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Stacey Abrams Says Voter Suppression Worse Now Than In The 1960s

Failed Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams suggested voter suppression is more “insidious” today than it was in the 1960s, and she reiterated her claim she “won” her 2018 election. “We have always struggled with voter suppression,” Abrams said to ABC’s Lindsey Davis on Sunday. “But what’s happened in the last 20 years, is that it’s gone underground. It’s no longer ...

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Stacey Abrams Flip-Flops On VP Stance — ‘I’m Open To The Conversation’ Of Being Someone’s Running Mate

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams revealed on Thursday that she is open to the idea of running as the vice president for the Democratic nominee despite proclaiming weeks earlier that she doesn’t “run for second place.” “After the determination is made about who the Democratic nominee is, if I am not that person for one reason or the other, ...

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Beto O’Rourke Takes A Page Out Of Biden’s Playbook — Floats Stacey Abrams As Running Mate

Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O’Rourke suggested while campaigning in New Hampshire on Saturday that he might choose failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams to run with him as his vice presidential candidate. “I’m one of 21 — [there’s a] long way to go. I feel it to be a little presumptuous to begin selecting or defining who a running mate ...

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Stacey Abrams Makes Decision On Senate Run

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has reportedly decided against a campaign for the state’s Senate seat in the 2020 election cycle. “Stacey Abrams has decided against running for Senate from Georgia, a Democrat with knowledge tells CNN, and she met with Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schemer today to inform him of her plan,” CNN’s Jeff Zeleny tweeted Monday night. ...

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Stacey Abrams Blames ‘Immature’ Media And ‘Incompetence’ During Her Failed Gubernatorial Run

Democrat Stacey Abrams cited “immature” media and their “incompetence” when discussing what happened during her failed bid for Georgia governor’s mansion. “I would attribute it less to racism and more to a very narrow and immature ability to navigate the story of my campaign,” Abrams said during an interview with The Root, an Afrocentric news outlet, when asked how the ...

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Stacey Abrams Under Investigation By State Ethics Commission

The Georgia state Ethics Commission will subpoena bank records from Stacey Abrams’ 2018 gubernatorial campaign and several other groups that raised money to help her candidacy. David Emadi, a former Douglas County prosector who became director of the state Ethics Commission on Monday, announced on Thursday that he will soon subpoena Abrams’ gubernatorial campaign, various political action committees and special ...

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Stacey Abrams Meets With Chuck Schumer As He Tries To Woo Her Into A Senate Race

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer sat down on Thursday with failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams in another attempt to rally her into running for the U.S. Senate seat for the state of Georgia. “[Schumer] has been unequivocal in his desire to have me become a candidate for this office,” Abrams told Politico. The duo has met on at least ...

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Stacey Abrams: You Can’t ‘Trick Me’ Into Conceding The Race I Lost

Defeated Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams acknowledged on Wednesday that she lost her 2018 gubernatorial race, but contended that she would not concede because a concession implies the race was “proper.” “We had this little election back in 2018 and despite the finally tally and the inauguration and the situation we find ourselves in, I do have one very ...

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Stacey Abrams’ Nonprofit Slapped With IRS Complaint

FACT, an ethics watchdog group, has filed a complaint with the IRS against Fair Fight Action, a nonprofit organization lead by Stacey Abrams.  FACT claims Fair Fight is violating its tax-exempt status by promoting Abrams political career instead of solely focusing on its stated goal of promoting voting rights.  After losing her 2018 gubernatorial bid, Abrams has openly considered a ...

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Biden May Choose Stacey Abrams As His 2020 Running Mate So People Don’t Think He’s ‘Another Old White Guy’

Former Vice President Joe Biden is considering launching a 2020 presidential announcement with failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams as his running mate, according to a report published Thursday. Biden’s top advisors have been in discussions to add Abrams to the top of the ticket in an attempt to show Americans that the former vice president “isn’t just another old ...

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Stacey Abrams Claims Voter Suppression Is Legal In The US

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams claimed that voter suppression is legal throughout the country during her speech at the Democratic National Committee’s winter meeting. “Here’s the thing about voter suppression: Voter suppression is legal in the United States right now,” Abrams said Friday to a crowd of Democrats in Washington, D.C. “We’re used to fighting against enemies that are ...

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Stacey Abrams’ Nonprofit Slapped With Its Seventh Tax Lien

A nonprofit founded by Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams was slapped with three different tax liens over the past year, bringing the organization’s known total to seven. Third Sector Development, a nonprofit started by Abrams that focuses on registering black voters, was hit with three separate tax liens in the past year for failing to pay state unemployment tax, The Atlanta ...

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Stacey Abrams Is Not Holding Virginia Democrats To The Same Standard As Brett Kavanaugh

Failed Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams urged the embattled Virginia Democrats to atone for their past inappropriate conduct but would not call for their resignation, unlike her response to Justice Brett Kavanaugh. Abrams encouraged Virginia’s Gov. Ralph Northam and Attorney General Mark Herring to “take personal responsibility” for donning blackface on separate occasions in the 1980’s. She also urged Lieutenant ...

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Georgia Democratic Party Responds To Onion Article Making Fun Of Stacey Abrams

The official Twitter account for the Georgia Democratic Party took the time to respond to a satirical website’s mockery of failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams. The Onion, a well-known satirical website, published an article on Tuesday titled “Guilt-Ridden Stacey Abrams Wondering When She Should Tell Democrats That She Lost Her Election.” The article pokes fun of the the fact ...

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Watching The Super Bowl? You May Catch Stacey Abrams

Failed gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams will be starring in a Super Bowl commercial on Sunday to talk about her campaign for election reform. “Every vote should be counted from every corner of our state,” Abrams says in the 30-second advertisement, which is set to air during the Super Bowl in numerous Georgia regional markets. “Join us in the fight for election ...

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