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StoryGraph Biggest Story 2021-04-06 -- major league baseball (18), all-star game (17), georgia’s new election law (12), brian kemp (11), gov brian (10)

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major league baseball (18), all-star game (17), georgia’s new election law (12), brian kemp (11), gov brian (10)

Opinion | Republicans quit the free market to fight the culture war

The GOP is out of ideas that don't involve fighting "cancel culture."

MLB All-Star Game officially moved to Denver

Major League Baseball officially announced on Tuesday that its All-Star Game, scheduled for July 13, will take place in Denver, after the league pulled the competition out of Atlanta last week in protest of the stat

Republicans ramp up attacks on corporations over Georgia voting law, threaten ‘consequences’

The acrimony between Republicans and large companies over Georgia underscores the party’s increasingly fraying relationship with corporate America over social and cultural issues as GOP leaders grapple with the direction of the party after the 2020 election.

Abbott: Texas companies 'need to stay out of politics'

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) on Tuesday said that companies in the state “need to stay out of politics” amid corporate backlash over GOP attempts to pass election reforms.

McConnell warns businesses of 'serious consequences' after many condemn Georgia's restrictive voting law

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell warned big businesses they would face "serious consequences" after accusing them of employing "economic blackmail" in attempts to influence voting laws as the backlash over Georgia's elections law that imposes voting restrictions intensifies.

Analysis: Why the GOP and corporate America are breaking up

The ever-moving tectonic shift underneath American politics is prime for another quake as civil rights starts to outweigh corporate tax rates in the calculating minds of big American businesses.

Rand Paul calls for Republicans to boycott Coca-Cola

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) is calling on Republicans to boycott Coca-Cola after the company stated its disapproval for a new voting law in Georgia. 

MLB announces Colorado as new All-Star Game location

MLB announced that the 2021 All-Star Game will take place in Colorado after deciding to pull the game from Georgia, its originally selected host.

Doug Collins: Major League Baseball Owes Georgians an Apology

Doug Collins wrote in an op-ed, MLB owes Georgia an apology for moving the All-Star game out of Georgia and listening to Stacey Abrams.

Sen. McConnell tells big business to 'stay out of politics'

Senate Minority Leader, Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., weighed in on businesses criticizing Georgia over its new voting law, saying those businesses should stay out of politics. The Morning Joe panel discusses.

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Rails Against The MLB’s ‘Political Malpractice’: ‘They Need To Be Focusing On Baseball’

Greg Abbott railed against the "political malpractice" of the MLB, criticizing their decision to move the All-Star Game in response to Georgia's election law.

Mitch McConnell has warning for corporate America - CNN Video

Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) says that corporations should stay out of politics and stop inserting themselves into debates over divisive issues.

Cotton on Hypocrisy of MLB Decision to Move ASG to Colorado: 'Slanderous Claims' from Democrats

Tuesday on Fox News Channel's "America's Newsroom," Sen. Tom Cotton (R-AK) highlighted the hypocrisy of Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game and Draft from Atlanta to Colorado over Georgia's new election law designed to shore up integrity in future elections. | Clips

Republicans Slam MLB for Relocating All-Star Game to Less Black Denver

Republicans are slamming MLB for relocating their All-Star Game to Denver, which has far fewer black persons than Atlanta.

Analysis: The politics of MLB's All-Star Game decision are more complicated than you think

In the wake of a new election law passed through the Georgia legislature and signed by Republican Gov. Brian Kemp, Major League Baseball decided to pull this year's All-Star Game out of the state to "demonstrate our values as a sport."

Poll: Majority Support Voter ID, Disagree with MLB's Georgia Boycott

The vast majority of U.S. likely voters believe voter ID is necessary and disagree with MLB's decision to pull the All-Star game from GA.

Baseball's All-Star Game reportedly moving to Denver

MLB pulled the game out of Georgia last week.

Republicans want to make 'woke' corporations pay — literally

The party of big business is increasingly at odds with it. The question is: Are these isolated incidents or the beginnings of a seismic shift?

Texas governor rejects first-pitch invite over MLB's All-Star snub

Abbott told the Texas Rangers his decision was a response to baseball's move to pull its Midsummer Classic out of Georgia over the state's controversial voting restrictions.

Shannon Sharpe: 'I'm So Proud of the MLB' for Punishing Georgia -- Other Red States 'off the List'

Fox Sports 1 "Undisputed" co-host Shannon Sharpe on Monday commended Major League Baseball's decision to move its All-Star Game and Draft out of Atlanta over Georgia's new election law. The game has since been moved to Colorado. | Clips

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