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Early in-person voting begins in Georgia Senate runoffs

Early in-person voting began Monday in the runoff elections for Georgia’s two U.S. Senate seats, with lines reported to be shorter than in the first days of early voting for the general election last month. More than half of the record 5 million votes in the Nov. 3 general election were cast during its three-week

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Rising Latino voters could be force in Georgia Senate races

As Georgia heads into two key runoffs that will determine control of the U.S. Senate, Democrats are hoping to count on Latino voters who helped tilt the state blue in November. But President Donald Trump rattled Democrats by winning larger-than-expected shares of Hispanic votes in parts of the country, raising questions about how much Democrats

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Senate control brings new urgency to Georgia turnout drive

In a black face mask and cap, activist Garrett Bess walked up driveway after driveway of million-dollar homes in suburban Atlanta on a recent afternoon, placing a flyer in each door, ringing the bell and stepping away to make a socially distanced pitch to vote for the conservative candidates in Georgia’s pivotal U.S. Senate runoff

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In Georgia, Republicans juggle Biden win and Trump loyalties

Twin Georgia Senate runoffs have Republicans in a quandary. They could admit President Donald Trump lost his re-election bid and turn all attention to salvaging a Senate majority to counter President-elect Joe Biden. Or they could march lockstep alongside Trump and his unfounded assertions of a stolen election. So far, Georgia Sens. Kelly Loeffler and

Opinion

Opinion: Biden Doesn’t Have a Real Mandate — Yet

With Joe Biden headed to the White House, it’s time for his magic wand. The one with healing powers. Not only on a national basis. How about starting with his own party. Two comments rocked the Democratic party within 48 hours after Election Day. Perhaps former Democratic candidate Andrew Yang, appearing on CNN, was on

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EXPLAINER: States still in play and what makes them that way

A handful of states remained in play Friday in the tightly contested U.S. presidential race. The outcome of contests in Georgia, North Carolina, Pennsylvania and Nevada will determine whether Democrat Joe Biden or President Donald Trump wins. The solidly Republican state of Alaska has also not been called because it is only 50% counted and

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