Brian Kemp

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump praises Georgia Republican as ‘strong man’

WASHINGTON — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local): 5:10 p.m. President Donald Trump is campaigning for Georgia’s Republican gubernatorial candidate, Brian Kemp, who is locked in one of the tightest races in the country. Trump praised Kemp at a rally Sunday in Macon as a “strong man” and “strong personality” and says … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump praises Georgia Republican as ‘strong man’

ATLANTA  | Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in ’92

ATLANTA  — The campaign of Democratic candidate for Georgia governor Stacey Abrams is defending her involvement in burning the state flag, which contained a prominent Confederate symbol, during a protest while in college more 25 years ago. Abrams’ role in that flag-burning protest resurfaced in The New York Times on Monday, the eve of her … Continue reading ATLANTA  | Abrams defends burning state flag, Confederate symbol in ’92

ATLANTA | Georgia’s Kemp wants verifiable voting — after his own race

ATLANTA  — Republican gubernatorial nominee Brian Kemp says Georgia’s aging electronic voting machines should be replaced, coming around to a position critics say he’s resisted for eight years as the state’s top elections official. There’s just one thing — Kemp says it can’t be done in time for his own election this November. The secretary … Continue reading ATLANTA | Georgia’s Kemp wants verifiable voting — after his own race

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  | Georgia governor’s race: Kemp attacks, Abrams talks jobs

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  — With the Georgia governor’s race now set, Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams returned to the campaign trail Thursday, where their approaches proved just as different as their starkly contrasting policies. Kemp, hoping to unite his party on the heels of a divisive primary runoff, wasted no time before attacking … Continue reading PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  | Georgia governor’s race: Kemp attacks, Abrams talks jobs

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  | Georgia GOP unites in gov race while Abrams touts jobs plan

PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  — With the Georgia governor’s race now set, Republican Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams returned to the campaign trail Thursday, where their approaches proved just as different as their starkly contrasting policies. Kemp, hoping to unite his party on the heels of a divisive primary runoff, wasted no time before attacking … Continue reading PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga.  | Georgia GOP unites in gov race while Abrams touts jobs plan

ATLANTA | In Georgia, governor nominees show polar opposite parties

ATLANTA — Georgia Republicans tapped Brian Kemp to face Democrat Stacey Abrams in the Georgia governor’s race, setting a November matchup that will test history and highlight the widening gulf between two major parties moving further apart in style and substance in the era of President Donald Trump. Kemp, a two-term secretary of state, trounced … Continue reading ATLANTA | In Georgia, governor nominees show polar opposite parties

ATLANTA | Trump-backed candidate Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor runoff

ATLANTA  — With a damning secret recording of his opponent and a late Trump-Pence endorsement, Secretary of State Brian Kemp on Tuesday won a bruising Republican runoff in the race for Georgia governor. A self-described “unapologetic conservative” whose campaign ran an eyebrow-raising ad that said he could use his own pickup truck to “round up … Continue reading ATLANTA | Trump-backed candidate Kemp wins Georgia GOP governor runoff