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>> We will be ready to fight on.>> A novice Democrat appears to have fallen just short of winning an upset victory in a much watched Congressional race that was seen as a referendum on President Donald Trump.>> There is no doubt that this is already a victory for the ages.
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>> I'm Andy Sullivan in Dunwoody, Georgia, where not too long ago, Democrat Jon Ossoff told his supporters that they had already won a big victory by defying expectations in this Republican leaning area, even though they didn't get enough votes to send him directly to Congress. Instead, he faces a run off election against Republican, Karen Handle, on June 20th.
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Democrats started the evening with high hopes, but as the results trickled in over the course of the evening, it became clear that Ossoff would not get the 50% he needed. National Republican groups spent millions of dollars attacking Ossoff. Trump himself is getting into the act as well with robo calls, and twitter messages.
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>> Thank you very much. Trump staying up past midnight to take credit for the result on Twitter.>> And there are thousands of you.>> With few other events on the political calendar, the race was seen as a referendum on Trump's turbulent first few months in office. Democrats are searching for answers while they're shut out of power in Washington, and they've rallied around the 30-year old documentary filmmaker.
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He raised more than $8 million in the first three months of the year, and drew volunteers from across the country. A Democratic victory would not tip the balance of power in Washington where Republicans control the White House and both chambers of Congress. But it could give Democrats a much needed shot in the arm and spook Republican law makers who, as we've seen, have had trouble working with Trump on big issues like healthcare and tax reform.
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Their party dodged a big bullet tonight, avoiding embarrassment, but they are gonna have to fight hard over the next two months to hold on to this seat.>> He inspires