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Republican candidate Karen Handel gives a victory speech to supporters on June 20, 2017 in Atlanta. Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the special election in Georgia 6th Congressional District. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
Republican candidate Karen Handel gives a victory speech to supporters on June 20, 2017 in Atlanta. Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the special election in Georgia 6th Congressional District. (Jessica McGowan/Getty Images)
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Republican candidate Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in last night's closely watched Georgia special election, while Republican Ralph Norman won in South Carolina's special House race.

Republican strategist Paris Dennard (@PARISDENNARD) and Democratic strategist Jamal Simmons (@JamalSimmons) join Here & Now's Jeremy Hobson to discuss the GOP victories in both special elections Tuesday night, and the implications for both parties.

This segment aired on June 21, 2017.

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