Stacey Abrams

  • Stacey Abrams Mar 20

    Study Finds Stacey Abrams Is Biden’s Best Choice. Here’s Why.

    Stacey Abrams would be the strongest running mate for Joe Biden in the November election against President Donald Trump, according to an analysis by the women-led network Way to Win.

  • voting rights Dec 16, 2019

    Federal Judge Puts Pause on Georgia Voter Roll Purges

    A federal judge on Monday put a pause on Georgia’s planned mass purge of its voting rolls, following an emergency request from a voting rights group founded by Democrat Stacey Abrams. U.S. District Judge Steve Jones said in his order that the state should “maintain the status quo.” The motion was filed by Fair Fight Action in U.S. District Court,...

  • spokesman Apr 5, 2019

    Biden Jokes About Hugs in 1st Speech Since Complaints About Behavior

    Former Vice President Joe Biden on Friday made light of his recent controversy about crossing physical boundaries with women, and he signaled in a resolute speech to union activists that’s he’s ready to run for president as a moderate Democrat in party that has been drifting left. Biden, 76, opened his speech to a conference of electrical workers joking that...

  • CONGRESS Mar 12, 2019

    Stacey Abrams Clarifies Timing on Possible Presidential Run

    Stacey Abrams said Monday that a 2020 presidential run is “definitely on the table,” clarifying earlier remarks that seemed to rule one out, NBC News reports. The Georgia Democrat, who narrowly lost a gubernatorial bid last year, suggested earlier in the day that she wouldn’t be ready to consider a presidential campaign until 2028. But later, she said on Twitter...

  • DONALD TRUMP Feb 6, 2019

    Fact-Checking the Democratic Response: Stacey Abrams’ Claims on the Economy

    A look at Stacey Abrams’ statements on the economy from her response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address on Tuesday night and how it compares with the facts.

  • Governor Nov 18, 2018

    Georgia Makes Election Results, Kemp Victory Final by Certifying Votes

    Georgia has certified its Nov. 6 election results, finally ending the contentious race for governor. Georgia Secretary of State Robyn Crittenden said late Saturday the results are certified and can be viewed on the agency’s website. Democrat Stacey Abrams came within about 60,000 votes of becoming America’s first black woman governor but lost to Republican Brian Kemp. Official results from...

  • Governor Nov 10, 2018

    Kemp Pushes Abrams to Concede in Georgia Gubernatorial Race

    Ahead by more than 60,000 votes days after Georgia’s gubernatorial election, Republican Brian Kemp pushed for Democrat Stacey Abrams to concede Saturday as civil rights groups urged her to stay in the fight. Kemp’s campaign issued a statement that said it was mathematically impossible for Abrams to even force a runoff, much less win outright. It called Abrams’ refusals to...

  • Canada Nov 5, 2018

    Georgia Governor’s Race Roiled By Election Security Charges

    The bruising race for governor of Georgia has been roiled by unsupported, eleventh-hour allegations from Republican candidate Brian Kemp, who is also the state’s chief election official, that Democrats sought to hack the voter registration system. His Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, said he is making a baseless accusation to deflect attention from an apparently severe security flaw in the system...

  • NBC Oct 11, 2018

    53K Mostly Black Voter Registration Applications on Hold in Ga.

    As the deadline to register to vote in Georgia came and went on Tuesday, more than 53,000 voters registrations remained on hold, leaving the mostly black applicants in a state of limbo less than one month ahead of the midterm election. Thousands of forms are being held in a “pending” status by Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp’s office, and...

  • Reporter Sep 20, 2018

    Democrat Ben Jealous Struggles in Blue Maryland

    Badly outmatched in fundraising in a state where Democrats outnumber Republicans 2-1, Jealous is struggling so far to become Maryland’s first black governor and prevent the first re-election of a Republican governor in the heavily blue state since 1954.

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