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Stacey Abrams

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. 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.
  5. 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.”
  6. 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.
  7. 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.
  8. politics
    Stacey Abrams Was the Perfect Antidote to TrumpHer State of the Union response was emotional and personal.
  9. politics
    Read Stacey Abrams’s Powerful State of the Union Response“Children deserve an excellent education from cradle to career.”
  10. 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.
  11. 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.
  12. politics
    Stacey Abrams Will Deliver the Response to Trump’s SOTU SpeechHell yeah.
  13. 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.
  14. 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.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 2018 georgia governor race
    Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For GeorgiaStacey Abrams and her supporters are stronger than ever, even in apparent defeat.
  18. 2018 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Ends Her Gubernatorial CampaignAfter mulling and then rejecting possible lawsuits, Abrams yielded to Brian Kemp in a “non-concession concession.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. 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.”
  22. 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.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. the body politic
    The New Face of Power Is Taking ShapeWhile the midterms were a step forward, the fight for true representation wages on.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. politics
    Brian Kemp Is Getting DesperateTwo days before the election, the Georgia Republican is making bogus hacking allegations against Democrats.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 2018 georgia governor race
    Mike Pence to Oprah: ‘I’m Kind of a Big Deal, Too’Hmmm.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 2018 midterms
    The Undeniable Awfulness of Stacey Abrams’ Opponent Brian KempHe just loves calling himself “politically incorrect”.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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?
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. Georgia County Trying to Close Most of Its Polling PlacesIs the GOP is mounting a dramatic attack on voting opportunities in a small county?
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