Category: Democrats

NARAL to Karen Handel: You’ve Gone “Too Far”

When does the debate on abortion begin? Probably not with tax bills. Certainly not with tax bills if you are NARAL, which took issue over Karen Handel’s “pushing” the new GOP tax bill*. In other words: NARAL views Handel’s seat as vulnerable and on that we agree. In a statement released ahead of Thursday’s vote

What Last Night Means for Georgia

Ralph Northam(D) won Virginia last night in overwhelming fashion over Ed Gillespie(R). Polls had the race close. Progressive groups like Democracy for America had pulled their support, saying he was too moderate. National pundits were talking about how he couldn’t motivate the voters Democrats need to win. And yet he won by 10%. It’s a

Michael Sterling Drops Out

So many questions about Michael Sterling’s decision to get out the race.  He announced on Tuesday he was suspending his campaign and endorsing Caesar Mitchell.  Video of announcement. Sterling was once the protégé of current Mayor Kasim Reed.  Reed endorsed his ace, Councilwoman Keisha Lance Bottoms.  It is well known that City Council President Caesar Mitchell

AFL-CIO Endorses Abrams’ Gubernatorial Bid

Perhaps the most important institution in Georgia Democratic Party politics, the Georgia AFL-CIO, endorsed Stacey Abrams as Georgia’s next governor. Most importantly for now, Abrams rival in the primary, Stacey Evans, has far fewer paths to victory. GA AFL-CIO president Charlie Fleming said of the Abrams’ endorsement: “I have already seen Stacey Abrams’ leadership in

Time for the Torch Takers

The race for Atlanta city hall is extremely crowded.  Most of the seats including mayor, city council president, and most of the council seats are full of multiple candidates in each race. The mailboxes and voicemails of Atlanta residents are full of flyers and robocalls describing why each candidate is better than another.  In this