“I’LL HANDEL THIS Republican candidate wins seat in closely watched Ga. special election” -Fox News

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Summary: ” Ossoff’s defeat was an additional setback, for Democrats hoping to capitalize on President Trump’s low favorable approval ratings to win a long-standing Republican seat. Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff Tuesday in Georgia’s record-spending House special election. In this June 6, 2017 file photo, candidates in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District race Republican Karen Handel, left and Democrat Jon Ossoff prepare to debate in Atlanta. Democrats have one last outside of possibility to win a GOP House seat, Rep. Groups care for the Congressional Leadership Fund, a political action committee backed by Ryan, have spent millions on her behalf. (AP Photo) The other two special-election races this year in which Democrats failed to win a GOP House seat were in Kansas, and Montana. While Republicans have held the Georgia seat since foregoing House Speaker Newt Gingrich took it from Democrats nearly four decades ago, the district doesn’t appear as conservative as in years past. Democrats won one special House election this year, holding onto California seat vacated by Xavier Becerra. Voters “are not interested in Hollywood, and California coming in and buying this seat,” she said on Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” An Atlanta Journal-Constitution analysis showed just 3.5 percent of Ossoff’s donations between the final end of March and May came from Georgia. I’m excited to have her as a partner in the House.” Ossoff tried to thread the needle in the conservative-leaning Georgia district by vowing to cut taxes, for small size businesses, while championing equal rights for women, and minorities, which earned him the support of civil rights icon and Georgia Democratic Rep. House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., also congratulated Handel, saying, “Karen is all business. With all precincts reporting, Handel, a foregoing Georgia secretary of state, led Ossoff 52 percent to 48 percent — a margin of nearly 11,00 votes out of more than 250,00 ballots cast. Republican candidate, for 6th congressional district Karen Handel speaks at a campaign event just where she was joined by House Speaker Paul Ryan in Dunwoody, Ga., Monday, May 15, 2017.”

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