Democrats And Republicans Have Lessons To Learn From Georgia Runoff : Consider This from NPR In Georgia, Democrat Raphael Warnock held on to his U.S. Senate seat, defeating Republican candidate Herschel Walker in a special runoff vote. Warnock's reelection is a big win for Democrats, as it gives them a slightly expanded majority in the Senate. It also further supports the idea that Georgia, a historically red state that Democrats managed to flip in 2020, really is becoming more purple.

We speak with Republican strategist Janelle King, and Democratic strategist Fred Hicks about the lessons both parties can learn from the results of this contest, as they look ahead to 2024.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

Democrats And Republicans Have Lessons To Learn From Georgia Runoff

Democrats And Republicans Have Lessons To Learn From Georgia Runoff

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Georgia Democratic Senate candidate U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock waves to supporters as he walks on stage to speak during an election night watch party in Atlanta, Georgia. Sen. Warnock has defeated his Republican challenger Herschel Walker in the Georgia Senate runoff election. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Georgia Democratic Senate candidate U.S. Sen. Raphael Warnock waves to supporters as he walks on stage to speak during an election night watch party in Atlanta, Georgia. Sen. Warnock has defeated his Republican challenger Herschel Walker in the Georgia Senate runoff election.

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In Georgia, Democrat Raphael Warnock held on to his U.S. Senate seat, defeating Republican candidate Herschel Walker in a special runoff vote. Warnock's reelection is a big win for Democrats, as it gives them a slightly expanded majority in the Senate. It also further supports the idea that Georgia, a historically red state that Democrats managed to flip in 2020, really is becoming more purple.

We speak with Republican strategist Janelle King, and Democratic strategist Fred Hicks about the lessons both parties can learn from the results of this contest, as they look ahead to 2024.

In participating regions, you'll also hear a local news segment to help you make sense of what's going on in your community.

Email us at considerthis@npr.org.

This episode was produced by Brianna Scott, Michael Levitt, and Gabe O'Connor. It was edited by William Troop. Our executive producer is Sami Yenigun.