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Stacey Evans (left) and Stacey Abrams (right), the two candidates running for governor in the Georgia Democratic primary on May 22. They have plenty of similarities: they're both women named Stacey; they're both former legislators in the Georgia House of Representatives; they're both lawyers; and they're both calling for similar progressive policies, such as expanding Medicaid. Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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Supporters of Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump watch as Fox News projects him the winner in Florida on Nov. 8, 2016. Fox is joining the Associated Press in a new experiment to measure voter preferences, which will be key to their projections on election night in 2018. Mark Wilson/Getty Images hide caption

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Democrat Stacey Abrams greets voters at an early vote event in DeKalb County, Ga. Abrams is in a competitive Democratic primary with an opponent who shares the same first name, Stacey Evans. Asma Khalid/NPR hide caption

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50 States And No Black Governors, But That Could Change In 2018

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Why Painting A Black Boy's Nails Isn't 'Going Against His Culture'

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North Carolina Democratic Rep. Alma Adams is one of the 27 women who come away from Tuesday's primaries with a spot on the general election ballot. Tom Williams/CQ-Roll Call, Inc./Getty Images hide caption

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John Gore, acting head of the Justice Department's civil rights division, (right) shakes hands with U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions in Washington, D.C., in April. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Rapper Kanye West and President-elect Donald Trump met in 2016 at Trump Tower in New York. Timothy A. Clary/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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What The Kanye Controversy Can Teach Us About Black Voters

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Supporters of Donald Trump celebrate on election night 2016 at the New York Hilton Midtown. Despite the Republicans' current political advantage, many conservatives still feel like they are losing their grip on the country. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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Despite So Much Winning, The Right Feels Like It's Losing

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Bill Cosby walks after it was announced a verdict is in at the Montgomery County Courthouse for day fourteen of his sexual assault retrial on April 26, 2018 in Norristown, Pennsylvania. Mark Makela/Getty Images hide caption

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The House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform's top Democrat, Rep. Elijah Cummings seen here in 2017, co-signed a letter requesting a subpoena for documents about the 2020 census citizenship question from the Census Bureau and Commerce Department, which oversees the census. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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A pedestrian walks past the Federal Election Commission's headquarters October 24, 2016 in Washington, DC. Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images hide caption

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If A Parent's Day Job Is Running For Congress, Can The Campaign Pay For Child Care?

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New York House candidate Tedra Cobb visits with Gordon Miller and other Vermont residents at a cafe in Burlington, Vt. "We can't vote," Miller said of the New York race, "but certainly we can provide financial support." Brian Mann/NCPR hide caption

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Liberal Vermonters Look Across The Border To Sway Upstate New York Voters

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American Muslim college students in Ohio (front row: left to right) Halimah Muhammad (in brown hijab), Fatima Shendy, Zaina Salem, Ruba Abu-Amara, (back row: left to right) Arkann Al-Khalilee (in gray hijab), Nora Hmeidan and Lama Abu-Amara appear in an image that was featured in Uhuru, a Kent State University magazine in an issue on identity and race. Eslah Attar for NPR hide caption

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America's Next Generation Of Muslims Insists On Crafting Its Own Story

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Signs sit behind the podium before the start of a press conference in New York City about the multi-state lawsuit to block the Trump administration from adding a question about citizenship to the 2020 census form. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Supporters cheer at an election night rally in Canonsburg, Pa., for Democrat Conor Lamb, whose victory got a boost from suburban voters. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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What We Mean When We Talk About 'Suburban Women Voters'

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Sen. Kamala Harris is among a group of Democratic senators calling for an hearing on the addition of a citizenship question to the 2020 census. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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From left, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., accompanied by Rep. Cheri Bustos, D-Ill., and former Fox News host Gretchen Carlson, speaks at a news conference where she and other members of congress introduce legislation to curb sexual harassment in the workplace. Andrew Harnik/AP hide caption

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