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Stacey Abrams

  1. republican party
    Agonized Georgia Republicans Long for Herschel Walker to Run for SenateA battered and deeply divided state party bent on suppressing Black votes could use a Trump-friendly Black sports legend.
  2. politics
    The Devils Went Down to GeorgiaIn America’s newest swing state, all of the Senate runoff candidates are relying on Trump for one last turn out extravaganza.
  3. vision 2020
    Georgia Certifies Biden Win, But Republican Infighting ContinuesBrad Raffensperger and Brian Kemp will help end the 2020 election, but the party’s split could get worse as crucial Senate runoffs approach.
  4. 2020 elections
    Is Black Voter Turnout a Problem for Democrats in Georgia?Yes, Black voter turnout should be higher. But that’s not an excuse for southern Dems to return to their old habit of focusing on white conservatives.
  5. vision 2020
    How Georgia Became the Ultimate Battleground StateGeorgia Democrats have slowly come back after brief successes under Carter and Clinton. But in the January Senate runoffs, they have their big chance.
  6. vision 2020
    Georgia Is Still a Purple State Only in TheoryBiden’s visit suggests the president’s segregationist bid for the suburbs isn’t working as he hoped. But Trump is the favorite until proven otherwise.
  7. vision 2020
    Will 2020 Be Jimmy Carter’s Revenge?The Democratic South is rising again, but this time it’s multiracial and progressive.
  8. vision 2020
    The Pros and Cons of Biden’s Top Vice-Presidential ProspectsJoe Biden has a long list of veep possibilities led by Kamala Harris, and probably not much of an inclination to gamble.
  9. 2020 elections
    Control of the U.S. Senate May Not Be Decided Until January in GeorgiaThere’s a nontrivial chance that there may be one or even two general-election runoffs for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seats on January 5.
  10. john lewis
    John Lewis’s Lifelong Struggle for Voting Rights Isn’t OverOnce it looked like Obama’s election represented the culmination of John Lewis’s career. A new documentary shows battles for old causes persist.
  11. george floyd
    ‘I Believe That Better Is Possible’: A Conversation With Stacey AbramsThe voting-rights advocate and former Georgia gubernatorial candidate talks about protest, policing, Trump, and the 2020 election.
  12. 2020 elections
    Jon Ossoff’s Back, and Other News From Battleground GeorgiaThe fundraising champ of 2017 is back for a Senate run in a state with more competitive contests than you can count.
  13. 2020 elections
    If Stacey Abrams Doesn’t Become Veep, a 2022 Rematch With Kemp Looks PromisingIf all else fails, the rising Democratic star from Georgia could hold Georgia’s governor accountable for his perilous COVID-19 policies.
  14. vision 2020
    Will Candidates on Biden’s VP Shortlist Defend Him From Reade Allegations?Tara Reade’s allegations are going to get the public attention they warrant. Biden’s veep prospects may be competing for the role of chief defender.
  15. coronavirus
    80 Percent of Hospitalized COVID-19 Patients in Georgia Are African-AmericanAmid CDC evidence that black Georgians are disproportionately affected by COVID-19, Kemp’s business reopenings could make things much worse.
  16. vision 2020
    There’s Nothing Wrong With Stacey Abrams’s Campaign to Be Vice-PresidentTeam Biden started the conversation about Abrams as a possible veep. If she’s ready for that tough gig, she should continue to make her case.
  17. interesting times
    Andrew Sullivan: We Can’t Go on Like This Much LongerThe psychological damage from the deeply unnatural way of life under coronavirus lockdown is only going to intensify.
  18. democratic primaries
    Stacey Abrams Is Joe Biden’s Strongest Running-Mate Prospect, Poll FindsData for Progress found that a Biden-led ticket featuring the former Georgia legislator polls uniquely well across a wide range of voters.
  19. vision 2020
    How Democrats Can Stay United in 2020At the other end of the tough primary battle, Democrats must rally around their nominee if they hope to beat Trump. Here’s how they can do it.
  20. vision 2020
    Black Turnout Could Make or Break Democrats in 2020Democrats need high black turnout if they want to oust Trump. Putting Stacey Abrams on the ticket might be the best available strategy.
  21. 2020 senate elections
    Battleground Georgia: Isakson’s Retirement Gives State Two 2020 Senate RacesIt’s looking like Georgia will be a Democratic target across the board in 2020, even though Stacey Abrams cannot be talked into a Senate race.
  22. stacey abrams
    Abrams Not Running for President but Will Fight Voter Suppression NationallyShe is keeping her veep options open and may still run for governor of Georgia in 2022.
  23. 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.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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?
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. 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.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. 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.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. 2018 midterms
    Stacey Abrams Ends Her Gubernatorial CampaignAfter mulling and then rejecting possible lawsuits, Abrams yielded to Brian Kemp in a “non-concession concession.”
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.”
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. 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.
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