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Presidential ElectionThe Guardian

How Black voters lifted Georgia Democrats to Senate runoff victories

Huge turnout – fueled by in large part by Stacey Abrams and LaTosha Brown – was key for Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff. Black voters showed up in record numbers for Georgia’s Senate runoff election on Tuesday, handing the Democratic Senate candidates Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff decisive victories against the Republican incumbents Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue, respectively.
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Hearing on Mortgage Relief During the Coronavirus Pandemic

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Congress confirms Biden's win after pro-Trump mob's assault on Capitol

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Inside the Senate chamber as lawmakers evacuated and rioters stormed the Capitol

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