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Why Georgia state loss poses challenge to the Dems

Democrats, liberals and pundits thought it would be a win for Ossoff - and a centrist agenda for the party - but his loss now gives the left-leaning faction in the party the upper hand

Jon Ossoff (above, on a campaign trail in Georgia) had been celebrated as a young political innovator who would unite Democrats and discontented Republicans.


TO quote famed baseball player Yogi Berra, who was known for his witticism, "it was déjà vu all over again".

When this week's election in the sixth Congressional district of the state of Georgia ended in a loss for the Democratic Party candidate, disheartened Democrats...