5 reactions to Rev. Raphael Warnock’s historic election as Georgia’s first black senator

5. Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton called Warnock’s election a “new day.”

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Hillary Clinton addresses her staff and supporters about the results of the U.S. election at a hotel in the Manhattan borough of New York, November 9, 2016. |

“Congratulations to the new senators from Georgia, and to everyone who organized and voted to get them there. It's a new day,” Clinton tweeted, also acknowledging Democrat Jon Ossoff’s expected defeat of Republican Sen. David Perdue.

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