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Holy crap, did you see Kansas? Onward to Georgia! And Montana!

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What does it mean when an almost-30-point Trump district ends up remaining Republican by single-digit numbers? It means that few—if any—Republicans are safe, anywhere. Why wait until 2018 to take out some Republicans when we have two big special elections coming up within the next month and change? The first is in Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, where the Daily Kos community has already poured nearly $1.5 million into Jon Ossoff’s campaign, catapulting him to the national scene. Then we have Montana’s special election, where local folk hero Rob Quist is making Republicans sweat so hard, they’re trying to change the laws to make it harder for people to vote.  How scary is it for the GOP? Let us count the ways:

Candidate Jon Ossoff with Congressman John Lewis
Candidate Jon Ossoff with Congressman John Lewis
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Meryl Ann Butler is an artist, author, educator and OpedNews Managing Editor who has been actively engaged in utilizing the arts as stepping-stones toward joy-filled wellbeing since she was a hippie. She began writing for OpEdNews in Feb, 2004. She became a Senior Editor in August 2012 and Managing Editor in January, (more...)
 

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