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CNN Cuts Away from Karen Handel’s Victory Speech

CNN cut away from Karen Handel’s victory speech after the Republican won the special election in Georgia’s 6th congressional district on Tuesday night, just as she was about to begin describing the issues that defined her agenda.

WILTON MANORS, FL - MAY 26: House Minority Leader Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) speaks during a discussion about LGBT rights at the Pride Center on May 26, 2017 in Wilton Manors, Florida. The discussion centered around the Equality Act, a bill that hopes to amend the Civil Rights Act of …

**Georgia Special Election Livewire** Democrat Ossoff Versus Republican Handel

The polls have closed in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional district for the special election between Democrat Jon Ossoff and Republican Karen Handel. The special election has turned out to be the most expensive in U.S. history, with each side pouring in tens of millions of dollars to back their particular candidate as Democrats see a potential momentum-shifter and Republicans see an opportunity to hold off the left once and for all in the era of President Donald Trump.

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Virgil: Five Takeaways from the Georgia Special Election

President Trump took a risk by intervening in Tuesday’s special election in Georgia’s Sixth Congressional District. That is, a more cautious president might have chosen to “stay above it all” and just let the election play itself out. Instead, in the run-up to the April 18 balloting, Trump charged in, firing off a half-dozen tweets to his 28 million followers.

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Voting Machines Stolen Before Georgia Special Election

Several voting machines were stolen in Georgia as the state gears up for a hotly contested special election to replace a Republican who left Congress to take a job in the Trump administration, reports say.