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Ga. attorney general won't sue over voter checks

...Thursday's letter marks the second time that Baker has defied Perdue's order to sue.Last month, the Democratic attorney general, who is seeking his party's nomination for governor, said he would not challenge a new federal health reform...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2010-04-22/ga-attorney-general-wont-sue
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State should follow suit

...Michigan, Pennsylvania, Colorado, Idaho, South Dakota and Washington.So far, it must be noted, no Democratic attorneys general have joined the lawsuit. Baker could have been a profile in courage by being the first.What a shame that...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/editorials/2010-03-31/state-should-follow-s
Editorials
Lawmaker wants to impeach Baker over health care

ATLANTA --- A Georgia lawmaker Tuesday filed a resolution to impeach Democratic Attorney General Thurbert Baker for refusing to join 14 other states in suing the federal government over health care reform.The measure's future...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2010-03-30/lawmaker-wants-impeach-baker-
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Capacity, rules keep costs high

...inflation-adjusted level not seen since 1985. At more than $2 a gallon, the price has become a political football. Seven Democratic attorneys general asked the White House in mid-May to join them in investigating whether big oil companies are illegally pushing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/06/01/bus_417450.shtml
Business
Republicans actually have little to cheer about

...convicted child molester's picture should not be made public - a violation of the law. Craig was reversed by the Democratic attorney general. Yet Ryan quotes Craig as saying Democrats have "disdain for the family, faith and individual responsibility...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/05/05/op_414614.shtml
Opinion columns
Senate Republicans aim cuts at greenspace, Democrats

...Williams' proposal, that could rise to as much as $50 for families at the upper end of the eligibility scale. Democratic Attorney General Thurbert Baker's refusal last month to follow the new governor's orders would cost him $300,000 under...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/20/met_376238.shtml
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Attorney General bucks governor on redistricting

ATLANTA -- Georgia's Democratic attorney general bucked the governor on a redistricting fight Wednesday, telling Sonny Perdue he won't drop a suit pending before the U.S...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/02/06/met_374749.shtml
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Baker weighs advice of GOP

ATLANTA - Thurbert Baker, Georgia's Democratic attorney general, says he's ready to work with Republicans when it comes to fighting crime. In an interview this week, Mr. Baker said he's...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2002/12/26/met_365929.shtml
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Gun makers target lawmakers to fight off lawsuits

...going to be high, because we're determined to expose this for the sham that it is." In Georgia, where the Democratic attorney general and governor were both endorsed by the NRA last year, a bill banning such lawsuits passed the House and looks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/02/05/bus_252382.shtml
Business
Millner runoff possible

...battle for second place was still too close to call Wednesday. Republicans must choose who will challenge Democratic Attorney General Thurbert Baker from among David Ralston and Kip Klein. The delay in the GOP nomination for governor could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/23/met_234066.shtml
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