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Karen Handel

  1. georgia
    Lucy McBath Declares Victory in Bid for Newt Gingrich’s Old Congressional SeatMcBath came to national prominence after her son, Jordan Davis, was shot and killed by a racist motorist in Florida in 2012.
  2. 2018 midterms
    Republicans Are Spending Last-Minute Money in Supposedly ‘Safe’ DistrictsIt’s one thing to spend late money on fresh new opportunities. Spending it on an escalating number of weak points is not how you win an election.
  3. 2018 midterms
    Dave Brat Takes Pelosi-Bashing to Its Apotheosis Against Anti-Pelosi OpponentDemocrat Abigail Spanberger had to remind her Republican opponent of her name after he mentioned Pelosi 21 times in a debate.
  4. Women Win Two More Democratic House Primaries in GeorgiaIn two suburban districts near Atlanta, demonstrably strong women candidates will carry the Dems’ banner in potentially competitive House elections.
  5. Trump’s Candidate Brian Kemp Wins Georgia GOP Governor’s Bid EasilyNow Kemp will face Stacey Abrams in a partisan, ideological, and personal grudge match.
  6. The Two Staceys Versus GOP Wild Men: A Preview of Tuesday’s PrimariesGubernatorial primaries in Georgia and congressional contests in Arkansas, Kentucky, and Texas are on tap for May 22.
  7. Get Ready for More Pelosi and San Francisco–Bashing by House GOP CandidatesTying her opponent to culture-war boogeymen helped Karen Handel turn out conservatives in Georgia. There will be copycats.
  8. 6 Takeaways From the Very Special Election in GeorgiaDemocrats again outperformed historical markers — but disappointed those looking for a breakthrough. What does that mean for 2018?
  9. Trump Team Says Narrow Special-Election Wins Vindicate ‘MAGA Mandate’Republicans will likely be emboldened by the results, though they only held the traditionally red districts by single digits.
  10. Republicans Win Georgia’s Special Election, Democrats Search for a Moral VictoryBy dominating early voting and convincing GOP voters that her opponent was outside the mainstream, Karen Handel posted a comeback victory.
  11. Karen Handel Gets Last-Minute Endorsement From Weather GodsOn the day of Georgia’s special election, rain is flooding Democratic sections of the district — while leaving GOP areas relatively unscathed.
  12. Reporters Say Jon Ossoff and Karen Handel Banned Them From Campaign EventsOn the eve of Georgia’s special election, two journalists claim the campaigns denied them access, hours after they published unflattering stories.
  13. the body politic
    Can the New Activist Passion of Suburban White Women Change American Politics?Jon Ossoff’s race against Karen Handel in Georgia is the first test.
  14. Georgia’s Extra-Special Election Enters the Final StretchIn a race that’s too close to call, both parties are seeing a potential harbinger for what will happen in the 2018 midterms.
  15. Somebody Put Crude, Crazy Letters in Mailboxes in Karen Handel’s NeighborhoodThe most expensive House race in history just got weirder and more heated.
  16. Jon Ossoff Pulls Ahead in Polling As the GOP Tries to Link Him to Kathy GriffinThe nation’s most expensive House race just keeps getting pricier.
  17. How Bad Was Georgia Republican Karen Handel’s ‘Livable Wage’ Gaffe?In the nation’s most expensive House race, Jon Ossoff’s opponent stepped in it.
  18. Paul Ryan Super-PAC Tries to Tie Ossoff to Kathy Griffin VideoThe campaign ad is as despicable as it is stupid.
  19. Heading Into Stretch in Georgia Special Election, Money No Problem for OssoffNor is it for his Republican rival in what is already the most expensive House race in U.S. history.
  20. 6 Takeaways From Montana’s Special ElectionMontana’s special election has many lessons, but it’s unclear if it tells us a lot about the remaining contests of 2017, much less the 2018 midterms.
  21. In Most Expensive House Race Ever, Ossoff Takes the LeadPolling shows Democrat Jon Ossoff with a significant lead over Republican Karen Handel in Georgia’s special election. That defies conventional wisdom.
  22. Republicans Must Think Georgians Really Hate San FranciscoAn effort by the GOP to tie Jon Ossoff to Nancy Pelosi may be too clever by half in evoking the City by the Bay.
  23. Judge Overturns Early Voter Registration Deadline for the Ossoff-Handel RaceIn rough justice for GOP candidate and voting-rights pariah Karen Handel, a judge has extended registration for her runoff contest with Jon Ossoff.
  24. Georgia’s Election on Track to Become Most Expensive House Race EverThe candidates have spent $14 million so far and heavy punches aren’t even being thrown yet.
  25. 8 Key Facts About Georgia’s Special ElectionJon Ossoff created an unusual and telling moment in American politics. Also: Don’t count him out yet.
  26. Ossoff Falls Short of a Majority in Georgia House Race, Heads to RunoffThe Democrat disappointed those hoping for a knockout win in Tom Price’s old district, but he’ll get another shot on June 20.
  27. It’s White-Knuckle Time in Georgia for Tomorrow’s Red-Hot Special ElectionCan Democrat Jon Ossoff steal a seat from the Republicans? It’s looking like a coin toss.
  28. The Ad War Is Getting Nasty — and Expensive — in Georgia’s Special ElectionThere hasn’t ever been anything like it in Georgia politics, with $14 million spent so far — $5 million by Jon Ossoff.
  29. New Polls Show Democrat Ossoff Still Doing Well in Georgia Special ElectionDespite GOP claims that their negative ads had knocked him down a peg, Ossoff is still within reach of a majority in the latest public polls.
  30. Democrat Gaining Ground in Georgia Special Election to Replace Tom PriceA new survey shows well-funded Democrat Jon Ossoff ahead of or even with his most likely GOP rivals in a second-round runoff in June.
  31. Georgia’s Special Election to Replace Tom Price Is Still the GOP’s Race to LoseIn a suburban Atlanta district Trump only carried by one point, Democrats have a viable candidate but a poor turnout record in this kind of election.
  32. Ex-Komen VP Pulls No Punches in Going After Planned ParenthoodShe calls the organization a “giant bully,” horseman of the apocalypse.
  33. Komen’s CEO Nancy Brinker Under FireKaren Handel’s resignation didn’t solve her problem.
  34. Karen Handel, Top Komen Executive, Resigns [Updated]After a chorus of calls for her to do so.
  35. Linda McMahon Victorious, Lamont Upset in Connecticut PrimariesObama-backed Michael Bennet wins in Colorado.
  36. Good Showing for Palin’s Pick in Georgia PrimaryKaren Handel receives most votes, but doesn’t avoid runoff.