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An inside look at Georgia's upcoming special election - maybe the priciest US House race ever
On Tuesday, voters outside Atlanta will head to the polls to fill the seat in the U.S. House of Representatives left vacant when President Donald Trump tapped Republican Tom Price to serve as his Secretary of Health and Human Services. The much-anticipated special election will go down in history
Democrats flip 2 state legislature seats in Trump districts
Could these be the first splashes of an impending blue wave? Only time will tell -- but Democrats have flipped two statehouse seats in New Hampshire and New York in districts won by President Donald Trump . Democrat Edie DesMarais narrowly defeated Republican Matthew Panche in New Hampshire last
Kansas special election becomes test for Trump and GOP
Republicans are making a big, last-minute push in a special election in a rural Kansas district that is getting too close for the GOP 's comfort. In what is the first congressional race since November, Republicans hope for a landslide in a district that President Trump won by nearly 30 percentage
Progressive groups demand a filibuster against Trump's Supreme Court pick
Progressive organizations are ramping up their campaign against Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch and explicitly calling on Senate Democrats to do more to oppose his confirmation to the nation's highest court. Monday, leading organizations on the left, including MoveOn, UltraViolet, DailyKos,
Santorum Camp Declares Michigan a Tie, Denies Liberal Mischief
Despite Mitt Romney’s win in the popular vote, Rick Santorum’s campaign has declared Michigan a tie. The two candidates will likely win the same number of delegates from Michigan, Santorum’s campaign asserted on a conference call with reporters today, citing official county-by-county results, ...
How the Far Left and Far Right Could Help Rick Santorum In Michigan
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: DETROIT — Could an unlikely alliance of liberal Democrats and conservative groups help put Rick Santorum over the top in Michigan? With polls and the mood on the ground in Michigan suggesting a nail-biter of a primary on Tuesday, two factors that...
Can Rick Santorum Score A Michigan Upset? (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DETROIT — Rick Santorum’s campaign is already declaring victory in Michigan. Voters are streaming into polling places throughout the state, but we’re still many hours away from knowing whether native son Mitt Romney or rival Rick ...
Santorum Campaign Invites Democratic Votes In Michigan Robo-Call
ABC News’ Michael Falcone reports: ROYAL OAK, Mich. — How badly does Rick Santorum want to win Tuesday’s Republican primary in Michigan? So badly his campaign is making an appeal to Democrats on primary eve. Santorum, who is locked in a tight race with Mitt...
Limping Into Tuesday (The Note)
By MICHAEL FALCONE (@michaelpfalcone) and AMY WALTER (@amyewalter) DETROIT – It’s election even in Michigan and no matter what happens Tuesday night, neither Rick Santorum nor Mitt Romney will come out of this primary looking all that great to the swing voters who will decide...
Sex Crimes Against Boys Often Go Unreported Because of Queasiness Among Males
Sex crimes against boys, like the ones that allegedly occurred at Penn State University at the hands of former assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky, often go unreported -- not just by educators and witnesses, but by the victims themselves -- because of the discomfort society feels about