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  • Stacey Abrams acknowledges Brian Kemp will win Georgia gubernatorial race

    Stacey Abrams, the Democratic gubernatorial candidate for governor in Georgia, addressed supporters after she earlier mulled bringing a legal challenge that could allow a judge to decide whether to force a second round of voting in the closely contested race. She said that while she was not conceding, she would no...
  • Abrams Campaign files a new lawsuit!

    Besides the lawsuit, Abrams, who would be the state’s first black governor, and allies have engaged in a statewide search for uncounted ballots. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) Stacey Abrams, the Democratic governor candidate in Georgia, is down but not out, and has taken legal action as she seeks recount or...
  • Kemp introduces transition team, Abrams says she will push on!

    In his first public remarks since declaring victory in the Georgia governor’s race, Brian Kemp said it is time to move forward.  His opponent and her team, however, said Thursday it is still too early to tell who won the election.   Attorneys on the legal team for Democrat...
  • Kemp Campaign celebrates a Win, Stacey Abrams has yet to concede!

    Republican Brian Kemp’s campaign declared victory Wednesday in the Georgia governor’s race, though Democrat Stacey Abrams insists that enough ballots remain to leave open the possibility of a runoff in a race that Kemp oversees as secretary of state. The Associated Press has not called the contest. This combination...
  • Stacey Abrams refuses to concede Georgia governor’s race until all votes are counted!

    Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams — running to be the country’s first female black governor — said early Wednesday that she wasn’t going to concede the tight race to Republican Brian Kemp. “I’m here to tell you tonight that votes remain to be counted,” Abrams told a group of supporters...
  • Oprah Makes One Thing Clear At Stacy Abrams Rally!

    "I am an independent woman," Oprah Winfrey says. "Nobody paid for me to come here. Nobody even asked for me to come here. I paid for myself and I approve this message." (via ABC) pic.twitter.com/mznVlNv0ln — Kyle Griffin (@kylegriffin1) November 1, 2018 Oprah: “I’m here today because of the...
  • The Great O’s: Obama and Oprah are in Georgia to support Stacey Abrams!

    Stacey Abrams, the Democratic candidate for Georgia governor, is being backed by a number of celebrities as she attempts to make history as the first black female governor of a US state. Barack Obama, who will hold a rally for her in the state, and Oprah Winfrey will be out on the campaign trail...
  • Stacey Abrams defends presence at 1992 burning of Georgia state flag

    The Democratic candidate to be Georgia’s next governor explained her presence Tuesday at a 1992 protest that included a burning of the state flag as part of her opposition to Confederate symbolism. Abrams, who would be the first black female governor in the country if elected, participated in a protest that...
  • BLACK SENIOR CITIZENS TOLD TO GET OFF BUS TAKING THEM TO VOTE: ‘IT WAS AN INTIMIDATION TACTIC’

    Voters leave a precinct after casting their ballots during Georgia’s primary Super Tuesday’s presidential election January 5, 2008, in Savannah, Georgia. Black Voters Matter, a nonpartisan group encouraging black Americans to vote, says around 40 black senior citizens were forced to get off a bus taking them to vote...