Democrats Take Georgia in Historic Turn, Capital Erupts in Chaos

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With the projected win of Jon Ossoff, 33, and the called win of Reverend Raphael Warnock, 51, Democrats, in a nail-biting finish in the Georgia senate run-off, have taken control of the senate for the first time since 2008.

Hailed as an historic turn, both Republican incumbents Senator David Perdue, 70 and Senator Kelly Loeffler, 50, were defeated with razor thin margins, after three intensive months of campaigning, in which the once solid red state become the focus of the world's attention.

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Lead by Stacy Abrams, the former Georgia State Representative and one-time contender for the Vice president position, is being credited by many for turning the historically red state for Joe Biden in the general election and scoring a second triumphant democratic sweep.

The race for Georgia and what many called the direction of the nation after four years of Republican controlled, began in November when neither incumbent Republican candidate secured the necessary fifty percent majority of the votes.

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Major Democratic donors used every resource and poured more than $840 million dollars into the state for a get out the vote campaign. The grass roots campaign which began in the fight to turn Georgia Blue in the general election continued over the next three months, galvanizing the largest democratic voter turnout, across the board, in the state's history.

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Capital Erupts in Chaos

The electoral certification of the November general election was met with chaos as Trump supporters stormed the capital building. Vice-President Pence, at the time, in the chamber presiding over the joint session of congress was immediately ushered from the chamber by Secret Service The chamber doors were sealed.

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"The Capitol was put on lockdown and Vice President Mike Pence was rushed from the Senate chamber as Trump supporters — some waving Confederate flags — overwhelmed the building's security. The mayor of Washington, D.C., ordered a 6 p.m. curfew," The New York Times reported.

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