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Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win

Karen Handel speaks to FOX 5 following 6th District win Republican strategist Brian Robinson told Elliot that he believes Handel's win will be a blueprint for other Republican Congressional candidates looking to win in a district where President Trump may not be popular. Ossoff , whose campaign had been infused with $24 million from the Democratic National Committee (DNC) and $8 million from other contributors, had been the projected front-r... [Full Article...]

Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting

Donald Trump Jr. appears to contradict father's account of private Comey meeting A person close to Trump's legal team has said a complaint would be filed with the Justice department . Senator Roy Blunt, of Missouri, asked Comey why he had felt free to give those memos to a friend, a professor at Columbia Law School, who had, in turn, given them to the press. [Full Article...]

Trump calls student's treatment a 'total disgrace,' suggesting Obama is to blame

North Korea argues that its nuclear weapons are necessary for preventing a USA invasion with the aim of overthrowing the government of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un, and has dismissed Trump's military threats. The country may not worry about much of anything externally, even the death of a young tourist, until it reaches its goal of building a nuclear ICBM that can ease what it sees as decades o... [Full Article...]

Democratic lawmaker criticizes party brand, Pelosi

They have now three special elections in a row to fill seats vacated by President Trump's Cabinet members. But as Democrats are eager to point out , there are many more districts - anywhere from 71 to 94, depending on how it's calculated - that are more competitive than Georgia's 6th District. [Full Article...]

In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats

In Georgia, Handel thanks Trump and reaches out to Democrats A national influx of roughly $25 million - the most ever spent on a U.S. House race - couldn't get Democrat Jon Ossoff , 30, over the finish line. That's true, but this one was an open seat (giving them a better chance than those in which a Republican incumbent runs). And yet they came up short, as they have in every special election this year involving a Republican congressional seat. [Full Article...]

Ossoff Outspends Handel, Then Bemoans Lack of Campaign Finance Reform

Ossoff Outspends Handel, Then Bemoans Lack of Campaign Finance Reform High-profile endorsements for the candidates were also abundant: President Donald Trump voiced his support for Handel. Ossoff , who outraised his opponent by a margin of over 6 to 1 , was endorsed by Georgia Congressman John Lewis, a Democrat well-known for his stance on gun control, then publicly sparred with Handel over the state's controversial campus carry measure and was embra... [Full Article...]

The Senate Health Care Bill Looks A Lot Like The House's

WASHINGTON (AP ) - Senate Republicans' new health bill cuts taxes by almost $1 trillion over the next decade, mostly for corporations and the richest families in America. Rand Paul of Kentucky, have also said they would oppose federal dollars paid to health plans to stabilize the insurance market in the next few years. [Full Article...]

Trump tweets support for Nancy Pelosi...sort of

In fact, in all four special elections - including a surprisingly close race in SC also on Tuesday - Democrats outperformed Hillary Clinton in 2016, and they really only tried hard in one of them ( Georgia ). Ryan isn't saying whether or not he will challenge Pelosi as House Minority Leader again . KAREN BASS: In the districts where we are truly competitive, I don't think that me... [Full Article...]

US Senate Republican Healthcare Bill 'Wolf in Sheep's Clothing - Minority Leader

We'll update this page with any major opposition from the GOP joining these four senators on Thursday. This bill is the best path to immediate relief for patients in 2018. "Whatever they come out with, they've got to keep all states paid [equally]", said Scott before the GOP released the plan. Democrats have railed against the secretive drafting process and vowed an all-out fight to stop t... [Full Article...]

Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many

Democrats who support Vermont Sen. "Defeating Republicans in districts that they have traditionally held requires doing something drastically different than establishment Democrats have done before", he said, listing among those priorities "heavily (investing) in direct voter contact to expand the electorate". [Full Article...]

EU leaders to weigh terrorism, defense ties, migration

I don't think that May will want to shatter that understanding", said one European Union diplomatic source, who asked not to named. "So who knows? You may say I am a dreamer but I'm not the only one", Tusk continued, quoting a lyric from the late John Lennon's " Imagine ". [Full Article...]

Tillerson urges China to put more pressure on N. Korea

Warmbier's parents said they believe their son was subjected to "awful, torturous mistreatment" by the North Korean regime. Warmbier's family objected to an autopsy, so the Hamilton County coroner's office conducted only an external examination of his body and is still trying to determine his cause of death . [Full Article...]

GOP, Paul opposition imperil Senate health care bill

In a lengthy post published on Facebook , the 44th president beseeched Republicans in the Senate to consider the ramifications of the bill , which will strip health insurance from tens of millions of people, raise costs for millions more, and eliminate Medicaid protections that an estimated 75 million Americans rely on. [Full Article...]

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election

Trump disputes Russian interference in 2016 election Ex-Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson's testimony Wednesday should mark the definitive end of " Russia hacked the election" hysteria. Warner said it was "stunning" intelligence officials appear to have not relayed information related to the election systems attacks in those 21 states. [Full Article...]

What The Democratic Loss in Georgia Means For The Midterms

It is the sixth-most educated district in the country and chock full of moderate, suburban Republicans . Pelosi said the Democratic base is energised, adding, "We must now put forth our message". Wasserman sees "a pattern that should still worry GOP incumbents everywhere". "I'm in my 10th term and I certainly have never seen someone who is smarter in the kind of backroom maneuvering that... [Full Article...]

Democrats also lost a special election in South Carolina Tuesday

And Rep. Tim Ryan criticized Pelosi along with his party's brand and its outreach to voters. Which is relatively close considering the district has been led by a Republican for decades, but not as close as South Carolina's . "I think I do that by my actions, and how I conduct myself going forward". UNIDENTIFIED WOMAN: Ossoff would vote with Nancy Pelosi to weaken our military. [Full Article...]

Karen Handel Hails Victorious in 6th District After Grueling Election

But he later shifted to focus on local concerns to match his Republican rival Karen Handel , a former secretary of state who argued the vote was a local issue and unrelated to Trump's presidency. After the 2010 election, the district was gerrymandered to favor Republicans . The previous three general elections were decided by 30 points or more . [Full Article...]

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit

Imagine! Lennon brings no peace, but discord at EU summit The agenda will be dominated by Brexit , but also cover the start of the process of moving two UK-based agencies - the European Medicines Agency (EMA) and European Banking Authority (EBA ). "If we back this image that Brexit perhaps would not happen, it brings an uncertainty". She hoped negotiations would be held in good spirit but said the focus of the talks would be on securing the future ... [Full Article...]

RNC mocks DCCC for optimism after Ossoff loss

RNC mocks DCCC for optimism after Ossoff loss Republican candidate Karen Handel speaks to CNN about Georgia's special election on June 20, 2017. But Democrats say they are not yet ready to throw in the towel, The Hill noted. She says Democrats "gave them a run for their money in all of them". That was much tighter than when the same seat was up for election last November and won by Republican Tom Price by 23 percentage points. [Full Article...]

Georgia vote says more about Trump now than House in '18

At one for five in this year's special congressional elections - the one being a Southern California district where the GOP is moribund - the Democratic batting average is languishing around the Mendoza Line . While both campaigns disavowed the ad's content, Moms Demand Action and Everytown condemned it, saying it was "disgusting to politicize this national tragedy and use it to get voters to t... [Full Article...]


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