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Democratic Sen. Warnock wins Georgia runoff against Walker

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ATLANTA (AP) — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock defeated Republican challenger Herschel Walker in a Georgia runoff election Tuesday, ensuring Democrats an outright majority in the Senate for the rest of President Joe Biden’s term and helping cap an underwhelming midterm cycle for the GOP in the last...

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15 COMMENTS

  1. The runoff was still very close. What an ugly, ugly campaign. Been a while since I’ve seen and had to endure such a long and downright nasty campaign.
    I’m not happy with the result, but it is what it is. Honestly, I wouldn’t have been ecstatic had Hershel won either. I think one of the problems I saw with Warnock was that he reminded me way too much of our current mayor, and I couldn’t see why people voted for him either.
    Oh well. Looks like Biden’s gonna keep on Bidening. People voted for him so we’re all gonna get what’s coming to us.

  2. What a disappointment. Now two more years of the democratic agenda. I don’t wish to hear complaints from anyone that voted for this when we experience continued inflation and rising costs of basic needs. Neither man was a great candidate, but with Warnock’s win, the committee assignments will be ripe for the picking. It is even more appalling that 400 million was spent on ithis election. What that money could do elsewhere. Well Warnock can pat himself on the back along with the democratic machine in Georgia – everyone will pay for it now.

  3. Warnock, the democrat party, and all of warnock’s big money supporters are as low class as you can get! This race was a witch hunt against Hershel Walker, instead of campaigning for what warnock was going to do for Georgia, which is nothing, but whatever his money supporters tell him how to vote! Thank you Herschel for trying to bring law and order back to our state of Georgia and the democrats as usual talked only about your personal life! Let the garbage that is without sin cast the first stone! What a low class senator has just been elected to the senate!

  4. The Dems are better at getting people to vote….I was constantly getting texts, seeing ads on YouTube and on TV (sports). Hardly a blip from Walker’s campaign. The GOP thinks it can stay the same old same old and it can’t. Hopefully we get some new blood vs old establishment in the next election in 2024. Im encouraged by how the House flipped so many seats and it’s telling how NY almost turned red. I mean look what Lady Graham and Turtle McConnell are doing. They are bought and paid for and don’t want to give up their Gravy train so they stay in their RINO bubble.

  5. I didn’t vote for Herschel Walker for what he could necessarily do for Georgia. I’m not sure he ever had an original thought. This was a national election centered in Georgia. Republican victory could have meant so much to the country. My Texas friends were biting their nails over this. Sadly, once again, we failed to deliver.

  6. Hershel lost by about 90K votes. Any other Republican candidate (e.g., Gary Black) who ran in the primary would have been buried in a landslide. How many Republicans stayed home and didn’t vote because Walker was not their choice? Democrats will elected a convicted felon or a mentally disabled person if it means staying in power. House and Senate Republicans obstructed and sabotaged Trump’s first two years in office and then cashed in and resigned, placing their seats up for grabs. Republican Party leaders and voters just don’t get it.

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