A Political Hurricane Blew Through Georgia. Now It’s Bracing for More.

The country’s most hotly contested state has calmed down after months of drama, court fights and national attention (even the death threats have slowed). But new storms are on the horizon.

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Perdue Will Not Challenge Warnock for Georgia Senate Seat

The announcement came just a week after Mr. Perdue, a former senator and Republican, said he had filed paperwork to kick-start a possible new campaign.

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David Perdue Files to Run Against Raphael Warnock for Georgia Senate Seat

Mr. Perdue, who lost a runoff election last month against Senator Jon Ossoff, is taking the first step in the Republican Party’s effort to try to win back a Senate seat in 2022.

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In Georgia, Trump’s Attacks on Election Still Haunt Republicans

In the aftermath of President Trump’s efforts to subvert the election, state officials face harassment and threats, and a district attorney is weighing an inquiry into the president’s actions.

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Elizabeth Williams of the Atlanta Dream Continues to Embrace Activism

Elizabeth Williams of the Atlanta Dream helped galvanize opposition to one of her team’s owners, Senator Kelly Loeffler, who has criticized Black Lives Matter. But the Capitol riot underscored the work ahead.

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Why Warnock and Ossoff Won in Georgia

Far more people of both parties voted than usual in a runoff, but the Democratic turnout was stronger, largely because of Black voters.

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Trump’s Real Claim to Fame

When it comes to the president, there can never be enough losing.

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Ossoff and Warnock Win in Georgia, Democrats to Gain Control of Senate

Victories by Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, which were overshadowed by violence from Trump supporters in Washington, will reshape the balance of power in Congress.

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What the Georgia Runoff Results Mean for the Markets

Investors react to Democrats’ strong showing in Senate runoffs.

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A Democratic Twist in Georgia

Joe Biden appears close to having a friendly Senate majority: This is your morning tip sheet.

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A Historic Night in Georgia

As the results from two highly anticipated runoff elections roll in, control of the Senate appears to be within reach for the Democrats.

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As Polls Close, Here’s What We Know About Voting in Georgia

Voting has appeared to unfold without any major problems in Georgia on Tuesday. Democrats may have claimed a bigger share of the early vote than they did in November’s election, election data shows.

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‘This Vote Matters More Than Anything’: Ballots Are Cast in High-Stakes Runoffs

The stakes were clear: This vote could help set the country’s direction for the next two years. Some wanted a Senate that would back Joe Biden. Others sought a “balance of power.”

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How Trump Could Affect Loeffler and Perdue in Georgia Race

As the president pursues his own agenda, the fallout could have longstanding repercussions in a state where Republicans have dominated for years.

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Who’s on the Ballot in Georgia?

It’s Loeffler vs. Warnock and Perdue against Ossoff. Here’s a quick look at the candidates whose contests will determine control of the Senate.

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A Full Guide to the Georgia Senate Election Runoff

Control of the Senate is at stake. The candidates have shattered spending records. President Trump hovers over the two contests. Here is what we’re keeping an eye on as voters head to the polls.

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The Georgia Runoffs, Part 2: ‘I Have Zero Confidence in My Vote’

Republicans have typically done well in runoff elections in the state. Will President Trump’s attacks on the electoral system change that?

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What Republicans Might Gain if They Lose Georgia

They have survived Trump for the last four years. But disentangling from him might get easier if his latest sabotage succeeds.

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Has Georgia Reached a Turning Point for Democrats? The Senate Is at Stake

The growth of the Atlanta area and the efforts to protect African-Americans’ voting rights have transformed the state’s political landscape.

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When Do Polls Close in Georgia? Voting Hours, Long Lines and More

The New York Times will provide live coverage of two races in Georgia that will determine control of the Senate.

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Trump, in Georgia Before Tuesday’s Election, Can’t Let Go of the Last One

At a rally that was supposed to bolster the fortunes of two Republican runoff candidates, the president instead turned the event into a lecture filled with conspiracy theories and personal attacks.

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Trump Interference Draws Rebuke in Georgia on Eve of Election

A top election official condemned President Trump’s baseless attacks on voting integrity, as the president and Joe Biden rallied support for their candidates in the crucial Senate runoffs.

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As Georgians Prepare to Vote, Trump Interference Draws Rebuke

A top election official condemned President Trump’s baseless attacks on voting integrity, as the president and Joe Biden rallied support for their candidates in the crucial Senate runoffs.

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How the Republican Party Went Feral

Democracy is now threatened by malevolent tribalism.

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What We Know About Voting in Georgia So Far

Democrats may have claimed a bigger share of the early vote than they did in November’s election, election data shows. Some early votes may be counted more quickly on election night.

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Is It Too Late to Impeach Trump Again?

The president showed this weekend that he still has Georgia on his mind.

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Phone Calls, Texts and Tinder — Georgia Campaigns Court Young Voters

As vast resources and hundreds of millions of dollars have been pumped into Georgia for the Senate runoffs, few groups have been as vigorously pursued as the state’s young voters.

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Democrats Rush to Turn Out Black Voters in Georgia, Looking Beyond Atlanta

Rallying voters across the state over the weekend, the Democratic challengers, Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock, tried to encourage election-day turnout on the left.

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Georgia Politics Have Shifted. The Senate Races Will Show How Much.

A reliably red state for almost two decades, Georgia no longer resembles its Deep South neighbors. President Trump and Joe Biden head there Monday to help rally the bases.

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Before Embracing America-First Agenda, David Perdue Was an Outsourcing Expert

Mr. Perdue, who faces one of two runoff elections in Georgia that will determine control of the Senate, built a business record that shifted manufacturing and jobs overseas.

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Early Voting Numbers in Georgia Senate Races Put G.O.P. on Edge

While polls suggest that the state’s crucial runoff elections are up for grabs, Republicans have grown worried about strong turnout in Democratic areas and mixed messages from President Trump.

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Relief Package Grows as Campaign Issue in Georgia Senate Races

The two Republicans tried to claim credit for bringing help to Georgians, despite President Trump’s initial waffling over whether to sign the bill. The Democrats said the $600 payments to Americans were too low.

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Democrats in Georgia Runoffs Bring in Record Haul

The Rev. Raphael G. Warnock and Jon Ossoff each raised more than $100 million, according to campaign filings, signaling Democrats’ optimism heading into the Jan. 5 contests.

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How Trump’s Attack on Relief Bill Has Divided GOP

From the campaign trail in Georgia to Capitol Hill, President Trump’s demand for changes to the $900 billion pandemic relief plan upended political and economic calculations.

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Trump’s Attack on Coronavirus Relief Divides G.O.P. and Threatens Recovery

From the campaign trail in Georgia to Capitol Hill, President Trump’s demand for changes to the $900 billion pandemic relief plan upended political and economic calculations.

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Now Airing on the Local News in Tennessee: Ads for Georgia Candidates

Nearly $470 million is set to be spent on ads for the Georgia Senate runoff races. With the airwaves already saturated, the candidates are heading across state lines to seek any possible advantage.

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Why Georgia Runoff Ads Are Running on Tennessee’s News Stations

Nearly $470 million is set to be spent on ads for the Georgia Senate runoff races. With the airwaves already saturated, the candidates are heading across state lines to seek any possible advantage.

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Senate Candidates Duel in Georgia Race as GOP Voters’ Anger Persists Over Presidential Election

As the state’s Republican senators rallied with Ivanka Trump, and their Democratic challengers welcomed Kamala Harris, conservative voters were focused on the president’s election loss.

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Ad Spending Soars in Georgia Races With Stakes Far Beyond Georgia

With control of the Senate up for grabs, the two Georgia runoff races have come to feel more like national elections than statewide ones.

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Campaigning in Georgia, Biden Presses for the Senate Majority He Will Need

The president-elect urged voters at a rally in Atlanta to defeat both the state’s incumbent Republican senators and elect Jon Ossoff and Raphael Warnock, which would give Democrats Senate control.

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What We Know About the Voting in Georgia So Far

Monday was the deadline to register to vote for the January runoffs, and a big number of absentee ballots have already been requested. This time, those ballots may be counted more quickly.

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Republicans Make Clear Their Georgia Senate Strategy: Attack Warnock

For the crucial Senate runoffs, the G.O.P. is focusing its attacks on the Rev. Raphael Warnock, portraying him as radical, a claim he has rejected but one that worked for Republicans in down-ballot races last month.

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The Suburbs Helped Elect Biden. Can They Give Democrats the Senate, Too?

Some Atlanta suburbs that used to be “blood red” went blue in November. But Democrats need strong turnout in January, not just disaffected Republicans seeking to give Trump one final defeat.

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Georgia Officials Warn Trump’s Election Claims Could Hurt G.O.P. in Senate Runoff

President Trump has continued to repeat baseless allegations surrounding his loss, and Republican state officials argue that it is undermining public trust in the elections process.

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Trump Campaigns in Georgia With His Own Lost Race on His Mind

President Trump returned to the campaign trail on Saturday, but helping the two Republican senators in runoff elections that will decide control of the Senate wasn’t his entire agenda.

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A Gathering Political Storm Hits Georgia, With Trump on the Way

With two crucial Senate seats up for grabs, Mike Pence and Barack Obama joined the fray in support of their party’s candidates, and President Trump is headed there on Saturday.

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Georgia Republicans Seek Cover From Trump’s Fury Over Loss

Many in the state G.O.P. are expending significant effort — and contorting themselves into political pretzels — to navigate the president’s outrage over his loss, hoping to retain the support of his base.

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2,596 Trades in One Term: Inside Senator Perdue’s Stock Portfolio

The Georgia Republican’s stock trades have far outpaced those of his Senate colleagues and have included a range of companies within his Senate committees’ oversight, an analysis shows.

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‘It Has to Stop’: Georgia Election Official Lashes Trump

Gabriel Sterling, a voting system official in Georgia, harshly criticized the president for failing to condemn threats of violence against people overseeing the voting system in his state.

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As Trump Attacks Georgia Republicans, Party Worries About Senate Races

Some Republicans in the state fear that the doubt President Trump is sowing about the fairness of the election could depress turnout for the crucial Senate runoff races.

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