The Battlegrounds for Congress in 2022

Kamala went down to Georgia Friday to encourage black people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. Georgia is an important part of the Democrats’ plan to maintain their slim majorities in Congress. Look for her and Biden to travel there at every opportunity between now and the mid-term elections.

Joe Biden and Kamala made Georgia their favorite state during the 2020 presidential election cycle. They understood that the defeat of the two Republican senators would flip the Senate into the hands of Chuck Schumer and Democrats. Joe Biden received a slim victory in the presidential race (less than half of a percentage point) while Warnock and Ossoff won the Senate seats. Now Warnock is running for a full term, as Warnock won a special election to serve out retiring Senator Jonny Isakson’s term. Republicans hope to take back the seat in 2022.

Kamala went to Georgia and Warnock was present in her entourage, as was Ossoff. She was in Atlanta to promote the safety of the COVID-19 vaccinations to black audiences and present participating in getting vaccinated as a way to protect themselves, their families, and their communities. Is that a harsh way to describe her targeted audience – by racial lines? I don’t think so. She only visited two sites, both are “historically black institutions.” Read more…

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