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Jim Martin for senate in Georgia:

Jim Martin Statement On U.S. Senate Runoff: We are in a runoff. And the runoff race begins right now. Yesterday was a historic day in American history. Barak Obama was elected President of the United States.

I was struck by what he said last night. He said:

For even as we celebrate tonight, we know the challenges that tomorrow will bring are the greatest of our lifetime -- two wars, a planet in peril, the worst financial crisis in a century. Even as we stand here tonight, we know there are brave Americans waking up in the deserts of Iraq and the mountains of Afghanistan to risk their lives for us. There are mothers and fathers who will lie awake after the children fall asleep and wonder how they'll make the mortgage or pay their doctors' bills or save enough for their child's college education. There's new energy to harness, new jobs to be created, new schools to build, and threats to meet, alliances to repair.

Those words of Barak Obama’s are why this runoff campaign is so important. Those remarks will guide me over the next four weeks. We’re going to win on December second, because this race is going to be about helping President-elect Barack Obama get our economy back on track and making the economy work for the middle class again. America has elected Barack Obama President, and I say now is the time for all of us to help him succeed. Let’s take some time off from partisan politics, we face the biggest challenges of the past 60 years now, let’s work together to solve them. I think that starts with helping Barack Obama succeed, not undercutting him for partisan advantage or to protect special interests. And that’s the difference in this runoff election. I will do everything I can to help Barack Obama change Washington and get the economy moving again.

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