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Opinion: Why Herschel Walker lost

Four major factors led to incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock beating his Republican challenger, former University of Georgia football star Herschel Walker in the Georgia Senate runoff race, writes Edward Lindsey.
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Biden Joins Tim Cook to Hail TSMC’s $40 Billion US Chip Venture

(Bloomberg) -- President Joe Biden celebrated Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co.’s plans to increase its investments in Arizona to $40 billion and construct a second factory, with companies like Apple Inc. eager to source more chips from the US. “These are the most advanced semiconductor chips on the planet. The...
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U.S. banking committee says SBF ‘must answer for the failure’ of FTX

The US senate banking committee in a Dec. 7 letter to Sam Bankman-Fried said he must answer for the failure of his crypto firms in a hearing scheduled for Dec. 14. The committee chairman Sherrod Brown wrote that if SBF failed to honor the invitation, he would be issued a subpoena.

Republicans look beyond Walker's defeat

ATLANTA — A prominent Republican activist blames anti-Trump Republicans for undermining Herschel Walker's campaign for the US Senate. Walker lost the runoff in a squeaker against the victorious Democrat, U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock. Republicans had a good fall election in Georgia. But the loss of the U.S. senate race...

Trump Made It Bad. But GOP Arrogance Made It Worse. Much Worse

I wrote a couple of weeks ago about how RNC Chair and Mar-A-Lago Welcome mat Ronna Romney McDaniel had announced a Blue Ribbon panel panel to do an autopsy report on the GOP’s piss poor performance in the 2022 midterms. Great. This should be entertaining. Especially since, if you’re...
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Democrats Secure 51-seat Majority in the US Senate with GA Runoff Win

Capitol hill — U.S. Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer told reporters Wednesday that Georgia Senator Raphael Warnock’s runoff election win was an important boost for Democrats. “The practical effects of the 51-seat majority — it's big. It's significant," he said. "We can breathe a sigh of relief.”

US Senate Opens Door for Turkey to Get F-16’s: Menendez Objects

ATHENS – After Congress said that Turkey should stop violating Greek airspace, the Senate removed a provision in an annual defense bill by New Hampshire Rep. Chris Pappas that would have tried to prevent Turkey from getting more F-16’s. His amendment could have been overriden by President Joe...

Congratulations fellow Georgians, we finally have a senator!

We knew almost two years ago that freshman senator Raphael Warnock would have to run again after he defeated incumbent Kelly Loeffler in the US Senate runoff election in January 2021. At the time Warnock was elected, most of us could have never imagined that when he ran for re-election he would be running against former University of Georgia football legend Herschel Walker. But we live and vote in Georgia; therefore, most of us have learned to expect the unexpected, particularly when it comes to politics.

GPB evening headlines for December 7, 2022

Democratic US Senator Raphael Warnock clinched a victory in the run-off election yesterday. Both he and Republican challenger Herschel Walker addressed their supporters last night. The result was slim but Warnock improved his performance from the general election in November. Tagged as:. Janisse Ray delivers gripping debut novel. December 07,...

‘Worth the wait’: US Senate Democrats celebrate a 51-seat majority with Georgia win

WASHINGTON — US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer jubilantly announced Wednesday that the Georgia runoff election victory will next year end an evenly divided US Senate, giving Democrats more subpoena power in committees and a quicker turnaround in approving federal and judicial appointments. Schumer, a New York Democrat, congratulated...

United States, Croatia sign income tax treaty

WASHINGTON: The United States and Croatia on Wednesday signed a comprehensive income tax treaty between the two countries, according to an official statement issued by US Department of the Treasury. In a ceremony held at the US Department of State today, Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and...

Chuck Schumer celebrates Democrats' expanded Senate majority

US Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on Wednesday celebrated Democratic Senator Raphael Warnock's run-off victory in Georgia that will allow the party to expand its control in the upper chamber of Congress. Democrats now hold 51 seats in the 100-member chamber after a nearly two-year period in which Mr Schumer...