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Stacey Abrams to Give Democratic Response to Trump's State of the Union

"I plan to deliver a vision for prosperity and equality, where everyone in our nation has a voice and where each of those voices is heard," Abrams said.

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Tuesday afternoon that Stacey Abrams will give the Democratic response to Trump's State of the Union (SOTU) address next week.

"She is just a great spokesperson, Schumer said. "She is an incredible leader."

"I plan to deliver a vision for prosperity and equality, where everyone in our nation has a voice and where each of those voices is heard," Abrams said.

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Gov. Ron 'Monkey It Up' DeSantis' Pick for Secretary of State Resigns Amid Blackface Photo Backlash

Florida's former Seminole County election supervisor Michael Ertel chose a costume that mocked Black Hurricane Katrina victims.

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Despite what appears to be a record of service, particularly with helping register people to vote and advocating for million of felons to get the right to vote, Michael Ertel decided, after being appointed to the Seminole County supervisor of elections back in 2005, that he would put together racist a Halloween costume.

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Millions of Voters to be Shut out of the 2016 Election

Restrictive laws in numerous states make it nearly impossible for felons to have their rights restored even years after completing their prison sentences.

Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D). REUTERS

Nearly six million people will be barred from voting in elections this November due to having felony convictions on their records.

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