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Rep. Stacey Abrams is the Georgia House Minority Leader, the first woman to lead either party in the Georgia General Assembly and the first African-American to lead in the House. She is a graduate of Yale Law School and Spelman College and owns a small business in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Expecting More of Voting, Inc.

(0) Comments | Posted November 3, 2014 | 10:01 AM

The New Georgia Project, the NAACP and other organizations began this election year with a simple goal: expand the voices of our democracy by reaching out to those who too often go unheard. To our dismay, thousands of our registrants had not become voters months after they successfully submitted applications....

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Another Cantor Lesson

(1) Comments | Posted June 13, 2014 | 8:28 PM

While the autopsy of House Majority Leader Eric Cantor's election continues, the sideshow discussion of redistricting has taken up some commentary time. The redrawing of his district to reflect the conservative values he espoused had been designed to guarantee longevity. Of course, his opponent would offer the caution of best...

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Getting It Right

(0) Comments | Posted October 24, 2013 | 10:25 AM

Let's begin with the requisite disclaimer: the rollout of was poor. Depending on your political persuasion and level of expectation, adjectives will be added and comparatives will abound. As the House Democratic Leader in Georgia, I have not spent the past three weeks gnashing my teeth about the failure...

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Why Romney's Signature Matters -- Even on a Break-Up Note

(145) Comments | Posted July 16, 2012 | 11:27 AM

The swirling maelstrom of when Bain Capital and Mitt Romney broke up is worthy of a cliffhanger episode of Gossip Girl. Did he start going steady with the Olympics in 1999 while keeping a few billion in other interests on the side? Or did he leave a Post-It Note on...

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USA Inc.: Profit-Motive vs. People-Motive

(36) Comments | Posted May 25, 2012 | 1:03 PM

The current maelstrom raging over the legitimacy of President Obama's critique of Bain Capital has focused on whether you can challenge a career in private investment and still believe in capitalism. Of course you can. Republicans and Democrats have both been good for business. The better -- and real --...

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