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Professors Around the Country Donated to Ossoff in GA-6

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 10:30am 6/21/2017 at 10:30am

Jon Ossof got tons of financial support from out of state and it turns out some of it came from college professors.

The College Fix reported:

Professors nationwide donate to anti-Trump...

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Democrats are incapable of learning from Georgia Special Election loss

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 10:47pm 6/20/2017 at 10:47pm
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What are the implications of Republican Karen Handel’s solid win (53-47 as of this writing) over Democratic darling Jon Ossoff in the Georgia Sixth District Special Election?

Democrats came into election day with high hopes, with Ossoff leading in almost every poll, tens of millions of dollars flowing in from around the...

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GA-6 Special Election Results — Republican Karen Handel Wins

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 20, 2017 at 6:30pm 6/20/2017 at 6:30pm

We’ve been following the special election for Georgia’s sixth Congressional District. Vacated by Rep. Tom Price when he left to serve as HHS Secretary, the race has drawn national attention. GA-6 is Newt Gingrich’s old district and has been in Republican hands since 1979.

For better or worse, Democrats have pitched the...

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FBI Investigates Package With ‘White Powdery Substance’ Sent to GOP Candidate in GA-6

http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/north-fulton-county/breaking-suspicious-package-shuts-down-street-where-karen-handel-lives/533890723
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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, June 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 6/15/2017 at 6:00pm
http://www.wsbtv.com/news/local/north-fulton-county/breaking-suspicious-package-shuts-down-street-where-karen-handel-lives/533890723

Thursday afternoon, a suspicious package was delivered to the home of Republican Congressional Candidate in Georgia’s sixth district, Karen Handel.

Several of Handel’s neighbors also received packages containing a profane message and a “white powdery substance.”

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GA-6 in Dead Heat Heading into Debates

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 3, 2017 at 3:30pm 6/3/2017 at 3:30pm

Early voting began Tuesday in one of the country’s hottest races — the race to replace former Rep. Tom Price (who left to head HHS) in Georgia’s sixth Congressional district.

The young and inexperienced Democrat Jon Ossoff faces a tough challenger in Republican Karen Handel. Democrats and political media alike have pitched...

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No one’s buying the latest GA-6 poll showing Ossoff up by 7 points

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/23/2017 at 4:00pm
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Monday, a poll was released showing Jon Ossoff, the Democratic contender in the upcoming special election in Georgia’s sixth Congressional district, up seven percentage points over Republican candidate, Karen Handel.

Conducted by Survey USA, the poll surveyed 700 voters, 549...

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Georgia: Jon Ossoff Proposes to Long-time Girlfriend (#GA06)

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 13, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/13/2017 at 4:00pm
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Color me skeptical, but I find it interesting that Jon Ossoff has become engaged to his long-time girlfriend . . . just as the Georgia special election runoff looms in the particularly conservative 6th district.

The Washington Examiner reports:

Jon Ossoff, the Democratic candidate running to replace Health and Human Service Secretary Tom...

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Is Jon Ossoff Nancy Pelosi-light?

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, May 12, 2017 at 5:41pm 5/12/2017 at 5:41pm
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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff will square off against Republican Karen Handel in the June 20th election for the seat formerly held by Rep. Tom Price who now serves as HHS Secretary.

As the runoff special election in Georgia’s sixth Congressional district nears the one-month-away mark, national Republican groups are running a slew...

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Paul Ryan Hits the Campaign Trail for Karen Handel

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 8, 2017 at 4:00pm 5/8/2017 at 4:00pm

High ranking Republicans are joining the fight for Georgia’s sixth Congressional district. Vacated by former Rep. Tom Price when he left to serve as HHS secretary, Democrats have made the special election a referendum on President Trump’s presidential performance thus far.

Speaker Paul Ryan will head to Georgia to headline a...

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Rep. Hank Johnson Accused Of Illegally Using Tax Dollars To Support Ossoff

https://twitter.com/RepHankJohnson?ref_src=twsrc^google|twcamp^serp|twgr^author
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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 25, 2017 at 5:10pm 4/25/2017 at 5:10pm
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Representative Hank Johnson has had an ethics complaint filed against him for using his position in Congress to assist Jon Ossoff (D-GA), Johnson’s former aide, in his bid to win Georgia’s 6th district special election.

The complaint filed by the Foundation for Accountability and Civic Trust (FACT) alleges that Johnson used his...

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RUNOFF: Georgia 6 Special Election

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 6:45pm 4/18/2017 at 6:45pm
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Citizens of Georgia’s sixth Congressional district flocked to the polls today to select a replacement for former Rep. Tom Price, who now serves as HHS Secretary in Trump’s administration.

Progressive Democrat, Jon Ossoff, hopes to pass the 50% threshold, which would allow him to avoid a runoff.

Everyone is mandate-hunting. Democrats...

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On the Eve of Georgia Special Election, Trump Enters Fray with Scathing Tweet

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, April 17, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/17/2017 at 8:00pm
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On the eve of the special election in Georgia’s 6th district, news of President Trump’s approval hitting 50% on Rasmussen’s Presidential Tracking Poll is being blasted from the rafters by Drudge and retweeted by the President himself.  However, Rasmussen’s appears to be an outlier, though Gallup has him up by two...

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Team Obama, Hollywood, and the “Resistance” descend on Georgia’s 6th District

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 15, 2017 at 8:00pm 4/15/2017 at 8:00pm
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While losing the House seat vacated by Tom Price in Georgia’s 6th district will make little immediate difference in real terms for  Republicans, doing so will provide an unwelcome boost of morale and momentum to anti-Trump regressives.   Democrats and “resist we much” activists across the country know this, understand the...

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Three House Special Elections To Watch: Kansas, Georgia, Montana

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, April 8, 2017 at 6:30pm 4/8/2017 at 6:30pm
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As we learned from Scott Brown’s (R-MA) supermajority-breaking special election win in January of 2010, special elections can and sometimes do serve as harbingers for midterms.  There are three upcoming special elections to replace House members who have joined President Trump’s cabinet, and each is turning out to be unexpectedly challenging...

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Jeff Foxworthy Pays For Mother of Three’s Groceries

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:50pm 12/6/2016 at 7:50pm

I love these stories! Robin McFaddon took her three sons to Publix in Georgia when she had a friendly encounter with comedian Jeff Foxworthy:

“I was coming from my son’s basketball game with my three sons and decided to go couponing at Publix in John’s Creek,” McFadden explained to FOX 5. “I...

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Father Receives Life Sentence for Toddler’s Hot Car Death

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 10:00am 12/6/2016 at 10:00am

In the summer of 2014, Justin Ross Harris left his 22-month-old son Cooper in the car for seven hours as he went to work. Harris claimed he forgot to drop Cooper off at daycare, but prosecutors revealed he sexted with numerous women, including the day his son died. A grand jury

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Georgia: Gun-toting Granny Fends Off Armed Criminals

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2016/11/16/gun-toting-grandmother-foils-home-invasion-3-arrested.html
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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 20, 2016 at 11:30am 11/20/2016 at 11:30am
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This week’s feel-good story comes to us from Georgia, and it’s a peach of a tale.  A pistol-packing 78-year-old grandmother, roused from her afternoon nap, found two men in her hallway; upon seeing that she was armed, they fled the scene.  They were later apprehended and charged, as was the female...

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