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Sen. Chris Van Hollen confident Dems will invest in Alabama's heated senate race
Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., expressed confidence in the Democratic party's position in the upcoming Alabama senate race, where he said there is a “full-blown Republican civil, political war.” “We all know it’s Alabama. That’s been tough territory for Democrats and no one is kidding themselves how
GOP candidate Handel wins Georgia special election
Republican Karen Handel and Democrat Jon Ossoff battled it out in one of the most expensive congressional races in U.S. history.
How Jon Ossoff became the insurgent candidate in Georgia's special election
A special election in Georgia's sixth congressional district to replace Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price saw Republican Republican Karen Handel fend off a spirited challenge by Democrat Jon Ossoff on Tuesday night. The highly scrutinized race saw national attention focus on the
President Trump 'proud' to be 1st president to address the NRA in 34 years
President Trump today said he is "proud" to follow in the footsteps of "our wonderful Ronald Reagan " by speaking at a National Rifle Association event. "In the history of the organization and today I am also proud to be the first sitting president to address the NRA leadership forum since our
Democrat Ossoff finishes first in Georgia primary but falls short of threshold to avoid runoff
Democrat Jon Ossoff led all candidates in a 17-way race to succeed Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price in Georgia's sixth congressional district, but fell short of receiving the necessary 50 percent to avoid a runoff in the race widely viewed as a mandate on President Donald Trump 's
Congressional Black Caucus says meeting with Trump was a 'positive first start'
Members of the Congressional Black Caucus went to the White House today for their first official meeting with President Donald Trump . The meeting, which comes five weeks after Trump asked a reporter at a press conference to help set up a discussion with the group, was organized primarily to
White House responds to Gen. Flynn's resignation
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and joins ABC News' Jonathan Karl, Pierre Thomas, Rick Klein, and Matthew Dowd.
Senate Confirms Jeff Sessions as Attorney General
Sen. Jeff Sessions has been confirmed as the new attorney general of the United States -- capping a contentious process that involved protests from his Democratic colleagues. The Senate voted tonight 52-47 in favor of Sessions' confirmation. Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia was the lone Democrat
First Steps for the New Trump Administration After Inauguration
As the inaugural parade continues, ABC News' Political Director Rick Klein examines President Donald Trump's biggest priorities and obstacles going into the White House.
Moments of Bipartisanship Overshadowed by Rep . John Lewis' Boycott
A bipartisan bread-breaking between congressmen after the inaugural address was notable for the absence of several prominent Democrats.