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Jon Ossoff

U.S. Senator from Georgia.

Georgia, USA (he/him)

Joined on 11 March, 2012

http://ossoff.senate.gov

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This is from yesterday's Banking Committee hearing with CFPB nominee @chopraftc, who has really impressed me.

And I'm working on the backlighting situation in this temporary office space! 😅

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Some of the same Members of Congress who oppose stimulus checks for working families raise no objection when the Federal government pumps trillions in emergency cash and loans directly into Wall Street investment banks.

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.@11AliveNews covers my exchange earlier today with FBI Director Christopher Wray about the recent surge in violent crime. 12 people were shot in Atlanta last weekend alone.

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Replying to @ossoff: 12 people were shot in Atlanta last weekend.

Today I asked FBI Director Christopher Wray to assess the causes of this spike in…

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Cybersecurity: I questioned FBI Director Christopher Wray about the SolarWinds hack and pressed him on whether it was a U.S. counterintelligence failure.

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12 people were shot in Atlanta last weekend.

Today I asked FBI Director Christopher Wray to assess the causes of this spike in violent crime in Georgia and nationwide over the last year.

Here's his answer. I'll be following up.

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Tonight the U.S. Senate passed my resolution honoring Congressman Lewis for his life's work.

Meanwhile Georgia's legislature is considering shameless and abhorrent voter suppression bills.

The struggle continues.

We must pass a new Voting Rights Act.

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Replying to @civilrightsorg: Thank you, Senator @ossoff.

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Quoted @Jake_Best_

NEWS: Senator @ossoff just secured unanimous consent to pass his first piece of legislation, which honors his hero and mentor, the late Congressman John Lewis, for his towering achievements in the nonviolent struggle for civil rights. #GAPol

Thank you, Senator @ossoff.

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Replying to @Jake_Best_: NEWS: Senator @ossoff just secured unanimous consent to pass his first piece of legislation, which honors his hero and ment…

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Replying to @ossoff: 👋 Meeting with health care workers and leadership at Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital + update on COVID relief legislation:
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👋 Meeting with health care workers and leadership at Atlanta’s Grady Memorial Hospital + update on COVID relief legislation:

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Replying to @Jake_Best_: Today, Senators @ossoff, @SenatorRomney and @SenatorWarnock introduced a resolution honoring the life and legacy of Congres…

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Today, Senators @ossoff, @SenatorRomney and @SenatorWarnock introduced a resolution honoring the life and legacy of Congressman John Lewis, days after what would have been his 81st birthday. #GAPol

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Replying to @SenOssoff: WATCH: Sen. @Ossoff visited Grady Hospital in Atlanta last week to discuss COVID-19 relief and vaccine distribution. https:/…

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WATCH: Sen. @Ossoff visited Grady Hospital in Atlanta last week to discuss COVID-19 relief and vaccine distribution.

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As Republican politicians in Georgia try to disenfranchise their own constituents, I asked Attorney General nominee Merrick Garland for a firm commitment to defend voting rights. Here's what he said:

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Good morning!

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Replying to @JudiciaryDems: Ahead of the first anniversary of the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man pursued and killed while jogging, Senator @oss

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Replying to @bluestein: Sen. @ossoff: “Sunday would've been Rep. John Lewis's 81st birthday ... He nearly lost his life in the struggle for voting r…

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Sen. @ossoff: “Sunday would've been Rep. John Lewis's 81st birthday ... He nearly lost his life in the struggle for voting rights. But as we speak, Georgia’s state Legislature is considering legislation that would make it harder for Georgians to vote.”

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Replying to @AriBerman: .@ossoff: “Sunday would've been John Lewis's 81st birthday. He committed his life and nearly lost his life in the struggle f…

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.@ossoff: “Sunday would've been John Lewis's 81st birthday. He committed his life and nearly lost his life in the struggle for voting rights. But as we speak Georgia’s legislature is considering legislation that would make it harder for Georgians to vote”

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Ahead of the first anniversary of the death of Ahmaud Arbery, a Black man pursued and killed while jogging, Senator @ossoff asks Merrick Garland what DOJ can do to support the accountability of prosecutors and law enforcement at the local level.

Judge Garland's response:

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Better days are coming.

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