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Georgia on cusp of delivering Senate to Democrats as Warnock wins, Ossoff leads By Reuters

Georgia on cusp of delivering Senate to Democrats as Warnock wins, Ossoff leads By Reuters
Georgia on cusp of delivering Senate to Democrats as Warnock wins, Ossoff leads

The campaign's final days were overshadowed by Trump's attempts to pressure Republican Georgia officials to "find" enough votes to overturn Biden's victory in the state.Trump's flailing efforts to overturn his own defeat move to Congress later on Wednesday, when Vice President Mike Pence is due to preside over the counting of electoral votes to certify Biden's victory.Winning both contests would give Democrats control of the Senate, creating a 50-50 split and giving Vice President-elect Kamala Harris the tie-breaking vote once she and Biden take office on Jan.Republicans would retain control of the Senate if they held on to at least one of the seats.

2 percentage points, roughly 54,000 votes, according to Edison Research.Ossoff led Perdue by more than 17,000 votes, just shy of a 0.

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