The Republican primary for Senate in Georgia has been low drama compared to the debacle that is the contest for governor. It's also a rare place where the party's typically divergent Trump and McConnell wings agree, uniting behind former Georgia football star Herschel Walker.
The Heisman Trophy winner is heavily favored in the May 27 contest, where polls have shown him leading his next closest opponent, state Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black, by an average of nearly 60 points in most surveys this year. Also in the mix are general contractor Kelvin King and former Trump White House aide and Navy SEAL Latham Saddler. Walker should easily top the 50 percent needed to avoid a runoff, setting him up on a collision course with Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock, who's seeking a full term after winning an upset special election runoff in early January 2021.
Despite Walker's pronounced lead, Black — and to a lesser extent, some of the other challengers — have taken aim at him. They're amplifying what is likely to be the Democratic attacks against Walker
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