Georgia District 6 Congressional race most expensive ever


House Majority Whip Steve Scalise was among those hurt and remains in a critical condition.

Election Day is finally here in Georgia's 6th Congressional District. National Republicans' House campaign arm added $4.5 million, and the U.S. Chamber of Commerce chipped in another seven figures.

"Because moderates and independents in this district are exhausted of left-wing extremism", Carver added.

If November was the height of political winter for Democrats, the party faithful have been desperately searching ever since for the first signs of spring. That's exactly what Mrs. Handel is now facing from a Democratic rival who got his initial boost from an online campaign based on the pitch "Make Trump Furious". Narrow defeats there, with talk of moral victories, have only gone so far.

"If he wins, they win", a voiceover says.

The AJC reports that more than $50 million has been spent on the race, "already the most expensive election of its kind", and a massive chunk of that has been funneled into advertising.

Democrats have plenty of energy nationally, but it hasn't translated to the electoral scoreboard. Democrats will come out of Georgia convinced they have a real shot at making Nancy Pelosi the Speaker of the House again. If they win, Republicans will look to next year's balloting with foreboding bordering on panic. That trifecta, in addition to control of the White House and a growing conservative bench in the Supreme Court, can't be erased by losing one House seat anywhere in the nation. The stakes, however, are just that high.

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Should Democrats fail to convert at least one of the special election seats, it could be a demoralizing blow for administration opponents who have seen these races as early tests of the national strength of an anti-Trump movement.

Spending in the race could top $50 million, making it the most expensive House contest in USA history. "Let's not have 11 Republicans running for the same position, OK?"

"No, Chris. Let me be crystal clear so you completely understand: We have not received nor are we aware of any investigation of the president of the United States", Sekulow said. Moderates and independents out there want to give him a chance. In previous special elections where Democrats were seen to have little chance of victory, their candidates were pretty liberal.

Ossoff's hope of taking the seat lies in close polls, the fact that Trump only won the district by only 1.5 percent and national invigoration of Democrats.

Issue One estimates that almost half of the money dumped into the race has been controlled by outsider groups, such as the political action committee behind an attack ad tying Ossoff and Democrats to the Alexandria shooting that left a Republican congressman in critical condition.

"When will it stop?".

Jon Ossoff: The 30-year-old has never been a candidate for office before this race, but Ossoff is no political neophyte. Both campaigns have condemned the ad, calling it "disgraceful" and "disturbing and disgusting".