• Lucy McBath Just Beat Georgia GOP Rep. Karen Handle. Here's Why It Matters

    12 days ago - By Fortune

    Adding to a growing list of historic firsts this election cycle , Lucy McBath defeated Republican incumbent Karen Handel who had been elected to represent Georgia's 6th Congressional District just last year.
    The Associated Press called the close race for McBath on Thursday morning , who reportedly won by under 3,000 votes .
    McBath's win is significant for a number of reasons. Not only does her victory serve to increase the Democrats' majority in the House, but she also won in a district that was largely seen as out of reach for Democrats-it was held by Republican Newt Gingrich for 20...
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