Margaret Coker, the editor-in-chief, started her two-decade career in journalism at Cox Newspapers before going to work at The Wall Street Journal and The New York Times. In that time she covered stories from 32 countries on four continents.
Margaret has won numerous national journalism prizes for investigative, business and diplomatic reporting as well as feature writing. She led a team of Wall Street Journal reporters named as finalists for the Pulitzer Prize in International Reporting in 2017.
Top Georgia companies as well as U.S. pharmaceutical and medical firms that count among Rep. Buddy Carter’s leading campaign donors are re-evaluating their association with politicians like the Pooler Republican in the wake of last week’s upheaval on Capitol Hill.
Rep. Buddy Carter, other Republicans, decry chaos but still oppose routine presidential transfer of power.
The U.S. Congress on Wednesday was supposed to hold a pro-forma Constitutionally mandated procedure: formal recognition of the states’ electoral votes for president.
U.S. Rep. Earl “Buddy” Carter, R-Pooler, and other Georgia lawmakers were among a third of the country’s elected Republicans who had announced they would oppose the final stage in the handover of presidential power. Their quixotic maneuver to support President Donald Trump had no legal bearing and had been denounced by national security officials and Fortune 500 business leaders as a threat to national security.
Tight race sparks concern for parties as campaigns wind down.
Back in September, when election fever was running high in Savannah, angry conversations erupted around town about outside money trying to sway the race for district attorney.
Local Facebook groups with conservative leanings, Republican Party stalwarts and self-described patriot organizations were outraged over the Justice & Public Safety PAC, a Washington, D.C.-based political action committee with a track record of supporting progressive politicians. In the Democratic primary, the group had supported Shalena Cook Jones, a former assistant district attorney challenging incumbent Meg Daly Heap.