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GOP lawmakers to take seats after special election wins

Nancy Pelosi's grip on leadership may be slipping away thanks to younger House Democrats Democrats turn fire on 'out-of-touch' Nancy Pelosi after defeat in Georgia congressional seat
Edmund Collier | 29 June, 2017, 07:30

It was the night before the 6th Congressional District vote, and Gov. Nathan Deal was campaigning for a former opponent his staff once described as a spout of "unhinged blather".

Handel defeated Democrat Jon Ossoff in the most expensive congressional election in history, with spending expected to have topped $50 million.

Democrats will continue to lose state legislature seats, governorships and congressional seats with her at the helm. After all, this was the same politician who launched her 2010 gubernatorial run with a pledge to end a Gold Dome culture that she criticized in unsparing terms: "sex, lies and lobbyists".

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More than 30 members paid into the bitcoin account associated with the Cyber attack . And ABC News says a Cadbury chocolate factory in Hobart has been hit.

The Ossoff campaign hired hundreds of staffers that went door to door in the Atlanta suburbs in an attempt to win over Republicans who weren't supportive of Trump's agenda so far in the presidency.

Norman told his colleagues that "we've got such an opportunity and I look forward to playing a part in working with you to move this country forward". The Georgia seat went only narrowly for Trump a year ago, even though it strongly backed Tom Price, who resigned to become secretary of the Department of Health and Human Services.

On Monday's "CBS This Morning", House Minority Leader Representative Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stated that Democratic representatives calling for her to step down as leader are a "small" issue and that her critics are people who have opposed her since last November. I've always had trouble in the caucus from the start. Democratic state Assemblyman Jimmy Gomez easily retained the seat for the party in an election earlier this month, and will assume his seat after completing some remaining state business.

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