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Oscars 2021 Nominations: Stacey Abrams and Spike Lee Shut Out

Hollywood’s love for Stacey Abrams (D) failed to translate into an Academy Award nomination on Monday, when her highly touted All In: The Fight for Democracy fell short of landing a spot in the documentary feature category. Spike Lee was also shut out of the Oscars, failing to score directorial and writing nominations for his…

Rock Band Death Cab for Cutie Raises $100,000 for Stacey Abrams’ Voter Group

Alternative rock band Death Cab for Cutie released an EP last week that raised $100,000 for Stacey Abrams’s voter organization Fair Fight as donations continue to pour in ahead of next month’s all-important run-off Senate races in Georgia. The single, named “The Georgia EP,” raised the sic-figure amount after being sold exclusively on Bandcamp. “WOW. Because…

Karl Rove Says Stacey Abrams Is ‘Misleading Or Uninformed’ On Georgia Absentee Ballot Request...

Republican strategist Karl Rove used his trademark clipboard Tuesday night to call into question former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams’ assessment of the Georgia U.S. Senate runoff races. Abrams on Monday contended that 85,000 of 1.2 million mail-in ballot applications received in the state so far have come from mostly Democratic-leaning voters who didn’t…

Stacey Abrams Voter Registration Group Denies Impropriety as Georgia Election Officials Investigate

The New Georgia Project, a seemingly partisan voter registration group co-founded by Stacey Abrams, has denied impropriety after Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger’s (R) claimed that the organization encouraged non-Georgia residents to register to vote in the state’s Senate runoff elections. An emailed press release from the organization stated: Brad Raffensperger, Georgia’s Republican Secretary of…

MSNBC’s Velshi: Trump Engaging in ‘Nonsense’ on Election, Stacey Abrams Stopped ‘What Happened to...

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” host Ali Velshi stated that we can’t move past the 2020 presidential election “because of Trump’s continued nonsense,” before conducting an interview with former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams, who he said, “helped cement the right to vote for everyone in Georgia to stop what happened to…

Abrams: Trump Needs to Acknowledge ‘Legal Sufficiency’ of Election, ‘As I Did’

On Wednesday’s broadcast of MSNBC’s “Rachel Maddow Show,” former Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams stated that President Donald Trump should acknowledge “the legal sufficiency of the election” “as I did” back in 2018. Abrams said, “Look, we have the right as Americans to litigate, to challenge, and to call into question, but we do not…

Stacey Abrams: ‘More Than 600,000’ Georgians Already Requested Mail Ballots for Runoff Election

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams announced Sunday that “more than 600,000 Georgians have requested their mail ballots” for the Senate runoff elections on January 5, urging her followers to support the Democrat candidates. “More than 600,000 Georgians have requested their mail ballots for the January 5 runoff elections,” Abrams wrote in a tweet Sunday…

Joe Biden Reportedly Considering Andrew Cuomo For Attorney General

Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is reportedly considering making Democratic New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo his attorney general if elected president, Axios reported Sunday. Cuomo chairs the National Governors Association, where aides have reportedly started looking at potential replacements for Cuomo if Biden is elected, Axios reported. Democratic donors said Biden and Como’s history of…

Stacey Abrams: GA Gov. Kemp’s Fight Against Masks ‘Act of Cowardice’

Friday on CNN, former Georgia Democratic gubernatorial hopeful Stacey Abrams said Gov. Brian Kemp’s (R-GA) opposition of mask mandates was an “act of cowardice.” Kemp defeated Abrams in the 2018 Georgia gubernatorial election. Host Kate Bolduan said, “You hit on one of the reasons that the governor gives for why he doesn’t mandate masks because he said…

Stacey Abrams: Despite Trump’s ‘Paranoia,’ We Know Mail-in Voting Works

Thursday on MSNBC, “The Last Word,” 2018 Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said despite President Donald Trump’s paranoia about mail-in voting, it was “safe” and “accessible.” O’Donnell said, “I wanted to get your view of what we learned about mail-in voting this week and the surge in voter turn-out that some states experienced with…

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