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David Perdue on Dan Moody: He is ‘one of us’

6:00 am Mar. 28, 2017

U.S. Sen. David Perdue endorsed Republican Dan Moody in Georgia’s special election contest, and a 30-second ad that features him explaining why will be plastered across Atlanta’s airwaves starting Tuesday.

Perdue, who won his U.S. Senate

Millenials, beware: Jon Ossoff as a cautionary social media tale

9:28 am Mar. 22, 2017

Jon Ossoff, the 30-year-old Democratic candidate backed by his party’s top leadership in the Sixth District congressional race, is getting some recognition from his alma mater, Georgetown University.

But is recognition of a cautionary nature. The Hoya, the university’s campus newspaper, points to the Republican use of video that features Ossoff’s Han Solo-like antics:

Georgetown students and those familiar with the university’s culture will likely find these videos innocuous —