Another leadership test for Pelosi, who's weathered many
08:04, Jun 24, 2017
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Democrats came close but still lost two other contested special elections earlier this year for Republican-held seats in conservative Kansas and Montana, and the outcomes in Georgia and SC could put a crimp in the party's fundraising and candidate recruitment.
The special election for the sixth district of Georgia sought replacement of Tom Price - Trump's current Secretary of Health - in the House of Representatives. According to CNBC, Trump won this district's presidential votes by only 1.5 points. Particularly disappointing was the loss of Jon Ossoff in Georgia to a truly bad Republican candidate, Karen Handel.
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Nonetheless, Republicans shouldn't get too cocky.
"Democrats would do much better as a party if they got together with Republicans on Healthcare, Tax Cuts, Security".
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Also on Tuesday, a Democratic candidate fell 3 percentage points short of defeating a Republican in the race to fill budget director Mick Mulvaney's House former seat in SC.
Next year elections for these congressional seats will be held again, and during that time we will continue to build support for Democratic candidates there and elsewhere.
Shesaid the Democrats "gave them a run for their money in all of them".
But after what happened on Tuesday night in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC, I'm beginning to think the Democrats are never going to get exhausted of losing. "God, no. But I believe he has the country's best interests at heart", said Jessica Podalsky, who voted for Handel on Tuesday morning. He tried and failed last fall to unseat Pelosi as House minority leader. Hammill further criticized Republicans for "demonizing" Pelosi, who he said is the party's "strongest fundraiser and consensus builder". "We need a winning strategy and I think the first step to getting a winning strategy is a change in leadership", Rice said on CNN. They need to win 24 seats to take control of the House in 2018.
The two Republican victories last night come as the latest set of close but no cigar losses for Democrats in special elections this year. That seat was formerly held by Republican Mick Mulvaney, who is now Trump's director of the Office of Management and Budget.
Ossoff's supporters say they plan to reorganize and will try to force Republicans to compete in local and state elections in historically safe territory, similar to the congressional district in suburban Atlanta.
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The evangelical environmental groups insisted that US withdrawal from the pact runs counter to messages in the Bible. But he said that the poorest nations, from Afghanistan to Zambia, had no actual plans to quit the Paris Agreement.
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Beginning Monday evening, the Democrats will use Senate procedures to try to block business both on and off the Senate floor. The GOP-run House narrowly approved its version of the legislation last month.
He was gassed, and the Cavs couldn't keep up as the Warriors scored 132 despite 20 turnovers. "That's not our game". Two of the greatest one-on-one players in the league went to work, James finishing with 39 and Irving with 38.
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Indeed, Rosenstein hired Mueller recently as the special counsel-prosecutor of this Russian Federation probe. In general, as with most of the Russia-related hearings conducted by Congress, it was a tale of two parties.
They would build a double-digit lead and somehow LeBron James and Kyrie Irving would get Cleveland back within five or six. That was especially evident in the Game 4 win when Irving hit seven of Cleveland's record-setting 24 3-pointers.
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