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September 6, 2018: “Bailey, a former gang prosecutor for Fulton County District Attorney Paul Howard and the Democratic nominee for attorney general, said in an interview Wednesday that Carr’s approach is not enough. Bailey said, if elected, he will form an…

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August 9, 2018: Charlie Bailey is calling for law enforcement pay hikes and a statewide network to fight organized crime and gangs in his bid to be Georgia’s next attorney general. Campaigning in Augusta on Wednesday, Bailey, 35, said he’ll be…

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August 8, 2018: Georgia Attorney General candidate Charlie Bailey traces his opposition to anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bills back to the African-American civil rights movement of the 1950s and ‘60s. “It attempts to enshrine into law the discrimination of individuals, and I…

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July 30, 2018: Attorney general candidate Charlie Bailey made a stop in LaGrange last week to discuss his platform and his race with incumbent Chris Carr. Bailey, a Democrat from Harris County, said he did not strongly consider running for office…

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July 27, 2018: Former senior Assistant District Attorney Charlie Bailey stopped by The Newnan Times-Herald to share why he believes he should be Georgia’s next attorney general. The candidate will be running against the current sitting Georgia Attorney General Chris Carr,…

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June 29, 2018: “Saunders also highlighted the answer Charlie Bailey, the Democratic nominee for attorney general, gave when asked what he would do if a “religious freedom” measure became law and was challenged in court. “The great thing about this…

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June 25, 2018: Democratic candidates for statewide office denounced anti-LGBTQ “religious freedom” bills and outlined plans to protect LGBTQ Georgians during an LGBTQ business summit on Friday. About 150 people attended Rise of the Rainbow Economy, an annual LGBT business…

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June 19, 2018: State attorneys general, who are the top law enforcement officials in each state, have the final say on which cases to pursue or not. That power has not gone unnoticed by lobbyists. CBS News got an inside look…

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June 14, 2018: ATLANTA – There are new calls for a criminal investigation into remarks made by Lt. Gov. Casey Cagle. Cagle is in the middle of a runoff election with fellow Republican candidate Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp for…

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June 14, 2018: Charlie Bailey, the party’s nominee for attorney general, said he would investigate whether Cagle violated state bribery laws if he were elected. “We have some evidence that he took an official action as the second-highest-ranked official in…

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June 13, 2018: You want a perfect analogy for politics as we close in on the 2020s? Consider attempts by Republican lawmakers to do away with the Affordable Care Act.You’ll never hear Republicans refer to that particular bit of health…

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In Tuesday’s Jolt, we told you that the International Brotherhood of Police Officers would break with tradition to endorse a Democrat, Charlie Bailey, in the race for attorney general rather than Republican incumbent Chris Carr. Our AJC colleague Mark Niesse…

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