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Jon Ossoff

  1. politics
    Perdue Hit With More Allegations of Shady Stock TransactionsHe bought stock in a submarine company, helped it out in the Senate, then made a windfall. And the news comes as he fights for his political life.
  2. vision 2020
    How Georgia Became the Ultimate Battleground StateGeorgia Democrats have slowly come back after brief successes under Carter and Clinton. But in the January Senate runoffs, they have their big chance.
  3. politics
    The Voting ‘Irregularity’ in Georgia Is That Republicans Didn’t WinRepublicans feel cheated because they were doing the cheating in the first place.
  4. not over yet
    What’s Going on With Georgia’s Senate Races?The two runoff elections will happen in January and could help Democrats control Congress.
  5. 2021
    The Fate of the Country Rests on GeorgiaIn a state that’s been so red for so long, to hope feels daring, even dangerous.
  6. 2020 elections
    Senate Control Will Now Be Decided by Two Runoff Elections in GeorgiaWe may have never seen anything like the intensity these runoffs will generate, particularly among Democrats trying to give Biden a chance to govern.
  7. vision 2020
    The Perpetually Frustrated Dream of the South Turning BlueThere remain signs of optimism for long-suffering southern Democrats, but 2020 was in most respects bitterly disappointing.
  8. poll position
    COVID Resurgence May Keep Trump From Closing the Gap With BidenAs Trump urges voters to stop dwelling on his handling of the pandemic, COVID-19 is making an attention-grabbing comeback, especially in the Midwest.
  9. poll position
    The Three States With Both Close Presidential and Senate RacesIn Georgia, North Carolina, and Iowa, Biden and Trump are virtually tied, and so too are Senate candidates.
  10. racism
    GOP Senator David Perdue Deliberately Butchers ‘Kamala’ at Georgia Trump RallyHis reelection campaign later tried to claim that Perdue referring to Harris as “Kamamboamamla” was an innocent, not-at-all race-baiting mistake.
  11. 2020 elections
    We May Have to Wait for Senate Election Results, TooFor reasons ranging from slow counts of mail ballots to funky majority-vote requirements, we may not know who controls the Senate until January.
  12. poll position
    It’s Harder Than it Looks for Democrats to Win the SenateRecent polls show many newly competitive Democratic Senate candidates, but they could still fall short of a majority even if Biden wins.
  13. poll position
    New State Polls Show Biden Landslide and Narrow Trump Win Are Both PossibleBiden’s national lead is steady, but a shift of a few points in either direction could produce a big shift in Electoral votes.
  14. 2020 elections
    Democrats’ Chances of Retaking the Senate Keep ImprovingRight now the Senate landscape is shifting steadily toward Democrats, who have far fewer vulnerable seats to defend.
  15. 2020 elections
    Control of the U.S. Senate May Not Be Decided Until January in GeorgiaThere’s a nontrivial chance that there may be one or even two general-election runoffs for Georgia’s U.S. Senate seats on January 5.
  16. vision 2020
    Jon Ossoff Wins Senate Primary in GeorgiaThe 2017 wunderkind is back, having won a Senate primary without a runoff. He’s part of the most promising Georgia Democratic ticket of this century.
  17. 2020 elections
    Jon Ossoff’s Back, and Other News From Battleground GeorgiaThe fundraising champ of 2017 is back for a Senate run in a state with more competitive contests than you can count.
  18. 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.
  19. 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.
  20. 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.
  21. How the Democrats Can Make Inroads in the SouthThe landscape is tough, but demographic change, voter-registration efforts, and a little luck could go a long way toward reviving southern Democrats.
  22. It’s Time for Term Limits for Congressional Party Leaders — Even Nancy PelosiNancy Pelosi has done good work. But in an era where Congress is chronically unpopular, 16 years in leadership is too long.
  23. After Ossoff Defeat, Georgia Democrats Are Looking for Some AnswersShould Democrats in places like Georgia keep trying to rebuild white support? Or should they focus on minority mobilization? The debate goes on.
  24. the body politic
    Ossoff’s Loss Has a Silver Lining for DemocratsThe emergence of a new game plan, from persuasion to motivation.
  25. one step at a time
    This Week Is a Reminder: It’s the Long Game That CountsChange is slow. That’s why we have to keep working.
  26. Nancy Pelosi Didn’t Cost Jon Ossoff the ElectionThe Democrats aren’t going to take back the House by winning voters who recoil at the thought of a liberal woman from San Francisco holding power.
  27. 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?
  28. This Might Be the Worst Democratic Freak-out EverWhy do Democrats keep losing special elections? (The answer is actually much simpler than you think.)
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. media
    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.
  33. 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.
  34. 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.
  35. Somebody Put Crude, Crazy Letters in Mailboxes in Karen Handel’s NeighborhoodThe most expensive House race in history just got weirder and more heated.
  36. 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.
  37. 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.
  38. Paul Ryan Super-PAC Tries to Tie Ossoff to Kathy Griffin VideoThe campaign ad is as despicable as it is stupid.
  39. 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.
  40. 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.
  41. 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.
  42. 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.
  43. 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.
  44. Democrats’ 2018 Millennial Turnout ChallengeIn 2018 Democrats can take advantage of millennial antipathy toward Donald Trump. But first they must address millennial antipathy toward voting.
  45. Ossoff Race Shows Democratic Turnout at Levels Needed for Midterm WaveAn analysis of Georgia’s special election shows Democrats turning out more than Republicans — which is unusual.
  46. Democrats Are Winning the First Round of the 2018 FightThe midterm battle begins with recruitment — and Democrats have a bumper harvest while would-be Republican candidates are getting cold feet.
  47. the national circus
    An Ossoff Victory Would Not Have Saved the Democratic PartyThey still face the intensely urgent matter of finding a new generation of leaders.
  48. 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.
  49. 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.
  50. Trump Warns Georgians That Ossoff Will Take ‘Your Money and Your Safety’The president’s last-minute robocall aims to turn out Republicans for Tuesday’s special election. But it may have backfired.
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