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  1. 2018 georgia governor race
    Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For GeorgiaStacey Abrams and her supporters are stronger than ever, even in apparent defeat.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Ends Her Gubernatorial CampaignAfter mulling and then rejecting possible lawsuits, Abrams yielded to Brian Kemp in a “non-concession concession.”
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. 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.
  9. 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.
  10. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  11. 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.
  12. 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.
  13. 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.
  14. politics
    Brian Kemp Is Getting DesperateTwo days before the election, the Georgia Republican is making bogus hacking allegations against Democrats.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. 2018 georgia governor race
    Mike Pence to Oprah: ‘I’m Kind of a Big Deal, Too’Hmmm.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 2018 midterms
    The Undeniable Awfulness of Stacey Abrams’ Opponent Brian KempHe just loves calling himself “politically incorrect”.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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?
  31. andrew gillum
    Will Andrew Gillum’s Christian Progressive Running Mate Help Win Evangelicals?It’s not clear whether Gillum was doubling down or reaching out to evangelicals with his unconventional choice of Chris King as running-mate.
  32. 2018 midterms
    Andrew Gillum Could Make Progressivism the New PragmatismThe Florida gubernatorial candidate is leading in early polls — and he isn’t the only left-wing Democrat who’s beating the spread in Trump country.
  33. 2018 elections
    If Gillum’s Coalition Shows Up in November, It Could Be a Game-ChangerFlorida’s Andrew Gillum seems to have gotten a lot of young and minority voters who don’t usually participate in midterms to show up.
  34. Georgia County Trying to Close Most of Its Polling PlacesIs the GOP is mounting a dramatic attack on voting opportunities in a small county?
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. Stacey Abrams and the New Democratic Coalition in the SouthIn the past, southern black Democratic voters were expected to loyally support white centrist candidates with rare representation. That has changed.
  40. power
    Stacey Abrams’s Win Is Just the BeginningHer victory is a lesson in how to break the rules of politics.
  41. politics
    5 Reasons We’re Excited About Stacey AbramsShe could be America’s first black female governor — and she moonlights as a romance novelist.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. The Clintons Will Keep a Low Profile in the MidtermsFor the first time since the 1980s, Bill and Hillary are not likely to be major factors in a national election.
  47. 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.
  48. Stacey Vs. Stacey: Inside Georgia’s Strangely Pivotal Governor’s RaceThe dueling Democratic primary candidates agree on this: Sometimes they wish they had different first names.
  49. ‘Full Frontal’s Ashley Nicole Black Meets Stacey Abrams, the “Political […]Here’s a clip from last night’s Full Frontal with Samantha Bee, where correspondent Ashley Nicole Black heads to Georgia to meet gubernatorial […]
  50. After Ossoff Defeat, Georgia Democrats Are Looking for Some AnswersShould Democrats in places like Georgia keep trying to rebuild white support? Or should they focus on minority mobilization? The debate goes on.
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