawmakers stopped endorsing a congressional candidate who said Chinese immigrants aren't welcome 'at all'

Sery Kim, on the left, speaks during a panel discussion at the AFI Docs "Film and Politics Boot Camp" Presented By Audi on June 20, 2013, in Washington, DC. Kris Connor/Getty Images A candidate running for a vacant congressional seat in Texas has lost two GOP endorsements. Sery Kim, who's Korean American, made anti-Asian remarks, leading two California reps to revoke their support. She said she does not want Chinese immigrants in the US "at all." See more stories on Insider's busin...
Tags: Politics, Texas, News, Congress, California, Washington, China, New York City, US, Trends, Atlanta, Cnn, Gop, Chinese communist party, Kim, Audi


Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition of Georgia's voting law

Melania and Donald Trump share a moment with Barack and Michelle Obama at Trump's inauguration ceremony in January 2017. Getty/Robyn Beck Donald Trump has spoken out again about the companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law. He called for more boycotts, saying "don't go back to their products until they relent." Barack Obama, meanwhile, commended the MLB on its decision to move its All-Star Game from Atlanta. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Presid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Obama, Republicans, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Michelle Obama, Mlb, Fox News


Donald Trump has expanded his list of 'woke' companies to boycott, due to their opposition to Georgia's voting law

Melania and Donald Trump share a moment with Barack and Michelle Obama at Trump's inauguration ceremony in January 2017. Getty/Robyn Beck Donald Trump has spoken out again about the companies that oppose Georgia's new voting law. He called for more boycotts, saying "don't go back to their products until they relent." Barack Obama, meanwhile, commended the MLB on its decision to move its All-Star Game from Atlanta. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former Presid...
Tags: Politics, New York, Voting, News, Obama, Republicans, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Cnn, Michelle Obama, Mlb, Fox News


Obama Cheers MLB For Taking A Stand ‘On Behalf Of Voting Rights’

Former President Barack Obama on Saturday applauded Major League Baseball for “taking a stand on behalf of voting rights,” after it pulled its All-Star game from Atlanta in opposition to Georgia’s new restrictive voting law. [Author: Zoë Richards]
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Mlb, Major League Baseball, Voting Rights, Chuck Schumer, Zoë Richards, Obama Cheers MLB


The ex-Presidents are on opposite sides, as Obama praises the MLB for pulling the All-Star Game out of Georgia, while Trump calls for a league boycott

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump have weighed in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
Tags: News, Obama, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Stories, Mlb, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Trump


Governor Kemp reacts to All-Star Game decision

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump weigh in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
Tags: News, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Stories, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Kemp


Obama congratulates MLB for 'taking a stand' against Georgia election law as Trump calls for boycott

Former Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump have weighed in on Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game out of Atlanta in response to Georgia's new sweeping election law that imposes significant new obstacles to voting.
Tags: Obama, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Cnn, Mlb, Donald Trump, Major League Baseball, Trump


Atlanta Mayor says the MLB moving All-Star Game from Georgia 'is likely the first of many dominoes to fall' in pushback against new voting law

Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms. AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File Mayor Bottoms said that the MLB's decision to pull the All-Star Game from Atlanta would hit the area hard. "Just as elections have consequences, so do the actions of those who are elected," she wrote. GOP Gov. Brian Kemp has lashed out at critics of the controversial new voting bill. See more stories on Insider's business page. Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms on Friday said that Major League Baseball's decision...
Tags: Politics, News, Congress, Sports, America, Barack Obama, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Gop, House, Mlb, Fox News, Baseball, Biden


Donald Trump is calling for an MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Delta, Mlb, Baseball, Biden, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Mike Lee


Trump is calling for a MLB boycott after the league said it would move its All-Star game out of Georgia. Conservative lawmakers discussed removing the league's antitrust exemption.

Former President Donald Trump and former first lady Melania Trump. Bill O'Leary/The Washington Post via Getty Images Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major League Baseball. MLB officials said the league would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. See more stories on Insider's business page. Former President Donald Trump on Friday called for a boycott of Major Le...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington Post, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ted Cruz, Delta, Mlb, Baseball, Biden, Donald Trump, Coca Cola, Major League Baseball, Mike Lee


MLB pulls 2021 All-Star Game from Georgia in the wake of the new voting law

MLB decided on Friday to pull its All-Star Game from Truist Park in Atlanta. Adam Hagy/MLB Photos/Getty Images Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would no longer host its All-Star Game in Atlanta. The move came in the wake of a restrictive voting law enacted in Georgia last week. President Joe Biden had said he would support MLB moving the game over the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Major League Baseball announced on Friday that it would no longer hos...
Tags: Politics, Sports, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Speed, Mlb, Espn, Biden, Major League Baseball, Jim Crow, Atlanta Braves, Rob Manfred, Hank Aaron, Brian Kemp


MLB pulls 2021 All-Star game from Georgia in the wake of new voting law

MLB decided to pull its All-Star Game, which was scheduled to be played in Truist Park in Atlanta. Adam Hagy/MLB Photos/Getty Images Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would no longer host its 2021 All-Star game in Georgia. The move comes in the wake of Georgia's new restrictive voting law. President Joe Biden had said he would support MLB moving the game over the law. See more stories on Insider's business page. Major League Baseball announced Friday that it would no l...
Tags: Politics, Sports, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Speed, Mlb, Espn, Biden, Major League Baseball, Jim Crow, Atlanta Braves, All Star, Rob Manfred, Hank Aaron


10 Things in Politics: How Biden plans to spend $2 trillion

President Joe Biden unveils part of his infrastructure plan in Pittsburgh on March 31. Jim Watson/AFP/Getty Images Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. With Jordan ErbHere's what you need to know: Former DOJ officials say Matt Gaetz is adding to his legal woesTrump is trying to bring order to his post-presidency 1. BIDEN MAKES ...
Tags: Florida, Politics, Minneapolis, Congress, California, Washington Post, Senate, White House, US, Los Angeles, Newsletter, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Vw


10 Things in Politics: More shots are on the way

President Joe Biden. AP Good morning! Welcome back to 10 Things in Politics. Sign up here to get this newsletter in your inbox each day. Send your tips and suggestions to [email protected] or tweet me @BrentGriffiths. Here's what you need to know:Biden warns that the pandemic isn't over, but soon most adults will have access to vaccinesGun safety groups are frustrated with Biden prioritizing infrastructureEmotional arguments from the first day of Derek Chauvin's trial1. SHO...
Tags: Facebook, Politics, New York, Instagram, Maryland, Cdc, Washington, White House, Politico, US, Newsletter, Trends, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Fbi



Filters
show more filters
February - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
March - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
1234567
891011121314
15161718192021
22232425262728
293031    
April - 2021
MoTuWeThFrSaSu
   1234
567891011
12131415161718
19202122232425
2627282930