Georgia runoff: Negative attack ads dominate airwaves a week out from race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker

Georgia runoff: Negative attack ads dominate airwaves a week out from race between Raphael Warnock and Herschel Walker

CNN — Waves of bitter attack ads are dominating Georgia’s airwaves as the runoff between Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock and Republican Herschel Walker enters its final week. Even with control of the Senate already secured, the stakes are high as Democrats seek to secure a majority outright instead of the power-sharing agreement currently in place. … Read more

Is Donald Trump going to sink Herschel Walker?

Is Donald Trump going to sink Herschel Walker?

CNN — Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock launched an ad on Thursday that, at first, might confuse you. The ad opens on Donald Trump’s 2024 presidential announcement earlier this week – and specifically his support for Warnock’s Republican opponent in the Georgia Senate runoff, Herschel Walker. “We must all work very hard for a gentleman and … Read more

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

Democrats hold on to Senate control with Nevada win

US Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto at an election night party hosted by Nevada Democratic Victory at in Las Vegas, Nevada, on Nov. 8, 2022Anna Moneymaker/Getty Images US President Joe Biden’s Democrats have held on to control of the Senate with a victory in Nevada, continuing the party’s comeback in the midterm elections and making it … Read more

Democrats retain Senate control as GOP push in Nevada falls short

Democrats retain Senate control as GOP push in Nevada falls short

Sen. Catherine Cortez Masto during an election-night party in Las Vegas, on Nov. 8, 2022.MIKAYLA WHITMORE /The New York Times News Service Democrats kept control of the Senate on Saturday, repelling Republican efforts to retake the chamber and making it harder for them to thwart President Joe Biden’s agenda. The fate of the House was … Read more

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Mark Kelly wins in Arizona, putting Democrats one seat away from keeping control of Senate

Sen. Mark Kelly, D-Ariz., addresses supporters at an election night event in Tucson, Ariz., Nov. 8, 2022.Alberto Mariani/The Associated Press Arizona Senator Mark Kelly has won re-election, putting the Democrats one seat away from holding the upper chamber in midterm elections and dealing another blow to form President Donald Trump’s far-right faction of the Republican … Read more

Democratic super PAC to put millions behind new Georgia runoff ad as both parties turn focus to key contest

Democratic super PAC to put millions behind new Georgia runoff ad as both parties turn focus to key contest

CNN — A top Democratic super PAC will begin airing a new ad attacking Republican Herschel Walker’s character on Saturday, as both parties turn their focus to a Georgia Senate runoff that may end up determining control of the Senate. First provided to CNN, the ad, titled “Shown Us” from Georgia Honor – a group … Read more

Georgia runoff election highlights GOP worries about Trump — and excitement surrounding DeSantis

Georgia runoff election highlights GOP worries about Trump — and excitement surrounding DeSantis

CNN — Herschel Walker’s success in his upcoming runoff against incumbent Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock could depend on GOP luminaries flocking to Georgia between now and December 6, several Republicans say. Many are torn over whether that should include former President Donald Trump, whose status as the anchor of the party is under renewed scrutiny … Read more

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

As US midterm results continue to come in, Republican hopes for ‘red kingdom’ fade

Supporters react as they watch news of projected victory for Democratic candidate for Governor Pennsylvania Attorney General Josh Shapiro at a 2022 US midterm election night party for Democratic US Senate candidate John Fetterman, in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, US, November 8, 2022.QUINN GLABICKI/Reuters A red wave. A red tsunami. “Baby, it is a red kingdom,” Newsmax … Read more

Georgia’s high-stakes race has controversial Republican Herschel Walker in a dead heat with incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock

Georgia’s high-stakes race has controversial Republican Herschel Walker in a dead heat with incumbent Democrat Raphael Warnock

Reverend Raphael Warnock is preaching to the faithful at Cascade Skating, a roller rink on the city’s blue-collar southwest side.Adrian Morrow/The Globe and Mail Reverend Raphael Warnock is preaching to the faithful. On this recent weekend evening, the location is not his usual pulpit at Ebenezer Baptist, the downtown Atlanta church once led by Martin … Read more

Obama in Georgia lambasts Walker as ‘a celebrity that wants to be a politician’

Obama in Georgia lambasts Walker as ‘a celebrity that wants to be a politician’

CNN — Former President Barack Obama described Herschel Walker as “a celebrity that wants to be a politician” during a speech Friday night in Georgia, lauding the Republican Senate nominee as “one of the best running backs of all time,” but someone who is not equipped to be a United States senator. Obama went point-for-point … Read more