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Abrams Ends Gov Run, Vows To Continue Voting Rights Fight

Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended her campaign to be the governor of Georgia.

Flanked by supporters and staff at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta, Abrams said there was “no further viable remedy” to continue the fight for a runoff with Republican Brian Kemp. A glimpse at the teleprompter on the floor showed her speech was called “I Will Not Concede,” and Abrams, who would have been the country's first black female governor, said this was not meant to be a speech of concession....

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GPB Evening Headlines for Nov. 16, 2018

Nov 16, 2018

  • Stacey Abrams Ends Challenge To Georgia Governor's Race
  • GBI Finishes Processing Thousands Of Untested Rape Kits
  • Legislators To Meet Saturday For Special Session On Hurricane Relief


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Democrat Stacey Abrams has ended her campaign to be the governor of Georgia.

Flanked by supporters and staff at her campaign headquarters in Atlanta, Abrams said there was “no further viable remedy” to continue the fight for a runoff with Republican Brian Kemp.

A glimpse at the teleprompter on the floor showed her speech was called “I Will Not Concede,” and Abrams, who would have been the country's first black female governor, said this was not meant to be a speech of concession.

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Transgender Awareness Week is observed in November to educate people about transgender and gender non-conforming people and the issues associated with their transition or identity. The week ends with Transgender Day of Remembrance.  (TDOR) The Transgender Day of Remembrance is observed annually on November 20. TDOR was first coordinated in 1998 as a vigil to commemorate transgender individuals lost to violence during that year.

List of Events Celebrating Transgender Awareness Week: 

Today on the show, we heard from Shannon Browning-Mullis, curator of history and decorative arts for Telfair Museums. Browning-Mullis said Telfair Museums' Owens-Thomas House and Slave Quarters plans to reveal the newly-refurbished slave quarters at the Regency-era mansion to the public on Saturday, Nov. 17.


Sen. Nikema Williams (D-Atlanta) is arrested by capitol police during a protest over election ballot counts in the rotunda of the state capitol building Tuesday, Nov. 13, 2018, in Atlanta.
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On this edition of Political Rewind, it’s been another tumultuous week in Georgia politics.


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