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Andrew Yang moving to Georgia to help Democrats in Senate runoffs

Entrepreneur and former Democratic presidential candidate Andrew YangAndrew YangThe Hill's Morning Report - Presented by Facebook - Senators, White House to meet on potential infrastructure deal HuffPost's Daniel Marans: Yang's public 'fumbles' showed his 'inexperience' in NYC politics Five takeaways from New York's primaries MORE announced Monday he will move to Georgia to work for two Senate candidates in runoffs that will determine control of the upper chamber.

“Great news #yanggang - Evelyn and I are moving to Georgia to help @ossoff and @ReverendWarnock win!” Yang tweeted, referencing Democrats Jon Ossoff and the Rev. Raphael Warnock.

“This is our only chance to clear Mitch out of the way and help Joe and Kamala get things done in the next 4 years," he added. "More details to come but let’s go!!!”

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Warnock will face Sen. Kelly LoefflerKelly LoefflerLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Herschel Walker skips Georgia's GOP convention Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock MORE (R) in a Jan. 5 runoff after neither candidate finished with a majority of the vote in last week's special election, which also featured Rep. Doug CollinsDouglas (Doug) Allen CollinsLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Poll shows tight GOP primary for Georgia governor MORE (R-Ga.) and Democratic candidate Matt Lieberman.

Ossoff, meanwhile, will meet Sen. David PerdueDavid PerdueLoeffler meets with McConnell amid speculation of another Senate run Georgia agriculture commissioner launches Senate campaign against Warnock Georgia Republican secretary of state hits Loeffler as 'weak,' 'fake Trumper' MORE (R) in a rematch on the same day after neither of them broke 50 percent.

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The runoffs have taken on new significance after Democrat Joe BidenJoe Biden Pence said he's 'proud' Congress certified Biden's win on Jan. 6 Americans put the most trust in their doctor for COVID-19 information: poll US to give Afghanistan 3M doses of J&J vaccine MORE was declared the winner of the presidential election but Democratic Senate candidates underperformed expectations. 

Former gubernatorial candidate and voting rights advocate Stacey Abrams, seen as a key factor in Biden’s performance in the state, was bullish on Democratic chances in the runoffs.

“I want to push back against this anachronistic notion that we can’t win in Georgia,” she told CNN’s Jake TapperJacob (Jake) Paul TapperBaltimore police chief calls for more 'boots on the ground' to handle crime wave Chuck Todd reluctant to 'ban' election deniers from 'Meet the Press' Police investigating death of TV anchor who uncovered Clinton tarmac meeting as suicide MORE on “State of the Union” on Sunday.