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Karen Handel raises more than $1 million a week into Georgia 6th runoff

2:09 pm Apr. 24, 2017

Democrat Jon Ossoff may have raised an eye-popping sum of money in the lead-up to last week’s 6th District special election, but Karen Handel responded with an impressive haul less than a week into the runoff.

The Republican’s campaign said Monday afternoon it raised more than $1 million since she advanced into the runoff.

“We expected a surge of donations since Tuesday’s special election, but we never expected this kind of momentum,”

Nancy Pelosi dismisses ads linking her to Ossoff

12:01 am Apr. 24, 2017

In the final weeks before the first vote in Georgia’s 6th District election, Republicans aiming for Democrat Jon Ossoff found a ready foil in Nancy Pelosi.

Internal polls showed the House minority leader with abysmal favorable

A theory behind Jon Ossoff’s early exit last night

10:06 am Apr. 21, 2017

Sixth District contender Jon Ossoff was the clear star at Thursday night’s annual fundraiser for the state Democratic party.

Held 48 hours after his first-place finish in the initial round of voting, Chairman DuBose Porter called