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    Sen Majority Leader Bill Cowsert, R-Athens

    Georgia lawmakers in Athens for Biennial Institute

    The 30th Biennial Legislative Institute continues today in Athens: state lawmakers and other state officials—Governor Nathan Deal among them—converge on the Georgia Center for the sessions that follow the elections of last month and precede the General Assembly that will convene next month in Atlanta.

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    Jamie Dupree's Washington Insider


    After weeks of battling over votes, North Carolina Governor concedes defeat

    After weeks of legal drama involving vote recounts and charges of possibly illegal voting, Gov. Pat McCrory announced on Monday that he was giving up his bid to win re-election, paving the way for Democrat Roy Cooper to be the next Governor of North Carolina.

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    After major victory, ND pipeline protesters to defy deadline

    Trump not saying what he'll do about Dakota Access pipeline

    Protesters who celebrated a major victory in their push to reroute the Dakota Access oil pipeline vowed to remain camped on federal land as they wait to find out whether President-elect Donald Trump might seek to overturn a decision that delayed the $3.