Georgia 2018: John Lewis Endorses Stacey Abrams’ Bid For Governor
Georgia 2018: John Lewis endorses Stacey Abrams’ bid for governor
Rep. John Lewis (D-GA), reads a statement speaking out against Attorney General nominee Jeff Sessions (R-AL), during a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill, January 11, 2017 in Washington, DC. (Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images)
WASHINGTON — Democratic U.S. Rep. John Lewis endorsed Stacey Abrams on Monday, providing a notable boost to the former Georgia House minority leader’s history-making gubernatorial bid.
The civil rights icon and longtime Atlanta congressman said Abrams, 43, is “the only leader” with “the experience and an ambitious vision to uplift all families.” He said Abrams’ run represented an opportunity for Georgia …