Let me pause here to say that just as winning this race for Republicans was a morale booster, losing this race definitely kicks Democrats in the gut.
Also, in the past three midterm elections, more than 80 percent of voters who disapproved of the president voted against his party in House races.
RICE: Well, that's not going to be for me to decide, but we have to as a caucus, have this conversation. The Carolina outcome was closer than in Georgia but drew little national attention.
Keeping Pelosi, in leadership since 2003 and formerly the first female speaker of the House, would actually be a boon for the GOP, former Republican House Speaker Newt Gingrich told "Fox & Friends" Thursday. Handel won Tuesday by about 4 percentage points.
President Donald Trump is lashing out at top Democrats on Twitter. If Democrats fall short next year, she may join the growing list of California's older Democratic leaders put out to pasture. They need to win 24 seats to take control of the House in 2018.
Spending on the race reached at least US$57 million (S$79 million), almost twice the last record, said the Centre for Responsive Politics, a watchdog.
He added that one of the effects of the Democrats' "Trump derangement syndrome" is that they've forgotten about the issues.
The loss by Ossoff, who tried portraying himself as a Diet Liberal, despite raising millions from Pelosi's patrons in San Francisco and Hollywood, will only embolden the acolytes of Sens.
She also dismissed the notion that the Republicans' longtime tactic to hold her up as a partisan lightening rod drags down public opinion about fellow congressional Democrats and candidates.
The more than $30 million spent by Democrats to boost Jon Ossoff's campaign wasn't enough for a win in the special election in Georgia's 6th Congressional District that went to Republican Karen Handel by a larger than anticipated margin. "And I'm not sure that that's there yet. Do you think people went to the polls and said, 'Oh my God, we've got to stop Nancy Pelosi?' I don't think so", said Rep. Debbie Dingell of MI. Democrats, however, gained a combined 71 points from the previous election, she pointed out. "How are we going to get there?"
She says Democrats "gave them a run for their money in all of them".
Trump himself weighed in over Twitter Thursday morning with digs at Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of NY.
Democrats celebrated the fact that they had turned a conservative stronghold into a competitive district. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to become more unabashed in pushing Democrats further to the far-left. Congressman Bill Pascrell of New Jersey downplays the attacks. "A loss is a loss is a loss and there's no excuses".
"On immigration, for instance, public opinion had actually become modestly more liberal in the years leading up to Trump - but the Democrats are now nearly an open-borders party, so even modest skepticism about immigration tends to push voters toward the Republicans".
One thing most everyone could agree on: Coming in second doesn't cut it now and wouldn't be an outcome to celebrate next November.
That being said, this seems like a game to much for Australia and I think that they will be comfortably beaten by the Germans. The Socceroos did level matters against the run of play in the 41st minute courtesy of a close range effort from Tom Rogic.
The players who have already arrived in Vegas realize that although they're starting over, they aren't starting from scratch. The other 30 teams protected either seven forwards , three defensemen and a goaltender, or eight skaters and a goalie .
Teams were allowed to protect only one goaltender from the draft. "Obviously we have a great group of guys and great chemistry". Vegas is still widely expected to select Fleury, making him their first starting goalie and potential face of the franchise.
Torres fell, although some felt he was flopping to prompt a disqualification. "It's not fair", said Flores, who is now 25-1. The victory was disputed as television replays showed Rigondeaux landed a left hand after the round-ending bell had rang.
And in a nod to the popularity of delivery companies like Blue Apron , Kroger and Whole Foods have been testing meal kits as well. Online delivery services and deep-discount chains are threatened to upend supermarkets' long-held perch in the food landscape.
According to CompuBox punch statistics, Ward landed only 80 of 238 punches (34 percent); Kovalev landed 95 of 407 (23 percent). Kovalev was visibly exhausted and breathing from his both, which was caused by the sustained attack to the body from Ward .
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The Rise of Mobile Payments Over the last few years, all of the major mobile innovators have stepped into the mobile payment game. As of 2016, Apple Pay had 12 million monthly users , a figure which is sure to rise substantially in the coming months and years.
Home-state governors, including Republicans, have lobbied to avoid the kind of Medicaid cuts the GOP Congress is proposing. It's no surprise that Obama came out against the bill, which would eviscerate his signature health care legislation.
CRISTIANO RONALDO avoided questions about his future last night as rumours the Portugal star wants to leave Real Madrid intensify. Even so, not putting Lozano in the game was a unusual choice from a manager who nearly always looks for a win.
The Europeans appeared to have grabbed the opener only for the decision to be reversed by the Video Assistant Referee. After recently turning 28, Vela might recognize the fact that he is possibly at the peak of his career.
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Expansion Vegas loads up on D-men, could make more trades
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Apple Announces New 'Homepod' Smart Speaker
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