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Trump rides high after Republican election win

Jun 22, 2017 - 11:10 AM

The president seizes on the result of a closely watched special election in Georgia as a vote of confidence

TALKING TO SUPPORTERS. US President Donald Trump speaks at a rally on June 21, 2017, in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Republican wins Georgia election, blow to anti-Trump effort

Jun 21, 2017 - 10:26 AM

UPDATED Republican Karen Handel wins a fierce closely watched special congressional election in Georgia US media project salvaging a seat in traditional conservative territory

WINNER. Georgia's 6th Congressional district Republican candidate Karen Handel addresses supporters gathered at Hyatt Regency at Villa Christina on June 20, 2017 in Atlanta, Georgia. Jessica McGowan/Getty Images/AFP

Democrat eyes anti-Trump upset in high-stakes Georgia race

Jun 20, 2017 - 2:37 PM

UPDATED Republicans are facing a sobering reminder of their president s poor approval ratings as 30 year old centrist Democrat Jon Ossoff a filmmaker and onetime political assistant clings to the narrowest of leads

CHALLENGER. Jon Ossoff in a file photo. Photo courtesy Ossoff's Twitter account

Georgia race seen as early Trump test goes to run-off

Apr 19, 2017 - 1:16 PM

UPDATED A Democrat nearly claims outright victory in a closely watched congressional primary in Georgia

'FLIP THE 6TH' Supporters of Georgia 6th district congressional candidate Jon Ossoff hold up campaign signs in a photo posted on Ossoff's page on Facebook, April 18, 2017. Photo by Dustin Chambers/Jon Ossoff campaign page on Facebook

With Georgia congressional race, litmus test looms for Trump

Apr 18, 2017 - 9:13 AM

Democrat Jon Ossoff aims to strike the first blow in what is shaping up to be a bitter 18 month battle for control of the US Congress in the 2018 elections that come halfway through Trump s presidential term

WILL HE TRUMP TRUMP? Jon Ossoff, running for the House seat for the 6th district of Georgia, hopes to flip the district in favor of the Democrats, in a test of Donald Trump's popularity. Photo courtesy Jon Ossoff/Twitter