Democratic nominee Jon Ossoff had to do three things to win: mobilize and turn out Clinton voters; convince some Trump-voting Republicans either to back him or, more plausibly, stay home out of distaste for GOP nominee Karen Handel; and win about 60 percent of voters who had gone for Johnson or McMullin past year. With Jaffe addressing issues like single-payer healthcare and President Trump tweeting that he hopes the Democrats keep her, Pelosi's next primary competition could end up being her most challenging election yet.
Ossoff ran on a decidedly moderate platform with millions of dollars to back him up. Which was fine by the Democrats who thought they were going to pounce and pick one off.
In December, Pelosi stated that she doesn't think Democratic voters actually want a new direction, but now even Democratic lawmakers are starting to disagree with her.
Drew Hammill, a Pelosi spokesman, said she's done more than just raise money and that Pelosi is "without rival" as a legislative tactician.
"When it comes to personal ambition and having fun on TV, have your fun", she said. "I love the arena. I'm here to serve the caucus", he said.
Democrats supportive of Pelosi have long argued that even if she stepped aside, Republicans would demonize any new leader the party elevated.
Georgia's 6th shares numerous same characteristics as the districts that Democrats believe will pave their way to a House majority in 2018. "And usually they go after the most effective leaders".
It may not all be Nancy Pelosi's fault.
But after what happened on Tuesday night in special congressional elections in Georgia and SC, I'm beginning to think the Democrats are never going to get exhausted of losing.
President Trump's chaotic first five months in office have driven his popularity ratings down, leading some Democrats to see Americans as coming around to their way of thinking.
And Pelosi's fundraising prowess? Pelosi claimed that "if you're a Republican this is not good news for you".
Pelosi's potential successors have included former Rep. Rahm Emanuel - but he left the House to become Obama's chief of staff and later to run for mayor of Chicago. It was the last straw for some Democrats.
The top three House Democrats are now Pelosi, who is 77; Maryland Rep. Steny Hoyer, who is 78; and South Carolina Rep. Jim Clyburn, who is 76.
Pelosi, for her part, addressed the controversy head on Thursday during a press conference in the Capitol, where she defended her leadership track record and practically taunted the critics calling for her removal. Georgia was one of the most reliable Democratic states barely more than a decade or so ago, and is now ruby red with pockets of Democratic strength.
"Obviously people are very concerned about where we are and they want to have a conversation about where we need to be", Rep. Tim Ryan of OH told reporters about why the group got together. Ryan, who challenged Pelosi last fall, said he has no interest in doing so again.
CBSE was conducted National Eligibility-Cum-Entrance Test (NEET) exam successfully on May 7 across 104 cities in India. Punjab's Navdeep Singh has scored the AIR 1 rank this year with a total score of 697 marks.
Last year, reports circulated that hackers had targeted the voter registration systems in the states of IL and Arizona. He also questioned why the Obama administration did not more forcefully address the DNC hack.
Officials responded to a noise disturbance at around 3:40 a.m. after someone complained about a loud party. The deputy bitten by the pit bull was also hit in the leg by a bullet fragment, the sheriff's office said.
Because Eid takes place at the same point in each lunar year, the date of the festivity varies on the Gregorian calendar. Both Sunni and Shia Muslims in Iraq celebrated Eid al-Fitr on the same day in 2016 for the first time in several years.
Xbox One X is a book of tales containing the same old stories only this time published on a watercolor paper. Other features include a 4K UHD Blu-ray disc player, as well as 4K gaming support and VR headset support.
This International Yoga Day she posted a video on Instagram in which she was performing the attractive asana of Bakasana. Reports said in the United Arab Emirates, more than 15,000 people participated in the Yoga Day celebrations.
The two Navy leaders were struck by stories of heroism and sacrifice, both by the sailors aboard and their families back home. Navy divers found the bodies of seven in the listing ship after it returned to a USA base in Yokosuka, Japan.
TV pictures at the scene of the blast showed debris scattered across a wide area as security officials secured the site. The first explosion occurred in Akbar Khan Market, where a bus terminal is also located, during rush hour in the market.
Numerous high rises were used as sniper posts to slow down the advance of government forces, the military said. After being exposed as an extremist militant by Malaysian police in 2014, he fled to the Philippines.
Instead, the role of the Indian American community and Indian students in supporting U.S. jobs came in for praise. The symbolic gesture comes just days before Modi's first meeting with Trump this weekend at the White House .
The 30-year-old Hjalmarsson had spent his entire 10-year career with Chicago, helping the Blackhawks to three Stanley Cup titles. Panarin was due to be a restricted free agent this summer, but signed a bargain two-year deal worth US$12 million in December.
Off-duty black St. Louis cop mistakenly shot by white cop
At that moment another officer arrived on the scene and in a state of confusion and panic he shot the off-duty officer in the arm. Two officers ordered the off-duty officer to the ground, but then recognized him and told him to stand up and walk toward them.
Amateur Radio Field Day
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Josh Peck Reportedly 'Hurt' by Drake Bell's Wedding Tweets
The former co-stars, however, had a mini-reunion on screen in 2016, when Bell was a guest on Peck's show " Grandfathered " on Fox. In another now-deleted tweet , Bell wrote "I'll miss ya brotha", also posting a pic of himself and Peck during happier days.
Trump signs VA reform bill, completes campaign promise
Trump said , saying "we are just getting started" on major changes to the VA, one of his central campaign promises in 2016. It will help ensure our military men and women receive the quality health care they deserve.
YouTube's new VR180 format makes virtual reality easy to create
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Manslaughter charges eyed in deadly Grenfell Tower blaze
The London Metropolitan Police is considering filing criminal charges against the company, including manslaughter charges. Documents and materials have been seized from a number of organisations as part of this process, the police said.
Tropical Storm Cindy forms in Gulf of Mexico
He said the Escatawpa River, at 15 feet (4.5 meters), would typically be lower than 3 feet (1 meter) at this time of year. Tropical Storm Bret is also chugging through the eastern Caribbean, lashing the island nations there with rain and wind.