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Given record-setting fundraising, did Jon Ossoff underperform? - Washington Examiner

Given record-setting fundraising, did Jon Ossoff underperform?Washington ExaminerThe amount of money Ossoff has at his disposal was record-shattering. (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Jon Ossoff's failure to win the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District outright on Tuesday is notable given the remarkable conditions ...and more »

5 Takeaways as Georgia House Race Heads to Overtime - New York Times;

5 Takeaways as Georgia House Race Heads to Overtime - New York Times

New York Times5 Takeaways as Georgia House Race Heads to OvertimeNew York TimesJon Ossoff addressed his supporters during a watch party in Sandy Springs, Ga., on Tuesday. Credit Kevin D. Liles for The New York Times. Democrats nearly captured Georgia's Sixth Congressional District on Tuesday night, as the party's candidate, Jon ...and more »

Did Jon Ossoff's Jewish Faith Keep Him From 50%? - Forward;

Did Jon Ossoff's Jewish Faith Keep Him From 50%? - Forward

ForwardDid Jon Ossoff's Jewish Faith Keep Him From 50%?ForwardDemocrat Jon Ossoff, who placed first in the special election for Georgia's sixth congressional district with 48% of the vote but who needed 50% to avoid a runoff, overcame a great deal of adversity. The 30-year-old political neophyte beat back charges ...and more »

Will Trump sink the GOP's chances in Georgia? Here's one thing to watch for. - Washington Post (blog);

Will Trump sink the GOP's chances in Georgia? Here's one thing to watch for. - Washington Post (blog)

Washington Post (blog)Will Trump sink the GOP's chances in Georgia? Here's one thing to watch for.Washington Post (blog)THE MORNING PLUM: Democrat Jon Ossoff fell just short of the 50 percent needed to win outright in last night's special election for a GOP-held House seat in the Atlanta suburbs, which means he will now face a runoff against Republican runner-up Karen ...and more »

Karen Handel: I Hope President Trump Comes To Campaign;

Karen Handel: I Hope President Trump Comes To Campaign; "All Republicans, All Hands On Deck" - RealClearPolitics

RealClearPoliticsKaren Handel: I Hope President Trump Comes To Campaign; "All Republicans, All Hands On Deck"RealClearPoliticsKaren Handel, who emerged as the Republican candidate out of last night's 6th District Congressional primary in Georgia, speaks to CNN's Alyson Camerota about her plan to win in the June election. CAMEROTA: Thanks for being here. You just tweeted ...and more »

Rep. Tom Cole: Georgia primary vote was about Trump, not candidates - Washington Examiner;

Rep. Tom Cole: Georgia primary vote was about Trump, not candidates - Washington Examiner

Washington ExaminerRep. Tom Cole: Georgia primary vote was about Trump, not candidatesWashington ExaminerThe Georgia primary on Tuesday to replace Tom Price was more a referendum on President Trump than it was a statement about the candidates, Oklahoma Rep. Tom Cole said. (AP Photo/J Pat Carter). Kindergarten teacher denies Legos to boys in name of ...and more »

Democrats' electoral setback boosts Trump's standing (Editorial) - MassLive.com;

Democrats' electoral setback boosts Trump's standing (Editorial) - MassLive.com

MassLive.comDemocrats' electoral setback boosts Trump's standing (Editorial)MassLive.comDemocratic candidate for Georgia's Sixth Congressional Seat Jon Ossoff waves to supporters after speaking during an election-night watch party Tuesday, April 18, 2017, in Dunwoody, Ga. (AP Photo/John Bazemore). Print Email · The Republican Editorials ...and more »

Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in - San Francisco Chronicle;

Georgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades in - San Francisco Chronicle

San Francisco ChronicleGeorgia House race to high-stakes runoff as Trump wades inSan Francisco ChronicleDemocrat Jon Ossoff dropped below the majority vote he needs to avoid a runoff in Georgia's nationally watched special congressional election. He'll face Republican Karen Handel on June 20th. (April 19). Media: Associated Press. DUNWOODY, Ga.and more »

Democrats didn't win outright in Georgia. But here's why they're still celebrating. - Chron.com;

Democrats didn't win outright in Georgia. But here's why they're still celebrating. - Chron.com

Chron.comDemocrats didn't win outright in Georgia. But here's why they're still celebrating.Chron.comDemocrat Jon Ossoff didn't win a special election for a Georgia congressional seat on Tuesday night. But he'll live to fight another day - specifically to a June runoff against former GOP secretary of state Karen Handel. It's not the Cloud Nine ...and more »

Trump declares Georgia Democrats are 'failing' - Minneapolis Star Tribune

Trump declares Georgia Democrats are 'failing'Minneapolis Star TribuneWASHINGTON — President Donald Trump says Democrats in Georgia are "failing" after a congressional election that's now headed to a runoff. Democrat Jon Ossoff, a 30-year-old former congressional staffer, fell a few percentage points shy of an outright ...and more »

Trump on Georgia House runoff: 'It is now Hollywood vs. Georgia' - The Hill;

Trump on Georgia House runoff: 'It is now Hollywood vs. Georgia' - The Hill

The HillTrump on Georgia House runoff: 'It is now Hollywood vs. Georgia'The HillPresident Trump on Wednesday morning blasted Democrats for "failing" to win Georgia's House special election the night before, framing the upcoming runoff election as a battle between the state and outside interests. "Dems failed in Kansas and are now ...and more »

Ossoff in the Runoff - The Nation.;

Ossoff in the Runoff - The Nation.

The Nation.Ossoff in the RunoffThe Nation.The 30-year old Democrat raised a ton of money and came close to 50 percent, but he'll face a stiff challenge in the next round. By D.D. GuttenplanTwitter. Today 9:00 am. Facebook; Twitter; Email; Print. Jon-Ossoff-Georgia-img-ap. Democratic candidate ...and more »

Jon Ossoff's challenge in Georgia: Can he sustain momentum? - Columbus Ledger-Enquirer

Jon Ossoff's challenge in Georgia: Can he sustain momentum?Columbus Ledger-EnquirerDemocrats are on the precipice of turning a former GOP stronghold into their first major victory of the Donald Trump era, a win that would deliver a huge morale boost to the party when it needed it most. But now comes the difficult part: Can they ...and more »

Morning Digest: Ossoff takes first in special election, forcing runoff with Handel - Daily Kos;

Morning Digest: Ossoff takes first in special election, forcing runoff with Handel - Daily Kos

Daily KosMorning Digest: Ossoff takes first in special election, forcing runoff with HandelDaily Kos... ○ GA-06: In a result few imagined possible just three months ago, Democrat Jon Ossoff took first place by a wide margin on Tuesday in the special primary election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District, forcing a runoff on June 20 with former ...and more »

5 things to know today: Georgia congressional race heads to runoff and more - Atlanta Journal Constitution;

5 things to know today: Georgia congressional race heads to runoff and more - Atlanta Journal Constitution

Atlanta Journal Constitution5 things to know today: Georgia congressional race heads to runoff and moreAtlanta Journal ConstitutionDemocrat Jon Ossoff (LEFT) is headed for a runoff in June against a Republican contender Karen Handel. 1. Georgia special election will go to runoff. Democrat Jon Ossoff is headed for a runoff in June against a Republican contender after failing ...and more »

Georgia special election goes to runoff as GOP gets wake-up call - FOX31 Denver;

Georgia special election goes to runoff as GOP gets wake-up call - FOX31 Denver

FOX31 DenverGeorgia special election goes to runoff as GOP gets wake-up callFOX31 DenverATLANTA — 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. Ossoff received 48.1 percent of the vote ...and more »

Democrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory - TheBlaze.com;

Democrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory - TheBlaze.com

TheBlaze.comDemocrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victoryTheBlaze.comDemocrat fails to avoid run-off in Georgia election, Trump declares victory Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff failed to avoid a runoff election in the election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District. (Joe Raedle/Getty Images). 185 Follow. Share; Tweet ...and more »

Runoff likely after strong showing from Democrat in much-watched Georgia congressional race - WDAZ;

Runoff likely after strong showing from Democrat in much-watched Georgia congressional race - WDAZ

WDAZRunoff likely after strong showing from Democrat in much-watched Georgia congressional raceWDAZDemocratic candidate Jon Ossoff greets supporters after during the League of Women Voters' candidate forum for Georgia's 6th Congressional District special election to replace Tom Price, who is now the secretary of Health and Human Services, in ...and more »

WATCH: Democrat Jon Ossoff Delivers Rousing Speech – Narrowly Misses Outright Win, Heads to Runoff - The New Civil Rights Movement;

WATCH: Democrat Jon Ossoff Delivers Rousing Speech – Narrowly Misses Outright Win, Heads to Runoff - The New Civil Rights Movement

The New Civil Rights MovementWATCH: Democrat Jon Ossoff Delivers Rousing Speech – Narrowly Misses Outright Win, Heads to RunoffThe New Civil Rights MovementDemocrat Jon Ossoff won 48.1 percent of the vote in the special election to replace Tom Price, the Georgia Republican congressman snatched up by President Donald Trump to head the Dept. of Health and Human Services. 50 percent was needed to avoid a ...and more »

Democrats' Georgia blunder: 'Resist Trump' is not a winning strategy - Fox News;

Democrats' Georgia blunder: 'Resist Trump' is not a winning strategy - Fox News

Fox NewsDemocrats' Georgia blunder: 'Resist Trump' is not a winning strategyFox NewsIn the special election for Georgia's Sixth District Congressional seat, Democrat Jon Ossoff has fallen short of the 50 percent threshold needed to win the seat out-right, triggering a runoff in June. Ossoff's candidacy and failure to secure the seat ...and more »