Keisha Lance Bottoms
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said her efforts to mandate masks in the city "follow the science and the data."
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms (D) lashed out at Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp (R) for trying to block her order requiring face masks.
Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms said Atlanta's mask mandate remains in effect after Gov. Brian Kemp sought a court order to silence her about public health rules.
The state asks a judge to overturn Mayor Keisha Lance Bottoms’ orders that are more restrictive than Governor Brian Kemp’s, block her from issuing any more such orders.
Bottoms is being vetted as a potential running mate for presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
"He speaks and he makes it worse," Keisha Lance Bottoms said of the president's remarks about protests over George Floyd's death.
Keisha Lance Bottoms described the shooting as a "lynching."
Gentrification and frustration with the outgoing mayor have put the city in play for independent Mary Norwood.