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Donald Trump to Georgia Republicans: You’re welcome!

12:55 am Apr. 19, 2017

One-third of the votes in the Sixth District contest have yet to be tabulated, but Democrat Jon Ossoff is now leading the field with 48.6 percent of the vote.

Now, back in November, Trump received 48 percent of the vote in this same congressional district, to 47 percent for Democrat Hillary Clinton. Karen Handel, the Republican who will face Ossoff in a June 20 runoff, declined to mention the words “Donald