Georgia (U.S. state)

State in the southeastern United States

Georgia is a state in the Southeastern Region of the United States. Georgia is the 24th-largest in area and 8th-most populous of the 50 United States. Georgia is bordered to the north by Tennessee and North Carolina, to the northeast by South Carolina, to the southeast by the Atlantic Ocean, to the south by Florida, and to the west by Alabama. Its 2019 estimated population was 10,617,423, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Atlanta, a "beta(+)" global city, is both the state's capital and its largest city. The Atlanta metropolitan area, with an estimated population of more than 6 million people in 2019, is the 9th most populous metropolitan area in the United States and contains about 57% of Georgia's entire population.

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The loss by Georgia last week moved the Bulldogs out of the College Football Playoff in the latest USA TODAY bowl projections. Oregon joins the field.
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Georgia is seeing record turnout for early voting ahead of Election Day 2020, but the state has had trouble with long lines and excessive wait times that..
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"Vote absentee, vote early," says Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger
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In the Senate, a poll found Doug Jones may not be doomed after all. And another found Lindsey Graham's race may not be as tight as believed.
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Clemson held its No. 1 spot in the Amway Coaches Poll ahead of Alabama after the Crimson Tide took down then-No. 3 Georgia in impressive fashion.
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Alabama coach Nick Saban tested positive for coronavirus Wednesday, according to outside lab results but was cleared Saturday, will coach vs. Georgia.
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President Trump and Tommy Lee now have something in common ... they've both said goodbye to America if their candidate loses the presidential election. Trump..
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President Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden are trying to fire up their bases in key battleground states, with just 17 days left in the campaign. Biden..
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As fall approaches, coronavirus cases are soaring in the U.S. in all but eight states. Hawaii, California, Arizona, Idaho, Wyoming, North Dakota, Georgia, and..
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Trump described Biden as ‘the worst candidate in the history of American politics’ (Picture: EPA) Donald Trump has threatened to leave the United States if..
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John Burke, communications director for Perdue's campaign, insisted the senator "simply mispronounced" her name "didn't mean anything by it."
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At a campaign rally in Macon, Georgia, President Trump alleged without evidence that the Bidens are a "corrupt family." "Lock up the Bidens, lock up Hillary,"..
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Bill Clinton was the last Democrat to carry Georgia in a presidential race, but polls show Joe Biden in a tight race with Donald Trump.
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President Trump's predicting a red wave on Election Day, but one of his rallies looked like a potential wave of COVID cases when a Georgia politician treated it..
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After several near misses, Democrats can taste victory in Georgia — and Republicans fear President Trump’s lackluster numbers may drag down the party’s..
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Recent polls have indicated Biden has gained as much as a 20-point lead over Mr. Trump among seniors.
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Alabama coach Nick Saban tested positive for COVID-19 this week but might still be able to coach on the sideline when the Crimson Tide play Georgia.
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After answering to voters in town halls Thursday, both will stump in key states Friday, with Biden in Michigan and Trump in Florida and Georgia.
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Air on planes are safer than homes, operating rooms, study finds. Outbreak at Georgia election warehouse. US nears 8M cases. Latest COVID news.
 
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Nick Saban on his call-in radio show Thursday night says he has no symptoms and talks about how much he wants to coach against Georgia.
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Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler of Georgia accepts endorsement Thursday from Marjorie Taylor Greene, a congressional candidate who has embraced baseless QAnon..
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Here is a look at how the betting line swung for Saturday's college football game between No. 2 Alabama and No. 3 Georgia.
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They came by the thousands to vote early, descendants of slaves, children of the civil rights era and other Georgians standing in line for hours when they all..
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Black voters see giving up time to cast a ballot for the next U.S. president as worth the trade - even early in the voting process and during a pandemic. (Oct...
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Texas joins Georgia as a state showing long lines and huge turnout as it begins early in-person voting. Omar Villafranca reports.
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Just more than a week after leaving the hospital, Trump added rallies in Iowa, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida to his campaign schedule this week.
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The hurdles to early voting in places like Georgia and Texas resulted from a combination of intense voter interest that stressed local capacity and the sort of..
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In battleground Georgia, the two presidential campaigns' divergent strategies during the coronavirus pandemic show yet another stark contrast between President..
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Early voting for the Nov. 3 election began in Georgia, and thousands of voters waited in long lines throughout the state to have their voices heard.
 
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More than 10 million Americans have already cast their ballots. Before Election Day, early voting will be an option in 43 states and Washington, D.C. So many..
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The state's June 9th primary, which was marked by technical issues with voting machines and reports of voters standing in line for hours.
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With less than a month to go before the election, Joe Biden is making a push in states he never expected to win. The former vice president is virtually tied with..
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The computer failures that plagued the primary elections in June were again an issue in pockets of precincts. There also were reports of locations with too few..
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Fast-growing Black and Latino populations and more organizing by Democrats have turned Texas, Georgia and Arizona into potential battleground states.
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