Democrats and the losing politics of contempt

Whatever else might be said about Democrat Jon Ossoff’s not-so-narrow loss on Tuesday to Republican Karen Handel in the race for Georgia’s 6th Congressional District, Democrats didn’t lose for lack of political talent, campaign financing and organization or enthusiasm among their base. They lost because of their brand.

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Jake Bentley learning from Peyton Manning

South Carolina quarterback Jake Bentley worked Thursday morning on the same field as NFL legend Peyton Manning.
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Jake Bentley learning from Peyton Manning 1:35

Jake Bentley learning from Peyton Manning

Eli Manning talks Jake Bentley at Manning Passing Academy 0:43

Eli Manning talks Jake Bentley at Manning Passing Academy

Indicted Rep. Rick Quinn declares innocence after judge keeps prosecutor on case 0:41

Indicted Rep. Rick Quinn declares innocence after judge keeps prosecutor on case

Ethics watchdog: there will be more indictments 0:51

Ethics watchdog: there will be more indictments