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With U.S. Senate at stake and Trump raging, Georgia votes in runoff elections By Reuters

With U.S. Senate at stake and Trump raging, Georgia votes in runoff elections By Reuters
With U.S. Senate at stake and Trump raging, Georgia votes in runoff elections

Perdue and Loeffler have tried to strike a careful balancing act, offering support for Trump's rigged election claims while still arguing they represent the last barrier to an era of unrestrained liberalism in Washington.At Monday's rally, the crowd broke into a "Fight for Trump" chant as soon as Trump mentioned Loeffler and Perdue by name.The campaign has seen bitter attacks, with Loeffler and Perdue characterizing the Democrats as "radical socialists" and Ossoff and Warnock calling the incumbents deeply corrupt.Senate - and with it the ability to block or advance President-elect Joe Biden's agenda - is on the line in a pair of runoff elections in Georgia on Tuesday after a dizzying campaign that shattered spending and early turnout records.

" The runoff elections, a quirk of state law, became necessary when no candidate in either race earned 50% in November.Incumbent Republican Senators David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler are trying to hold off Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff, a documentary filmmaker, and the Rev.

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