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Are we a January 5th nation, or a January 6th nation? We Americans must decide, Senator Raphael Warnock tells Seattle crowd

Excerpt: The senator-reverend’s way of thanking donors was to raise spirits of what remains possible in this country, and the role of an enlightened government in making that possible.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Book Review: Flipped recounts Georgia progressives’ big 2020 breakthrough

Excerpt: The thrilling victories of the Reverend Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, which were followed within hours by the January 6th attack on the U.S. Capitol, are richly chronicled in Flipped, a recently published book by the chief political reporter of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Greg Bluestein.
Written by:Alexa Moormeier
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Scramble for the Senate: Democrats finally prevail in their quest to regain a majority

Excerpt: With the victories of Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, the Democrats have secured tenuous control of the upper house of Congress.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Both Georgia Senate races ridiculously tight; Democratic challengers favored to win

Excerpt: That the Democrats could even make a pair of runoff elections in a southern state this close is something many political prognosticators would have dismissed as an utter fantasy just a few months ago, or even a weeks ago.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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Polls have closed in Georgia; early results in Senate runoff elections now trickling in

Excerpt: As voting draws to a close in the Peach Tree State, the counting has kicked into high gear. No conclusions can really be drawn from early results, but there is data available to look at.
Written by:Andrew Villeneuve
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After many years, victory in Georgia could finally be within the Democratic Party’s grasp

Excerpt: Regardless of whether or not the party wins the Georgia Senate runoffs, it will have competed fiercely, and left pretty much everything out on the field.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Cascadia could gain four Senate committee chairs if Democrats win Georgia runoffs next Tuesday: The stakes and the players

Excerpt: If Democrats flip Georgia's two Senate seats, Patty Murray, Maria Cantwell, Ron Wyden, and Jon Tester could all end up running important U.S. Senate committees.
Written by:Joel Connelly
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Scramble for the Senate: The results are in; here’s how the candidates and parties fared

Excerpt: Although the Democrats made gains, control of the upper chamber of Congress will not be decided until January of 2021.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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Scramble for the Senate: Can Democrats secure a seat — or two — in Georgia?

Excerpt: Both of Georgia's U.S. Senate seats are up for grabs this year, and strong Democratic contenders have emerged to vie for them.
Written by:Ruairi Vaughan
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