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Warnock Makes History with Senate Win as Democrats Near Majority

ATLANTA (AP) – Democrat Raphael Warnock has won one of Georgia’s two Senate runoffs, becoming the first Black senator in his state’s history and putting the Senate majority within the party’s reach. Warnock, a pastor who spent the past 15 years leading the Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. preached, defeated Republican incumbent Kelly Loeffler. It’s a stinging rebuke…

Hall Wins Runoff to Briefly Fill Seat of Late Rep John Lewis

ATLANTA (AP) – Former Atlanta City Councilmember Kwanza Hall has won a runoff election to briefly fill the seat in Congress of the late civil rights legend John Lewis. The 49-year-old Hall defeated former Morehouse College President Robert Franklin in Tuesday’s special election. Hall will serve in Congress until Jan. 3 from the Atlanta area district. Both Democrats led a…