Tomlinson: Democrats Have Never Run ‘Authentic’ Candidate Who Understands Rural Georgia

Campaign denies dig at Stacey Abrams, says Tomlinson's 'authentic profile relates to the non-metro Atlanta experience'

ATLANTA—Democratic Senate candidate Teresa Tomlinson has a theory about why her party keeps losing in her state of Georgia: Democrats have never run "authentic" candidates in the past who can appeal to voters in its central and southern regions.