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LAS VEGAS | Inslee pitches to Nevada outside 2020 spotlight on DC

LAS VEGAS —Jan 12, 2019—The Democratic presidential sweepstakes might seem like a tale of Joe Biden and the Seven Senators, but there are plenty of governors and mayors looking for a chance to steal the spotlight from the former vice president and other headliners. Washington Gov. Jay Inslee pitched his progressive record during a visit … Continue reading LAS VEGAS | Inslee pitches to Nevada outside 2020 spotlight on DC

WASHINGTON | Andrew Gillum to address Democratic donors amid 2020 buzz

WASHINGTON — Florida Democrat Andrew Gillum is set to address top Democratic Party donors gathered in Washington amid speculation he’s considering a 2020 presidential bid. The Tallahassee mayor is fresh off a close loss in the Florida governor’s race. Party officials confirm Gillum is the surprise speaker at a closed gathering of about 300 donors … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Andrew Gillum to address Democratic donors amid 2020 buzz

ATLANTA | In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

ATLANTA — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America’s first black woman governor refused to follow the traditional script for defeated politicians who offer gracious congratulations to their victorious competitor and gently exit the stage. Instead, Abrams ended her … Continue reading ATLANTA | In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

ATLANTA | Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

ATLANTA— Republican Brian Kemp praised Democrat Stacey Abrams as a tough opponent and asked Georgia voters to unite behind him as the state’s new governor Saturday, even as Abrams blamed Kemp for “gross mismanagement” of an election that she acknowledged she did not win. “I certainly appreciate Stacey Abrams’ tenacity, how hard she worked, the … Continue reading ATLANTA | Kemp asks for unity in Georgia as Abrams promises lawsuit

ATLANTA | Abrams ends Georgia governor bid; says she’ll file lawsuit

ATLANTA — Democrat Stacey Abrams ended her challenge to Republican Brian Kemp in the Georgia governor’s race on Friday, but pledged to fight the former secretary of state’s “gross mismanagement” of the elections with a federal lawsuit. Speaking defiantly to a news conference, Abrams said her actions did not constitute a concession, but she acknowledged … Continue reading ATLANTA | Abrams ends Georgia governor bid; says she’ll file lawsuit

ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

ATLANTA  — Stacey Abrams’ campaign and legal team is preparing an unprecedented legal challenge in the unresolved Georgia governor’s race that could leave the state’s Supreme Court deciding whether to force another round of voting. The Democrat’s longshot strategy relies on a statute that’s never been used in such a high-stakes contest. It is being … Continue reading ATLANTA | Only on AP: Stacey Abrams’ team prepares push for new vote

ATLANTA | Final count delayed, Georgia election turns to the courts

ATLANTA  — Georgia’s still undecided race for governor will remain in legal limbo for several more days after a federal court put the brakes on final certification of the vote totals in one of the nation’s hottest midterm matchups. U.S. District Judge Amy Totenberg late Monday ordered state officials to wait until Friday to certify … Continue reading ATLANTA | Final count delayed, Georgia election turns to the courts

ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot

ATLANTA — Volunteers spread out Friday trying to find any ballots that could help Democrat Stacey Abrams close the gap against Republican Brian Kemp in their unsettled, too-close-to-call race for Georgia governor. Unofficial returns show Kemp with an advantage, and he’s already resigned as secretary of state to start a transition with the blessing of … Continue reading ATLANTA | Volunteers track down Georgia voters by phone and on foot