por | Junio 23, 2017 | 03:51

Georgia's 6th district used to be a considered a shoe-in for Republicans but has more recently become contestable. The real surprise of the night was just how competitive another special election held Tuesday - that one in SC - had become.

por | Junio 23, 2017 | 01:33

In 2010, when she was seeking the state's Republican gubernatorial nomination, Handel laughed when asked whether she supports marriage equality. He addressed the wealth of his advisors, saying he did not want "poor people" in those positions.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 22:26

But by the sixth, Ward said he could sense Kovalev was fading. A stiff right from the Russian stilled Ward towards the end of the first, but the American fought his way back in with some pot-shots that slowed Kovalev , who was ahead on points at the end of the fourth round.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 22:25

The move wasn't totally unanticipated as a possibility, but has far-reaching consequences. Although Mohammed bin Salman's promotion to crown prince had always been expected among those who follow the royal family closely, the timing was a surprise, and puts the kingdom's future in relatively untested hands.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 22:10

Investigators are also looking through Hodgkinson's social media posts and profiles. The FBI is scouring a computer, a cellphone and a camera from Hodgkinson's white conversion van that was found in the YMCA parking lot near the ballfield.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 21:12

While Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell's decision to exclude the public was politically expedient, it is the wrong way to conduct public business. The Senate bill also proposes eliminating many ACA taxes . McConnell has a tough needle to thread: making significant concessions to conservatives risks losing moderate votes, and vice versa.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 20:07

The proposal would also stagger the cuts to Medicaid expansion, rolling back spending on the healthcare program over four years - as opposed to three, as had been considered - beginning in 2020, according to Politico . Democrats accuse Republicans of sabotaging Obamacare , and say the Republican healthcare bill is aimed at cutting taxes for the wealthy. Whereas various versions of the bill Democrats wrote in 2009 and 2010 went through committees, where Republicans could offer ...

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 20:05

Apple's iOS 11 is giving up more of its secrets, with developers discovering plans for a new "Core NFC" feature that was not revealed during the company's WWDC keynote earlier this week. iMessages continue to be one of the biggest iPhone and iPad features that Apple offers. Once iPhones start upgrading to iOS 11 this fall, users will notice a stream of new features, including an automatic Do Not Disturb feature that's created to stop drivers from being distracted by their ...

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 19:21

Trump has urged the Republican-led Senate to pass a more "generous" bill than the one approved by the House. It would keep income-based tax credits and subsidies - which are now available under the ACA - unlike the House measure, which tied them to age.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 19:13

The calculation comes as the Tories were reeling from the loss of their majority, which it had looked as though they would substantially increase when Theresa May called the election in April. If it doesn't have a deal by then, Britain will likely be forced out of European Union and the single market with no special trade agreement in place for its trade with the EU.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 18:59

The House passed its version of health care reform last month, but while Republicans celebrated that bill with Trump at the White House, the President has since called it "mean". In 2025, the measure would tie federal spending on the program to an even slower growth index than the one used in the House bill. After weeks of closed-door meetings that angered Democrats and some Republicans, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell planned to release the proposal Thursday.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 18:57

Yes, Democrats need to win a net of 24 seats to take back Congress, and 47 districts held by Republicans are less conservative than Georgia 6. "CLF never deviated from the goal of defining Ossoff as a dishonest liberal". She continues to command a great degree of loyalty from many House Democrats, and allies dismissed the idea that her position was in any kind of jeopardy.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 18:34

Senate Republicans would cut Medicaid , end penalties for people not buying insurance and erase a raft of tax increases as part of their long-awaited plan to scuttle President Barack Obama's health care law, according to a proposal of the bill released Thursday.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 16:30

It's apparently being written by a small handful of staffers for members of the Republican leadership in the Senate . Democratic Senator Patty Murray of Washington said in a statement that leaked details of the bill indicated it was "every bit as devastating for families' bank accounts and healthcare coverage as the disastrous bill that passed in the House".

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 16:20

But he later shifted to focus on local concerns to match his Republican rival Karen Handel , a former secretary of state who argued the vote was a local issue and unrelated to Trump's presidency. That's the most important part. One Democrat who hasn't given up on Pelosi is Rep. Keith Ellison (D., Minn.), the Democratic National Committee's Vice Chairman and a rising star in the party's progressive wing.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 16:03

Japan says at least several dozen of its nationals are being held in the country. Warmbier's father Fred earlier told reporters that his son was lured to North Korea , as other U.S. 30 Dec 2015 - Mr Warmbier travels from Beijing to Pyongyang with a tour group. The company Mr Warmbier travelled with, China-based company Young Pioneer Tours , has announced it will no longer take visitors from the USA to the country.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 15:58

Sponsored Content - Download our Executive Briefing to learn how agency and industry experts are hoping to reduce insider threats. But the Supreme Court has always been tolerant of partisan gerrymandering - and some justices have thought that the court shouldn't even be involved.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 15:45

Democrats in the district didn't do that either. Democrats came close but still lost in special elections in Kansas, Montana, Georgia and SC. Still, Ossoff's loss may force Democrats to retool their strategy as they look ahead to next year's midterm elections, when all of the seats in House of Representatives and one-third of the Senate will be up for grabs.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 15:37

But the initial Wednesday morning quarterbacking among pundits and politicians - especially about Republican Karen Handel's victory in the most closely-watched of the two special elections, in suburban Atlanta's 6th congressional district - was more about what Democrats did wrong than Republicans did right.

por | Junio 22, 2017 | 14:52

Sens. His opponent's anti-Trump rhetoric and approval of progressive policies, such as raising taxes on the wealthy, made him a worthy adversary in spite of Northam's widespread support. Northam faced former Rep. Tom Perriello in the primary. Stewart had 2,611 unofficial votes to 1,975 for Gillespie and 508 for Wagner. Moderate Republicans in Tuesday's primary might well have crossed over (allowed in a state with no registration by party) to vote in the Democratic primary for Northam, ...