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Georgia Is a Purple State, but Don't Expect Centrist Politicians

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Georgia flipped blue for Joe Biden, but in its all-important and costly Senate runoff elections, the Republicans are in full attack mode while the Democrats stick to a steady liberal message.
PERRY, Ga. — The Republican Senate candidates in Georgia are spending tens of millions of dollars on an almost entirely negative advertising campaign, embracing a strategy of riling up the conservative base instead of reaching out to a cross-section of voters in hopes of generating enough turnout to win two critical runoff elections that will decide control of the Senate.

Indeed, despite President Trump's loss here, the early days of campaigning in the runoff…
Astead W. Herndon, Nick Corasaniti
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