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Millions vote early in high-stakes Georgia races
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Millions vote early in high-stakes Georgia races

Millions vote early in high-stakes Georgia races - CBS News Watch CBS News Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and Democratic challenger Stacey Abrams are facing off in a high-stakes rematch in Georgia. Nikole Killion interviewed both candidates on Thursday. Be the first to know Get browser notifications for breaking news, live events, and exclusive reporting. Not Now Turn On Source link
Four takeaways from Georgia governor’s debate
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Four takeaways from Georgia governor’s debate

CNN  —  Republican Gov. Brian Kemp and Democrat Stacey Abrams sparred over health care, crime and punishment, and voting rights in a Monday debate as they made their closing arguments to voters in a reprise of their fiercely contested 2018 race for the same job. The stakes for this night were arguably higher for Abrams, who has trailed in most recent polling of the race. Kemp, one of the few prominent Republicans to resist former President Donald Trump’s lies about a stolen election in 2020, has positioned himself as a more traditional, pro-business conservative – a tack that his gentle resistance to Trump reinforced with swing voters. Abrams has argued that Kemp shouldn’t get any special credit for doing his j...
Politics at the pharmacy | Georgia’s new abortion law affecting patients, doctors
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Politics at the pharmacy | Georgia’s new abortion law affecting patients, doctors

ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - Some Georgians are having trouble picking up medication that’s been prescribed to them by licensed doctors. It’s an unintended result of the U.S. Supreme Court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade, and is complicating access to essential drugs.Atlanta resident Cindi Gatton takes Misoprostol to prevent stomach ulcers, which can be caused by the long-term use of anti-inflammatory drugs, which she also takes for her arthritis.“After my second ulcer, I had asked my primary care doctor if he would be comfortable prescribing this drug,” Gatton said. “He did, and and I’ve taken it daily pretty much ever since.”Gatton never had a problem filling her prescription at her Publix pharmacy in Decatur, until a few weeks ago.“The pharmacy tech said we have to get additional information fro...