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Stacey Abrams

  1. congress
    Bill Aims to Keep Trump From Becoming House SpeakerDemocrats could bar Trump and other nonmembers from serving as Speaker, but they may not want to draw attention to the zany proposal.
  2. voting rights
    Justice Department Sues to Stop Georgia Voting LawWith Republicans filibustering voting-rights legislation in Congress, the Justice Department is using litigation to go after Georgia’s notorious law.
  3. voting rights
    Democrats’ Voting Rights Push Stalled. It Was Still Worth It.The effort to enact the For the People Act was a smart investment that will pay off richly for Democrats.
  4. georgia
    Welcome to Georgia, Where Election ‘Integrity’ Goes to DieBrad Raffensperger’s incomprehensible position in the party of Trump.
  5. politics
    What Republicans Mean When They Say ‘Stacey Abrams’Joe Manchin doesn’t make for an easy demon.
  6. 2022 midterms
    Brian Kemp May Be Outfoxing Donald TrumpDespite Trump’s vows of vengeance against the Georgia governor, he cannot find a top-tier candidate to run against him.
  7. confederate monuments
    Georgia Struggles With Its Giant Neo-Confederate EmbarrassmentStacey Abrams wants to sandblast the carving of Confederate leaders on state-owned property. That probably won’t happen with Brian Kemp as governor.
  8. republicans
    Georgia Republicans See Disastrous Election Cycle As Something to Brag AboutIn their deluded minds, they believe losing Georgia to Biden and the Senate to Democrats were victories stolen by their own secretary of state.
  9. love this for her
    Stacey Abrams is Rereleasing Three of Her Romance NovelsSwoon!
  10. voting rights
    Six Bad Ideas About Voting That Republicans Need to AbandonThe GOP insists its efforts in Georgia and beyond aren’t about voter suppression, but its faulty assumptions are preventing real election reform.
  11. georgia voting law
    Georgia Republicans Working Hard to Sabotage a 2022 ComebackGeorgia’s GOP could be upbeat heading toward the midterms. But the voting-law debacle and a Trump purge could snatch defeat from the jaws of victory.
  12. voting rights
    Georgia Trooper Claims Legislator’s Knock Raised Fears of January 6 RepeatWas Governor Brian Kemp really endangered by Park Cannon tapping on his door in hopes of watching him sign a controversial election bill?
  13. voting rights
    What Can Democrats Do About Georgia’s Voting-Rights Restrictions?They are already going to court, and could pass preemptive legislation in Congress. But winning control of the state in 2022 is the best solution.
  14. politics
    Georgia Republicans Take Revenge on Voting RightsAfter major Democratic wins, the embattled GOP passes a harsh law to claw back power.
  15. 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.
  16. 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.
  17. 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.
  18. the body politic
    Stacey Abrams On Finishing the Job In Georgia“It can be undone just as quickly and as effectively as we did it.”
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. passion rules us all
    The Buffy Cast Supports Stacey Abrams’s Spike Theory“Relationships are all about timing.”
  22. passion rules us all
    Stacey Abrams Knows Who Buffy’s True Love IsFandom dropped.
  23. last night on late night
    Stacey Abrams Says Good-bye to That ‘Orange Menace of Putrescence’ on Colbert“Oh, and did I mention, Trump is leaving? That’s a big win.”
  24. 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.
  25. vision 2020
    Will 2020 Be Jimmy Carter’s Revenge?The Democratic South is rising again, but this time it’s multiracial and progressive.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. 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.
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. vision 2020
    Stacey Abrams Is ‘Willing’ to Be Joe Biden’s Running Mate“If you don’t raise your hand, people won’t see you.”
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. politics
    Brace Yourself for Second PlaceA female VP isn’t nice; it’s strategic. And for many, a tough pill to swallow.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.”
  43. 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.
  44. 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.
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. 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.
  48. 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.
  49. 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?
  50. 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.
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