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The race for Georgia governor already tops $7.4M

6:00 am Jul. 11, 2017

The top contenders for Georgia’s wide-open race for governor faced a crucial test Monday as they reported how much money they’ve collected for their campaigns, an early gauge of their popularity in the crowded contest

Kasim Reed on Stacey Evans: ‘She has a powerful message’

8:58 pm Jul. 6, 2017

This wasn’t entirely unexpected. State Rep. Stacey Abrams, D-Atlanta, was campaign manager for Lisa Borders in her 2009 race for mayor of Atlanta, and such things aren’t forgotten.

Even so, Mayor Kasim Reed’s news that he had a sit-down Thursday with state Rep. Stacey Evans of Smyrna, the sole rival to Abrams’ bid for the Democratic nomination for governor in 2018, is worth anyone’s attention.

“She has a powerful message,” the mayor