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Wedge Issues: Stacey Abrams on voting rights, Wisconsin and the vice presidency

Wedge Issues: Stacey Abrams on voting rights, Wisconsin and the vice presidency

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Stacey Abrams, center, speaks with the media during a 2018 gubernatorial campaign stop at the Ironworkers Local 709 apprenticeship shop in Pooler, Georgia.

Stacey Abrams says she’s not campaigning to be Joe Biden’s vice president — but, if you ask her if she’d take the job, she won’t shy away from sharing her qualifications. 

The former Georgia House Minority Leader and and 2018 gubernatorial candidate joins Wedge Issues host and Cap Times opinion editor Jessie Opoien this week, along with Cap Times politics reporter Briana Reilly, to discuss her voting rights group, Fair Fight, and what she thinks the rest of the country can learn from Wisconsin’s spring election. Abrams also discussed her Madison roots and, of course, the presidential election.

You can read Reilly's story about the interview here.

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Jessie Opoien is the Capital Times' opinion editor. She joined the Cap Times in 2013, covering state government and politics for the bulk of her time as a reporter. She has also covered music, culture and education in Madison and Oshkosh.

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