Perez says he was "disappointed" by that election, but suggested it was to be expected.
Trump was quick to celebrate the Georgia win and accused Democrats of standing in the way of a legislative agenda bogged down by infighting and investigations into whether his campaign colluded with Russian Federation in last year's presidential election.
Democrats lost another race in SC that same night, and that followed previous disappointments in Montana and Kansas.
JOE CROWLEY: We're disappointed.
Wow! It's nearly as if the Democrats actually won all those special elections that they lost. David Gergen, senior political analyst, and former presidential advisor to Richard Nixon, Gerald Ford, Ronald Raegan, and Bill Clinton, told CNN that the results should serve as a warning to the Dems to never underestimate Donald Trump and his party's capacity to win against them.
"I know it's easy to feel disappointed and defeated", Lujan said in a video message to Democrats.More news: Germany: Climate will last longer than Trump presidency
A June 18 poll showed Ossoff just ahead of Handel, with 49.0 percent versus 48.9 percent.
During the 2016 election, many independent Iowa voters came out in support of Trump and helped him win the state.
"If we take back the House in 2018 then I think she'd stay leader", said Rep. Ruben Gallego, D-Ariz. "I think that in certain areas, like in some of these special-election districts, it doesn't benefit our candidates to be tied to her". Moulton is a 38-year-old Iraq war veteran elected to Congress in 2014. The Iraq war veteran endorsed eight veterans running for the House this week, and started a new national security task force with other young veterans within the Democratic caucus. You're responsible for everything your platoon does or fails to do. "We're a family. We're going to have those discussions". That's the most important part.
UNIDENTIFIED MAN: Ossoff lived and worked with the liberals in Washington. She's the ultimate expression of "San Francisco values", and nobody's buying those anywhere but in San Francisco.
UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: Ossoff would vote with Nancy Pelosi to weaken our military. Republicans. One such ad warned that Ossoff would be a "rubber stamp for Pelosi's agenda". Ryan believes those ads were instrumental in the Republicans' victories.
Tim Ryan calls Democrat's brand "Toxic".
Ryan isn't saying whether or not he will challenge Pelosi as House Minority Leader again.