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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff visits a campaign office in Chamblee, Ga., to thank volunteers and supporters on Monday, as the special election for Georgia's 6th Congressional District winds down. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Democratic candidate Jon Ossoff speaks with the media in Atlanta on Apr. 18 as he runs against Republican Karen Handel to replace Tom Price, who is now the secretary of Health and Human Services. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Ad War Means Local TV Stations Win Big In Georgia's Special Election

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Portrait of Barbare Jorjadze by Georgian artist Anuka Beluga. The painting hangs in the Georgian National Library's reading room named after Jorjadze. Giorgi Lomsadze for NPR hide caption

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President Trump recorded a robo call for the Republican in a special election in Kansas, signaling potential trouble for the GOP. It's a race the party should have no trouble winning. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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In an image from the first Foxfire book, students in 1969 look on as Hobe Beasley, John Hopper and Hopper's wife suspend a hog for finishing the work of scalding and scraping. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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House Democrats lost seats in the 2016 elections. They're looking to narrow their 24-seat deficit in 2018, when the president's party typically loses seats in his first midterm elections. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Members of the European Union Monitoring Mission peer through binoculars at the boundary line between Georgia and South Ossetia. Claire Harbage/NPR hide caption

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Along A Shifting Border, Georgia And Russia Maintain An Uneasy Peace

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Georgia Democratic House candidate Jon Ossoff addresses supporters and volunteers at his Marietta office on Saturday. Daniel Schwartz /Courtesy of Jon Ossoff for Congress hide caption

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Jose "Joe" Torres (left) weeps in his seat during his sentencing at the Douglas County Courthouse in Douglasville, Ga., on Monday. Superior Court Judge William McClain sentenced Torres and Kayla Norton to lengthy prison terms Monday for their role in the disruption of a black child's birthday party through the use of Confederate battle flags, racial slurs and armed threats. Henry P. Taylor/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP hide caption

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Former Georgia Rep. Mike Dudgeon casts the ceremonial first vote of the new session of the Georgia House of Representatives on Jan. 10, 2011, in Atlanta. Dudgeon retired from the Legislature in 2016 because of work-life balance issues. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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Low Pay In State Legislatures Means Some Can't Afford The Job

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Ron Ellis of Augusta, Ga., hugs Monica Baldwin, a navigator with Christ Community Health, after she helped him sign up for insurance through the Affordable Care Act. Phil Galewitz/KHN hide caption

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Students interview Arie Carpenter, a widow known simply and affectionately as Aunt Arie, on her front porch. She dispensed bits of wisdom such as "Livin' by yourself ain't all roses — and it ain't all thorns." Her stories inspired playwright Susan Cooper and actor Hume Cronyn, whose collaboration resulted in the 1982 Broadway production Foxfire. Courtesy of The Foxfire Fund, Inc. hide caption

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In The Mountains Of Georgia, Foxfire Students Keep Appalachian Culture Alive

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Huge bands of rain are seen in this satellite image of Hurricane Matthew just before it made landfall in South Carolina Saturday morning. NASA/NOAA GOES Project hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Makes Landfall In S.C.; 'Serious Inland Flooding' Reported

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Bull River Yacht Club Dock Master Robert Logan leaves the dock after finishing up storm preparations as Hurricane Matthew makes its way up the East Coast, Friday, Oct. 7, in Savannah, Ga. Stephen B. Morton/AP hide caption

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Hurricane Matthew Rolls Into Savannah, Ga., Which Is Now Under Curfew

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People bike on the beach ahead of Hurricane Matthew in Atlantic Beach, Fla., on Wednesday. Droves of people in the U.S. have begun evacuating coastal areas ahead of the storm, which tracked a deadly path through the Caribbean in a maelstrom of wind, mud and water. Jewel Samad/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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A motorist who found an Atlanta gas station had run out of fuel calls a nearby gas station Monday to see if they have any left. Gas prices spiked and drivers found "out of service" bags covering pumps as the gas shortage in the South rolled into the work week, raising fears that the disruptions could become more widespread. David Goldman/AP hide caption

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