Is Trump Guilty Of Obstruction Of Justice? Comey Laid Out The Case

All we want are the facts, ma'am. During his congressional testimony Thursday, James Comey played his best Sgt. Joe Friday, the protagonist of the 1950s Dragnet TV series known for that signature line. Asked whether he thought President Trump obstructed justice, Comey, the fired FBI director, declined to give his opinion. "I don't know," Comey said. "That — that's Bob Mueller's job to sort that out." Mueller is the former FBI director who is now the special counsel in charge of the...

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Will Millennials Put Down Their Avocado Toast And Vote In Georgia's 6th District?

Last Saturday in the 6th District, with just a few weeks to go before election day, a modest crowd gathered at a soccer field in Sandy Springs. People lounged on blankets in the blistering sun sipping iced coffee, fanned themselves in the shade along the field’s edges, paid half-attention to the band playing jangly music up on stage. “Thank you all for being here to rock your Ossoff!” the band’s leader called out to close their set.

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'Anti-Sharia' Marchers Met With Counter-Protests Around The Country

Protesters who gathered on Saturday to denounce Islamic law were met across the country with equally sized or larger counter-protests. Organizers called the "March Against Sharia" rallies to protest what they say is the threat to U.S. society posed by the set of traditional Muslim practices, which they say includes oppression of women, honor killings, homophobic violence, female genital mutilation and other abuses. But reports and pictures show large counter-protests around the country, with...

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We have a big anniversary coming up here on “Two Way Street.” On July 5, we’ll celebrate three years on the air. In that time we’ve talked with well over 100 guests – authors, performers, chefs, scientists, historians and others who have good stories to tell; because that’s what TWS is all about: storytelling.

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Today on “Political Rewind,” we have another busy lineup with the 6th District election looming and another debate to break down! Jon Ossoff is making news for the amount of fundraising he's done. Plus, we dive into the latest polling numbers.

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The numbers are in after four months of a six month experiment in promoting coyote hunting in Georgia. The results are mixed.

 

Trappers have turned in 176 coyotes to the Georgia Department of Natural Resources since March in what DNR is calling the Coyote Challenge. Jennifer Wisniewski, communications manager for the DNR Wildlife Resources Division, says that may sound like a lot until you consider what deer hunters do every Fall.

 

The Breakroom gang is back to discuss the potential for Georgia to have its first African-American female governor, a debate over espionage vs. whistleblowing, and examining the feminism of Wonder Woman. Then we talk about Cumberland Island, why men refuse to seek medical help, and our favorite BBQ sauces. Our guests are Kalena Boller, Kathy Lohr, Stefan Turkheimer, and Jessica Szilagyi. 

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We talked with comedian Caroline Rhea, best known for her role on the ABC television show, "Sabrina the Teenage Witch." Rhea is performing June 9 and 10 at the Punchline Comedy Club in Atlanta.

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Put Some 'South' In Your Mouth With Big Boi, Gucci Mane And Pimp C

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5WkZ2WkJhuc The Southern dialect is a complex thing, especially when pouring out the mouths of three of the regions best rappers ever. From the marble-mouthed flow of trapper du jour Gucci Mane, to the elongated vowel sounds of the dearly departed Pimp C, to the sticky, multi-syllabic delivery of OutKast's most consistent player Big Boi, it comes in all drawls and colors. Which is what makes "In The South" — the latest single previewing Big Boi's fourth solo...

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Karen Handel Doesn't Support 'Livable Wage'

A Republican candidate in a nationally watched Georgia congressional race says she doesn't support a "livable wage." That was the way Karen Handel explained her opposition to a minimum-wage increase during a debate Tuesday night with Jon Ossoff, a Democratic upstart who has become a face of the opposition movement to President Donald Trump and is aiming for an upset that would rock Washington ahead of the 2018 midterms. Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, declined Wednesday to walk...

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Trump's Lawyer Fires Back After Comey Testimony

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mjDNe9A0QfI Updated at 3:35 p.m ET President Trump's outside lawyer flatly denied that the president ever asked former FBI Director James Comey for a pledge of loyalty, and he accused Comey of disclosing privileged communications with the president to the news media, without authorization. Trump's attorney, Marc Kasowitz, went on the offensive only a couple of hours after Comey concluded his testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee — a highly...

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Trump Breaks Silence On Comey: 'WOW, Comey Is A Leaker!'

President Trump has broken the silence he maintained during former FBI Director James Comey's testimony Thursday, saying on Twitter that he was vindicated in the hearing that explored Russian meddling in the U.S. election, its ties to Trump's security adviser, and Trump's dealings with Comey. "Despite so many false statements and lies, total and complete vindication...and WOW, Comey is a leaker!" the president tweeted early Friday morning. In referring to Comey, Trump was citing the former...

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