Republican Karen Handel Defeats Democrat Jon Ossoff In Special House Election In Georgia

By  //  June 20, 2017

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ABOVE VIDEO: Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a closely-watched special House election Tuesday night, the Associated Press projected.

(FOX NEWS) – Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a closely-watched special House election Tuesday night, the Associated Press projected.

The loss was a disappointing setback for Democrats, who had hoped to capitalize on President Trump’s low approval ratings to win the long-standing Republican seat.

It was also the fourth straight loss this year for Democrats in their attempts to win a Republican seat and take the momentum into the 2018 midterms. They now must win 24 GOP seats to retake control of House.

“This race was going to require all hands on deck, and that’s what we had,” Handel said at her victory party.

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