shooting at a GOP baseball practice</a> last week would “win” a special congressional election for Republican candidate Karen Handel.” data-reactid=”22″>The chairman of the Republican Party in Georgia’s 11th Congressional District apologized Monday for saying that a shooting at a GOP baseball practice last week would “win” a special congressional election for Republican candidate Karen Handel.
According to the Washington Post, Carver had also claimed during a get-out-the-vote rally for Handel that “moderates and independents in this district are tired of left-wing extremism” and “the congressional baseball shooting is going to decide the election.”
Steve Scalise</a>, before being slain by Capitol Police.” data-reactid=”25″>Last week, a gunman identified as James T. Hodgkinson attacked Republicans at practice for a charity baseball game, injuring five people, including House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, before being slain by Capitol Police.
released a television ad</a> that linked liberals to the attack. Both Handel and Ossoff condemned the ad.” data-reactid=”26″>Carver is not Handel’s only supporter to use last week’s shooting to promote her candidacy. The conservative group Principled PAC released a television ad that linked liberals to the attack. Both Handel and Ossoff condemned the ad.
received threatening letters</a> containing a white powder that was later found to be nontoxic.” data-reactid=”27″>Tensions surrounding the special election have escalated in the race’s final days. Last week Handel and several of her neighbors reportedly received threatening letters containing a white powder that was later found to be nontoxic.
Voters head to the polls Tuesday in Georgia’s Eighth Congressional District, which neighbors Carver’s 11th. Democrats are hoping their candidate, Jon Ossoff, can pull off an upset in the historically Republican district.
most expensive in U.S. history</a>, according to CBS News.” data-reactid=”33″>With money pouring in from both sides, the House race has become the most expensive in U.S. history, according to CBS News.
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