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cindy hyde smith, midterm elections, mike espy, mississippi runoff, mississippi senate runoff -

JACKSON, Miss—Mike Espy is hoping to pull off perhaps one of the biggest upset of the 2018 elections against Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith tonight. Espy, a former congressman and agriculture secretary, wasn’t expected to earn enough votes during the midterm elections, let alone make it to a runoff. Support for both candidates…

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Andrew Gillum, Exit Polls, Midterm Elections, News, Stacey Abrams, Video -

  Despite the fact that voter turnout showed a significant increase during the 2018 midterm elections than in other midterms in the past 50 years, Black voters weren’t necessarily any more involved than usual. Nationally speaking, the turnout of 49.2 percent was higher than some estimates prior to the election, and not since 1966 has […]

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Andrew Gillium, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, Donald Trump, Media, Midterm Elections, Politics, Press Conference, Video, White House -

It has been two days since the Midterm Elections and the concession of Tallahassee Mayor Andrew Gillium. However, Gilliums promise may come true after additional votes were counted Wednesday afternoon that cut Ron Desantis lead down to 0.62%, meaning an automatic recount can occur if the margin of victory falls below 0.5%. If there is […]

The post The Download | November 8th: Floridians are hopeful for Andrew Gillum + Trumps hostile press conference appeared first on theGrio.

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2018 Midterm Elections, Amy DuBois Barnett, Andrew Gillum, Brian Kemp, Donald Trump, Featured, Mayor Andrew Gillum, Midterm Elections, News, Politics, Stacey Abrams, TheGrio Originals -

Everyone is basking in the moment. After two years of Donald Trump, Republican-controlled everything, many dangerous setbacks, a rollback of protections and a toxic environment, Democrats finally got a win on Tuesday! After securing control of the House and garnering several governorships, Democrats got a semblance of a check on this President. But before you […]

The post OP-ED: After the Midterms: The fight has just begun appeared first on theGrio.

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2018 midterms, ayanna pressley, congress, ilhan omar, midterm elections, representation matters, women in government -

There might’ve been a blue surge during the 2018 midterm elections, but the “wave” Democrats were predicting turned out to be, in the words of some, decidedly pink. A record-breaking number of women ran for elected office this term and made history when at least 100 of them (at last count) won the congressional seats…

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Brian Kemp, Entertainment, Georgia governor's race, Midterm Elections, News, Politics, Stacey Abrams, The Arts, Video -

  Gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has put up quite a fight against her opponent, Republican Brian Kemp. By early Wednesday morning, she was trailing Kemp 48 to 51 percent with 97 percent of precincts reporting. However, she delivered a powerful speech that proved she hasn’t counted herself out of the hotly contested race. “I want to say this: if I […]

The post Stacey Abrams refuses to concede hotly contested Georgia governor race: “Votes remain to be counted” appeared first on theGrio.

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2018 midterms, andrew gillum, halfway to hell, midterm elections, midterms 2018 -

Andrew Gillum may not be Florida’s first black governor, but he still had an encouraging message of perseverance and endurance for his supporters during his concession speech to Republican opponent Ron DeSantis.

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Tonight, America is finally united with a collective case of bubbleguts as we wait to see if the country will reject free health care, tax breaks for the wealthy and the politics of fear and have some common sense for the first time.

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10. To direct passive-aggressive subs at significant others.

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Abby Huntsman, Donald Trump, Entertainment, Midterm Elections, Television, The View, Trump, Video, Whoopi Goldberg -

  Whoopi Goldberg went in on Abby Huntsman on The View for claiming there’s a positive side to Donald Trump‘s divisive rhetoric. The newest co-host of The View claimed there is a silver lining to Trump’s antics, including his knack for spreading lies, by crediting him for inspiring more people to vote. “I try to […]

The post NOT HAVING IT: Whoopi Goldberg slams Abby Huntsman for praising Trump appeared first on theGrio.

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2018 midterms, alicia garza, gabrielle union, kerry washington, midterm elections, patrisse khan cullors, valerie jarrett, vote -

Fun fact: Despite voting early, I’ve been proudly holding onto my unworn “I Voted, Did You?” wristband for two weeks now, just waiting to wear it on Tuesday, Nov. 6, in solidarity with my fellow voters.

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2018 midterms, midterm elections, midterms, midterms 2018, vote -

On the eve of the 2018 midterm election, I wanted to take a moment to urge everyone to get out and take advantage of their right to vote.

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andrew gillum, desantis, donald trump, florida, midterm elections, race, republicans for gillum -

JACKSONVILLE, Fla.—One of the first things Joe Bryant did when I walked into his home was to hand me his Republican Party membership card.

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colin kaepernick, midterm elections, voting -

Colin Kaepernick has done more than most to increase the urgency for criminal justice reform and racial equality. He has withstood being vilified by those who care more about a quiet state of injustice than an uncomfortable peace, including President Donald Trump. He has lost the ability to use his enormous athletic…

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midterm elections, taylor swift, voting, white people, white people white peopling -

Earlier this week, millions rejoiced as sentient Facebook algorithm Taylor Swift emerged from her rhinestone-studded cocoon of caucasity to reveal that she recently discovered racism and the importance of voting. This act apparently caused a massive voter registration spike. According to Kamari Guthrie, director of…

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brett kavanaugh, donald trump, j cole, midterm elections, voter registration, voting -

In a Billboard cover story last week, knapsack enthusiast J. Cole admitted that he didn’t vote in the 2016 presidential election, claiming that while he would have voted for Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton just didn’t motivate him.

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2018 midterms, angela rye, clark atlanta university, janelle monae, midterm elections, morehouse college, spelman college, when we all vote -

The midterm elections are coming in November, and this vote comes at a critical point in our nation’s history. After all, we as Americans have the power to decide who will lead our country out of the despair of this Trumpian regime (barring no interference from Russia—let’s be real). Regardless, we must do our part…

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midterm elections, the black vote, voter registration, voter registration deadlines, voting -

If you plan on voting in the midterm elections on Nov. 6, the 2018 voter registration will end in less than 17 days for residents in 19 states. Here is a state-by-state guide for the voter registration deadlines according to Vote.org, Headcount and each state’s Secretary of State.

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angela rye, janelle monae, michelle obama, midterm elections, spelman college, when we all vote, when we all vote week of action -

Join The Root and special guests Janelle Monáe and Angela Rye as we partner up with Michelle Obama’s When We All Vote campaign at the campus of Spelman College on Thursday, Sept. 27.

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2018 midterms, black ish, cardi b, jenifer lewis, midterm elections, millennials, nicki minaj, ny primaries, politics -

She’s the straight-talking grandmother on black-ish and the self-proclaimed “Mother of Black Hollywood,” but “Auntie” Jenifer Lewis also has issues.

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black girls rock, michelle obama, midterm elections, voter registration, voter turnout, when we all vote -

During a star-studded celebration of black girlhood and womanhood, our #foreverandeverandeverFLOTUS Michelle Obama premiered a new PSA for her voting initiative, When We All Vote.

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common, michelle obama, midterm elections, when we all vote -

As part of a major push to bring more black Americans out to the polls this November, rapper and actor Common has joined #ForeverFirstLady Michelle Obama as part of her When We All Vote campaign.

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how to register to vote, how to vote, michelle obama, midterm elections, when we all vote, when we all vote week of action -

Election day is a little more than two months away, and—as you’re probably well aware—this one is kind of a big deal.

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Microsoft, Midterm Elections, News, Politics, Russian Hacking, Video -

Microsoft said Tuesday it has uncovered new Russian hacking attempts targeting U.S. political groups ahead of the midterm elections.

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@AP, Michigan, Midterm Elections, News, Ohio, Politics, Primaries, Video -

The Latest on primaries in Missouri, Kansas, Michigan and Washington state and a congressional special election in Ohio.

The post Primaries Coverage: First Muslim woman poised to join Congress appeared first on theGrio.

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Brian Kemp, Georgia, Midterm Elections, News, North Carolina, Opinion, Paul Nehlen, Politics, Ron DeSantis, Russell Walker, Seth Grossman -

Writer Dustin Seibert offers up a few racist/bigoted trashbag politicians that we should all avoid like the herpes simplex virus in the midterm elections. Make sure you tell your friends.

The post 5 Racist and bigoted candidates who MUST lose the upcoming midterm elections appeared first on theGrio.

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anti-sexual assault rally, midterm elections, National, News, Trump Threatens 'Actions, University of Miami -

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump lashed out at Joe Biden for wanting to “beat […]

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