Stacey Abrams not ruling out a presidential run

Politics 06/13/19, 15:44

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said Thursday she has not ruled out running for another political office. Abrams, who spoke at the Women's E3 Summit at the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, said she has not ...

Stacey Abrams says she’s still considering presidential bid

Politics 05/09/19, 16:16

Former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams says she's still considering running for president in 2020. Abrams answered "yes" when asked in an interview with Pod Save America airing Thursday afternoon if she was still contemplating joining the crowded Democratic presidential field. Abrams ...

Georgia Gov. Kemp signs new touchscreen voting machines bill

U.S. 04/04/19, 11:30

Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has quietly signed a wide ranging elections bill authorizing the statewide purchase of new touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot.He signed it Tuesday, behind closed doors and without prior announcement, on the final ...

Abrams, Biden meet as both weigh 2020 decisions

2020 Campaign 03/14/19, 11:44

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams are meeting privately Thursday in Washington as both weigh their political futures. Biden is expected to make his decision soon on whether to run for president for a third time. Abrams is ...

Statements detail alleged issues with Georgia voting system

U.S. 02/27/19, 19:19

Long lines, last-minute polling place changes, missing or incorrect voter registration records and malfunctioning machines are among the problems Georgians faced during last year's midterm election, according to sworn statements gathered as part of a challenge to the way the ...

Georgia House approves new electronic voting machines

U.S. 02/26/19, 16:49

Georgia House lawmakers approved using new electronic touchscreen voting machines that print a paper ballot by 2020, a big step toward replacing an outdated system that offered no verifiable paper trail.The proposal disregards cybersecurity experts who say hand-marked paper ballots ...

Expanding the map: 2020 Dems push past early voting states

Politics 02/22/19, 16:47

The sprawling field of Democratic presidential hopefuls is on the move — to places other than the traditional early voting states of Iowa, Nevada, New Hampshire and South Carolina. Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has hopscotched from Puerto Rico to Georgia, where ...

Klobuchar to meet with Carter, Abrams in Georgia

Politics 02/22/19, 10:50

Sen. Amy Klobuchar will meet with former President Jimmy Carter and Democrat Stacey Abrams on Friday as she brings her presidential campaign to Georgia. Klobuchar spokeswoman Carlie Waibel says the Minnesota Democrat will meet privately with Abrams, who lost a bid ...

Georgia voting problems highlighted in congressional hearing

Politics 02/19/19, 17:13

Strict voter registration requirements, polling place confusion and other obstacles Georgia voters faced in 2018 show why federal oversight of elections is still needed in places with a history of discrimination, said several people who testified Tuesday during a congressional ...

Stacey Abrams claims voter suppression is legal in the US

Politics 02/16/19, 20:24

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,” ...

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