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Georgia 2018: Abrams and Evans clash in first Democratic forum

The first showdown between Stacey Abrams and Stacey Evans was not a bare-knuckled debate that left both bruised and battered, but neither was it a polite velvet-gloved discussion that spared the sharp elbows.

It was a decided mix of both: A forum that yielded fiery press releases but also compelled hard-bitten aides – and the candidates themselves – to applaud their rivals’ speeches ...

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Greg Bluestein is a political reporter who covers the governor's office and state politics for The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.