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Kasim Reed has kept every promise he made as a candidate.

"There are only about 10 people in the United States Senate who have any real business experience."

U.S. Senate candidate Michelle Nunn "earned as much as $300,000 running a nonprofit that had laid off 90 workers."

U.S. Senate candidate Jack Kingston "requested more earmarks than any other GA Congressman and all GA GOP members combined."

It would be illegal for the Fulton County Commission to raise the county tax rate.

More than 1.5 million people moved into Georgia between the past two Census counts, and a majority consider themselves, African-American, Latino or Asian-American.

Says U.S. Senate candidate David Perdue flip-flopped on releasing his tax returns.

Roughly 500,000 Georgians -- or about 5 percent of the state’s residents -- have gone through a background check to legally obtain a Georgia weapons carry license.

The Cathedral of Christ the King is one of the Archdiocese of Atlanta’s largest and fastest-growing parishes.                                                                                                              

"When you get a commercial pilot’s license, you learn to communicate in English no matter where you are in the world."

"On average, women make 77 cents for every dollar men make."

"Georgia has the nation's fifth largest Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Supplemental Nutrition program, serving more than 270,000 mothers, babies and children every day."

Seventy-two percent of Georgians did not have a chance to finish college.

"In order to pass the CRCT in Georgia, you simply have to get half of the answers correct."

"A child born in America today will inherit $1.5 million in debt the moment they're placed in their mother's arms."

Says some Georgians can get health insurance for $105 a month.  

"Georgia’s civil forfeiture laws are among the worst in the country and the very worst in the South."

Dollar General "added 2,500 stores and 20,000 jobs" during his four-year tenure as CEO.

"Right now, we only keep 50 percent of Georgia Tech's graduates."

The cost of the food stamp program is at an all-time high.  

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