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Sun Nov 24, 2019, 10:07 PM

 

Stacey Abrams focuses on voting rights and keeps her name in the mix as a potential running mate

One chilly evening earlier this month, a crowd of more than 700 showed up at the University of Iowa to hear a popular Democratic politician speak. But it wasn’t one of the 17 people competing for the party’s nomination.

The speaker on this night, three months before the Iowa caucuses and a year before the presidential election, was Stacey Abrams,
the Georgia Democrat who came within fewer than 55,000 votes of being elected the nation’s first black female governor.

Abrams was there to talk about voting rights. But, as often happens at her public appearances, a question came up: Would she be willing to serve as vice president?

“I’m happy to do so,”
she said, to applause and cheers from the crowd.

Abrams’ Iowa appearance points to the delicate needle she has been threading since her 2018 loss – even as she has declined to run for Senate, saying she wants to focus on voting rights, she has remained a top-tier player in the Democratic Party, frequently mentioned as a potential vice president.

https://www.seattletimes.com/nation-world/nation-politics/stacey-abrams-focuses-on-voting-rights-and-keeps-her-name-in-the-mix-as-a-potential-running-mate/


Putting this in primaries because she has been talked up as a VP for Biden. The day that happens, if no one else asks her, then I will throw my vote to Biden. That is a winning ticket and she will have a sure shot after four years. I doubt that Biden will run more than four. He will be helping to set up his running mate and he will choose wisely.

This is about Democrats thinking ahead about our future. Better believe it.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 10:38 PM

1. I have heard

 

that they probably have already discussed it
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Response to evertonfc (Reply #1)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 10:40 PM

2. Yes it has. nt

 

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 10:58 PM

3. I just read your summary and agree 1000%.

 

Reading through the article now. Voting rights is a fantastic platform for her with her firsthand knowledge and watching the dirty tricks in action. I’ve really admired that she has kept to a very informative style even though she has every reason to vent however she wants to. She is a very skilled politician and she’s just getting started!

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Response to R B Garr (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:07 PM

4. My computer just froze. So I am on my phone ☎️

 

I hate posting from my phone.

She has done phenomenal work since her election/lost election. And here she is now in Iowa of all places. What does that tell you. Speaks volumes.

Think about that she’s in Iowa as a non-presidential candidate and she has over 700 people they came to listen to her speak. Boom👍
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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #4)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 08:31 AM

11. I hear you on the phone typing! It's a pain, and to think I've gotten better at it,

 

but still have a long way to go, lol.

Kick for Stacey. I loved what Obama said: "I love me some Stacey Abrams!"
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Response to R B Garr (Reply #3)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:54 PM

9. Well once we regain the White House maybe she could be appointed to the DOJ to help investigate

 

voting rights suppression? If she was I bet there would be a number of Republicans in office who suddenly would be buying adult diapers in bulk.
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Response to cstanleytech (Reply #9)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 08:39 AM

12. Yes! And I strongly suspect that's the direction they're going.

 

Build up her name nationally, followed by an important position where she can both do some real good and build up her own chops, which are not VP-impressive right now.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:10 PM

5. Mahalo, Stacy Abrams, for working

 

on our critical Voting Rights issues!

Thank you for this, she!
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Response to Cha (Reply #5)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:14 PM

6. You're welcome, Cha.

 

I would be thrilled to see her as his running mate. She’s the winner.
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Response to sheshe2 (Reply #6)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:16 PM

7. Yes, Stacy would be excellent!

 

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Response to Cha (Reply #7)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 08:47 AM

13. Agree totally about what she's doing to fight for the sovereignty

 

of the electorate nationally.

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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Sun Nov 24, 2019, 11:51 PM

8. I wish she had run for Senator. I think she is probably our best shot at winning in this shithole

 

of a state.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 03:59 AM

10. She'll make a great VEEP

 

And possible president.
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:10 AM

14. With all due admiration for what she's doing, no to VP this time.

 

I'm from GA. Stacey just doesn't have the stature yet. Her resume is very slim and limited to the lower chamber of our state assembly, and for all her popularity here, most Americans have no idea who she is.

We have better candidates to reassure America that all would continue vigorously and on track if Biden's health required him to delegate more of his work. We're going for the usual two terms of course, and concerns about age have to be covered with a running mate a majority of Democratic voters can already see as president.

I'd like to see for Rep. Abrams, and us, an important position in the next government where she could continue her current extremely important work with much more power. That'd set her up for further rise in 2024 and/or 2028. That still includes becoming governor of Georgia, every bit as big or bigger a position for a can-doer as even a Democratic VP could be. Georgia's governor is a head of state. Very big deal.


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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 09:45 AM

15. I volunteer a great deal of time on voter protection efforts

 

I really like Stacy Abrams and I really appreciate her work The GOP is the party of voter suppression
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Response to sheshe2 (Original post)

Mon Nov 25, 2019, 11:13 AM

16. The state of her personal finances makes Stacey Abrams an unlikely pick.

 

We'd get hammered.
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