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Karen Handel celebrates at her election party.
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CNN projects: Karen Handel wins

Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a high-stakes special election for a Georgia House seat, denying Democrats their first major victory of the Donald Trump era.

CNN projects: Karen Handel wins

Republican Karen Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in a high-stakes special election for a Georgia House seat, denying Democrats their first major victory of the Donald Trump era.