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In Georgia's U.S. Senate race, it's all about ... race
In Georgia's U.S. Senate race, it's all about ... race

In the final stretch of one of the nation's most competitive Senate contests, the politics of race — always present in this Southern capital — are dominating the campaign. Long, festive lines of mostly African American voters stretched through an Atlanta shopping mall over the weekend, as Democrats waiting to cast early ballots snapped selfies with civil rights icon John Lewis. Black pastors preached against Republican-led efforts to impose voter ID restrictions, while vans idled outside to transport the faithful to Georgia's first-ever Sunday polling stations. "You push us up against a wall, we'll push back," said the Rev. William E. Flippin Sr. of...

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