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Orrock

Democrat from Georgia

Nan Orrock, a Democrat, is a Georgia state senator from Atlanta.

Recent statements involving Nan Orrock

Florida shelled out more money for drug testing than it saved by denying welfare benefits to people who tested positive for drugs.

"More than 80 percent of Americans believe we need to have universal background checks."

"The state [food stamp call center] program is administered from foreign shores."

Recent stories featuring Nan Orrock

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