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Campaign ads for Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are seen on a wall near the John Lewis mural the day after the US Senate runoff elections in Atlanta, Georgia.(REUTERS)

Democrats’ Georgia alliance is diverse and broad. Is it durable?

Atlanta | By Associated Press | Posted by Prashasti Singh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 07, 2021 07:47 AM IST
Black voters were driven by the possibility of Warnock becoming the state’s first Black senator, an achievement coveted even more coming two years after Democrat Stacey Abrams narrowly missed becoming the first Black female governor in US history.
Democratic US Senate candidates Raphael Warnock (left) and Jon Ossoff are on course to victory in the key Georgia runoff elections.(Reuters)
Democratic US Senate candidates Raphael Warnock (left) and Jon Ossoff are on course to victory in the key Georgia runoff elections.(Reuters)

Dems poised to take Senate as Congress meets to certify Biden win

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , Edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 11:05 PM IST
US Congress will hold a joint session later in the day to grant one final certification to President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in support of Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Dalton, Georgia.(AP)
President Donald Trump arrives to speak at a campaign rally in support of Senate candidates Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue in Dalton, Georgia.(AP)

Trump claims voter fraud in Georgia Senate runoffs, Republican candidate calls for ‘transparency’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kunal Gaurav
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 08:33 PM IST
Amid unsubstantiated voter fraud claims by the US president, Republican David Perdue’s campaign has called for “time and transparency to be certain the results are fair and accurate.”
Democrat Raphael Warnock won the first of two critical runoff elections in Georgia that will decide control of the US Senate at the outset of Joe Biden's presidency.(AFP file)
Democrat Raphael Warnock won the first of two critical runoff elections in Georgia that will decide control of the US Senate at the outset of Joe Biden's presidency.(AFP file)

Democrats win one Georgia runoff election, poised to pick the second

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON JAN 06, 2021 10:14 PM IST
If Democrats secure victories in the two seats, they will wrest control of the Senate from Republicans and complete a trifecta, with the House of Representatives and the White House already in the bag, starting January 20.
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(Reuters)
US President-elect Joe Biden delivers remarks at his transition headquarters in Wilmington, Delaware, US.(Reuters)

Biden flexes Georgia muscle alongside GOP in Senate races

Atlanta | By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 03, 2021 03:59 AM IST
Biden and his team have steered at least $18 million to help Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock try to unseat Republican Sens. David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler. Biden’s campaign manager and incoming White House deputy chief of staff, Jen O’Malley Dillon, confirmed the figures Saturday.
Voters stand in line during the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia.(Bloomberg file photo)
Voters stand in line during the first day of early voting in Atlanta, Georgia.(Bloomberg file photo)

A closer look at the four candidates in Georgia’s senate runoffs

By Bloomberg | Posted by Shivani Kumar
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 05:18 PM IST
A look at the four candidates: Republican incumbents David Perdue and Kelly Loeffler, and Democratic challengers Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock.
People wave signs during a rally for Democratic Georgia Senate challengers the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Atlanta.(AP)
People wave signs during a rally for Democratic Georgia Senate challengers the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff in Atlanta.(AP)

Georgia US senate runoff: Loeffler, Perdue run hard-line pitch

Atlanta | By Associated Press| Posted by Mallika Soni
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2021 04:53 AM IST
In the final days of campaigns that will decide control of the US Senate, the Republican incumbents are appealing to the most conservative part of the electorate.
People wait in line during early voting at Chastain Park Gymnasium in Atlanta. Democrat senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are trying to unseat Republican Sens. Loeffler and David Perdue in Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate.(AP)
People wait in line during early voting at Chastain Park Gymnasium in Atlanta. Democrat senate candidates Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock are trying to unseat Republican Sens. Loeffler and David Perdue in Jan. 5 runoff elections that will determine which party controls the Senate.(AP)

A record 3 million early votes cast in Georgia’s US senate runoff races

Atlanta | By Reuters| Posted by Mallika Soni
PUBLISHED ON JAN 02, 2021 02:52 AM IST
The 3,001,017 early votes amount to 38.8% of all registered voters in the state, according to the US Elections Project. That puts turnout at a record high for a Georgia runoff, exceeding the 2.1 million ballots cast in a 2008 Senate contest.
Many supporters of Kamala Harris targeted Republican Senator David Perdue who mispronounced Kamal Harris’ name during an election rally on Saturday.(Reuters File Photo)
Many supporters of Kamala Harris targeted Republican Senator David Perdue who mispronounced Kamal Harris’ name during an election rally on Saturday.(Reuters File Photo)

#MyNameIs: Indian-Americans launch online campaign after Trump’s partyman mocks Kamala Harris’ name

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by: Amit Chaturvedi
UPDATED ON OCT 18, 2020 03:20 PM IST
Spokesperson of David Perdue said the Senator mispronounced the name and he did not mean anything by it. But the damage had already been done.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris.(AP file photo)
Democratic vice presidential candidate Senator Kamala Harris.(AP file photo)

Outcry as Republican senator mocks Kamala Harris’ name

Hindustan Times, Washington | By Yashwant Raj
PUBLISHED ON OCT 18, 2020 05:27 AM IST
“Kamala? Kamala? Kamala-mala-mala? I don’t know. Whatever,” Republican Senator David Perdue said in Macon, Georgia, in a comment that’s being seen as a racist ploy.
Republican Senator David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally for US President Donald Trump at Middle Georgia Regional Airport on October 16 in Macon, Georgia.(AP)
Republican Senator David Perdue speaks during a campaign rally for US President Donald Trump at Middle Georgia Regional Airport on October 16 in Macon, Georgia.(AP)

Georgia’s Republican senator mispronounces Kamala Harris’s name at a rally for Donald Trump, sparks outrage

Hindustan Times, Washington, DC | By Yashwant Raj
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 12:16 PM IST
“Kamala? Kamala? Kamala-mala-mala? I don’t know. Whatever,” David Perdue said at a campaign stop in Macon, Georgia, in a comment that is being seen by many as a deliberately racist ploy to denigrate Democratic vice-presidential candidate Kamala Harris
US Sen. David Perdue mispronounced Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris’ name and it was met with cheers and laughter at a Georgia rally.(REUTERS)
US Sen. David Perdue mispronounced Democratic vice-presidential nominee Kamala Harris’ name and it was met with cheers and laughter at a Georgia rally.(REUTERS)

Republican senator Perdue’s mocking ‘mispronunciation’ of Kamala Harris’ name earns him flak

Washington | By Reuters | Posted by Shankhyaneel Sarkar
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2020 09:50 AM IST
Harris, a US senator from California, is the daughter of immigrants from India and Jamaica. Former Vice President Joe Biden named Harris as his running mate in August.
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