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Stacey Abrams

  1. 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.
  2. vision 2020
    Democrats May Need a Big Presidential Win to Flip the Senate in 2020With a trend toward straight-ticket voting, the best strategy may be focusing on Trump in close states rather than recruiting ideal Senate candidates.
  3. vision 2020
    Two More Long Shots, Bullock and Bennet, to Join Vast 2020 Presidential FieldTwo moderate Westerners with solid résumés but little national name ID are joining the already 20-strong field, with no clear path to victory.
  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. 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.
  6. vision 2020
    In a Eulogy for a Friend, Biden May Have Buried the Old Democratic Party, TooBiden and his late South Carolina friend were both embodiments of a more accommodating era of politics. Can Biden “evolve” beyond it?
  7. vision 2020
    How Late Can Stacey Abrams Launch a Presidential Candidacy?A September announcement would be risky for the popular Georgian, but not necessarily fatal.
  8. the cut on tuesdays
    Stacey Abrams on Dealing With Debt and ShameThis week’s podcast episode of The Cut on Tuesdays.
  9. vision 2020
    With Stacey Abrams Taking Her Time, Democrats Eye Backup Senate CandidateIf Abrams runs for president or just sits out 2020, Columbus mayor Teresa Tomlinson plans take her place in a challenge to Senator David Perdue.
  10. vision 2020
    Some Democrats Apparently Don’t Think Enough People Are Running for PresidentA crowded field will probably get a few more people who keep seeing the next president of the United States in the mirror.
  11. politics
    Stacey Abrams Won’t Be Biden’s VP: ‘You Don’t Run for Second Place.’But Abrams didn’t reject the idea of becoming a nominee’s running mate later on.
  12. politics
    Stacey Abrams Won’t Be Biden’s VP: ‘You Don’t Run for Second Place.’But Abrams didn’t reject the idea of becoming a nominee’s running mate later on.
  13. vision 2020
    Should Democrats Worry About Political Experience in 2020?Democrats have the choice of heavily credentialed and inexperienced candidates for president against the president who broke the mold.
  14. the national interest
    9 Reasons a Biden–Abrams Ticket Is a Brilliant Idea for Both Biden and AbramsA kooky, out-of-the-box idea that actually makes total sense.
  15. 2020 presidential election
    Could Joe Biden and Stacey Abrams Form an Early Dream Ticket for 2020?There’s no real evidence to suggest it’s in the works, but it’s a fascinating possibility that could appeal to both pols.
  16. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Has a Big Decision to MakeGovernor? Senator? Veep? President?! The Georgian who is usually sure about everything finds herself conflicted about her future.
  17. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams Has a Big Decision to MakeGovernor? Senator? Veep? President?! The Georgian who is usually sure about everything finds herself conflicted about her future.
  18. 2020 elections
    Stacey Abrams Hasn’t Ruled Out a 2020 Presidential Run“I gave myself a deadline of the end of March to make a decision about what I’m going to do next.”
  19. state of the union address
    Bernie Sanders Calls Trump’s SOTU ‘Racist,’ Rebukes Claims About ‘Hot’ EconomyIn his own State of the Union response, Sanders called out Trump’s racism toward Latinos, and noted that his speech glazed over economic inequality.
  20. state of the union address
    Abrams Delivers in State of the Union ResponseIt was the best SOTU response in years, and showed why southern — and not just southern — Democrats are excited about her future.
  21. politics
    Stacey Abrams Was the Perfect Antidote to TrumpHer State of the Union response was emotional and personal.
  22. politics
    Read Stacey Abrams’s Powerful State of the Union Response“Children deserve an excellent education from cradle to career.”
  23. state of the union address
    Stacey Abrams’s State of the Union Response is a Golden OpportunityResponses to presidential State of the Union Addresses are often unmemorable, but Stacey Abrams has a chance to make a difference.
  24. podcasts
    MSNBC’s Chris Hayes Is Doing a Live Podcast Taping With Stacey AbramsThe Democratic star will join Hayes for a special episode of Why Is This Happening? at Gramercy Theatre in February.
  25. politics
    Stacey Abrams Will Deliver the Response to Trump’s SOTU SpeechHell yeah.
  26. 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.
  27. 2018 midterms
    Cindy Hyde-Smith Joins a Rare Club: Women Elected to High Office in the SouthMike Espy’s election would have been truly historic. But Cindy Hyde-Smith made some modest history of her own.
  28. 2018 midterms
    Hyde-Smith Defeats Espy in Mississippi, But Not by the Expected MarginMike Espy held his own in an uphill fight against Hyde-Smith, whose racially-tinged gaffes weren’t quite enough to elect a Democrat in Mississippi.
  29. 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.
  30. 2018 georgia governor race
    Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For GeorgiaStacey Abrams and her supporters are stronger than ever, even in apparent defeat.
  31. 2018 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Ends Her Gubernatorial CampaignAfter mulling and then rejecting possible lawsuits, Abrams yielded to Brian Kemp in a “non-concession concession.”
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.”
  35. the national interest
    The Republican Denial of Trump’s Racism Is AbsurdOver the last week, Trump’s bigotry has grown even more obvious and undeniable. Republicans deny it anyway.
  36. 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.
  37. politics
    A Different Kind of Democratic Party Is Rising in the SouthA more diverse and ideologically progressive breed of southern Democrat is moving to the fore, based on a coalition of minority and suburban voters.
  38. 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.
  39. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. politics
    Brian Kemp Is Getting DesperateTwo days before the election, the Georgia Republican is making bogus hacking allegations against Democrats.
  44. 2018 midterms
    Over 400 Black Women Are Running in the Midterms. Meet 5 Who Could Make History.No matter how much you like Michelle Obama and Oprah, we’ve never elected a statewide top executive who looks like them. This year might change that.
  45. 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.
  46. knock knock it's oprah
    Knock Knock, Who’s There? Oh My God — It’s Oprah!Oprah is going door-to-door in Georgia to get out the vote for Stacey Abrams.
  47. 2018 georgia governor race
    Mike Pence to Oprah: ‘I’m Kind of a Big Deal, Too’Hmmm.
  48. 2018 georgia governor race
    Oprah Is Going to Georgia to Campaign for Stacey AbramsIn addition to holding two town halls, she’s going to go door-to-door (!!) to talk to voters.
  49. 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.
  50. get out the vote
    If Will Ferrell Knocks on Your Door, Georgia, He Wants You to Vote, Not Hang OutHe’s just the latest celebrity to throw their weight behind Georgia gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams.
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