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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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »

Who Is Jon Ossoff, Georgia's Upstart Democratic House Candidate? - New York Times

Jon Ossoff is the 30-year-old documentary filmmaker and Democrat who won just under 50 percent of the vote in Tuesday's special congressional election in Georgia's Sixth District, according to The Associated Press, and will face off against a ...and more »

Ad by Pro-Trump Group Attacks the Club for Growth - New York Times

WASHINGTON — A political group backing President Trump is firing a warning shot at the anti-tax Club for Growth, which opposed the initial White House effort on repealing the Affordable Care Act, with a new ad coinciding with a special congressional ...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 »

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 »

A top Clinton aide believes Democrats' best hope still lies with wealthy suburbanites - Vox

In 2016, Democrats lost Georgia's Sixth Congressional District by 24 points. In Tuesday's special election, Democrat Jon Ossoff came in first place and captured 48 percent of vote in the district — not the 50-point victory he needed to avoid a two-way ...and more »