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Georgia Senate Runoffs: What to Watch For

New York Times
Two months after the presidential election, Georgia voters will decide in two runoff elections on Tuesday which party controls the Senate, determining how much President-elect Joseph R. Biden Jr. can accomplish during his first two years in the White House. Because of a fluke of scheduling and the 2019 retirement......

Nikkei slips on virus restrictions, caution before U.S. Senate runoffs

Reuters
TOKYO, Jan 5 (Reuters) – Japanese shares edged down on Tuesday as the local government looks set to declare a state of emergency to deal with rising COVID-19 infections while uncertainty about Senate runoffs in the U.S. state of Georgia also dented investors’ risk appetite. Nikkei share average dipped 0.10%......

How the Georgia Senate runoffs could rattle U.S. stocks

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Control of the U.S. Senate is at stake with Tuesday’s dual runoff elections in the state of Georgia, and the results may ripple through a stock market that closed 2020 at record highs. FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock......

How the Georgia Senate runoffs could rattle U.S. stocks

Reuters
NEW YORK (Reuters) – Control of the U.S. Senate is at stake with Tuesday’s dual runoff elections in the state of Georgia, and the results may ripple through a stock market that closed 2020 at record highs. FILE PHOTO: A Wall Street sign is pictured outside the New York Stock......

Trump Urges Georgia Officials To ‘Find’ Votes, Senate Runoffs, Vaccine Delays : Up First

NPR
NPR President Trump called Georgia’s top elections official on Saturday and asked him for help to overturn the state’s election result. This comes shortly before two runoff elections in Georgia will determine control in the U.S. Senate. Vice President-elect Harris was in the state campaigning for both Democratic candidates. Around......

Dual Georgia runoffs could lead to historic shift in Senate

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Watch CBSN Live CBS News senior national correspondent Mark Strassmann reports from Georgia on the potentially historic Senate elections. Copyright © 2021 CBS Interactive Inc. All rights reserved. Source link To Return to the Main Aggregate News Page –......

‘Everything is at stake’: How abortion became a key issue in the Georgia Senate runoffs

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here That’s why many of those activists have spent their holiday season working to draw supporters to the polls, whether for Democrats Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff, or incumbent Republican Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue. Early voting wrapped......

Trump calls Georgia Senate runoffs ‘both illegal and invalid’ in New Year’s tweets

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Celine Castronuovo President TrumpDonald TrumpTrump hotel in DC raises room rates for Biden inauguration GOP lawmaker criticizes Trump, colleagues for ‘trying to discredit’ the election Video shows long lines on last day of early voting in Georgia MORE on......

Judge blocks attempted voter purge in two Georgia counties ahead of runoffs

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CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Washington — A federal judge in Georgia on Monday blocked two Georgia counties from removing more than 4,000 registered voters from their rolls and preventing them from casting a regular ballot in the January 5 runoff elections, which will......

New York Post editorial board calls on President Trump to ‘start thinking’ about Georgia runoffs instead of overturning election

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justine Coleman The New York Post’s editorial board called on President TrumpDonald TrumpPost office to be named after oldest Pearl Harbor veteran Federal agents search residence in Antioch in connection with Nashville explosion Sunday shows preview: COVID-19 relief waiting......

Trump to hold rally in Georgia ahead of Senate runoffs

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Justine Coleman President TrumpDonald TrumpNew York Post editorial board calls on President Trump to ‘start thinking’ about Georgia runoffs instead of overturning election Loeffler, Perdue praise Trump for signing COVID-19 relief legislation after uncertainty Trump signs .3T relief, spending......

Democrats in Georgia Runoffs Bring in Record Haul

New York Times
ATLANTA — The Rev. Raphael G. Warnock and Jon Ossoff, the Democratic challengers in the Senate runoffs in Georgia, have each raised more than $100 million since October — enormous sums that surpassed their Republican opponents by a significant margin and underscored Democrats’ confidence after recent gains the party has......

Democrats Ossoff and Warnock each raise more than $100 million for Georgia Senate runoffs

CNN
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Warnock reported total receipts of more than $103 million between October 15 and December 16, far surpassing the nearly $64 million collected by Sen. Kelly Loeffler, the Republican incumbent he is trying to unseat. Ossoff, meanwhile, raised even more:......

Analysis: Why Georgia’s Senate runoffs are too close to call

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here The stakes could not be any higher, as Democrats need to win both seats to force a 50-50 Senate and gain control with Vice President-elect Kamala Harris eventually casting the tie breaking vote. To win, Democrats will need to......

Over 1.1 million ballots cast in early voting for Georgia U.S. Senate runoffs

Reuters
WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 1.1 million Georgians have voted in twin U.S. Senate runoff elections that will determine which party controls that chamber of Congress, and with it the fate of much of Democratic President-elect Joe Biden’s agenda, state data showed on Friday. U.S. President-elect Joe Biden gestures with......

“Everybody is looking up to Georgia right now”: Early voting kicks off in Senate runoffs

CBS News
CBS News – For more and to sign up click here Early voting kicked off Monday in the two Senate runoffs that will determine which party will control the Senate in the first two years of Joe Biden’s presidency. In some counties, early voting will run until December 31, and......

Georgia GOP senators dig in on refusal to recognize Biden win

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USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Max Greenwood and Julia Manchester Georgia’s GOP senators are refusing to acknowledge Joe BidenJoe BidenHogan on Republicans who won’t accept election result: ‘They are out of runway’ Biden rips Trump’s refusal to concede after Electoral College vote Senate GOP......

Biden, Trump and AOC aren’t in Georgia’s Senate runoffs. But they’ve got star roles

LA_Times
USA TODAY – For more and to sign up click here Jennifer Haberkorn A Georgian watching the state’s two U.S. Senate runoffs could be excused for believing the presidential race didn’t end last month. Television ads, campaign rallies and debates for the races are hammering the same national narratives that......

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