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Dems Take Control of Senate as Ossoff Is Declared Winner in GA

Published on 07 Jan 2021 / In Film & Animation

Dems Take Control of Senate, as Ossoff Is Declared Winner in GA.<br />Democrat Jon Ossoff defeated <br />Republican Senator David Perdue in one of <br />two runoff elections for the U.S. Senate seats of GA.<br />Ossoff's victory was announced amid the <br />chaos at the U.S. Capitol building ...<br />... in which the rioting of a pro-Trump mob shut down <br />the acceptance of the Electoral College results.<br />The other Democratic winner of the day <br />was Rev. Raphael Warnock, who defeated <br />Republican Senator Kelly Loeffler.<br />Warnock is the first Black Democratic Senator <br />ever to be elected in a Southern U.S. state.<br />The election results mean that Democrats have <br />obtained a slim majority in the Senate.<br />With a 50-50 tally of Republican and Democratic Senators, <br />Democratic Vice President-elect Kamala Harris will act <br />as the tie-breaking vote once she is sworn in.<br />Following Trump's single term as president, <br />Democrats now have control of the <br />White House and both Houses of Congress

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