Stacey Abrams

Voting rights legislation named for John Lewis stalled in Congress

BY: - September 1, 2020

Democrats ranging from presidential nominee Joe Biden to party officials in Georgia are pushing for Congress to restore a key element of the Voting Rights Act as a way to honor civil rights icon John Lewis. The late Georgia congressman was a leader in getting Congress to pass the landmark law in 1965. But so […]

Here’s what you can expect in Whitmer’s State of the Union response

BY: - February 4, 2020

As Gov. Gretchen Whitmer gears up to give the official Democratic response to President Donald Trump’s State of the Union address Tuesday night, she is focusing on the “dinner-table issues.” Whitmer, who will be giving her response from East Lansing High School, where her daughters attend, will be covering topics that Michiganders are familiar with […]

Michigan Democratic Party teaming up with Stacey Abrams on voting rights

BY: - August 15, 2019

Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams said this week that she won’t be running for president next year, and instead will concentrate on protecting voting rights in 20 states, including Michigan. Michigan Democratic Party (MDP) Chair Lavora Barnes told the Advance on Wednesday that it’s critical for the party to partner with Abrams’ new effort, Fair Fight […]