Peach State Politics with Niles Francis

Niles Francis
Covering politics and elections in Georgia and across the country
Created 28 Dec 2020
  • BREAKING: SCOTUS overturns landmark abortion case
    24 Jun 2022 3 1
    The U.S. Supreme Court has voted to overturn two landmark cases that established a woman’s right to an abortion under the Constitution. Dobbs v. Jackson Women’s Health Organization is a Mississippi ca...
  • Biden backs federal gas tax holiday
    22 Jun 2022 2 1
    President Joe Biden on Wednesday is set to announce his support for a three-month federal gas tax holiday, which would save drivers about 18 cents per gallon and 24 cents on diesel fuel. The proposal,...
  • McCormick, Collins trounce Trump-backed opponents in GOP congressional runoffs
    22 Jun 2022 3 1
    Rich McCormick and Mike Collins Less than one month after watching several of his endorsed statewide candidates get swamped in the primary, former President Donald Trump was handed yet another pair of...
  • Former prosecutor wins Dem runoff for LG
    22 Jun 2022 1 1
    Charlie Bailey A former Fulton County assistant prosecutor who ran for Georgia Attorney General in 2018 appears to have won the Democratic runoff for Lieutenant Governor. Democrat Charlie Bailey had i...
  • BREAKING: Nguyen cruises to Dem SOS nod
    21 Jun 2022
    Bee Nguyen State Rep. Bee Nguyen easily won the Democratic runoff for Secretary of State on Tuesday, defeating former State Rep. Dee Dawkins-Haigler, NBC News projects. Nguyen, a Democrat from Atlanta...
  • HAPPENING TODAY: Runoffs to finalize GA Dem ticket
    21 Jun 2022 2 1
    Dee Dawkins-Haigler and Bee Nguyen Georgia Democrats will return to the polls one more time on Tuesday to finalize their statewide ticket with just over four months until the November general election...
  • After Georgia setbacks, Trump risks more losses in GOP runoffs
    20 Jun 2022 3 2
    Vernon Jones After his defeat in the 2020 election, former President Donald Trump launched a personal effort to reshape Republican politics in Georgia with his eyes on a third run for the White House ...
  • Opinion: Charlie for Georgia
    17 Jun 2022 7 3
    Charlie Bailey Georgia Democrats will be returning to the polls next Tuesday to deliver the final verdict in several statewide runoff elections. Among them will be the race for Lieutenant Governor, wh...
  • NEW FROM OVERNIGHT: Former ATL Mayor Bottoms to join Biden WH
    15 Jun 2022 3 2
    Keisha Lance Bottoms Former Atlanta Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms has accepted an offer to join the White House as a senior aide to President Joe Biden, Axios reported late Tuesday night. She will become...
  • 5 Things To Watch This Week
    13 Jun 2022 1 1
    Welcome to a new week! I hope everyone’s summer is off to a cool and relaxing start. Many of us might be spending the next few months on vacation, but it appears that the news cycle has different plan...
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