Republican Karen Handel wins key Georgia election

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Republican Karen Handel wins key Georgia election

Republican Karen Handel has won a closely contested congressional race, salvaging a seat in conservative US state of Georgia where Democrats had hoped to strike a blow against Donald Trump's presidency.

Returns showed Handel, a former Georgia secretary of state, winning about 52 percent of the vote over Democrat Jon Ossoff, who won nearly 48 percent in Georgia's 6th Congressional District.

Al Jazeera's Shihab Rattansi reports from Sandy Springs.

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