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'This Is Voter Suppression in 2018': Georgia County Under Fire for Cynical Ploy to Disenfranchise Black Voters in Name of Disability Rights
"What people with disabilities actually want, if you ask them, is measures that make it easier for them to vote, not measures that disenfranchise everyone."
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Stacey Abrams Wants You to Upend the Status Quo, Too
The first black woman candidate for governor of Georgia overcame obstacles at every turn, and laid out the road map for others to follow
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'Historic Victory for Entire Progressive Movement' as Stacey Abrams Wins Georgia Primary
"Make no mistake—it's powerful women like her who are leading the charge in 2018. It's up to us to speak out, step up, and elect them this November."
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Student After Teacher Fires Gun: 'I Dare You to Tell Me Arming Teachers Will Make Us Safe'
"I'm a Dalton High School student. Please don't tell me a damn thing about arming teachers. Please don't tell me that I don't know what the hell I'm talking about."
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While Appearing to Struggle With National Anthem, Analysis Shows Trump Speaks at, Like, Fourth Grade Level
After months of attacking football players for kneeling during the anthem—and bragging about his intelligence—Trump appears to forget the song's words
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Betraying Ratepayers and Clean Energy Future, Georgia Panel Approves Vogtle Nuclear Reactors
"The commission has failed Georgia's hard-working families and businesses today by choosing to be lapdogs for Georgia Power instead of watchdogs for the people of Georgia."
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Why the Democrats Won't Wake Up
Moments after rightwing Republican Karen Handel won America’s costliest congressional race ever in Georgia’s sixth district, the de rigueur post-election quarrelling erupted: Why did Democrat Jon Ossoff lose, and what does it mean for the Democrats and American politics? Many on the left bemoaned...
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What If Jon Ossoff Campaigned On Message For Medicare For All?
When Jon Ossoff launched his campaign for the Georgia congressional seat formerly held by Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price, Democrats mobilized to bolster his candidacy because they believed he could win. Yet, Ossoff’s failure to beat Republican Karen Handel has not produced the kind...
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Following Ossoff Loss, Democrats Urged to Embrace 'Bold Progressive Vision'
"Democrats will not win back power merely by serving as an alternative to Trump and Republicans."
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Georgia Special Election: Nobody Said It Was Easy. They Said It Was Important.
There are two ways to look at it, I guess. From the point of view of the Republicans, they won Tuesday’s special election for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, and that’s all that matters. Politics is binary: You’re either going to Washington or you’re not, and Jon Ossoff is not. Karen Handel...
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