First Slice 3-1-16: How Secretary of State Brian Kemp engineered the SEC primary

Super Tuesday is here. Get off the damn Internet and go vote, folk

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Super Tuesday is here and, apparently, everybody covering the presidential horse race is waiting to see what the South has to say. Reuters reveals how Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp helped orchestrate this whole "SEC primary" over the past year.

ICYMI: The Guardian turned a similar pre-Super Tuesday lens on the city of Atlanta, and it's longstanding black political base, last week.

Richard Branson (Virgin) and Michael Dell (Dell) are among corporate big-wigs expressing disapproval of Georgia's proposed anti-gay "religious freedom" bill.

Actor/comedian Katt Williams got arrested on misdemeanor battery charges yesterday in Gainesville after allegedly punching a pool supply store clerk. Police say he was "lying on the ground with his hands behind his back as though he was ready to go to jail" when they arrived on the scene.

State Sen. Vincent Fort is sponsoring legislation aimed at the almost universally hated Park Atlanta. Senate Resolution 809, which would limit cities' ability to contract out parking enforcement and has already passed the Senate, will appear on November's ballot if it passes the state House.

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