Stacey Abrams eyeing Senate, governor campaigns | Politico MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Stacey Abrams said Monday that she is considering running for a Georgia Senate seat in 2020 or governor again in 2022 — and possibly even for president.

MANHATTAN BEACH, Calif. — Stacey Abrams said Monday that she is considering running for a Georgia Senate seat in 2020 or governor again in 2022 — and possibly even for president.

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(1990) Bush Vetoes Civil Rights Bill | The Washington Post

Facebook0Twitter0MailAnn Devroy , The Washington Post President Bush yesterday vetoed the Civil Rights Act of 1990, prompting the sharpest criticism he has endured from women, unions, blacks and other minorities since taking office. In a three-page veto message to Congress, Bush said that “despite the use of the term ‘civil rights,’ ” the legislation “actually […]

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Deval Patrick to Announce He Will Not Run for President in 2020 | The New York Times Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Mr. Patrick.

Deval Patrick, the former two-term Democratic governor of Massachusetts, plans to announce shortly that he will not run for president in 2020, according to a person close to Mr. Patrick.

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Scott suspends Broward’s controversial election chief before she can quit early | Politico

Facebook0Twitter0MailMarc Caputo , Politico Broward County Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes explains to the canvassing board the discrepancy in vote counts during the hand count at the Broward County Supervisor of Elections office in Lauderhill, Fla., on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2018. (Mike Stocker/South Florida Sun-Sentinel via AP). Featured Image MIAMI — Before she could retire […]

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Senator Tim Scott Sinks Thomas Farr’s Judicial Nomination Amid Racial Controversy | The New York Times The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

The Republican Party, Mr. Scott told reporters, is “not doing a very good job of avoiding the obvious potholes on race in America.”

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Hakeem Jeffries Emerges as New Face of House Democrats | The New York Times WASHINGTON — At a leadership table of septuagenarians, Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York has just emerged as the Democrats’ face of generational change.

WASHINGTON — At a leadership table of septuagenarians, Representative Hakeem Jeffries of New York has just emerged as the Democrats’ face of generational change.

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Mississippi’s black Republicans stick with Hyde-Smith | McClatchy DC BILOXI, MISSISSIPPI African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.

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African American Republicans in Mississippi are standing by Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith in Tuesday’s Senate runoff, despite her comment expressing a willingness to attend a public hanging — a quip that’s triggered painful reminders of the state’s history of lynching blacks.

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Memo to black men: Stop voting Republican | Boston Globe BROTHERS, WE NEED to talk.

Facebook0Twitter0MailRENÉE GRAHAM , Boston Globe Members of the audience wait for President Donald Trump to arrive at the 2018 Young Black Leadership Summit in the East Room of the White House, Friday, Oct. 26, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik). Featured Image In the midterm elections, about 17 percent of black men voted to give […]

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