Georgia Governor Says He Just Learned Asymptomatic People Can Transmit Coronavirus

Georgia Governor Brian Kemp (R) says he just learned that asymptomatic people can transmit the coronavirus. Kemp said it was that info that prompted him to issue a statewide stay-at-home order.

“So what we’ve been telling people from directives from the CDC for weeks now, that if you start feeling bad stay home, those individuals could have been infecting people before they ever felt bad,” Kemp said. “Well, we didn’t know that until the last 24 hours. This is a game-changer for us.” read more

A Defiant Stacey Abrams Says ‘I’m Going to Run Again’

Stacey Abrams

Democrat Stacey Abrams, who lost a heated and controversial Georgia governor’s race against Republican Brian Kemp, has announced that she will definitely run for public office again.

“Yes, I’m going to run again,” she told an enthusiastic crowd at Fortune’s “Most Powerful Women Next Gen Summit” in Laguna Niguel, Calif. “What it is I’m going to run for I haven’t decided yet. Stay tuned.” read more

Cummings Wants Brian Kemp To Testify About Voter Suppression

The incoming chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Government Reform Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, has his sights set on Brian Kemp, the Republican governor-elect of Georgia.

Before using widespread voter suppression tactics to cheat in his race against Democrat Stacey Abrams, Kemp was the Georgia Secretary of State. This position put him in charge of the elections for the entire state. And he used this position well — for his own advantage. read more

Hacking allegation shows peril of Georgia Republican Kemp’s twin election roles

"It looks pretty suspicious, and I would say that regardless of which party it was," said Alan Abramowitz, a professor of political science at Emory University in Atlanta. "It's just one more example of the kinds of problems that can occur when the person who is in charge of running the elections in the state is not only a partisan elected official but is a party's candidate for the highest office in the state."

Racist Robocalls Are Targeting Oprah and Stacey Abrams in Georgia

Georgia Republican governor candidate Brian Kemp really didn’t need any outside help to make him appear racist. He was doing that very well all by himself.

However over the weekend Kemp got some help anyway, as a white supremacist group that targeted Florida gubernatorial candidate Andrew Gillum with racist robocalls began targeting Kemp’s opponent, Georgia Democratic governor candidate Stacey Abrams. read more