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A Divided Georgia District Braces for a Runoff as Jon Ossoff Falls Short - The Atlantic

In a blow to liberals hoping that grassroots anger at President Trump will help Democrats win back Congress, Jon Ossoff, a Democratic candidate in a Georgia special election that has drawn national attention, fell just short on Tuesday of winning ...and more »

Public Dissatisfaction With Washington Weighs on the GOP - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Nearly three months after the Republican Party took control of the White House and Congress, the public gives low job ratings to the president and even lower ratings to the speaker of the House. The new Congress is viewed about as unfavorably as the ...and more »

Is Georgia Poised for a Democratic Upset? - POLITICO Magazine

JOHNS CREEK, GEORGIA — In March, Anjali Enjeti attended a panel discussion with Democrats vying to represent Georgia's 6th Congressional District in Congress. She had heard the most social media buzz about one contender: Jon Ossoff, a documentary ...and more »

Georgia's special election: What does a runoff mean for 2018? - The Conversation US

The past month has been fun for me. Not only am I a political scientist who researches Congress and congressional elections, but I also live in Georgia's 6th House district, which has been the focus of national attention for the past month or so. On ...and more »

Jon Ossoff, a Democrat, Narrowly Misses Outright Win in Georgia House Race - New York Times

ROSWELL, Ga. — Jon Ossoff, a Democrat making his first bid for elective office, narrowly missed winning outright in a heavily conservative House district in Georgia on Wednesday, throwing a scare into Republicans in a special congressional election ...and more »

Karen Handel Has a Complicated History With Planned Parenthood. She Doesn't Want to Talk About It - Fortune

Karen Handel, the Republican who advanced to a runoff in the closely watched Georgia special election, has a controversial history with Planned Parenthood. Handel, who will face Democrat Jon Ossoff in the June runoff, was a Senior Vice President at the ...and more »

Everything You Need To Know About The Georgia 6 Special Election - FiveThirtyEight

Election junkies, rejoice! The biggest race since the 2016 presidential election is here. Georgians in the Atlanta suburbs are casting ballots today in a special election to decide who will represent the state's 6th Congressional District. Democrats ...and more »

2. Views of the parties - Pew Research Center for the People and the Press

Public assessments of the Republican and Democratic parties have worsened over the last few months. While the GOP's image continues to be somewhat more negative than the Democratic Party's, both parties are currently viewed more unfavorably than ...and more »

Trump Probably Won't Defy Midterm Gravity - FiveThirtyEight

The midterms will probably be rough for Donald Trump and Republicans next year. Here's the main reason we know that: They're almost always rough on the president's party. It's one of the most consistent regularities in American politics. Usually it's a ...and more »

Ossoff falls just short in Georgia special election as GOP gets wakeup call - CNN

Atlanta (CNN) Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short Tuesday of capturing a House seat in a longtime conservative stronghold in Georgia, serving a reminder to Republicans of President Donald Trump's unpopularity.and more »