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Brian Kemp Is a Different Kind of Threat to Democracy

Mother Jones illustration; Robin Rayne/Zuma Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.On a bright, crisp Saturday morning in late October, Stacey Abrams’ purple campaign bus arrived in Stone Mountain, Georgia. The city of 6,700 outside of Atlanta is best known for its nearby state park,…

The Next Political Battleground: State Supreme Court Races

Rally encouraging voters to vote yes on Amendment 2 in Kentucky.Stefani Reynolds / AFP Fight disinformation: Sign up for the free Mother Jones Daily newsletter and follow the news that matters.For decades as a Republican legislator in Kentucky, Joseph Fischer has pushed bills to restrict abortion. He sponsored the state’s 2019 “trigger law” making the procedure…