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Politics are in full swing again. The Atlanta Journal-Constitution sent me on several assignments covering 6th District Rep. Karen Handel and her opponent Lucy McBath.

 Campaign signs are displayed in a window as man enters the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

Campaign signs are displayed in a window as man enters the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

 Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta

Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta

 Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce, left, talks with a woman during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

Cobb County Commission Chairman Mike Boyce, left, talks with a woman during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

 Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath (L-R), former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, and Sally Harrell, who is running for a Dunwoody-based state Senate district, listens as Jon Ossoff speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.

Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath (L-R), former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, and Sally Harrell, who is running for a Dunwoody-based state Senate district, listens as Jon Ossoff speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.

 Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, walks with former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.

Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, walks with former Governor of Massachusetts Deval Patrick, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.

 A Trump flag hangs from the ceiling as people talk during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

A Trump flag hangs from the ceiling as people talk during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

 Rep. Karen Handel greets guest during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

Rep. Karen Handel greets guest during a breakfast meet and greet at the Cobb County GOP headquarters, Saturday, Oct.6, 2018, in Marietta, Ga.

 Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta

Democratic candidate for 6th District Lucy McBath, who is running against Republican Rep. Karen Handel, speaks to campaign volunteers and supporters, Saturday, Oct. 13, 2018, in Atlanta

Gwinnett Police Officer Killed In The Line Of Duty

Police officers and members of the community gathered during a vigil to remember Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church.. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. Shot on assignment for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

 Statewide employees watch as an American flag and a Thin Blue Line flag hang from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Statewide employees watch as an American flag and a Thin Blue Line flag hang from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

 Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

 Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

 A statewide employee raises an American flag and a Thin Blue Line flag hang from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

A statewide employee raises an American flag and a Thin Blue Line flag hang from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

 Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a candle light vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

Police officers and members of the community hold candles during a candle light vigil for Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, at Gwinnett Church, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill, Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

 A Statewide employee raises an American flag from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

A Statewide employee raises an American flag from one of their tow trucks, a company that regularly worked with Gwinnett police officer Antwan Toney, who was killed in the line of duty, Monday, Oct. 22, 2018, in Sugar Hill Ga. A Gwinnett County police officer on Monday shot and killed Maynard, 18, accused of fatally shooting police officer Antwan Toney on Saturday near a school in the Atlanta area, police said. (Branden Camp/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)

SNOW - On Assignment for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

Last time I saw snow like this in Georgia was the 1993 Blizzard.  The news said there might be a few inches in the Atlanta metro area.  In the end, we saw as much as 12 inches in parts of North Georgia.  

There's nothing like having to hunt down images when on assignment.  I started the weekend in Marietta and ended on Saturday in Kennesaw, Georgia.

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Very grateful to see the Atlanta Journal-Constitution ran a full page of my snow coverage in Sunday's paper.

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Keisha Lance Bottoms Declares Victory As The Next Mayor of Atlanta

Keisha Lance Bottoms defeated her opponent, Mary Norwood, by only a little more than 700 votes.  I covered Bottoms election party for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution at the Hyatt Regency in Atlanta.

 Bottoms arriving for her election party.

Bottoms arriving for her election party.

 A trumpet player warms up during sound check for an election party for Keisha Lance Bottoms.

A trumpet player warms up during sound check for an election party for Keisha Lance Bottoms.

 Bottoms greeting supporters before her election party

Bottoms greeting supporters before her election party

 A photo of Keisha Lance Bottoms is displayed on a screen as a band warms up before an election party.

A photo of Keisha Lance Bottoms is displayed on a screen as a band warms up before an election party.

 Charles Doyle picks up a sign he made promoting Keisha Lance Bottoms

Charles Doyle picks up a sign he made promoting Keisha Lance Bottoms

 Supporters wait on Keisha Lance Bottoms to arrive for an election party.

Supporters wait on Keisha Lance Bottoms to arrive for an election party.

 Kasim Reed introduces Keisha Lance Bottoms during an election night party.

Kasim Reed introduces Keisha Lance Bottoms during an election night party.

 Bottoms speaks to supporters during her election night party.

Bottoms speaks to supporters during her election night party.

 Supporters celebrate as results come in showing Bottoms winning over Mary Norwood.

Supporters celebrate as results come in showing Bottoms winning over Mary Norwood.

 Keisha Lance Bottoms takes the stage after declaring victory over her opponent Mary Norwood.

Keisha Lance Bottoms takes the stage after declaring victory over her opponent Mary Norwood.

 Keisha Lance Bottoms delivers her victory speech after declaring victory over Mary Norwood.

Keisha Lance Bottoms delivers her victory speech after declaring victory over Mary Norwood.

Bernie Sanders - On Assignment for Atlanta Journal-Constitution

 U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders arrives for a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort at Saint Phillip AME Church, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders arrives for a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort at Saint Phillip AME Church, Saturday, Sept. 30, 2017, in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

 Volunteers for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort lead U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders through a crowd of supporters following a campaign rally. Branden Camp for AJC

Volunteers for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort lead U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders through a crowd of supporters following a campaign rally. Branden Camp for AJC

 Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort, left, sits with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort, left, sits with U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

 Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort speaks to several thousand supporters during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort speaks to several thousand supporters during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

 U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters of Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta. Branden Camp for AJC

U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders speaks to thousands of supporters of Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta. Branden Camp for AJC

 Supporters react to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort in Atlanta. Branden Camp for AJC

Supporters react to U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders during a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort in Atlanta. Branden Camp for AJC

 Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort gestures to several thousand supporters during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort gestures to several thousand supporters during a campaign rally at Saint Phillip AME Church in Atlanta.  Branden Camp for AJC

 A cardboard cutout of Bernie Sanders sits against a wall as people line up before a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort. Branden Camp for AJC

A cardboard cutout of Bernie Sanders sits against a wall as people line up before a campaign rally for Atlanta mayoral candidate Vincent Fort. Branden Camp for AJC

 Supporters of Atlanta mayoral candidate line up before a rally. Branden Camp for AJC

Supporters of Atlanta mayoral candidate line up before a rally. Branden Camp for AJC