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Brian Kemp

  1. christian right
    Georgia’s Christian Right Had a Bad WeekGeorgia may pay a price for its anti-abortion “heartbeat bill,” and its insurance commissioner is in deep trouble for alleged corruption.
  2. voting rights
    Voter Purges Show Why We Need a Constitutional Right to VoteAs one of the two major parties steadily moves toward open opposition to democratic principles, a stand for voting rights is essential.
  3. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  4. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Takes a Pass on a 2020 Senate RunShe may run for president, for vice-president, or wait until 2022 and run for governor again.
  5. reproductive rights
    Georgia’s 6-Week Abortion Ban Is Even More Terrifying Than It SeemsGovernor Brian Kemp is expected to sign it into law soon.
  6. 2018 midterms
    John Barrow, Who Inspired No One, Loses In GA Secretary of State RunoffGeorgia Democrats tried to capture Brian Kemp’s old secretary of state job on Tuesday by running a centrist, and failed.
  7. voting rights
    Why a National Campaign for Voting Rights Is EssentialWhile a constitutional voting-rights amendment is unlikely, a national campaign could do much good, and Democrats are foolish if they don’t pursue it.
  8. 2018 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Ends Her Gubernatorial CampaignAfter mulling and then rejecting possible lawsuits, Abrams yielded to Brian Kemp in a “non-concession concession.”
  9. 2018 midterms
    Abrams Considers Long-Shot Lawsuit As Georgia Prepares to Certify Kemp’s WinBrian Kemp will likely be certified as the winner of the 2018 governor’s race in Georgia today. But Stacey Abrams may pursue one final legal remedy.
  10. 2018 midterms
    Judges Stop Certification of Kemp As Georgia Winner, Giving Abrams HopeTwo different judicial actions cast some doubt on Kemp’s win over Abrams in the governor’s race, and also a very close congressional contest.
  11. 2018 georgia governor race
    Stacey Abrams Still Isn’t Giving UpA new ruling found that her opponent had failed to “properly maintain a reliable and secure voter registration system.”
  12. 2018 midterms
    All the Midterm Races That Remain UnresolvedThere are ten House races, two Senate races, and two gubernatorial races where there’s still doubt about who won.
  13. voting rights
    Democrats May Have Lost to Brian Kemp, But They Can Still Capture His Old JobThe race to choose Kemp’s replacement as secretary of State appears headed for a runoff. It will be key to Georgia’s political future.
  14. 2018 midterms
    Brian Kemp Will Likely Win Georgia Due to an Election Travesty of His Own MakingGeorgia’s electorate may trend conservative, but Brian Kemp’s Jim Crow-esque thwarting of black votes makes it hard to tell by how much.
  15. 2018 georgia governor race
    Conservative Voters on Why They’re Supporting a Progressive Black WomanWhy Stacey Abrams — who could become Georgia’s first black, female governor — has won over some lifelong Republican voters.
  16. voter suppression
    Brian Kemp Is Suppressing Black Votes, and Everyday Georgians Are Helping HimBrian Kemp is suppressing black votes in Georgia. Less attention is being paid to the everyday citizens helping him.
  17. politics
    Brian Kemp Is Getting DesperateTwo days before the election, the Georgia Republican is making bogus hacking allegations against Democrats.
  18. 2018 midterms
    November Polling Update: On the BrinkThe Georgia gubernatorial barn burner gets hotter; there’s rare good news for Alaska Democrats; and Joe Manchin hasn’t won his race just yet.
  19. 2018 georgia governor race
    Mike Pence to Oprah: ‘I’m Kind of a Big Deal, Too’Hmmm.
  20. the national interest
    Here’s Why We Know Today’s GOP Would Have Supported Jim CrowBrian Kemp, Georgia Republican candidate, prosecutes black voters and attacks “outside agitators.”
  21. 2018 midterms
    Kemp Lies About Abrams Lying About Kemp’s Lies on Health CareBrian Kemp thinks the best defense against a damaging charge is an offensive myth about his opponent’s position.
  22. 2018 midterms
    Trump’s Closing Midterm Pitch Is White Identity PoliticsLet’s discard the illusion that Republicans are the enemies of identity politics and political correctness. They practice both–but for white males.
  23. 2018 midterms
    Judge Tells Kemp to Send Absentee Ballots to Voters Rejected Over TechnicalitiesOne of many efforts by Kemp to supervise his own election in a self-interested way has been stopped.
  24. politics
    Woman Speaks Out Over Brian Kemp Office Ignoring Sexual Assault Complaints“I wasn’t protected. When I called down to Kemp’s office they didn’t listen to me and they didn’t hear me.”
  25. politics
    Abrams-Kemp Debate Reflected Old Southern Divisions Over Equality and JusticeKemp thinks he can win by labeling Abrams as an “extremist,” but she’s gambling on the state being ready for something new.
  26. 2018 midterms
    The Undeniable Awfulness of Stacey Abrams’ Opponent Brian KempHe just loves calling himself “politically incorrect”.
  27. 2018 midterms
    I Recall Stacey Abrams’s 1992 ‘Flag Burning.’ It Was a Small, Peaceful Protest.The demonstration that’s surfaced in the Georgia governor’s race was no big deal — other than Abrams being on the right side of history.
  28. 2018 midterms
    11 Tight Governor’s Races Will Shape America’s Political LandscapeDemocrats will probably make overall gains, but there are an amazing eleven gubernatorial elections that are tossups.
  29. 2018 midterms
    Hurricane Michael Is Already Affecting the MidtermsFlorida Governor Rick Scott could delay state elections due to the storm’s impact, but not his own Senate race. In Georgia, early voting has begun.
  30. 2018 midterms
    Brian Kemp’s Fake Crusade for Election Integrity in GeorgiaHe claims he’s fighting fraud. But the Republican secretary of state is actually disenfranchising voters while ignoring real infrastructure problems.
  31. 2018 midterms
    Forcing a Runoff Election Might Be Kemp’s Backstop in Georgia Governor’s RaceHistory suggests Republicans do better in December runoffs in Georgia, but then Democrat Stacey Abrams is all about making history.
  32. 2018 midterms
    Who Is the Real Extremist in Georgia’s Governor’s Race?Brian Kemp’s campaign for governor rests on casting Stacey Abrams as an extremist. Will Georgians believe him?
  33. Wrong Kind of Security: Georgia Obstructs Overseas Voter RegistrationA state — and a Secretary of State — famous for lax election security and hostility to voting rights makes an odd decision.
  34. Georgia County Debacle Shows Why We Need a Voting-Rights Act With TeethIt took an army of lawyers, activists, journalists, and citizens to provide the scrutiny the Voting Rights Act of 1965 used to make routine.
  35. voting rights
    Georgia County Trying to Close Most of Its Polling PlacesThe move is a dramatic attack on voting opportunities in a small county.
  36. Women Win Two More Democratic House Primaries in GeorgiaIn two suburban districts near Atlanta, demonstrably strong women candidates will carry the Dems’ banner in potentially competitive House elections.
  37. Trump’s Candidate Brian Kemp Wins Georgia GOP Governor’s Bid EasilyNow Kemp will face Stacey Abrams in a partisan, ideological, and personal grudge match.
  38. Who Will Win Georgia’s Insane GOP Gubernatorial Runoff?Democrats are hoping the wild GOP contest will help their candidate Stacey Abrams.
  39. It’s Hard to Get Too Weird for the Georgia GOP. But Jason Spencer Pulled It Off.Jason Spencer was already on the way out of office thanks to earlier antics, but he insisted on embarrassing his state and his party one last time.
  40. Trump Endorses GOPer Who Vowed to ‘Round Up Criminal Illegals’ in His PickupIn a surprise endorsement at the last minute, Trump is at odds with popular Georgia GOP governor Nathan Deal.
  41. ‘Political Incorrectness’ Is Just ‘Political Correctness’ for ConservativesA GOP gubernatorial candidate has learned an important lesson from Trump: Being offensive is now an ideological imperative for conservatives.
  42. GOP Gubernatorial Candidate: Primary Was About Who Could Be the CraziestIn the latest gleaning from a secret tape of Georgia GOP gubernatorial front-runner Casey Cagle, he admits his party’s kinda nuts.
  43. Georgia GOP Lieutenant Governor Caught on Tape Insisting He’s a Political HackFront-running candidate for governor Casey Cagle walked into a trap by confessing he flip-flopped on a key bill for purely political reasons.
  44. Another Big Primary Night for Democratic WomenPrimaries in three southern states plus runoffs in Texas continued to shape a competitive midterm, with Democratic women doing particularly well.
  45. primaries 2018
    Abrams Wins Georgia’s ‘Two Staceys’ Race, Could Be First Black Female GovernorWith Abrams heading the Democratic ticket, the Georgia governor’s race might finally be competitive again.
  46. Abrams Wins Georgia’s ‘Two Staceys’ Race, Could Be First Black Female GovernorWith Abrams heading the Democratic ticket, the Georgia governor’s race might finally be competitive again.
  47. The Two Staceys Versus GOP Wild Men: A Preview of Tuesday’s PrimariesGubernatorial primaries in Georgia and congressional contests in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas are on tap for May 22.
  48. Georgia GOP Candidate’s ‘Deportation Bus,’ Like His Campaign, Breaks DownGOP gubernatorial candidate Michael Williams is going nowhere fast, but the general-election showdown in November is becoming more interesting.
  49. Red State Republicans Are Trying to Trump Each Other’s TrumpinessGOP candidates for governor of Georgia are tripping over each other to sound like Trump on “the swamp” and sanctuary cities.
  50. Georgia Gubernatorial Candidate Points Gun at Teen in New AdBrian Kemp is in a competition with his Republican rivals to show how much he loves guns. But they could go too far.
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