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If they can't, a Kentucky Republican, Sen.

Warnock topped Loeffler with 32.9 per cent of the vote to 25.9 per cent, though the incumbent's results were hurt by a challenge by fellow Republican Representative Doug Collins, who won 20 per cent of the vote in a 21-candidate field.

On Tuesday, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer invited Biden adviser Vivek Murthy, the former Surgeon General, to a private briefing with senators to discuss Biden's plan to tackle the coronavirus pandemic. "This is about human lives and human livelihoods which. are in the balance". The Biden administration can't do it alone.

"It's all on the line in Georgia", SLF President Steven Law said in a statement.

"It will help determine whether our federal government provides more relief to small businesses and unemployed workers affected by the pandemic".

The GOP elections on Tuesday will be held in camera as control of the chamber remains in limbo next year with two senatorial elections in Georgia scheduled for run-off on January 5.

Voter turnout in Georgia was more than 74%, Kemp's office said this week, boosted by early voting by Black Georgians https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-election-georgia-voting/early-voting-brings-one-million-black-voters-to-georgia-polls-idUSKBN27F36Z, up 40% from 2016. While blame certainly lies elsewhere as well, the buck ultimately stops with the Secretary of State. Brian Kemp, of voter suppression, which he's denied, while he was overseeing an election he was a candidate in.

Races for two seats in Georgia heading to a January 5 runoff are swiftly becoming a showdown over control of the chamber.

However, the widespread doubts about the election from Republicans hasn't convinced all registered voters that any evidence of irregularities uncovered could change the outcome.

Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said the president is "undermining faith in our elections".

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"That doesn't worry me at all". If I was Senator Perdue, I'd be irritated I was in a runoff. This is American. We believe when there are failures, they need to be called out - even when it's in your own party.

Much was made on Monday of a joint statement from Republican Georgia Sens. We're invigorated by our success here. Accordingly, my main objective now is to appeal to Georgians to keep this state what it has been for decades - the premier place to live, start a business, and raise a family. "We win because of our ideas and we lose elections because [Democrats] cheat us". There are going to be people who should, did not have the qualifications of a registered voter to vote in the state. Perdue's recent attacks against Ossoff have nationalized the race.

By contrast, Perdue opposes the Equality Act and has voted for bills to undermine LGBT+ discrimination protections, and Loeffler has previously put forward bills seeking to legally erase transgender children.

"You know, the rapidly rising, uh, um, uh, in with uh, with uh, I don't know, uh", Biden told reporters.

"We're still in the midst of an economic crisis".

"Let's not have any lectures, no lectures, about how the president should immediately, cheerfully accept preliminary election results from the same characters who just spent four years refusing to accept the validity of the last election and who insinuated that this one would be illegitimate too if they lost again - only if they lost", he continued.

Democrat strategists in Florida, in a bid to sink the 2022 reelection of Sen.

When asked about Perdue and Loeffler calling for Raffensperfer to resign, Ossoff credited Stacey Abrams for the reforms in voting in the state of Georgia.

"This isn't about partisan politics", said Ossoff on CNN on Monday.

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