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First Slice 4-17-13: New U.S. immigration reform could create pathway to citizenship for nearly 440,000 Georgians

Plus, U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston likely wants his old remarks about the Boston Marathon back

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Federal authorities say that a letter sent yesterday to U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker, R-Mississippi, was laced with ricin, a potentially fatal poison.

New U.S. immigration legislation could pave the way for nearly 440,000 Georgians to gain legal citizenship.

U.S. Rep. Phil Gingrey, R-Marietta, leads the way in fundraising in the race for Sen. Saxby Chambliss' soon-to-be open seat. His potential competitors have a bit of money, too.

Eight prison guards at Macon State Prison have been indicted after beating inmates on several different occasions.

This likely isn't what U.S. Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Savannah, had in mind when he first made these remarks in March 2012. Nevertheless, Politico reminds the world that Georgia Republican wanted the National Guard to "take a pass" on the Boston Marathon as a way to reduce the nation's spending.





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