Lucy McBath Wins Georgia Congressional Race Against Karen Handel

New York Times Lucy McBath, the gun control and racial justice activist whose son was killed in a 2012 shooting, is now headed to Congress, after winning a razor-thin election decided Thursday morning. Ms. McBath defeated the Republican incumbent Karen Handel, who ...
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Gun Control Advocate Lucy McBath Wins Georgia House Seat In Major Upset

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Karen Handel concedes 6th District race to Lucy McBath

Congratulations to Representative-Elect Lucy McBath and send her only good thoughts and much prayer for the journey that lies ahead for her." We're working to get reaction in the Georgia's 6th Congressional District race on Channel 2 Action News at Noon.

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Lucy McBath Declares Victory in Bid For Newt Gingrich's Old Congressional Seat

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McBath Declares Victory over Handel in 6th District Race

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