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In Speech To Congress, Netanyahu Blasts 'A Very Bad Deal' With Iran

The Israeli premier's remarks are the culmination of a controversy that began in January when he was invited without input from the White House to make the speech.

Benjamin Netanyahu

Watch Live: Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Addresses Congress

Netanyahu will address a joint meeting of Congress in Washington, D.C. at 11 a.m. EST on Tuesday, March 3. Watch the livestream.

Cannabis Plant

New Medical Marijuana Bill In Senate Weaker Than House Form

A new bill to legalize a form of medicinal marijuana in Georgia has been filed in the state Senate, and unlike its House counterpart would set up a four-year study rather than making the drug available immediately.

Georgia Capitol building

Ga. House Approves State Funding Plan

The Georgia House has passed a state spending plan that narrows previous years' cuts to public education spending and hires more child protection workers.

Cannabis Oil

Medical Marijuana Bill Clears Hurdle In Ga. Legislature

A bill to legalize cannabis oil to treat seizure disorders and seven other debilitating health problems passed a key committee in the Georgia House on Monday but faces an uphill battle in the state Senate, even in its latest, watered-down version.

Matt Ramsey

Several Ga. House Republicans React To Bowers Analysis Of Religious Freedom Bills

Eight house republicans say former Attorney General Mike Bowers’ analysis of proposed religious freedom bills is “not a credible legal document.”

Michael Bowers

Former AG: 'Religious Freedom' Bills Excuse Discrimination

Michael Bowers says in an analysis released Tuesday that the bills are "mean spirited" and create an excuse to discriminate.

U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx Raises Support For A Long Term Transportation Bill

The proposed bill would provide 478 billion dollars worth of transportation funding over the next six years.

Kelvin Cochran

Terminated Atlanta Fire Chief Files Lawsuit Against The City

The lawsuit contends Kelvin Cochran was terminated because of his religious beliefs.

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed

Congressmen Accuse Atlanta Mayor Of Discrimination In Termination Of Fire Chief

Six Republican members of Georgia's congressional delegation have written a letter to Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed calling the termination of the city's former fire chief a violation of free speech and religious freedom.

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