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Abrams Complains Race Was Stolen Through Voter Suppression, Boasts of Huge Turnout Increases in Same Interview

Democrat Stacey Abrams boasted Sunday about the huge voter turnout increases among various demographics for her Georgia gubernatorial run, in the same interview where she also complained again about voter suppression and said Republican Brian Kemp’s victory was “stolen.”

In an interview with liberal MSNBC host Joy Reid, Abrams discussed her campaign’s achievements in garnering nearly two million votes in Georgia against Kemp, albeit in a losing effort.

Abrams Calls Pro-Life Georgia Bill ‘Evil,’ ‘Abominable,’ and ‘Bad for Business’

Failed Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams called a bill protecting the lives of unborn babies after a heartbeat is detected in the womb “evil,” “abominable,” and “bad for business” during an appearance on MSNBC’s AM Joy on Sunday.

MSNBC anchor Joy Reid inquired about the bill, calling it appalling and asking about a proposed Hollywood boycott of Georgia over it. Gov. Brian Kemp (R.) has not signed the bill but is expected to soon, although Reid said it was “signed.”

Baltimore City Council Urges Mayor to Resign Amid Probe Into Payment for Her Children’s Book

By Gina Cherelus

(Reuters) – The Baltimore City Council on Monday called on Mayor Catherine Pugh to resign as the state probes a deal in which a hospital chain where she served as director paid her $500,000 for copies of her self-published children’s book “Healthy Holly.”

Pugh, a 69-year-old Democrat first elected in 2016, last week said she would take an indefinite leave of absence for health reasons after the Baltimore Sun revealed the deal with the University of Maryland Medical System.

Comments By Canadian Mayor Show Climate Suits May Be Losing Steam

The mayor of Victoria, British Columbia told a local radio show she’s no longer convinced that launching lawsuits against energy producers like Exxon, Shell, and BP is the best use of the city’s resources towards the goal of fighting climate change, suggesting localities may be reconsidering such efforts.