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Atlanta Journal Constitution: Georgia 2018: Roy Barnes endorses Stacey Evans for governor The Nevada Independent: DSCC starts Google ads campaign to pressure Heller on health care The Herald: Parnell: ‘If we do this a little bit better, I’d be getting sworn in … Continue reading

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NPR: ‘Bigger than the 6th’: Voters head to polls in Georgia race that’s turned on Trump USA Today: 5 things you need to know Tuesday Roll Call: DCCC hits record-breaking fundraising number for May The Kansas Star: Former state Sen. Jim … Continue reading

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New York Times: High-stakes referendum on Trump takes shape in a Georgia special election Washington Post: Democratic win in Georgia would signal that the establishment is alive and kicking Roll Call: Race Rating: New Jersey Governor Likely Democratic Takeover  WTOP: Lessons from … Continue reading

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A “door knocker” piece Republicans are using in the Georgia 6th to attack Democrat Jon Ossoff – the smell of desparation

This one has it all: “Liberal extremists” are pouring money into the district; he stands with Nancy Pelosi, and not Georgia; and doesn’t represent “our values” because he “doesn’t live in the district” and outside money is supporting him. Apparently … Continue reading

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Washington Post: Trump lashes out at Russia probe; Pence hires a lawyer Politico: GOP sirens blaze over Georgia special election CNN Politics: Washington Post: Mueller investigating Jared Kushner’s business dealings The Hill: Trump allies on the offensive against Mueller New … Continue reading

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Karen Handel: “I do not support a livable wage” (GA-6th CD special election)

Well, there’s one she wishes she could get back, but there are no do-overs in politics. Karen Handel, the Republican candidate in the Georgia 6th special House election, blurted out a pretty bad sound bite in a recent debate with … Continue reading

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Campaign Headlines

Daily Kos: Which district has the most veterans? Florida’s 1st Chicago Tribune: Chris Kennedy to announce the next phase of his campaign Los Angeles Times: African American Caucus seeks formal apology after Rep. Maxine Waters is cut off during state convention … Continue reading

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Ossoff ahead in new poll for the Georgia 6th special House Election

On June 20th, voters will decide the special House election in the Georgia 6th. A new poll by Survey USA shows Democrat Jon Ossoff leading the race with 51 percent, compared to Karen Handel’s 44 percent. Six percent  remain undecided. … Continue reading

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The Hill: Outside money pours into marquee House race KSL.com: McMullin, Provo Mayor Curtis, state lawmakers among potential replacements for Chaffetz Pittsburgh Post-Gazette: Rep. Mike Kelly nixes run for Gov., still thinking about Senate The Texas Tribune: Texas Republicans fear federal oversight as … Continue reading

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Governing: Scott Walker is a top target for Democrats. So why can’t they find someone to run against him? The  Hill: Democrat in Montana special election breaks $5M fundraising mark Roll Call: Army Reserve lawyer to challenge Peters in California (CA-52th) … Continue reading

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What lessons should we take away from special elections in Georgia and Montana?

A question the answer to which will become clearer over the next several weeks is how much of an impact TrumpCare will have on special elections in Montana and Georgia. Democrats are hopeful the health care issue in particular will help … Continue reading

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And more on the Ossoff win in Georgia from the Morning Joe team

Despite the fact that Democrat Jon Ossoff beat his nearest Republican challenger by 30 points, there will be a runoff on June 20th. Those are the rules. Ossoff will face former Georgia Secretary of State Karen Handel. Trump, in his … Continue reading

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The Hill: Dem Jon Ossoff fails to avert runoff in Ga. special election Roll Call: How Jon Ossoff became the face of the anti-Trump fight CNN Media: His job in jeopardy, Bill O’Reilly’s team fights back New York Times: Trump … Continue reading

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Georgia 6th special election candidate Jon Ossoff talks politics

Today is Election Day in Georgia for the 6th congressional district. This is Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff with Chris Matthews sounding like a guy who does his homework.

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ABC News: What’s at stake in North Korea? Roll Call: Ryan is even less popular than Trump New York Times: Unreleased tax returns may doom Trump’s overhaul effort Politico: Hollywood collides with Trump in Georgia race The Hill: Five things … Continue reading

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Samuel L. Jackson adds his voice in the Georgia 6th

Celebrities have been pitching in in droves to help Democrat Jon Ossoff win the upcoming special election in the Georgia 6th congressional district. The latest example is Samuel L. Jackson who is featured in a new radio ad encouraging residents … Continue reading

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Georgia 6th congressional special election – a bridge too far for Dems?

A new poll for the Georgia 6th congressional district special election still shows Democrat Jon Ossoff well short of the 50% threshold he would need to avoid a run-off with the second place finisher. As you can see from the chart … Continue reading

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What do early special elections really tell us?

Sean McMinn at Roll Call has a piece today arguing we shouldn’t read too much into special elections in the first hundred days of a new administration. Historically speaking, the challenging party has done well in early special elections though … Continue reading

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Things heat up in the Georgia 6th congressional district special election

As you may know, there will be a special election on April 18th to determine the member of the House of Representatives for Georgia’s 6th congressional district. Incumbent Tom Price resigned to become United States Secretary of Health and Human Services … Continue reading

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