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Opinion: A Confluence of Incompetency in Georgia

Everything that could have gone wrong for Republicans in Georgia’s U.S. Senate primaries did. With the state going to Joe Biden in the presidential election last November, Democrats had the momentum. Even with deeply flawed candidates like Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, two people who you have to think the Democrats didn’t see their possible

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Warnock, Ossoff win in Georgia, handing Dems Senate control

Democrats won both Georgia Senate seats — and with them, the U.S. Senate majority — as final votes were counted Wednesday, serving President Donald Trump a stunning defeat in his turbulent final days in office while dramatically improving the fate of President-elect Joe Biden’s progressive agenda. Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, Democratic challengers who represented

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Pence, Biden warn of high stakes of Georgia Senate runoffs

President-elect Joe Biden on Monday told Georgia Democrats they had the power to “chart the course” for a generation and Vice President Mike Pence urged Republicans to vote for “the last line of defense” in Washington in a series of final pleas ahead of runoff elections that will determine control of the U.S. Senate. The

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Loeffler, Perdue run hard-line pitch in swing state Georgia

The merchandise featured in Sen. Kelly Loeffler’s online campaign store includes T-shirts and bumper stickers bearing Donald Trump’s name and the message: “Still my president.” The Georgia Republican is running television ads ahead of Tuesday’s Senate runoff elections that lambastes her opponent, the Rev. Raphael Warnock, as “dangerous” and “radical.” Loeffler’s colleague, Sen. David Perdue,

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Is Georgia a swing state? Groups spend millions to find out

The Georgia U.S. Senate runoffs don’t take place until Jan. 5. But there are already some clear winners. At the state’s most influential television station, Atlanta’s WSB, an ad that cost candidates $8,000 in July now goes for about $18,000. In the smaller market of Savannah, ad rates have soared nearly twentyfold. With control of

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Faith takes the forefront as Georgia Senate runoffs heat up

Bishop Reginald Jackson stepped to the microphone at a drive-in rally outside a church in southwest Atlanta as his voice carried over a loudspeaker and the radio to people gathered in, around and on top of cars that filled the parking lot. “Let’s keep Georgia blue,” Jackson said. “Let’s elect Jon Ossoff, Raphael Warnock to

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