The Fix’s top 10 rising stars | WashingtonPost.com

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The Fix’s top 10 rising stars | WashingtonPost.com

Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed: Shifting demographics in Georgia have made Democrats bullish about their future in the Peach State. And no discussion about the future is complete without Reed, who a former state legislator who was elected by the slimmest of margins in 2009. Since that time, Reed, 44, has built his national profile, and he’s one of the Democratic Party’s biggest rising African American stars. The 2018 governor’s race seems like Reed’s best bet to move up. In the meantime, he’s cultivating relationships with the national party: The Democratic National Committee is reportedly set to add him to its executive committee Friday.

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