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Abrams Ends Georgia Bid With Fiery Parting Shot

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It's over in Georgia: Stacey Abrams called a press conference Friday to acknowledge that Republican Brian Kemp will be the state's next governor, reports Politico. But Abrams made clear that she thinks Kemp, who oversaw the election as secretary of state, is guilty of foul play. "To watch an elected...
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Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

Stacey Abrams says Brian Kemp will beat her in the Georgia governor's race, but calls his 'voter suppression' tactics 'appalling'

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Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday evening after a tight and contentious battle.
Kemp claimed victory with 50.22 percent of the vote - just barely over the 50 percent threshold to avoid a runoff.
Abrams accused Kemp of "deliberate and intentional" voter-suppression tactics and said she would file suit against the state for "gross mismanagement" of the election.
Republican Brian Kemp will become the next governor of Georgia after his Democratic opponent, Stacey Abrams, ended her bid on Friday...
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Stacey Abrams: ‘I will not concede because the erosion of our democracy is not right'

Stacey Abrams: ‘I will not concede because the erosion of our democracy is not right'

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Below is the prepared text of Stacey Abrams' non-concession speech, acknowledging that Republican Brian Kemp will be Georgia's next governor:
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Stacey Abrams Acknowledges She Lost to Brian Kemp but Refuses to Call It a Concession

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After almost two weeks of uncertainty and legal challenges, Stacey Abrams has acknowledged that her opponent in the Georgia's governor race, Republican Brian Kemp, has won. But, she said in a speech Friday, she wouldn't call this a “concession.”
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WATCH: Abrams would have made history as the state's first African-American chief executive

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Stacey Abrams calls Brian Kemp the 'victor' in Georgia's governor's race
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Democratic candidate admits defeat in hard-fought Georgia governor's race

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Georgia Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams said on Friday that her Republican opponent Brian Kemp would be officially declared the victor in the race, but she said her announcement was not a concession because that would acknowledge "an action as right."
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Abrams says Kemp will be next governor of Georgia, effectively conceding race

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Democrat Stacey Abrams announced Friday that Brian Kemp, her Republican opponent in the Georgia gubernatorial race, would be certified as governor. "I acknowledge that former Secretary of State Brian Kemp will be certified as the victor in the 2018 gubernatorial election," Abrams said at a press conference Friday, effectively conceding that she lost the race. The announcement comes more than a week after the November midterm elections when Kemp came out as the top vote-getter in the race. But Abrams refused to concede, arguing that there were outstanding votes that needed to be counted...
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