A group of state Democratic lawmakers – including two legislators who immigrated to America – say Sen. David Perdue intentionally bungled Sen. Kamala Harris’ first name to pander to the president’s supporters.
Perdue was speaking at President Donald Trump’s Friday rally in Macon when he referred to the vice presidential candidate as “Kamala? Kamala? Kamala-mala-mala? I don’t know. Whatever.”
A state law required a quick timeline to identify a replacement for John Lewis on the ballot. More than 100 applied, five were named finalists and a committee chose the party's chairwoman, Nikema Williams, as the nominee.
Top Georgia Democrats said Tuesday the party is poised to capitalize on the state’s battleground status to win big in 2020 from the statehouse to the...