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Georgia

  1. coronavirus
    Georgia Governor Shows Remarkable Ignorance About How the Coronavirus SpreadsBrian Kemp finally paid attention to evidence that asymptomatic people can transmit the illness, and imposed a tardy stay-at-home order.
  2. voter suppression
    Brian Kemp Seemed to Really Enjoy Suppressing Votes, Congressional Report Finds“Good work, this story is so complex folks will not make it all the way through it.”
  3. vision 2020
    Democrats Still Have Multiple Routes to 2020 Electoral College WinIt’s not necessarily all about the Rust Belt.
  4. reapportionment
    Final Pre-Census Estimates Show Which States Will Gain Power After 2020The long trend toward Sunbelt gains and Rust Belt losses continues with a few exceptions.
  5. voter suppression
    Georgia Republicans Secure Another Victory in Their Latest Voter PurgeA federal judge’s latest ruling is bad news for voting-rights advocates, including the Stacey Abrams–founded organization Fair Fight Georgia.
  6. voter suppression
    Georgia Republicans Purged 4 Percent of the State’s Voter RegistrationsThe state ended 309,000 voter registrations overnight. It’s unclear when — or if — many of the eligible voters affected will get their rights back.
  7. voter suppression
    Georgia Is Really Good at Making It Hard for Black People to Vote, Study FindsA new analysis reveals the impact of precinct closures and poll-site relocations on voter turnout.
  8. 2020 elections
    Trump and Kemp Butt Heads Over Georgia Senate AppointmentTrump wants his impeachment pit bull Doug Collins in the Senate, but Brian Kemp wants someone — perhaps a woman — who can do well in the suburbs.
  9. politics
    Why the Democrats Will Debate at Atlanta’s Tyler Perry Studios This MonthThe debate sponsors passed up a suburban venue for the actor and mogul’s new facility.
  10. voter suppresion
    The Era of the Voter Purge in Georgia ContinuesOver 313,000 Georgia voters are set to be purged from the rolls in December.
  11. transgender rights
    School District Flooded With Death Threats Over Trans-Inclusive BathroomsThe threats have been so extreme, the Georgia school district reversed the bathroom policy.
  12. republicans
    Georgia Republicans Think Braves Lost Playoffs Because of Insufficient RacismUsed to be Southerners thought it important to be polite. Now those who love a rude Yankee president call it political correctness.
  13. 2020 elections
    Disgraced Former Trump Cabinet Member Wants to Be Appointed to the U.S. SenateTom Price flew his way out of his job as HHS Secretary with travel expenses, but is applying for an open Senate seat.
  14. 2020 elections
    So You Want to Be a U.S. Senator?Georgia governor Brian Kemp has thrown open the door to anybody who wants to apply to fill the seat Johnny Isakson is giving up at year’s end.
  15. the urbanist
    A Director’s Guide to AtlantaSoul food pizza, a Sunday warehouse party, and an ultra-rare sneaker shop.
  16. 2020 elections
    How Control of the Senate Could Come Down to Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaBoth parties are jockeying for position in Georgia with two Senate seats on the line. If no one wins a majority, huge runoff elections could follow.
  17. 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.
  18. 2020
    Stacey Abrams Says She’s Open to Running for Vice-PresidentThe Georgia politician has said she’d “be honored to be considered by any nominee.”
  19. everyday racism
    Pregnant Black Lawmaker Verbally Attacked by Man at Grocery StorePregnant Georgia state representative Erica Thomas was harassed by a man who was mad she was in the express checkout line with too many items.
  20. crime
    Baby Found Alive in Plastic Grocery Bag Remains a MysteryPolice are asking anyone with information about “Baby India” to come forward.
  21. abortion ban
    Tiffany Haddish Cancels Atlanta Comedy Show Over Georgia Abortion Ban“I love the state of Georgia, but I need to stand with women”
  22. politics v tv
    The Walking Dead Threatens to Leave Georgia If Abortion Law Goes Into Effect“This is likely to be a long and complicated fight,” a network spokesperson said.
  23. the industry
    Producer Walks Off Indie Film Over Georgia Abortion LawThe film, starring Brianna Hildebrand and Todd Grinnell, was a month away from shooting.
  24. the industry
    Hollywood’s Future in Anti-Abortion Georgia, ExplainedWhich film and TV productions are staying, which are leaving, and what’s next for the Hollywood of the South.
  25. movements
    Boycotts of Georgia Will Only Make It RedderDon’t dismiss the South. The abortion fight won’t be won from New York.
  26. power
    Is Hollywood Really Boycotting Georgia Over the Abortion Ban?Abortion activists in the state say the protest could do more harm than good.
  27. abortion rights
    Abortion Is Under Attack. Misinformation Isn’t Helping.Abortion is still legal in every state. It’s crucial women know that.
  28. abortion rights
    What You Can Do to Help Women in States With Extreme Abortion BansWhere to give and volunteer.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. personal is political
    Ashley Judd Shared the Personal Reason Why She’s Against Georgia’s Abortion Ban“I would’ve had to co-parent with my rapist.”
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. politics
    These Stars Won’t Film in Georgia Without a Fight If the Abortion Ban Passes“We cannot in good conscience continue to recommend our industry remain in Georgia if H.B. 481 becomes law.”
  36. 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.
  37. 2020 elections
    Woodall’s Retirement Shows How Quickly Georgia’s Political Landscape is ChangingRob Woodall nearly lost a historically Republican district. And now he’s hanging it up.
  38. state legislatures
    West Virginia Leads States With Boys’ Club LegislaturesSome states, like Massachusetts (bad) and Georgia (relatively good), defy partisan stereotypes on legislative gender balance.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 2018 georgia governor race
    Black Women Aren’t Done Fighting For GeorgiaStacey Abrams and her supporters are stronger than ever, even in apparent defeat.
  42. 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.
  43. 2020 elections
    Should Democrats Focus On the Heartland or the Sunbelt in 2020?The midterm results don’t really dictate either approach, but a 2020 candidate might.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.
  46. georgia
    Lucy McBath Declares Victory in Bid for Newt Gingrich’s Old Congressional SeatMcBath came to national prominence after her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed by a racist motorist in Florida in 2012.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. politics
    Brian Kemp Is Getting DesperateTwo days before the election, the Georgia Republican is making bogus hacking allegations against Democrats.
  50. 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.
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