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Mike Pence back in Georgia for rallies in Columbus, Macon

The vice president, a frequent visitor on the Senate runoff campaign trail, attended two rallies.

ATLANTA — Vice President Mike Pence returned to Georgia Thursday o attend a pair of rallies on the campaign trail for Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue.

The vice president has been a frequent visitor to Georgia over the last few weeks in support of the incumbent Republicans, who are looking to retain their seats and secure GOP control of the Senate in the Jan. 5 runoffs.

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This is Pence's fourth trip to Georgia since the Nov. 3 election.

The basics

  • Who: Vice President Mike Pence
  • What: Two rallies with Sens. Kelly Loeffler and David Perdue
  • Where: Columbus, at the Columbus Airport, and Macon, at the Middle Georgia Regional Airport
  • When: 12 p.m. for Columbus, 2 p.m. for Macon
  • Tickets: You can register here for Columbus, and here for Macon.

The vice president attended the first rally in Columbus, a noon start time at the Columbus Airport. The second began at 2 p.m. in Macon.

According to a release, Pence was expected to his remarks at the rallies to "highlight the historic accomplishments of the Trump Administration with the help of Senate Republicans, along with the importance of fighting for conservative legislators."

Pence's latest visit comes with the Senate campaigns heating up in Georgia. Earlier this week, President-elect Joe Biden visited Atlanta for a drive-in rally in support of Democratic candidates Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff.

Polls so far have shown the races are extremely close.