In defeat, Abrams emerges as leading voting-rights advocate

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black female governor re...

In defeat, Abrams casts aside traditional expectations

ATLANTA (AP) — Stacey Abrams broke the rules of politics until the very end. The Georgia Democrat who came about 60,000 votes shy of becoming America's first black woman governor ref...

Heated Georgia gov's race: Absentee ballots in the spotlight

ATLANTA (AP) — As the candidates in the disputed Georgia governor's race retreat further into their corners, counties statewide have begun a court-ordered process of reviewing absentee ballots and cou...

Gov's race: Dems doubt Kemp's claim of 'insurmountable lead

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp is claiming results certified by county election officials confirm he has an "insurmountable lead" in the Georgia governor's race. But Georgia De...

Georgia election uncertainty lingers amid legal wrangling

ATLANTA (AP) — After two federal court rulings and a flurry of legal filings over a 24-hour period, uncertainty still hangs over Georgia's midterm elections, including the still undecided race for gov...

Kemp-Abrams feud highlights new landscape in divided Georgia

ATLANTA (AP) — His election still undecided, Republican Brian Kemp is proceeding as a victorious candidate and promising to be a governor for all Georgians. That might not be so easy. ...

In Georgia, Kemp looks forward; activists head to court

ATLANTA (AP) — Republican Brian Kemp wants to move forward with transition after his aides say he captured enough votes to become Georgia governor, even though his election rival is conceding nothing....

Obama urges Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Barack Obama is urging Georgia voters to elect Stacey Abrams governor in Tuesday's midterms as a way to counter divisive politics. Obama told a capaci...

In Georgia, Stacey Abrams faces balancing act on race

COLUMBUS, Ga. (AP) — If Stacey Abrams becomes America's first black female governor on Tuesday, former President Jimmy Carter and Oprah Winfrey could be the keys to her success. Her ...

Jimmy Carter wades into Georgia governor's race

ATLANTA (AP) — Former President Jimmy Carter is wading into the final days of a Georgia governor's race rife with charges and countercharges of attempted voter fraud and attempted voter suppression. ...

How a white man is competing for Democratic votes in Georgia

STATESBORO, Ga. (AP) — In Georgia, Stacey Abrams is gaining national attention for her potential to become America's first black female governor. John Barrow's campaign for secretary...

Early returns: Excited bases for Democrats and Republicans

ATLANTA (AP) — Less than two weeks before Election Day, early voting returns forecast a midterm election turnout not seen in decades, with Republicans and Democrats demonstrating engaged bases on each...

Booker gets a warm welcome from South Carolina Democrats

ORANGEBURG, S.C. (AP) — Cory Booker had hundreds of Democratic activists nodding, applauding and eventually roaring — complete with a sermon-style call-and-response — as he entertained the Orangeburg ...

Booker makes South Carolina debut amid presidential buzz

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Sen. Cory Booker opened his first trip to South Carolina as a potential presidential contender Thursday by blasting President Donald Trump for wrecking America's standing on the ...

Stacey Abrams' trying to mobilize Georgia's sporadic voters

FOREST PARK, Ga. (AP) — Democrat Stacey Abrams says she cannot become governor of Georgia without convincing tens of thousands of sporadic voters to come to the polls. So her campaig...